Lawson, Rev. A: Letters on Golf by a Parish Minister,

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Lot 376
Lawson, Rev. A: Letters on Golf by a Parish Minister,

Sold for £ 9,400 (US$ 12,977) inc. premium

Golf

6 Jul 2004, 11:00 BST

Chester

Lawson, Rev. A: Letters on Golf by a Parish Minister,
1st edition 1889, 64 p.p., Royal Octavo, red card covers (front one faded), title, author’s and publisher’s details printed to front cover, ‘Published by Black, Walker, and Grassie “Courant and Courier” Office Elgin’. Printed inscription ‘To the members of the Moray Golf Club, in hope of many pleasant matches to come; and to the Members of the Buckie Golf Club, in kindly recollection of many pleasant matches are past’. Prefatory Note explains: ‘These letters, reprinted with a few corrections and additions from the Elgin Courant & Courier, had their origin in a desire to make better known the game of golf in the Laigh of Moray in view of the recently formed Moray Golf Club…’.

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  • We only know of one such book to come to auction in the last fifteen years.
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