Sale 322: Fine Golf Books with Angling and Sporting Books

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
[email protected] · +1 (0)415 9892665 · +1 (0)415 9891664

Date of the auction: 01.12.2005

Back

Image
''The Blackheath Golfer'' - hand-colored print

Title: ''The Blackheath Golfer'' - hand-colored print Author: Abbott, Lemuel Francis Place: [Edinburgh] Publisher: Date: [c.1901] Description: Black and white photogravure print, hand-colored in period watercolor wash, of the "Blackheath Golfer," William Innes and his caddy, taken from the engraving

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
The Golf House Murder

Title: The Golf House Murder Author: Adams, Herbert Place: New York Publisher: Walter J. Black Date: [1933] Description: 316, [2] pp. 7¼x5, red boards, lettered in black, color pictorial jacket. Reprint Edition. Bookplate of Raymond William Theodore Miner. Lot Amendments Condition: Dampstains to

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
In the Wind's Eye: North Berwick Golf Club

Title: In the Wind's Eye: North Berwick Golf Club Author: Adamson, Alistair Beaton Place: [North Berwick, Scotland] Publisher: [Privately Printed] Date: [1980] Description: 92 pp. Illustrated from photographs, facsimiles and paintings, some in color. 8vo. Green cloth, spine lettered in gilt

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Color lithograph advertising poster for the B.F. Goodrich's ''Haskell White...

Title: Color lithograph advertising poster for the B.F. Goodrich's ''Haskell White Streak Golf Ball'' Author: Anderson, William Law Place: Akron, OH Publisher: B.F. Goodrich Date: [c.1910] Description: Strikingly bright color lithograph advertising poster, featuring Willie Anderson, with a copy of

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Fifty Years of Apawamis, 1890-1940

Title: Fifty Years of Apawamis, 1890-1940 Author: Conroy, William H. Place: Rye, NY Publisher: Privately Printed [for the author by the Country Life Press] Date: 1940 Description: [6], 245 pp. Illustrated from photographs and facsmiles, including a tipped-in color frontispiece from a painting and a

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
The 100th Open Championship held at Royal Birkdale Golf Club from July...

Title: The 100th Open Championship held at Royal Birkdale Golf Club from July 7th-10th, 1971 Author: [Armitage, J.C.] Place: [Altricham, England] Publisher: [Cheshire Printing] Date: 1971 Description: [14] pp. Introduction by Henry Longhurst. Illustrated with 6 full-color plates by "Ionicus" [J.C

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$120 - US$180

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
How To Play Your Best Golf All the Time - signed

Title: How To Play Your Best Golf All the Time - signed Author: Armour, Tommy Place: New York Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date: 1953 Description: Illustrated with drawings by Lealand Gustavson; frontispiece portrait from a photograph of Armour. 8vo. Duo-tone boards, pictorial jacket. Fourth

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$400 - US$700

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
The History of Edinburgh, from the Earliest Accounts to the Year...

Title: The History of Edinburgh, from the Earliest Accounts to the Year 1780...With an Appendix, Containing Creech's Fugitive Pieces; Notices of Recent Improvements; and Literary and Benevolent Societies, &c. and the Set of the City Author: Arnot, Hugo Place: Edinburgh Publisher: Thomas Turnbull

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Arnold Palmer's Scrap Book: 1964 Masters, Augusta National Golf Club...

Title: Arnold Palmer's Scrap Book: 1964 Masters, Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia Author: Palmer, Arnold Place: Augusta, GA Publisher: Augusta National Golf Club Date: 1964 Description: [40] pp. Illustrated from photographs, pictorial articles, score cards, newsprint sources, humorous

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
The Story of the Augusta National Golf Club - 2 copies

Title: The Story of the Augusta National Golf Club - 2 copies Author: Roberts, Clifford Place: Garden City, NY Publisher: Doubleday Date: 1976 Description: [8], 256 pp. Illustrations and photographs in black and white and color. 10x7, green cloth titled in gilt, slipcase. Limited Edition. "One of a

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Pour L'Amour du Golf [For the Love of Golf

Title: Pour L'Amour du Golf [For the Love of Golf] Author: Ayres, Ruby M. Place: [Paris] Publisher: Editions A la Belle Hélène Date: [1956] Description: 222, [1] pp. 7¼x4½, original cream wrappers stamped in pink, many pages unopened. First French Edition. French edition of For the Love of Golf. Not

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Golf as Champions Play It

Title: Golf as Champions Play It Author: Ayton, Laurie, Glenna Collett, Leo Diegel, Johnny Farrell, et al. Place: [Chicago] Publisher: Associated Editors, Inc. Date: 1925 Description: 32 pp. Illustrated with demonstrative figure drawings. 5¾x4½, original saddle stitched green wrappers, printed in

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Told at the 19th Hole: Humorous St. Andrews Golf Stories

Title: Told at the 19th Hole: Humorous St. Andrews Golf Stories Author: [B., A.] Place: St. Andrews, Cupar and Leven Publisher: J. & G. Innes Ltd. Date: [c.1930] Description: 32 pp. Photo of "The Statue of St. Andrews" on the rear inside cover. 7x5, pictorial wrappers stamped in orange and gold

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
The Badminton Magazine, Volumes 1, 3, 5-6

Title: The Badminton Magazine, Volumes 1, 3, 5-6 Author: Watson, Alfred E.T., editor Place: New York Publisher: Longmans, Green Date: 1895-1898 Description: 4 volumes. Volume I: August-December 1895; Volume III: July-December 1896; Volume V: July-December 1897; Volume VI: January-June 1898. Edited

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
The Brain and Golf: Some Hints for Golfers from Modern Mental Science

Title: The Brain and Golf: Some Hints for Golfers from Modern Mental Science Author: Bailey, C. W. Place: Boston Publisher: Small, Maynard & Co. Date: [1924] Description: xix, 93 pp. Foreword by Charles S. Sherrington. With a chapter on theory and practice by Bernard Darwin. With 2 plates from

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Golf on Gullane Hill: A celebration of 100 years of Gullane Golf Club

Title: Golf on Gullane Hill: A celebration of 100 years of Gullane Golf Club Author: Baird, Archie Place: [Midlothian, Scotland] Publisher: [Privately printed by Macdonald Lindsay Pindar] Date: [1985] Description: 68 pp. Illustrated from photographs, paintings (including one color plate) and other

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Baltusrol 100 Years: The Centennial History of Baltusrol Golf Club

Title: Baltusrol 100 Years: The Centennial History of Baltusrol Golf Club Author: Trebus, Richard S. and Richard C. Wolffe, Jr. Place: [Lynchburg, VA] Publisher: [Baltusrol Golf Club] Date: [1995] Description: 166 pp. Illustrated from photographs and other reproductions (many are in color); golf

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
On Many Greens: A Book of Golf and Golfers

Title: On Many Greens: A Book of Golf and Golfers Author: Bantock, Miles Place: New York Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Date: 1901 Description: xiv, 167 pp. Introduction by Findlay S. Douglas. Illustrated with plates from photographs, including frontispiece of the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club club house

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Golf Stories

Title: Golf Stories Author: Batchelor, Gerald Place: London Publisher: Adam & Charles Black Date: [1914] Description: viii, 131 + [4] ad pp. Illustrated with 45 drawings within the text by E.W. Mitchell. 7¼x5¼, original pictorial orange paper wrappers, stamped in dark green. First Edition. Donovan

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
The Golfing Annual, 1887-88

Title: The Golfing Annual, 1887-88 Author: Bauchope, C. Robertson, editor Place: London Publisher: Horace Cox Date: 1888 Description: vi, [2], 226 + [8] & 32 ad pp. Illustrated from photographs, figure drawings and maps of the golf links in Britain. 7¼x4¾, original gilt-lettered dark green cloth

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Hazards

Title: Hazards Author: Bauer, Aleck, compiler Place: Worcestershire Publisher: Grant Books Date: 1993 Description: x, 88 pp. Foreword by Peter Thomson. Introduction by Fred Hawtree. Contributions by Peter Dobereiner and Philip A. Truett. Edited by H.R. J. Grant. Illustrated photographs, drawings

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Locker Room Ballads

Title: Locker Room Ballads Author: Baxter, John E. Place: New York Publisher: D. Appleton Date: 1923 Description: [10], 76 + [2] ad pp. Illustrated with drawings by James Montgomery Flagg. 7¼x5, decorative green cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. First Edition. Inscribed and signed by the author

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Lot of 2 titles

Title: Lot of 2 titles Author: Beasley, Chauncey H. Place: New York, et al. Publisher: Vantage Press Date: [1966; 1977] Description: Comprises: The Most Difficult Golf Course in America: Golfus Latine. [1966]. * The Magnificent Golf Foursome: Julius Caesar & Calpurnia vs. Mark Antony & Cleopatra

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
The Knack of Golf

Title: The Knack of Golf Author: Becker, Harland Aldrich Place: Santa Barbara, CA Publisher: Pacific Coast Publishing Date: [1952] Description: ix, 208 pp. Endorsed by Jim Ferrier. Illustrated from photographs and figure drawings. 9x6, green cloth. One of 250 copies. First Edition. Donovan & Murdoch

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Sound Golf by Applying Principles to Practice

Title: Sound Golf by Applying Principles to Practice Author: Berkeley, Earl of Place: London Publisher: Seely, Service Date: [1936] Description: 205 pp. Illustrated with figure drawings. 7¾x5, green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial jacket. First Edition. Divided into two sections: Part I

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$80 - US$120

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Autograph letter signed by Percy Boomer to Dr. R.H. Ehrenberg, Director of...

Title: Autograph letter signed by Percy Boomer to Dr. R.H. Ehrenberg, Director of the Public Health Bureau in Granite Falls, Minnesota Author: Boomer, Percy Place: Sunningdale Golf Club, Berks, England Publisher: Date: March 10, 1944 Description: 2-pages, 44 lines, autograph letter signed by Percy

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
Autograph letter signed by Percy Boomer to Dr. R.H. Ehrenberg, Director of...

Title: Autograph letter signed by Percy Boomer to Dr. R.H. Ehrenberg, Director of the Public Health Bureau in Granite Falls, Minnesota Author: Boomer, Percy Place: Sunningdale Golf Club, Berks, England Publisher: Date: February 22, 1944 Description: 1-page, 22-lines, autograph letter signed by Percy

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
On Learning Golf

Title: On Learning Golf Author: Boomer, Percy Place: London Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head Date: [1942] Description: 215 pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs. 8vo. Light blue-green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. No. 139 of 500 hand-numbered copies. First Edition. Signed by the author

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
On Learning Golf

Title: On Learning Golf Author: Boomer, Percy Place: London Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head Date: [1942] Description: 215 pp. Foreword by the Duke of Windsor. Illustrated with plates from photographs. 8vo. Light green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. No. 320 of 500 hand-numbered copies. First

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$80 - US$120

Date: 1 Dec 2005

Image
The Golfer's Rubáiyát

Title: The Golfer's Rubáiyát Author: Boynton, H[enry] W[alcott] Place: Chicago Publisher: Herbert S. Stone Date: 1901 Description: [82] pp. Illustrated throughout text. 6¾x4¼, original decorative green boards, rebacked with paper cloth, new endpapers. First Edition. Wit and humor through 78 poems

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 1 Dec 2005