Lot 3 of 400:
American Park Builders on Golf Course Planning  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$1,020
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
On the Planning and Building of a Golf Course. A Brochure
Author:
American Park Builders
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
American Park Builders
Date:
1923
Description:

18 pp. Illustrations from photographs. 18.5x9.5 cm (7¼x3¾") original printed wrappers. First Edition.

Section headings include: "The Science of Golf Course Design" and "The Construction of a Golf Course". This brochure was put out by the American Park Builders, which was a consortium of landscape architects, engineers and field supervisors. Tom Bendelow, famous golf course architect, was associated with this group. The brochure contains a "partial" list of approximately 600 golf courses designed or built by Tom Bendelow or by the American Park Builders, hence an important reference document. Not in Donovan & Jerris nor in the 2013 copy of Alistair Johnston's Library of Golf.

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Condition:
Evidence of prior mounting in an album on the rear cover; very good.
 
Item number:
287227
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