Near fine. The Golf Life and Play of Robert T. Jones, Jr. Foreword by Grantland Rice. Illustrated with plates from the photographs; photogravure frontispiece portrait by Edwin Levick, with tissue guard. 4to, green cloth, vellum spine. New York: Minton Balch, 1927. Limited First Edition. Lacks slipcase. The spine is lightly foxed, and the green boards are slightly faded & spotted, but otherwise a fine copy of one of the most sought after golf books of the 20th century. One of 300 copies, signed by Jones & Keeler, and again by Jones on the frontispiece.
First Edition. SIGNED on the front endpaper in blue ink by Hogan: "Golfingly / Ben Hogan." A few small stains on the front board, some foxing to the endpapers, else Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket with minute rubbing at the corners. One of the most popular golfing books ever published, Hogan's book went into over a dozen hardcover printings. The first edition is uncommon in any kind of collectible condition, and the presence of a signature in this example makes for a striking copy indeed.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 0679442561. SIGNED by seven members of the World Golf Hall of Fame including Arnold Palmer, Sam Snead, Larry Nelson, Tom Kite, Billy Casper, Chi-Chi Rodriguez, Hubert Green; also, Ted Kroll, George Archer, Bob Murphy. A remarkable collection of signatures.
Good. 185627800X Used book. Previously owned and is blemished. Cover rubbed w/ corner and binding wear. Interior page markings (highlighting/writing) and owner's name. An inventory sticker on the back and a used sticker on the spine. Textblock has a marking.
GOOD. JACKET: TORN DJ. 6X9. Flat signed by Author on title page; Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, jacket states "13th Printing, " however, the book is an 11th printing; encased in clear protective cover, however, few closed tears along edges, minor rubbing, faded spine, top corners chipped, slightly soiled rear cover and price clipped. Book Condition: Good, general shelf wear, slightly worn extremities, good binding, age toned endpages, light foxing on pre-title page, previous owner's name penciled and stamped on front endpage, clean body and unmarked text. SIGNED BY Hogan, Ben; _PAB_
Very Good. Book A collection of three novels by P. G. Wodehouse. The set consists of: The Golf Omnibus, The World of Psmith and The World of Mr. Mulliner. The Golf Omnibus is a collection of thirty-one stories, Mr. Mulliner 'is surely one of P. G. Wodehouse's funniest creations' and 'few characters in the Wodehouse galaxy have made more joyous impact on the reader than the imperturbable Psmith. ' Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE (15 October 1881 14 February 1975) was an English humourist whose body of work includes novels, short stories, plays, poems, song lyrics and numerous pieces of journalism. He enjoyed enormous popular success during a career that lasted more than seventy years, and his many writings continue to be widely read. Despite the political and social upheavals that occurred during his life, much of which was spent in France and the United States, Wodehouse's main canvas remained that of a pre and postorld War I English upper class society, reflecting his birth, education, and youthful writing career. Condition: In green cloth bindings in two clipped and one unclipped dustwrapper in acetate protective coverings. Externally, smart. Dustwrappers are smart with just minor edgewear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. There is an ink inscription to the recto of front free end papers in The Golf Omnibus. There is a bookseller's label to the front pastedown in The World of Psmith. Overall: NEAR FINE inNEAR FINEdustwrappers.
First edition of the golfer's autobiography. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Jack Nicklaus. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the dust jacket. A very sharp copy. Professional golfer Jack Nicklaus has won eighteen major championships and is atop Golf Inc. magazine's "Most Powerful People in Golf" list for a record-winning sixth consecutive year. Greatest Game of All is a glance into the life of possibly the best golfer in the world and the wonderful story he felt he had to tell. In this sense, it is a culminative piece to his legendary career before professional retirement at the age of thirty-four.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Byron Nelson on the front endpage, "To my best marshall/ good luck always to/ Henry Jansen/ Golfingly/ Byron Nelson." Inside the front panel contains the picture of Nelson and Jansen together holding this copy of the book. Some offsetting to the front endpage, else near fine in a good jacket that has a chip to the crown of the spine panel. Byron Nelson won the 1939 U.S. Open, the 1940 and 1945 PGA Championship, and the 1937 and 1942 Masters Tournament, landing him a spot in the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974, a culmination of his many previous awards. Byron Nelson's Winning Golf is an insight into the legendary player's career and talents.
Harry Rowntree. Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Green Cloth with gilt decoration to front board and to spine. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Illustrated throughout with full colour plates with printed tissue guards. Faint stain on upper edge; untrimmed edges browning nicely. Gift inscription to the front endpage. Rear endpage has a few vertical creases, rear hinge professionally repaired.
Good. 067181222X Up for sale is a used book in good condition. This book has been previously owned and is blemished. The cover has some rubbing with corner and binding wear. The interior has page markings (highlighting/writing) and the previous owner's name. There is an inventory sticker on the back and a used sticker on the spine. The textblock has a marking.
GOOD. JACKET: TORN DJ. 6X9. Dj is encased in clear protective cover, few closed tears along edges, minor rubbing, outer boards along edges are tanned, short inscription to previous owner on front endpaper, unmarked text, clean pages, good binding _PAB_
Collectible. Signed by Author & Celebrity NEW/FINE. Grey boards, black spine. SIGNED by AUTHOR on title page, and by the world celebrated golf great KEN VENTURI, one of the 4 heros of this chronicalled true story, on first free end paper. In 1956 a private bet brought 2 golf legends Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson to the Cypress Point Golf Club to play a match point game against 2 young amateur champions Ken Venturi and Harvie Ward. This thrilling story of gentlemen competitors-is legend in the clubhouses of courses around the world till this day. Venturi is the last survivor of that illustrious foursome, which makes this rare doubly signed copy all that more special. A prized potential addition for someone's golfing library, without peer. [B62-55]
First edition, first impression, in the first issue binding with the illustrator's name misspelled "Rowntree" on the upper board. Small 4to. hardback bound in green cloth gilt, with gilt decoration to spine and upper board. t.e.g., others uncut. 253pp., indexed, illustrated with many plates in colour and b/w by Harry Rountree. Some slight foxing, otherwise a clean bright copy in Very Good condition. (Shelf 9)
Fine in Fine jacket. First printing of Doak's classic--and controversial--guide to the world's top golf courses. This copy has a barely noticeable 1/2" closed tear to the top of the rear jacket panel, otherwise fine.
Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine volume.; Signed.; Signed by Author.
Very Good. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on front endpaper, "Golfingly, Ben Hogan". Green cloth with dark green titles to spine and cover. Illustrated with numerous photographs. No dustjacket.; Tight binding, clean pages. A few minor spots to cloth with slight wear to mildly darkened spine ends, and some browning to endpapers, otherwise in excellent condition. No previous owner's inscriptions. Not ex-library.; 9 x 5.9 Inches; xv, 166 pages; Signed by Author.
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