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SEVENTY YEARS : A History of the Metropolitan Golf Club, Oakleigh, Victoria by  John Kissling - Hardcover - Revised - 1986 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

SEVENTY YEARS : A History of the Metropolitan Golf Club, Oakleigh, Victoria

by Kissling, John

Condition: Very Good +/Good+


Melbourne, VIC, Australia: The Metropolitan Golf Club, 1986. 156pp., colour plate frontispiece. Unpaginated candid and archival b/w halftone plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, with sunned spine and strip of adjacent front panel. Including the history of the Caulfield Golf Club, and a short account of early golf in Victoria, this history of the Metropolitan Golf Club (first published about 1973; this revised edition 1986), covers early days, problems surmounted, and subsequent growth . . . Contents include: Prelims., Part 1: Before 1901; 1901-08, 1908-23, 1924-37, 1938-60, 1961-71. Book weight approx. 340g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Revised. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 012673
  • Title: SEVENTY YEARS : A History of the Metropolitan Golf Club, Oakleigh, Victoria
  • Author: Kissling, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: Good+
  • Edition: Revised
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0958905002
  • ISBN 13: 9780958905008
  • Publisher: The Metropolitan Golf Club
  • Place: Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Date published: 1986
  • Keywords: Sport, Local History, Golf Club History, Melbourne, Australia, Metropolitan Golf Club, Kissling, John
  • Bookseller catalogs: Australian Local History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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