Lot 211 of 431:
Bobby Jones Down the Fairway finely bound  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$720
Estimate:
$600 - $900

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 & Co.

Date:
1927

Description:

239 pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs, including frontispiece portrait. (8vo) rebound in tan calf-backed green cloth, green morocco labels lettered in gilt, houses in a custom blue calf and cloth clamshell box. First Trade Edition, first printing.

A signature in Jones's name in pencil on the title page, though not likely in his hand. A classic golf biography, one of the best ever written on one of the best ever to play the game. Murdoch 408; D&M 22740; D&J J12520.


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Condition:
Light foxing; else fine and in a lightly worn custom case.


 
Item number:
290963
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