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ANTIQUE GOLF BOOK, 'THE GOLF COURSES OF THE BRITISH ISLES, DESCRIBED BY BERNARD DARWIN'.
A fantastic golf book written by Bernard Darwin, one of the greatest golf writers ever to put pen to paper. 'THE GOLF COURSES OF THE BRITISH ISLES, DESCRIBED BY BERNARD DARWIN, PAINTED BY HARRY ROWNTREE' was published in 1910 by Duckworth & Co., 3 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London. The book is with its original hard green cloth cover with embossed title and floral decoration to front and with gilt title to spine. The spine has slight damage and there is also foxing to some pages, the front two are lose. The book has wonderful illustrations of famous holes of famous courses by Harry Rountree and great descriptions of the individual courses by Darwin that make excellent reading. Some of the courses in the book are St. Andrews, Sunningdale, Walton Heath, Rye, Hoylake amongst others.