Lot # 65: Andrew Carnegie’s Personal Limited Edition of Robert Clark’s 1875 Golf a Royal & Ancient Game

Category: Books

Starting Bid: $4,000.00

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Item was in Auction "Summer 2018 Auction",
which ran from 8/1/2018 8:30 PM to
8/18/2018 8:00 PM

This is Andrew Carnegie's personal limited edition (#7 of 50) of Robert Clark's 1875 Golf, A Royal & Ancient Game. Housed in a custom binding done in 1896 for Andrew Carnegie. Inside cover features Carnegie's bookplate, "Let There be Light." In 1898, Carnegie purchased Skibo Castle in Clashmore, Scotland, in which he built a fabulous library which housed this rare early golf book.