30 May 2012
THOMPSON, J.E. ('VIOLET FLINT'). A GOLFING IDYLL; OR, THE SKIPPER'S ROUND WITH THE DEIL ON THE LINKS OF ST. ANDREWS. ST. ANDREWS: W.C. HENDERSON: 1897.
4°, 8 plates after A. Islay Banneman. Original pale-cream cloth, front cover with title and design in gilt, gilt edges (somewhat soiled and stained, recased with [?]new black endpapers).
'W. Scott Elliott Esq with J.E. Thomson's kindest regards St. Andrews 28th Feb. 1895', presentation inscription on half title
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