Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover first printing, book is in excellent condition (looks new), the dustjacket is price-clipped and slightly sunned on the spine, there are also a few unnecessary tape-reinforcements at the corners but they are located on the underside of the dustjacket and so do not affect its appearance, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included.
Snead, Sam & edited by Tom Shehan w/intro by Fred J. Corcoran., A.S. Barnes & Co., nd, c1953, cloth, vg w/chipped & price-clipped dj, 208 pp w/index & appendices, B & W photographic illus., tall 8vo, "How to Play Winning Golf Your Natural Way"
Very good. No dust jacket. Modest wear. Clean and unmarked. 208 p. illus. 24 cm. Includes Illustrations. Written by the legendary Sam Snead, this book promotes "natural" golf, characterized by complete relaxation and the importance of "feel." Numerous anecdotes and photos enliven the presentation.
Very Good- No dust jacket. Very minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Pencil notes on free endpapers. Contents are clean and unworn.; 9-1/4" Tall, viii + 208pp. Tan boards, red lettering. GOLF. This is the original 1953 Hardcover publication, not a recent reprint. "In order to play golf you have to keep your mind open to the advice and criticism of your teacher...My idea of playing golf has always been to play it as simply and as naturally as possible...Since my first problem as a teacher of the game has always been to try to make the pupil relax, that is the first assignment I will give in this book. The secret of any athletic pastime, whether it is baseball, football, or golf, is to attain that mastery over yourself which enables you to be relaxed and in control of yourself at all times. Control, that is, without tension. " The Chapters: Natural golf-what it means; The grip; Position at the ball; The swing is the thing; Gettng the most out of the woods; Playing your irons; Putting the natural way; Corrections and variations; Bad weather golf; Getting out of traps naturally; Questions and answers. Includes a recapitulation of Sam Snead's career and an Index. 59 pages of b/w photos, mostly full-page. A few drawings.
Fine with no dust jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 208 pp; Previous owner's name on fly leaf, light foxing on front endpapers, text and photos crisp and clean. No dust jacket. Still a very nice, readable copy.
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