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Heading: (M'Kellar, Alexander)
Author: Kay, John
Title: A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings...with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes. - with an etching of Alexander M'Kellar, "The Cock O' The Green"
Place Published: Edinburgh
Publisher:Hugh Patton
Date Published: 1842
Description:


2 volumes. More than 300 plates, some folding. (8vo) 23.5x14 cm (9¼x5½") later full olive morocco, raised bands, spines lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Reprint.



First published in 1837-38. Includes a fine etching of Alexander M‘Kellar titled "Cock O‘ the Green." Also includes some early Scottish golfing history. Finely bound by Sotheran & Co. Provenance: From the collection of Joseph P. Garrity.

Condition

Spines and edges faded to brown; foxing; very good.

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Cock o' the Green engraving

Estimate $250 - $350Apr 13, 2017
Starting Price $130
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