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Whigham's How to Play Golf 1897

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Author: Whigham, Henry James
Title: How to Play Golf
Place Published: Chicago and New York
Publisher:Herbert S. Stone
Date Published: 1897
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313 + [11] ad pp. Illustrated with action photographs throughout. (8vo) original decorative dark blue cloth, lettered in golden-yellow. First Edition.



This was the first book of golf instruction published in America and contained the first "action photos" of golf. Whigham was a graduate of Oxford and later US Amateur champion for two years, and the son-in-law of C.B. MacDonald to whom he dedicates the book. Murdoch 847; D&M 4600; D&J W11320. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.

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Light wear; near fine.
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Whigham's How to Play Golf 1897

Estimate $200 - $300
Oct 11, 2018
Starting Price $100
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0230: Whigham's How to Play Golf 1897

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Lot 0230 Details

Description
...
Heading:
Author: Whigham, Henry James
Title: How to Play Golf
Place Published: Chicago and New York
Publisher:Herbert S. Stone
Date Published: 1897
Description:


313 + [11] ad pp. Illustrated with action photographs throughout. (8vo) original decorative dark blue cloth, lettered in golden-yellow. First Edition.



This was the first book of golf instruction published in America and contained the first "action photos" of golf. Whigham was a graduate of Oxford and later US Amateur champion for two years, and the son-in-law of C.B. MacDonald to whom he dedicates the book. Murdoch 847; D&M 4600; D&J W11320. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.

Condition
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Light wear; near fine.

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