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PBA Galleries: Fine Golf Books, Clubs & Memorabilia - Open for Consignments

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Auction Name Fine Golf Books, Clubs & Memorabilia - Open for Consignments Total Sales (USD) 55,590.00
Auction Date 09/29/2021 - 09/29/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 58,410.00
Sale Number #741 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 96,400.00
Total Lots 317
Sold Lots 204 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 120,320.00
% of Lots Sold 64.35% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 190,900.00
Unsold Lots 113 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 29.12%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
240

Celebrated Golf Links (cover title)

[c. 1920] USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 3,900.00
198 Mackenzie, Dr. Alister J.

Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping

[1920] USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,600.00
65 [Farnie, Henry Brougham] A Keen Hand

The Golfer's Manual; Being an Historical and Descriptive Account of the National Game of Scotland; with an Appendix. By A Keen Hand

1857 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 3,000.00
278 Tillinghast, A.W.

The Mutt and Other Golf Yarns (A New Cobble Valley Series)

1925 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 3,000.00
14

The Belleview, Belleair, Florida. Golfers' Southern Paradise

No date USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,680.00
31 Colt, Harry S. & C.H. Alison

Some Essays on Golf-Course Architecture

1920 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,080.00
118

Four brochures or railroad travel directories featuring golf

Various dates USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 1,020.00
115

Collection of over 330 golf postcards from New York

Various dates USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 900.00
183 Jones, Robert Tyre (Bobby), Jr.

Golf is My Game

1960 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 900.00
231 Harding, Warren G.

Typed Letter Signed by Warren G. Harding on White House stationery, to O.S. Rapp of The Prendergast Company

1921 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 900.00
288 Vaile, P.A.

The New Golf

1916 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 720.00
24 Chattell, C. C., comp.

The Golfers' Guide 1908: a complete handbook of useful information for golf clubs and their members

1908 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 660.00
48 Darwin, Bernard

Rubs of the Green

[1936] USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 660.00
12 Barton, Pam

A Stroke A Hole (Ted Ray Personal Copy)

1937 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 600.00
158 Hutchinson, Horace G.

Hints on the Game of Golf

1886 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 600.00
210 Millard, Chris and Anthony Edgeworth

National Golf Links of America

2016 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 600.00
252 Simpson, Sir Walter G.

The Art of Golf

1887 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 600.00
317 Wood, Harry B.

Golfing Curios and ''The Like.'' With an Appendix comprising a ''Bibliography of Golf,'' etc.

1910 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 600.00
76 Geoghegan, J. Bud, compiler

Fifty Interesting Questions Answered on Golf (cover title)

[c. 1930's-1940's] USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 540.00
197 Mackenzie, Alister and Robert Tyre Jones, Jr.

Alister Mackenzie's Augusta Greens in Collaboration with Mr. Robert Tyre Jones, Jr.

2013 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 540.00
302 Wendehack, Clifford Charles

Golf & Country Clubs: A Survey of the Requirement of Planning, Construction and Equipment of the Modern Club House

1929 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 510.00
23 Chambers, Charles E. S.

Golfing: A Handbook to the Royal and Ancient Game, with List of Clubs, Rules, &c. Also Golfing Sketches and Poems

1887 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 480.00
117 Atlantic Coast Line Railroad

Tropical Trips: Golf Courses and Hotel Directory, Atlantic Coast Line to Florida & Cuba. Season 1922-1923

October 1922 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 480.00
120 Gorham Manufacturing Co.

The Gorham Golf Book

1903 USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 480.00
188 Kerr, John

The Golf-Book of East Lothian

1896 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 480.00
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
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