The Golf Book of East Lothian.
Dirleton, 1896. 516, , xxxiv,  pp
In the opinion of Fine Golf Books the Golf Book of East Lothian is the greatest golf book ever published, detailed reserach, photographs, art work essay, autographs a whos who of the most imporatnt period of growth for golf.
. + 9 full-page plates (added for this edition) from paintings and photographs (mostly photogravure and/or sepia-tone), including frontispiece portrait; numerous illustrations throughout chiefly from photographs, some from paintings and facsimiles. 28.5x22 cm. (11x8¾"), original half dark green morocco and gilt decorated green cloth, gilt trophy cup vignette on the front cover, another gilt-vignette on spine, lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt. No. 27 of 250 copies. First (Large Paper) Edition. Signed by John Kerr on the limitation page. Additional inscription to a North Berwick member in year of publication, nice association.
The rare large paper format of the first written account of an individual golf area or club history. Item #10628