Lot 327 of 400:
J.H. Taylor's Life in Golf signed 1st in jacket  

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Golf: My Life's Work

Taylor, J[ohn] H[enry]


Jonathan Cape



236 pp. Introduction by Bernard Darwin. Illustrations from photographs. (8vo) original red cloth, dust jacket. First Edition.

Signed by Taylor on the half title. Autobiography of one of England's greatest golfers whose contributions to the game were far more than an ability to play championship golf. John Taylor (1871–1963) won the British Open an astounding five times and was a co-founder and first chairman of the British PGA. Bernard Darwin wrote that Taylor "had turned a feckless company into a self-respecting and respected body of men." Murdoch 762; D&M 36410; D&J T2980.

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Jacket lightly worn, two small tape repairs at bottom edge; corners lightly bumped; book and jacket near fine.

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