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Edward Ray's Inland Golf c.1914
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Description
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Author: Ray, Edward
Title: Inland Golf
Place Published: London
Publisher:T. Werner Laurie Ltd.
Date Published: [c.1914]
Description:

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xii, 234 + [10] ad pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs, including frontispiece with tissue-guard. 18.5x12 cm. (7¼x4¾), original gilt-lettered red cloth. First Edition. 

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At the time this book was written, man-made inland golf courses were looked upon skeptically by purists who believed golf should only be played on natural courses, situated next to the ocean and without trees. Ray, a British and American Open champion, appealed to the reader to accept the new, inland courses as valid tests of a golfer's abilities. Murdoch 624; D&M 31260; D&J R3280.

Condition
Faint shelf wear, fore edge of text block a touch foxed; scattered marginal pencil marks; very good.
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Edward Ray's Inland Golf c.1914

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0342: Edward Ray's Inland Golf c.1914

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Lot 0342 Details

Description
...
Heading:
Author: Ray, Edward
Title: Inland Golf
Place Published: London
Publisher:T. Werner Laurie Ltd.
Date Published: [c.1914]
Description:

_x000D_
xii, 234 + [10] ad pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs, including frontispiece with tissue-guard. 18.5x12 cm. (7¼x4¾), original gilt-lettered red cloth. First Edition. 

_x000D_

_x000D_
At the time this book was written, man-made inland golf courses were looked upon skeptically by purists who believed golf should only be played on natural courses, situated next to the ocean and without trees. Ray, a British and American Open champion, appealed to the reader to accept the new, inland courses as valid tests of a golfer's abilities. Murdoch 624; D&M 31260; D&J R3280.

Condition
...
Faint shelf wear, fore edge of text block a touch foxed; scattered marginal pencil marks; very good.

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