Lot 143 of 234:
Golf Architecture by Dr. A. Mackenzie in dust jacket  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$840
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping
Author:
Mackenzie, Dr. Alister J.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent
Date:
[1920]
Description:

135, [1] pp. Introduction by H.S. Colt. Illustrated with several plates from photographs; figure drawings of course maps. (12mo) original green cloth, dust jacket. First Edition.

Important and classic golf architecture title, which contains four short essays on golf course design by one of the greats in his field. Dr. Mackenzie "is recognized as the most influential golf course architect of the early twentieth century... Mackenzie's reputation was secured with the publication... of his seminal work 'Golf Architecture,' in which he set forth 13 rules for successful design" - D&J. Murdoch 477; D&M 24890; D&J M2890. Rare in the original jacket. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Jacket lacking 1" piece from head of spine including text, splitting along front flap fold, some edge wear; a few small spots to cloth; very good.
 
Item number:
279466
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