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Some of the Rules of Golf

By Alan Jenkins; Illustrated by Charles Crombie

1966 - London - The Ariel Press

16" by 12"; unpaginated.



A collection of humorous illustrations of the rules of golf.

Containing twenty-four cartoon reproductions by Charles Crombie, showing Elizabethan golfers in unusual predicaments.

First edition thus.

The Rules of Golf Illustrated was first published by Perrier Ltd. around 1907.

Including rules such as, 'Rule XI: The player shall not move, bend, or break anything fixed or growing near the ball, except in the act of placing his feet' and 'Rule VIII: Unless with the opponents consent a ball in play shall not be moved.'


In a cloth binding with paper-covered boards and clipped dustwrapper. Externally, very smart. Dustwrapper is smart also, though with some slight edgewear and a couple of marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: FINE with a NEAR FINE dustwrapper.



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