The illustrations include William St. Clair of Roslin, Captain of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers by Sir George Chalmers (1771), Old Niblick Captain of Royal Blackheath by Mr. Gallen (1807), The Golf Plyers by Pieter de Dooch, A Golfing Lady by Wyerand De Geest, Mr. William Innis by Lemuel Abbott (1790), “Old Alick” Brotherson at
Blackheath (1835) and twelve others.
An important compendium of Old Masters and 19th century paintings of golf in play and golf equipment. “The first edition has eighteen mounted plates (D & J D4030) and 19 pages of text. A signed, limited edition of 500 published at the same time has the same text and one more plate (D & J D4060) and was issued with a slipcase that is rarely seen.” [Valuablebook]