London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
KERR, John. The Golf-Book of East Lothian, Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable, 1896. 4°, portrait frontispiece, title in red and black with vignette, plates and illustrations (front hinges slightly cracking), original half green morocco gilt (rubbed with losses, upper cover warped), t.e.g., bookplate of Iain Ramsay of Kildalton. NO. 184 OF 250 LARGE PAPER COPIES, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Murdoch 419: "This is the first of the histories written of an area or club. It is beautifully produced with numerous illustrations and includes reprints of many earlier pieces, the most important of which is 'Golfiana' by Thomas Brown (1869)".
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