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"IN 1885 GOLF WAS AN ECCENTRICITY AFFECTED BY A FEW; BY 1890 IT HAD BECOME A GENERAL FASHION"

HUTCHINSON, Horace G. Hints on the Game of Golf. Edinburgh and London, 1886.

First edition of the first instructional book on golf, and the first title written by the prolific golf author Horace Hutchinson. $3200.

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PRESENTATION COPY OF FIFTY YEARS OF AMERICAN GOLF

MARTIN, Harry Brownlaw. Fifty Years of American Golf. New York, 1936.

Signed limited first edition, number 165 of only 355 copies, inscribed and dated by the author in the year of publication to a fellow golf enthusiast and future inductee of the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame: "To Harry Radix, who has done much to promote the game in every way. With best wishes from the author, H.B. Martin, Oct '36." $2500.

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INSCRIBED BY WALTER HAGEN

HAGEN, Walter. The Walter Hagen Story. New York, 1956.

First edition of the golfing legend's autobiography, featuring 24 pages of photographs, inscribed and signed by him in the year of publication, "To 'Dick' Payne, 'Bob' says that you may beat me playing golf, but I still can take care of him in the dice game. Perhaps I can tame you too on your next visit. Golfingly, Walter Hagen, 1956." $2200.

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"GOFF, OR BANDY-BALL"

(GOLF) ASPIN, J[ehoshaphat]. Ancient Customs, Sports, and Pastimes, of the English. London, 1832.

First edition of this compilation of ancient British sports and pastimes, illustrated with 12 hand-colored copper-engraved plates, plus wood engravings within the text, handsomely bound by Bayntun. $1500.

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"THERE IS CAMARADERIE OF PLAY, AND IT IS THIS WHICH MAKES THIS CLUB THE RESORT OF THOSE WHO SEEK DISTRACTION FROM THE HEAVY CARES OF DUTY"

(GOLF) O'LAUGHLIN, John Callan. Congressional Country Club. Washington, circa 1924.

Limited first edition of this photo-illustrated history of the Congressional Country Club, one of a small number of copies issued to men "whose association with this national institution… will strengthen the basic thought responsible for its organization." This copy with a tipped-in invitation offering founder life membership to Robert S. Chamberlayne. $1350.

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