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Golf (The Badminton Library) by Horace G. Hutchinson - First Edition - 1890 - from Appledore Books, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Golf (The Badminton Library)

by Horace G. Hutchinson

Condition: Very Good +


London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1890. 1/2 leather. Very Good +. Thomas Hodge and Harry Furniss. The 1890 1st edition, part of the wonderful "Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes" by Longmans, Green and Co. of London. Solid and VG+ in its 1/2 navy-blue calf over orange cloth. Bright gilt-insignia at the front panel, bright gilt-titling to the spine. Light wear (a bit of spotting and several small scuff marks) to the panels, tasteful bookplate at the front pastedown, light foxing to the text. Thick 12mo, very nicely illustrated thruout by Thomas Hodge and Harry Furniss.



  • Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 15159
  • Title: Golf (The Badminton Library)
  • Author: Horace G. Hutchinson
  • Illustrator:Thomas Hodge and Harry Furniss
  • Format/binding:1/2 leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1890
  • Keywords: rare golf books, rare Horace Hutchinson
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports;

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