Lot 635

THE BADMINTON LIBRARY OF SPORTS AND PASTIMES - Horace G. HUTCHINSON (1859-1932). Golf, London, 1890, original half dark blue morocco gilt. ONE OF 250 "LARGE PAPER COPIES." With 28 other vols. from the same series, all "large paper" copies. (29)

Estimate: £400 - £600
Hammer price: £600
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

THE BADMINTON LIBRARY OF SPORTS AND PASTIMES, edited by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort - Horace G. Hutchinson (1859-1932). Golf. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1890. 4to (240 x 190mm). Half title, frontispiece, title printed in red and black, plates and illustrations (limitation leaf and half title spotted). Original dark blue half morocco gilt with Royal coat-of-arms stamped in gilt on upper covers, top edges gilt, others uncut (spine a little faded, extremities rubbed). NUMBER 227 OF 250 LARGE PAPER COPIES. With 27 other works from the same series in 28 volumes, namely H. Cholmondeley-Pennell's Fishing ... Pike and Other Coarse Fish (London, 1885), the same author's Fishing ... Salmon and Trout (1885), The Duke of Beaufort and Mowbray Morris's Hunting (1885), Lord Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey's Shooting ... Moor and Marsh (1886), the same authors' Shooting ... Field and Covert (1886), Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire's (and others) Racing and Steeple-Chasing (1886), Montague Shearman's Athletics and Football (1887), Viscount Bury and G. Lacy Hillier's Cycling (1887), A. G. Steel's Cricket ... with contributions by ... W. G. Grace (1888), W. B. Woodgate's Boating (1888), The Duke of Beaufort's Driving (1889), Walter H. Pollock's (and others) Fencing. Boxing. Wrestling (1889), J. M. Heathcote's (and others) Tennis. Lawn Tennis. Rackets. Fives (1890), Robert Weir's (and others) Riding. Polo (1891), C. T. Dent's Mountaineering (1892), Harding Cox and Gerald Lascelle's Coursing and Falconry (1892), J. M. Heathcote's (and others) Skating. Figure-Skating (1892), Archibald Sinclair and William Henrey's Swimming (1893), C. J. Longman and H. Walrond's Archery (1894), Edward Sullivan's (and others) Yachting (1894), Clive Phillipps-Woolley's Big Game Shooting (1894, 2 vols.), R. T. Pritchett's (and others) Yachting (1894), Lilly Grove's Dancing (1895), John Bickerdyke's Sea Fishing (1895), W. Broadfoot's Billiards (1896), Hedley Peek's The Poetry of Sport (1896) and Alfred C. Harmsworth's Motors and Motor-Driving (1902), uniformly bound in original dark blue half morocco gilt (some wear), all ONE OF 250 "LARGE PAPER" COPIES. Please note that only a part of this set is illustrated. (29)

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