[McHARDY, James], “”Calamo Currente””; G.A. Laundy, illustrator & designer.

Half Hours with an Old Golfer.

£620

Half Hours with an Old Golfer.

London, George Bell and Sons, 1895.

Description

A light-hearted look at the game of golf, splendidly bound in the original cloth with gilt design comprising a set of golf clubs surrounded by a swirl of golf-balls and flagsticks. The perfect gift for the keen golfer.

Description

First edition, 8vo, colour frontispiece and 3 plates, numerous black & white illustrations including full-page, all by Laundy, bookplate and paper residue to endpapers, original terracotta cloth with elaborate golfing design by Laundy (unsigned), a fine, sharp example, top edge gilt.

Provenance: Fraser Institute with contemporary presentation plate on front pastedown inscribed to them by the Montreal Book Club.

Bibliography

Matthews 205

 

Stock ID: 97159