30 May 2012,
Price realised GBP 812
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
THE GORHAM GOLF BOOK. NEW YORK: GORHAM MANUFACTURING CO., 1903.
24°, chromolithographic title border in art nouveau style, 16 tipped-in coloured plates after John Hassall, coloured head- and tail-pieces, ribbon book mark (one plate with corner creased). Original limp reversed calf, both covers blind-stamped with a golfing figure after Hassall (small nick to front cover), modern fitted cloth box with morocco spine.
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'To my friend Donald Ross with compliments Frank Presbey', contemporary inscription on front free endpaper.
Joseph Bridger Hackler, bookplate.
Doyle, New York, 15 December 1998, lot 128.
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