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- Mr. Punch on the Links

Nd. c. 1935. A very good copy in a dark green binding lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. 240 pages. Tipped-in colour frontispiece. 260 black and white illustrations. This is Volume XIV of the New Punch Library.
Published : The Educational Book Company, London,
£20.00

- One Hundred Years at Raeburn Place 1854-1954 a Short History of the Edinburgh Academy's Playing Field

Softback. A good copy in wraps. 48 pages + many adverts. 16 illustrations. The history of one of the oldest private cricket grounds in Scotland and the cradle of rugby in Scotland.
Published : The Edinburgh Academical Club 1954, First Edition
£7.00

- Racehorses of 1992

A near fine copy without dustwrapper. 1040pp. A nice clean copy of the classic UK horse-racing annual.
Published : Timeform 1993,
£10.00

- The Book of the Trotters Club

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Maroon end-papers. This is copy no. 103 but the limitation is not given. Pp.xxii,85. 14 full-page illustrations. 20 illustrations in the text. The Trotters Club originated about 1888 and was originally a rambling club and discussion group but soon became a skittles club meeting at the Sheep Heid Inn, Duddingston, Edinburgh. I understand the club still exists and meets there monthly during the skittles season. The club published two books, this and a second volume published in 1909. They contain songs, poems, photos of the club's activities etc. The songs are humorous or light-hearted with titles such as "M'Arthur's Raid on Cooross", "Gowf, Life and Skittles" etc. Contains a roll of members at 1901. The book gives a fascinating glimpse of a small part of Edinburgh life at the start of the 20th century. Loosely inserted is a newspaper review of the book from 1901.
Published : Printed for the Club By T. And A. Constable, Edinburgh 1901, First Edition
£75.00

- The Book of the Trotters Club Volume Two

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Black end-papers.This is copy no. 171 but the limitation is not given. 151 pages. 24 illustrations. Contains prose pieces on the progress of the Trotters Club since the publication of the club's first volume in 1901, "A Trotter on the Himalayas" etc together with fresh songs and a Roll of the Club in 1909.
Published : Printed for the Club By Gordon Wilson, Edinburgh at the Thistle Press, Edinburgh 1909, First Edition
£70.00

- The Channel-Stane or Sweepings Frae the Rinks First, Second, Third and Fourth Series

A hardbound set of the first four series of this publication, the first two series being dated 1883 and the third and fourth series, 1884. Bound in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Largeish mark to the back board otherwise a very good copy without the original covers. The first three series each ran to 80 pages and the fourth series to 108 pages. Each series has a few illustrations. "The chief object of this work is to collect, and put together in a convenient and handy form, the fugitive literature relating to the Game of Curling.---It will be our endeavour to render each Series as interesting and amusing as possible by selecting from the common stock poems, historical notices, songs and anecdotes in proper proportion." Includes a short Bibliotheca Curliana in the fourth series.
Published : Richard Cameron, Edinburgh 1883,
£150.00

- The Edinburgh Academical Football Club Centenary History a History of the Club and of Football at the Edinburgh Academy

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. 128 pages (165 pages including adverts). Illustrated. A history of rugby at Edinburgh Academy.
Published : The Edinburgh Academical Football Club 1958, First Edition
£7.00

- The Open Championship Carnoustie July 15th-18th 1999 Official Programme

Soft Cover. A very good copy with many colour photographs of the players including Tiger Woods, Tom Watson, Greg Norman, Gary Player among others. 152 pages. This is the Official Programme of the 128th Open Golf Championship
Published : Programme Publications Group Ltd., Epsom, Surrey 1999, First Edition
£10.00

Alliss Peter - An Autobiography

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 192pp. Illustrated. A golfing autobiography.
Published : Collins, London 1981, First Edition
£7.00

Alliss Peter (editor) - Golf-A Way of Life An Illustrated History of Golf

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 4to. 192pp. Many illus. inc. colour.
Published : Stanley Paul, London 1987, First Edition
£5.00

Alliss, Peter - Peter Alliss : An Autobiography

Hardback. A very good plus copy in a similar, but price-clipped, dustwrapper. Signed by the author. Small gift inscription. 192 pages. Illustrated. A golfer's autobiography.
Published : Collins, London 1981, First Edition
£15.00

Ashley-Cooper F. S. - Eton v Harrow at the Wicket with Some Biographical Notes, Poems and Genealogical Tables

Hardback. A very good copy in the original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Gift inscription. Some foxing. 155 pages + adverts. 6 illustrations. A history of the Eton v Harrow cricket match.
Published : The St. James Press, London 1922, First Edition
£35.00

Baddiel Sarah - Beyond the Links Golfing Stories, Collectibles and Ephemera

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper with two small tears. 144pp. Many illus. including colour. This is the world of golf through the eyes of the collector of golfing ephemera, hardware and literature.
Published : Studio Editions, London 1994, Reprint
£5.00

Baddiel Sarah - Golf The Golden Years A Pictorial Anthology

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 4to. 173pp. Over 220 colour illus. This is a celebration of golf at the end of the 19th century and during the first 40 years of the 20th century.
Published : Studio Editions, London 1990, Reprint
£6.00

Bear Cecil (editor) - British Olympic Association Official Report of the XVth Olympic Games Helsinki, July 19 - August 3, 1952

Softback. 4to. A good plus copy. One inch tear at foot of spine. 114 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. British competitors have been underlined in ink. Round-up of each sport with a foreword by Lord Burghley and an article on Athletics by Harold Abrahams.
Published : "World Sports", London 1952, First Edition
£15.00

Behrend, John; Lewis, Peter N. - Challenges and Champions: The Royal and Ancient Golf Club 1754-1883

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Pp.xii,266. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. This is no. 282 of 1750 copies. This is the first volume of a history of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews which was commissioned to mark the 250th anniversary pf the Club in 2004. "This book will be recognised not only as the early story of a club which now influences the whole world of golf but also as a major contribution to the history of the game."
Published : Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews 1998, First Edition
£90.00

Behrend, John; Lewis, Peter N; Mackie Keith - Champions and Guardians The Royal and Ancient Golf Club 1884-1939

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xvi,286. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. Limited edition of 1775 copies, this copy being unnumbered. This is the second volume of the History of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews covering the period from 1884 to 1939. "It is much more than a club history, it is a stunning study of the growth of golf in the age of the gentleman amateur."
Published : Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews 2001, First Edition
£90.00

Borthwick Shearer - The Chronicle of the Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh 1936-1985 Volume II

Hardback. A fine copy in publisher's dark blue cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine. Small gilt illustration on front board. No inscriptions. Many coloured photographs. 230 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Alna Press Ltd., Broxburn 1987, First Edition
£25.00

Brittain F. and Playford H.B. - The Jesus College Boat Club Cambridge

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little spotted on lower board. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xv,298. 20 illustrations + folding chart at end and end-paper maps. This is a history of the club from its foundation together with detailed records of the Club's racing activiities from 1886. There are also several tables containing information about Cambridge rowing which is not collected elsewhere. Remains of dustwrapper loosely inserted.
Published : W. Heffer & Sons, Cambridge 1928, First Edition
£40.00

Brokaw Irving - The Art of Skating Its History and Development with Practical Directions and Instantaneous Action Photographs of Celebrated Skaters of Many Nationalities

4to. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 253pp. Many illustrations.
Published : Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1926,
£20.00

Brown Charles Hilton and Sommerville Duncan M.Y. (Editors) - Seekers After a City Reveries and Recreations of St Andrews Men

A good copy in rather soiled cream coloured boards. Top edge gilt. Pp.xiv,141. Unopened. Prose and poetry taken from "College Echoes" the magazine of St. Andrews University and written by its undergraduates. Includes "The Gowfer's Lament", "Links Song" and "An Examination Paper in Golf".
Published : Ballantyne Hanson & Co, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
£11.00

Browne Captain T.H. - History of the English Turf 1904-1930

4to. A very good two volume set in original fawn decorated boards. Gift inscriptions on end-papers. Many illus. These volumes update the "History of the English Turf" by Sir T.A. Cook.
Published : Virtue & Co, London 1931, First Edition
£40.00

Bryden Martin A. - Murrayfield Golf Club "A Picturesque Edinburgh Golf Links"

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 293pp. Illustrated including colour. A very well-produced golf club history published to co-incide with the club's centenary.
Published : The Council of Murrayfield Golf Club, Edinburgh 1996, First Edition
£40.00

Budgett H.M. - Hunting By Scent

Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on spine. 13 illustrations by Lionel Edwards. Author's inscribed presentation copy. 122 pages. This is the first printing of the revised second edition with a lengthy new preface on the author's view "that the scent by which the fox is hunted by hounds does not come from the body but from the touch".
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1937, Second (Revised) Edition
£50.00

Burnet Bobby - The St. Andrews Opens

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 198pp. Many illustrations including colour. Provides the first comprehensive account of the British Open Golf Championship when played at St. Andrews. The author is historian to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews.
Published : Sportsprint Publishing, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£5.00

Cairney John - One Hundred Years of Shettleston Harriers : An East End Odyssey

Softback. A very good copy. 459 pages. Illustrations. The history of a famous athletics club. Gives details of principal office bearers from 1904 to 2004 and the results in many competitions of athletes representing the club.
Published : Shettleston Harriers 2004, First Edition
£20.00

Callis R. Dassett - The First Hundred Years of Ranelagh Harriers

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,162. 27 illustrations. The story of a London cross-country and distance running club. Uncommon.
Published : Privately Published, London 1980, First Edition
£35.00

Campbell Sir Malcolm - My Thirty Years of Speed

Hardback. Nd. 1935? A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some, mainly top-edge, foxing. 270 pages + 16pp. adverts. Frontispiece and thirty illustrations. Motor racing and world land speed record reminscences.
Published : Hutchinson, London, First Edition
£50.00

Caple S. Canynge - A History of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club 1870-1948

A good copy in a dustwrapper with a few chips (not affecting the lettering). The book would be very good but for fading to the boards beneath the chips. 182pp. 17 illustrations.
Published : Littlebury & Co, Worcester 1949, First Edition
£14.00

Chacksfield K. Merle - 100 Years of Golf on the Isle of Purbeck

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has a couple of small edge tears. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 110 pages. Many illustrations including colour. The club's centenary souvenir programme is attached to the rear end-paper.
Published : Isle of Purbeck Golf Club Ltd. 1992, First Edition
£7.00

Champion Bob and Powell Jonathan - Champion's Story a Great Human Triumph

A very good copy in a complete dustwrapper with a few small edge tears. 216pp. 24 illus. The story of Bob Champion the jockey and his fight against cancer.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1981, First Edition
£5.00

Churchill R.C. - English League Football

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Prize label on front end-paper. 303 pages. A little ink underlining. This is a history of the football league and its clubs with final league tables etc.
Published : Nicholas Kaye, London 1961, Revised Edition
£15.00

Colledge Pat - The Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society 1761-2011

Hardback. A near fine copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 277 pages. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. The history of the fourth oldest golf club in the world. (Please note this is a very heavy book so extra postage will be required.)
Published : St Andrews Golf Press 2012, First Edition
£65.00

Colledge Pat - The Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society 1761-2011

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 277 pages. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. The history of the fourth oldest golf club in the world. [Please note this is a very heavy book so extra postage will be required.]
Published : St. Andrews Golf Press 2012, First Edition
£60.00

Colledge W.G.P. - Mortonhall Golf Club 1892-1992

A near fine copy in the original glacine wrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,255. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. A centenary history of an Edinburgh golf club.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£9.00

Colledge W.G.P. - Mortonhall Golf Club, 1892-1992

Hardback. A fine copy in the original glacine wrapper. Pp.x,255. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. The history of an Edinburgh golf club.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£9.00

Colledge W.G.P. - Mortonhall Golf Club, 1892-1992

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth in a complete and untorn glacine wrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,254. Coloured frontispiece and 12 black and white illustrations. The history of an Edinburgh golf club.
Published : Mortonhall Golf Club, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£9.00

Cooper Henry - Henry Cooper an Autobiography

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 190pp. Illustrated.
Published : Cassell, London 1972, First Edition
£5.00

Crampsey R.A. - The Breezy Links o' Troon: A History of Royal Troon Golf Club 1878 - 2000

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.viii,224. Numerous illustrations, many in colour. The history of a championship golf course.
Published : Royal Troon Golf Club 2001, First Edition
£25.00

Crampsey Robert - The Centenary History of the West Kilbride Golf Club

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.ix,158. Four colour plates. Many black and white illustrations.
Published : The West Kilbride Golf Club 1993, First Edition
£12.50

Cruden Stewart - Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society a Short History

A very good copy in laminated boards. Small tear in boards at top of spine. Pp.ix,100. Frontispiece and 21 illustrations.
Published : The Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society Ltd. In Association with John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£9.00

Cruden Stewart - Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society: A Short History

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's laminated illustrated covers.No inscriptions. 22 black and white illustrations including frontispiece. 100 pages.
Published : The Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society Ltd. In Association with John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£6.00

Curling B. W. R. - British Racecourses

Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good, complete, dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which has one small closed edge tear. A lovely clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xi,148.12 fine colour illustrations by Lionel Edwards (including the illustration on the wrapper). The author "has written a fascinating series of chapters on the histories of the courses and on the famous horses and people who are associated with them."
Published : H. F. & G. Witherby, London 1951, First Edition
£30.00

Darwin Bernard - Playing the Like

Hardback. A near very good copy in light green cloth lettered in black. A little wear at head of spine. Short gift inscription on front end-paper. Not foxed. Pp.xii,247. A series of short papers on golf and golfers.
Published : Chapman & Hall, London 1934, First Edition
£40.00

Darwin Bernard et al - A History of Golf in Britain

Hardback. 4to. A near very good copy. Boards a little marked. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. A little fairly light edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xv,312. Numerous illustrations including five colour plates.
Published : Cassell & Co, London 1952, First Edition
£20.00

Darwin, Bernard - Darwin on the Green : A Further Collection of the Golf Writings of Bernard Darwin

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 240 pages.
Published : Souvenir Press, London 1986, First Edition Thus
£10.00

Davis S. C. H. - Motor Racing

Hardback. Nd. 1930s. A very good copy. Ownership name on front end-paper. Pp.vi,310. Illustrations. 6 maps.
Published : Iliffe & Sons Ltd., London, Third Edition
£15.00

Demand Carlo - Motor Racing Sketchbook

Illustrated by Carlo Demand.
Hardback. N.d. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title in red on spine. Previous owner's name on front endpaper is dated 17.10.58. Numerous full page black and white sketches by Demand followed by "The Stories Behind the Pictures" told by Charles Meisl. 151 pages. The very good complete dustwrapper, which has 1 tiny closed tear on the back, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. The sketches tell the story of motor racing from the beginning to about 1955.
Published : G.T. Foulis & Co., London, First Edition
£50.00

Domenjoz Luc - Formula 1 Year Book 1999-2000

Hardback. Folio. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 224 pages. Over 450 photographs mostly in colour. Complete and detailed results of all grands prix, articles, anecdotes and analysis, technical review of the season etc. The essential reference to the 1999 Grand Prix season.
Published : Paragon 2000,
£9.00

Douglas J.H. - A History of Tantallon Golf Club 1853-1995

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 126 pages. Illustrations. The history of a North Berwick golf club.
Published : Tantallon Golf Club, North Berwick 1996, First Edition
£18.00