186: John Kerr Golf-Book Of East Lothian 1/250 Sngd
Title: The Golf-Book of East Lothian
Author: Kerr, John
Description: xix, 516, , xxxiv,  pp. + 9 full-page plates (added for this edition) from paintings and photographs (mostly photogravure and/or sepia-tone), including frontispiece portrait; numerous illustrations throughout chiefly from photographs, some from paintings and facsimiles. 28.5x22 cm. (11x8¾"), original half dark green morocco and gilt decorated green cloth, gilt trophy cup vignette on the front cover, another gilt-vignette on spine, lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt. No. 214 of 250 copies. First (Large Paper) Edition.Signed by John Kerr on the limitation page. The rare large paper format of the first written account of an individual golf area or club history. With two bookplates on front pastedown: Robert John Smith, M.D. and George Berry. Murdoch 419; D&M 3220; D&J K4990.
Heading: Place Published: Edinburgh
Publisher: T. and A. Constable
Date Published: 1896
Rubbed at volume edges, spine faded a bit and rubbed; gift inscription in ink on verso of front free endpaper; scattered marginal finger soiling; very good copy of a golf classic.