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Edward Ray's Inland Golf c.1914  

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Inland Golf

Ray, Edward


T. Werner Laurie Ltd.



xii, 234 + [10] ad pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs, including frontispiece with tissue-guard. 18.5x12 cm. (7¼x4¾"), original gilt-lettered red cloth. First Edition. 

At the time this book was written, man-made inland golf courses were looked upon skeptically by purists who believed golf should only be played on natural courses, situated next to the ocean and without trees. Ray, a British and American Open champion, appealed to the reader to accept the new, inland courses as valid tests of a golfer's abilities. Murdoch 624; D&M 31260; D&J R3280.

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Spine darkened slightly, mild rubbing to edges, one plate detached; very good.

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