Autobiography of JH Taylor, with an introduction by Bernard Darwin. The author was the first British player to win the Open, in 1894, and won it five times in total, making him one of the great Triumvirate. One of the few golf titles to be published during the war.
First Edition. Small 8vo. 236pp on poor quality paper (wartime restrictions). Frontispiece (the author with WG Grace) Internally very good plus, clean and bright throughout. In the original red cloth, lightly tanned spine else very good. Small attractive Foyles' sticker to lower left hand corner of front pastedown. Bears the ownership signature of noted golfing writer Peter Allen, dated year of publication. An exceedingly clean bright and square copy of this very scarce title. [D&M, 36410]