Sale 474: Fine & Rare Golf Books, Art & Memorabilia

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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Date of the auction: 01.03.2012

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The Muses Threnodie; or, Mirthful Mournings on the Death of Mr. Gall...

Title: The Muses Threnodie; or, Mirthful Mournings on the Death of Mr. Gall. Containing a variety of Pleasant Poetical Descriptions, Moral Instructions, Historical Narrations, and Divine Observations, with the most remarkable Antiquities of Scotland, especially of Perth Author: Adamson, H[enry

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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The $15,000 Tam O'Shanter National Open and All-American Amateur - 1942...

Title: The $15,000 Tam O'Shanter National Open and All-American Amateur - 1942 program, along with the pairings and starting times booklet Author: ** Place: Niles, IL Publisher: Tam O'Shanter Country Club Date: 1942 Description: 50 pp. Illustrated from photographs, drawings, advertisements, etc

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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The American Annual Golf Guide and Year Book 1921

Title: The American Annual Golf Guide and Year Book 1921 Author: Pulver, P. C., editor Place: New York Publisher: Golf Guide Publishing Co. Date: 1921 Description: iii, 440 pp. Illustrated from photographs and ads, 2 large fold-out maps (one for the West Coast and one for the East Coast), plus some

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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The American Annual Golf Guide and Year Book - 1922 and 1925 editions

Title: The American Annual Golf Guide and Year Book - 1922 and 1925 editions Author: ** Place: New York Publisher: Golf Guide Company Date: 1922 and 1925 Description: Includes: iii, 456 pp. Blue cloth, lettered in white. 6th Edition. 1922. * iv, 511 pp. Red cloth, lettered in white. Lacks i/ii ad

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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The American Golfer

Title: The American Golfer Author: Rice, Grantland, editor Place: Greenwich, CT Publisher: Condé Nast Date: 1921-1935 Description: Approx. 75 issues. Weekly, then monthly. Broken run, Nov. 19, 1921 to December 1935. Profusely illustrated from photographs, drawings, etc.; numerous advertisements

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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The American Golfer - thirteen early issues

Title: The American Golfer - thirteen early issues Author: Travis, Walter J., editor Place: Publisher: American Golfer Inc. Date: 1909-1916 Description: Includes: Vol. II, No. 2. July Supplement, 1909. * Vol. VII, No. 2, December 1911. * Vol. VII, No. 5, March 1912. * Vol. X, No. 3, July 1913

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Twelve Golf Lessons: The Best Advice from Many of the Game's Most Famous...

Title: Twelve Golf Lessons: The Best Advice from Many of the Game's Most Famous Instructors Author: American Golfer Magazine Place: New York Publisher: American Golfer Date: [1929] Description: 32 pp. Photographic illustrations within. 23x15 cm. (9x6"), saddle-stitched wrappers. First Edition. With

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Golf Plays and Recitations

Title: Golf Plays and Recitations Author: André, R[ichard] Place: London Publisher: R. A. Everett Date: 1903-04 Description: Illustrated with 6 full-page wood-engraved drawings, including frontispiece of the 1900 West Herts Golf Club dinner program cover and from 5 photographs (one page with two

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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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 facsimiles, including a tipped-in color frontispiece from a painting and

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Good Golf in Six Lessons

Title: Good Golf in Six Lessons Author: Appleton Post-Crescent Place: Appleton, Wisconsin Publisher: Appleton Post-Crescent Date: [c.1935] Description: [8] pp. A drawing diagram for each lesson. 22.8x15.2 cm. (9x6"), white saddle-stitched wrappers, illustrated front cover. The lessons within follow

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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How to Play Your Best Golf All the Time

Title: How to Play Your Best Golf All the Time 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) cloth-backed boards, pictorial jacket. First Edition

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Official PGA Tour Book 1987 - Signed by numerous golfers

Title: Official PGA Tour Book 1987 - Signed by numerous golfers Author: ** Place: Ponte Vedra, Fla. Publisher: Date: 1987 Description: 323, [5] pp. Wrappers. 1987 media guide to the PGA Tour and the players. Signed by many of the golfers at their tour biographies. Signers include: Paul Azinger, Dave

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Lawn Making, Together with the Proper Keeping of Putting Greens

Title: Lawn Making, Together with the Proper Keeping of Putting Greens Author: Barron, Leonard Place: [Garden City] Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company Date: 1928 Description: Illustrations from photographs. Green cloth, dust jacket remnants. Second Edition, Enlarged. First published in 1906. Lot

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Chicago Golf Club Diamond Jubilee 1892-1967

Title: Chicago Golf Club Diamond Jubilee 1892-1967 Author: Bartlett, Charles, editor Place: Chicago Publisher: [Privately Printed] Date: Description: [28] pp. Illustrated from photographs. 8½x11, saddle-stitched glossy wrappers. Rare club history that celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Chicago

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Hazards, Those Essential Elements in a Golf Course Without Which the Game...

Title: Hazards, Those Essential Elements in a Golf Course Without Which the Game Would be Tame and Uninteresting Author: Bauer, Aleck Place: Chicago Publisher: Toby Rubovits Date: 1913 Description: 61 pp. Illustrated from rare and interesting photographs; 12 golf course map drawings (1 folding of

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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WITHDRAWN John Ball of Hoylake

Title: WITHDRAWN John Ball of Hoylake Author: Behrend, John Place: Worcestershire Publisher: Grant Books Date: 1989 Description: xvi, 108 pp. Foreword by William C. Campbell. Illustrated from photographs and facsimiles from old sources. Full red gilt-decorated and lettered leather, slipcase

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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WITHDRAWN Méditations sur le Royal et Ancien Jeu de Golf

Title: WITHDRAWN Méditations sur le Royal et Ancien Jeu de Golf Author: Bouchon, Maurice Place: Paris Publisher: Privately Printed Date: [1947] Description: [28] loose leaves (as issued) printed on recto side only. Illustrated in color throughout from paintings by Maurice Bouchon. 26.5x20.7 cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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WITHDRAWN Golf: The Book of a Thousand Chuckles. The Famous Golf Cartoons...

Title: WITHDRAWN Golf: The Book of a Thousand Chuckles. The Famous Golf Cartoons by Briggs Author: Briggs, [Clare] Place: Chicago Publisher: P.F. Volland Date: [1916] Description: Illustrated on every page with humorous cartoon drawings by Clare Briggs with arms and faces colored. (Oblong) 23x32 cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Golf

Title: Golf Author: Brown, William Garrott Place: Boston & New York Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Date: 1902 Description: 64 pp. 6¾x4, red cloth-backed printed green boards. First Edition. Murdoch 93; D&M 7700; D&J B27790. Lot Amendments Condition: Light extremity wear, endpapers browned; very good

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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When You Are Off Your Game

Title: When You Are Off Your Game Author: Browning, Robert [H. K.] Place: London Publisher: Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Date: [c.1929] Description: 48 pp. 10.5x7 cm. (4x2¾"), blue saddle-stitched wrappers. First Edition. Hard to find Browning publication, with photographs of prominent

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Three booklets about caddies

Title: Three booklets about caddies Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: The Duties of a Caddie. 16 pp. Illustrated with photographs. 15.3x7.7 cm. (6x3"), illustrated cream wrappers. First Edition. Silvertown, [1932]. * 2 editions of: Davis, Bob. The

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Yours for Better Golf

Title: Yours for Better Golf Author: Calderwood, Lenny Place: Wichita, Kansas Publisher: Larry Stanley Date: [1940] Description: 18 pp. Illustrated diagrams within. 27.5x21.4 cm. (10¾x8½"), green saddle-stitched wrappers. Written by Lenny Calderwood, Meadowlark Professional in Wichita, Kansas. D&J

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Golf at Prince's and Deal

Title: Golf at Prince's and Deal Author: Campbell, Sir Guy [Colin] Place: [Sandwich, England] Publisher: [Privately Printed by Newman Neame] Date: [c.1950] Description: 39 pp. Foreword by Bernard Darwin. Illustrated from photos and golf courses; large fold-out of all 18 holes of the club. 24x18.7

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Analytic Physical Culture Golf: Home Exercises for Automatic Correct Form...

Title: Analytic Physical Culture Golf: Home Exercises for Automatic Correct Form and Greater Golf Author: Carl, Henry M. Place: Chickasha, OK Publisher: Star Publishing Co. Date: [1928] Description: 88 pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs, including 3 large folding plates and 1 folding

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Carnoustie and its Golf Courses

Title: Carnoustie and its Golf Courses Author: ** Place: Carnoustie, Scotland Publisher: The Carnoustie Golf Course Committee Date: 1937 Description: [Carnoustie Commentary on cover]. 52 pp. Foreword by James Wright (Chairman). Illustrated with plates from green-tinted photographs, golf course

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Small group of golf equipment catalogues

Title: Small group of golf equipment catalogues Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Vulcan Finest of Golf Equipment. Catalog Nineteen Thirty. [c.1950]. * 1930 Price List of Vulcan Golf Clubs, Bags, Balls and Sundries. * Vulcan Golf. 1934. * To

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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The Ninth Annual Central States Amateur Golf Championship 1939 - official...

Title: The Ninth Annual Central States Amateur Golf Championship 1939 - official program Author: ** Place: St. Louis, Mo. Publisher: Forest Park Municipal Course / Paramount Golf Club Date: 1939 Description: [36] pp. Comprised mostly of advertisements, with some articles containing photographs

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Large collection of ceramics

Title: Large collection of ceramics Author: ** Place: Publisher: Date: 20th century Description: Includes: 23 golfing themed liquor decanters from various golfing events of the mid to later 20th century. * Golfer's decanter with 6 shot glasses from mid 20th century. * Ceramic cigarette dispenser

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Manuscript diary of a young woman from England, with passages about playing...

Title: Manuscript diary of a young woman from England, with passages about playing golf in the 1890s Author: Channing, Julia Allen Place: Publisher: Date: 1890-1894 Description: Approximately 250 pages of manuscript writing, bound in maroon morocco journal with gilt key clasp with etched leaf

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 1 Mar 2012

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Law of the Links: Rules, Principles and Etiquette of Golf

Title: Law of the Links: Rules, Principles and Etiquette of Golf Author: Chapman, Hay Place: San Francisco Publisher: Privately Printed Date: 1922 Description: 61 pp. 17x10.5 cm. (6¾x4¼"), pale green boards, lettered in orange. First Edition. Chapman was editor of the Pacific Golf and Motor and was

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 1 Mar 2012