Golf Illustrated Volume 2

Golf Illustrated Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...For hue weather he is making these in dressed Russian leather which takes a brilliant polish, while for the roughest wear he advises either a very tine beaver hide or grain leather if you like black, or in brown, to withstand wet also, he uses a box-calf which wears admirably. In this kind of boot the straight toe-cap is the smartest, and as much broguing tends to clumsiness they are mostly as plain as possible, in fact broguing is somewhat de mode at the present time for either boots or shoes. The MacAfee gaiter boot is just now greatly worn by women for shooting as well as Golf. For hockey boots Mr. MacAfee advises leather bars across the sole like those used on football b.iots. I may add that those unable to pay a personal visit to Duke Street may feel quite sure that if they send a pattern they will receive a boot which combines smartness and utility in an unusual degree. Suitable hosiery also engages a large measure of our attention just now, and at Wigmore Street Mr. Lee is making a speciality of some leather mixture shooting stockings for ladies, which specially commend themselves to those who are golfers, for both heels and toes are spliced and they can be had with either thick or thin feet, which latter point largely explains their popularity. For those who like something finer striped hose are very fashionable, and the stripes may be either vertical or horizontal. For spats for really hard wear let me advise you to have a pair of Elvery's Highland spats in the 4s. (id. quality, which they specially recommend for wear in muddy weather as they will stand any amount of hard brushing, while when this is not required they recommend the finer 7s. (id. make. HATS. Those who are in search of a novelty in golfing head gear should make their way...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236622820
  • 9781236622822