2019 November Golf Memorabilia Auction
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1897 'How to Play Golf' Book by H.J. Whigham


This 1st edition copy of the 1897 publication 'How to Play Golf' is illustrated with action photographs throughout. The book has it's original decorative dark blue cloth, lettered in golden-yellow, original dark blue endpapers. This was the first book of golf instruction published in America and contained the first "action photos" of golf. Whigham was a graduate of Oxford and later US Amateur champion for two years, and the son-in-law of C.B. MacDonald to whom he dedicates the book to. This copy grades in good condition with the exception of scuffs to the cover.
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1897 'How to Play Golf' Book by H.J. Whigham
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