Very Good. Hardcover. Large 8vo. Old Gold Shop. 1986. 591 pgs. No DJ as issued/Pictoral boards. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Photos sent upon request. 748; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 591 pages.
Illus. b/w. Good/No Jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall Covers bit scuffed and worn extremeties. Inscription front endpaper coverd by MDA fire fighters sticker. Light discoloration page edges, else contents clean and nice. Scarce first edition.
Good+ No Jacket. Large 4to. 502pgs. previous owner inscription on front flyleaf. Green Cloth, gilt lettering on the front panel. Scores of Black and white photographs throughout. mottling to the edges of panels and spine. light toning to the pages. Sturdy copy of this classic work on American Golf. Here, in words & pictures, the whole story of American golf unfolds, from the inspiration of the Scottish game for the exclusive entertainment of millionaires in Newport, Tuxedo Park, & on Long Island & the golf madness that swept Chicago in 1895, down to the present day . From the triumphs of Walter Travis & Jerome Travers to the glorious 1975 Masters, here are the developments of the sport, the idiosyncrasies of the players, the courses, the tournaments, the club life, the historical & sociological insights, the drama & humor of golf.
Fine. No Jacket. Book Quarto, full navy blue leather with gilt title and gilt spine titles with raised bands. 591 pp. including index and list of U.S. Golf Records. This copy is a specially bound association copy to commemorate the 1980 Frank Fuhrer Senior Memorial Challenge Cup of 1980 featuriing national champion golf players from the pro tour. This specially bound book is blindstamped with a large insignia of the Pittsburgh Field Club in Fox Chapel where the challenge was played and "Frank Fuhrer Sr. Memorial Challenge Cup 1980" in gilt. In the lower right corner it is stamped in gilt as the personal copy of "Frank Fuhrer, Jr." who was the organizer and patron of the challenge. The spine has the title in gilt and decoration of a golf flag on a green. A beautifully bound and unique association copy of this classic golfing history. A tight, clean, bright, fresh volume with smooth gleaming dark blue leather and sparkling gilt titles and decorations. Pristine, bright white unmarked and unblemished interior. Some small compression marks to the leather on back panel, else fine. FINE. RARE.
WIND, Herbert Warren. THE STORY OF AMERICAN GOLF: ITS CHAMPIONS AND ITS CHAMPIONSHIPS. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1956. Small quarto, cloth & boards in dust jacket; 563 pages. Illustrated with more than 100 photographs. First Revised Edition, first printing, updated from the 1948 edition. Wind is considered one of America's leading authorities on golf. Signed by professional golfers (all U.S. Open or Masters champions) Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Ben Crenshaw, and Al Geiberger on the title page. Hard to find any copies signed by famous golf champions-and in this case-four champions! Very Good (little edgewear & several small ink name stamps of D.D. McCoy at the Rancho Bernardo golf course in San Diego, California, on the endpapers); little edgewear (small tears & tiny nicks, price-clipped) d/j. $275.00.
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