30 May 2012
HILLINTHORN, GERALD. YOUR FIRST GAME OF GOLF. LONDON: DAY AND SON, 1891.
Oblong 4°, lithographic illustrations, some full-page, many coloured (some spotting, mainly marginal). Original wrappers with chromolithographed scenes on front and back (spine worn, some spotting and soiling to covers), modern morocco-backed box.
E.M. Sotheby, inscription on front cover.
Joseph S.F. Murdoch, bookplate.
Pacific, 16 June 1998, lot 429.
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Murdoch 345: 'Amusing and colourful illustrations make this an attractive addition to any golf library'. This is the copy illustrated opp. p. 120 in the bibliography (1968 edition).
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