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Description:New. Heavily worn book. Has severely damaged or missing dust...New. Heavily worn book. Has severely damaged or missing dust jacket. Fast shipping form our UK warehouse in eco-friendly packaging. Fast, efficient and friendly customer service. Please note that this item is being sent from United Kingdom, allow 4-14 days for delivery. All the orders are shipped same or next working day. Fast and friendly customer service.
Description:256 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. SPORTS....256 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. SPORTS. Almost a century ago Bernard Darwin, the grandson of the propounder of evolutionary theory, wrote The Golf Courses of the British Isles, which has without exaggeration been called the finest book on golf ever written. Darwin's writing is sharp and opinionated, with the humor and resignation peculiar to those who have experience the heights and depths of the game, Harry Rountree painted the 64 illustrations that grace the book, setting a standard that has yet to be surpassed. For collectors, this is one of the rarest and most sought-after books in the whole literature of golf. For those interested in golf course architecture, this is a profound study of the school of strategic design. For travelers, it is far more than a guide: it evokes the atmosphere and inner qualities of each course as no other book ever has. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Sports, Golf Courses, Bernard Darwin, Harry Rountree, British Isles, Scotlandm Harry Vardon, St. Andrews, Horace Hutchinson, James Braid, John Ball).
Description:New in New jacket. This is reprint edition of the old book,...New in New jacket. This is reprint edition of the old book, printed in hard bound edition having coloured dust cover. There is no change in the text published in the original edition long back.
Description:New. 530pp. this is reprint edition of the old book, printed in...New. 530pp. this is reprint edition of the old book, printed in hard bound edition in Black and white having coloured dust cover. There is no change in the text published in the original edition long back.
Description:New. 518 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1910 edition. This...New. 518 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1910 edition. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher: London, Duckworth & co)
This book has many wonderful examples of artwork by Harry Rountree.Its a shame that he is largely forgotten today but at the first half of the 1900's he was very popular.Alot of his work resembles that of Frank Frazetta, in that he uses solitary figures in his compositions for a more forceful painting ...
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