Lot 175 of 471:
Bobby Jones Rights & Wrongs of Golf 1st & 2nd editions  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Rights and Wrongs of Golf - first and second editions
Author:
Jones, Robert Tyre (Bobby), Jr.
Place:
[New York]
Publisher:
A. G. Spalding
Date:
1935 & 1936
Description:

Two volumes.

  • First Edition: 45, [3] ad pp. Illustrations from photographs and figure drawings. 6½x4¾", original thin red cloth. 1935.
  • Second Edition: 53, [6] pp. Illustrations from photographs and figure drawings. 6¾x4¾", original flexible green cloth. [1936].

Housed together in a custom slipcase.

This book was published in a few different formats: the more common black and white pamphlet (the only one cited in D&M); then the scarce green cloth issue; and finally this rare red cloth issue (which reportedly were specifically printed for Bobby Jones personal use). D&M 22680; D&J 10510.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
The earlier issue has two Bobby Jones postage stamps tipped to the front endpaper; very good.
 
Item number:
289635a
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