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The Silver Cleek

by John Campbell Haywood

Condition: very good Plus/No Jacket


New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1908. First Edition.. Hardcover. very good Plus/No Jacket. Gordon Grant. Copyright date 1908, first edition, first printing. Purple cloth over boards with silver lettering and design on the front and on the spine, a lady and illustration on the front board. Illustrated throughout by Gordon Grant. No tears, bent pages, previous owner's label on the inside front cover stating from the golf library of Joseph Bridger Hackler. Third and fourth pages from the inside along the upper right for edge show some light staining. No Dust Jacket. Shelf Wear to the Edges and to the Head and Toe of the Spine Are Minor with Very Light Bumps to the Head and Toe of the Spine, Very Light Fading to the Spine. Text and Illustrations Remain Bright and Clean, Binding Is Secure, a Very Rare and Scarce Book. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

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