Lot 211 of 400:
Fifty Years of American Golf Limited Edition  

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$300 - $500

Title:
Fifty Years of American Golf

Author:
Martin, H.B.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Dodd, Mead

Date:
1936

Description:

xvii, 423 pp. Foreword by Grantland Rice. Illustrated with numerous plates from photos and facsimiles, a few maps, frontispiece facsimile of David R. Forgan's tribute to golf. (Large 8vo) original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, original slipcase with paper cover label. No. 175 of 355 hand-numbered copies. First Edition.

Signed by Martin on the limitation page, as issued. This is one of the outstanding American golf books, a comprehensive look back over the years which contains many wonderful pictures, including reproductions of the very early golf references in the American press. Mr. Martin was an outstanding golf writer and contributed many books to the library of golf. Murdoch 493; D&M 25510; D&J M11050.


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Condition:
Slipcase worn, splitting at corners; spine sunned, front hinge cracked; very good.


 
Item number:
280643a
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