Lot 207 of 431:
Booby Jones Down the Fairway with autograph  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,020
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Down the Fairway: The Golf Life and Play of Robert T. Jones, Jr.

Author:
Jones, Robert T[yre] ("Bobby"), Jr. and O.B. Keeler

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Minton, Balch & Company

Date:
1927

Description:

239 pp. Foreword by Grantland Rice. 21.5x25.2 cm. (8½x6"), tan and green cloth. Custom slipcase. First Trade Edition.

Affixed to the half-title is an autograph sentiment by Jones, clipped from another source. A facsimile of Jones' bookplate is also affixed here. Two Jones postage stamps are tipped to title page. A note from Ron Muszalski is laid in explaining the source of the autograph. Often cited as the best golf biography ever written. D&M 22740; D&J J12520.


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Condition:
Minor wear; near fine. A facsimile dust jacket is provided.


 
Item number:
289715
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