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The historical dictionary of golfing terms from 1500 to the present by Davies, Peter

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Published by M. Kesend in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Golf -- Dictionaries.,
  • Golf -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Rev. ed. of: Dictionary of golfing terms.

StatementPeter Davies ; illustrations by Fran Carson.
ContributionsDavies, Peter, 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV965 .D37 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1723959M
ISBN 100935576444
LC Control Number92027571

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