30 May 2012
HUTCHINSON, HORATIO GORDON ('HORACE'). THE GOLFING PILGRIM ON MANY LINKS. LONDON: METHUEN, 1897.
8°. Original green cloth, front cover printed with a golf scene in black, gilt spine lettering (spine and edges of covers sunfaded, some rubbing and browning to spine). PROVENANCE: Siegfried Sassoon, pencil signature on front blank and booklabel with monogram. FIRST EDITION. Murdoch 391 (giving an 1898 publication date): 'A fictional account of a match played between two protagonists over many of the famous links in Britain'. With 3 others by Hutchinson including:
THE NEW BOOK OF GOLF. LONDON: LONGMANS, GREEN, 1912.
8°, half tone plates (text spotted, half title cleanly torn). Original pictorial cloth (extremities rubbed). PROVENANCE: Joseph S.F. Murdoch (bookplate). Murdoch 393.
THE LOST GOLFER. LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, 1930.
8° (a little spotting). Original green cloth (spine faded and a little soiled, gilt lettering tarnished). FIRST EDITION. Not in Murdoch. (4)
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