Lot # 338: 1845 Hoyle's Rules of Games with Reference to "Goff or Golf"

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1845 Hoyle's Games: Containing The Established Rules and Practice. This 1845 improved edition of Hoyle's Games is one of the very early references to the game of golf in a book. Alongside rules to such games and sports as Tennis, Archery, Poker, Dominoes, and Cribbage is a set of rules for "Goff, or Golf." 

This 1845 book is 4 5/8" x 3 1/8" and 269 pages.