Golf: a Royal and Ancient Game.
London: Macmillian and Co., 1893. 305pp. green boards, top edges gilt. Second Edition, preceded by the Scotland Edition of 1875.
"Widely regarded as one of the most significant, as well as best produced, early books on the history of golf, Clark's work is a compilation of the earliest literature of the game." -.
Robert Clark put a ground breaking masterpiece together compiling in one volume all the significant golfing works previously published. Cundell's Historic account of the game. Mathison's Goff etc a true classic.
Tastefully stamped A.J. Balfour 1894 Balfour was an MP and would go on to become Prome Minister and a great ambassador for golf.
Cornerstone to any Library. Very good. Item #10081