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9: Fifty Years of Apawamis, 1890-1940

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Title: Fifty Years of Apawamis, 1890-1940
Author: [Conroy, William H.]
Description: [6], 245 pp. Illustrated from photographs and facsimiles, including a tipped-in color frontispiece from a painting and a map of the golf course by H. B. Martin; decorative map endpapers. 10x7, green and white cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. No. 21 of 500 hand-numbered copies inscribed with member's name, Robert D. Merrill, on the limitation page. First Edition.An attractively produced history of this famous golf club, which boasts the creation of the U.S. Seniors Golf Association and its inaugural tournament of 1905. It was also known for giving away the 1911 U.S. Amateur title to England for the first time (won by Harold Hilton in one of golf's most celebrated shots). Murdoch 146.5; D&M 12940; D&J C18610.
Heading: (Apawamis Club)Place Published: Rye, NY
Publisher: Privately Printed [for the author by the Country Life Press]
Date Published: 1940

Condition

Some soiling and light wear to cloth; very good.
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Estimate $100 – $150
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