Golf course architect Stanley Thompson was a genius. Shortly after his death, the Ottawa Citizen wrote of him: "He left his mark on the Canadian ...Show synopsisGolf course architect Stanley Thompson was a genius. Shortly after his death, the Ottawa Citizen wrote of him: "He left his mark on the Canadian landscape from coast to coast. No man could ask for a more handsome set of memorials." Known as the "Toronto Terror," Stan was not without his faults. Certainly no one can deny that he was one of the most colorful figures in the history of course design, a profession that is not immune to flamboyance. Yet all who worked with him recognized the depths beneath the flamboyance.Hide synopsis
Description:Fine in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Boards in price...Fine in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Boards in price-intact dust jacket, protected by BrodArt cover. Previous owner's name free endpaper. 207 pages including Bibliography. Illustrated.
Description:Signed by Author Tall octavo. pp 207. Photos in text. Fine in...Signed by Author Tall octavo. pp 207. Photos in text. Fine in fine jacket, signed by the author. The life and works of Stanley Thompson, golf course architect. Thompson designed 145 courses over a 30 year career, mostly in Canada but some in the USA and the West Indies There is an annotated list of them at the rear.
Description:Near fine in very good jacket. 207 p. 26 cm. 62 b&w...Near fine in very good jacket. 207 p. 26 cm. 62 b&w illustrations. Cream speckled hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. A little soiling on rear dust flap. Small thumb mark p. 43. Topics include: the Thompson family; Stanley's rise to fame; prohibition courses; partners and associates; contemporaries in Canada; state of golf course design in the 1920s; Thompson's ideal course; etc. Includes chronological and annotated lists of Stanley Thompson courses. Bibliography.
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