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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT-COLONEL SIR HUGH LYON PLAYFAIR, PROVOST OF ST ANDREWS FROM 1842 - 1861

A biography of Sir Hugh Lyon Playfair who, as Provost of St Andrews, was closely involved in the revival of the Golf Links and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in the 1850s. Playfair was also a politician,

£600.00

THE BOBBY JONES STORY: FROM THE WRITINGS OF O.B. KEELER.

Biography of Bobby Jones, with a special foreword by Bernard Darwin. First UK Edition. 8vo. xxiii + 304pp. Profusely illustrated. No dust-wrapper. Good condition.

£8.00

DOWN THE FAIRWAY

Autobiography of American golfer Robert T. Jones who won the Grand Slam in 1930. Third impression. 8vo. 240pp. plus 24 pages of photos. Original green boards with heavy restoration to spine. A good copy.

£20.00

DOWN THE FAIRWAY

Autobiography of American golfer Robert T. Jones who won the Grand Slam in 1930. First edition. 8vo. 240pp. plus 24 pages of photos. Original green boards, heavily rubbed and bumped. Spine faded. Internally

£40.00

DRIVEN: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF NICK FALDO

Biography of the English golfer. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Very good condition.

£7.00

F.G. TAIT: A RECORD, BEING HIS LIFE, LETTERS, AND GOLFING DIARY

Golf book. With an introduction by Andrew Lang. Frederick Guthrie Tait (1870-1900) was born in Edinburgh, the son of a leading physicist and amateur golfer. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy and Sedbergh

£120.00

F.G. TAIT: A RECORD, BEING HIS LIFE, LETTERS, AND GOLFING DIARY

Golf book. With an introduction by Andrew Lang. Frederick Guthrie Tait (1870-1900) was born in Edinburgh, the son of a leading physicist and amateur golfer. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy and Sedbergh

£110.00

FAMOUS SCOTTISH LINKS AND OTHER GOLFING PAPERS

Golf book. Miller reminisces about the pleasures of playing over some of Scotland's most famous links, giving descriptions of the various courses, players and championships, as well as the histories of

£480.00

THE FIFTH ESTATE: THIRTY YEARS OF GOLF

A fascinating and wide-ranging account life in and around the US amateur golf scene in the 1910's. First Edition. Large 8vo. viii + 259pp. Portrait frontis, 15 plates. Original decorative green cloth,

£70.00

FIFTY YEARS OF GOLF

One of the best overviews of the development of golf as seen through the author's extensive experience in the game. First Edition. 8vo. 229pp + [16] catalogue to the rear. Green cloth, head and tail of

£140.00

GERALD MICKLEM - A LIFE IN GOLF

Illustrated golf biography of one of the most outstanding amateur players of all time, winning the English Amateur Championship in 1947 and 1953 and representing Europe four times in the Walker Cup, before

£90.00

THE GOLF COURSES OF OLD TOM MORRIS - A LOOK AT EARLY GOLF COURSE ARCHITECTURE

Golf biography of the great Scottish player, focusing on his designs which include surviving contributions to many of the great courses of today. Illustrated throughout with photographs and line drawings. 8vo.

£110.00

A GOLF STORY - BOBBY JONES, AUGUSTA NATIONAL, AND THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT

First published in 1986, a classic telling of the story of Augusta National and The Masters, with a focus on the great Bobby Jones with whom the author shared a close friendship. 8vo. 236pp. Dust-wrapper,

£6.00

GOLF WITH GREGSON

Autobiography of the young English golfer published following his best season in 1967. 1st edition. 8vo. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. A good copy.

£7.00

GOLF: MY LIFE'S WORK

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.

£100.00

GOLF: MY LIFE'S WORK

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.

£70.00

GRAND SLAM GOLF

South African Gary Player recounts his experiences in winning the Golf Grand Slam 4 major titles. 2nd edition, 8vo. 133pp. including tables, plus 24 pages of black and white photographs. Original pictorial

£3.00

GREAT GOLFERS IN THE MAKING: BEING AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNTS OF THE EARLY PROGRESS OF THE MOST CELEBRATED PLAYERS, WITH REFLECTIONS ON THE MORALS OF THEIR EXPERIENCE ...

Golf book. Experiences in the game, from such luminaries as John Low, Harold Hinton, Horace Hutchinson, J.E. Laidlay, Walter Travis, James Robb, Harry Vardon, James Braid, J.H. Taylor, Alexander Herd,

£80.00

THE GREATEST GAME OF ALL: MY LIFE IN GOLF.

Autobiography of golfing great, Jack Nicklaus. 1st UK edition. 8vo. 416pp. including black and white photos in-text throughout. Very good internally, apart from previous owner's name to front endpaper.

£25.00

GREEN MEMORIES

Golf book. The first instalment of Darwin’s autobiographical series.  First Edition. Large 8vo. 333pp. Portrait frontis, 7 plates. Original green cloth, titles in gilt lettering to the

£240.00

GREG NORMAN: THE BIOGRAPHY

Biography of the great Australian golfer. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Pricelipped, very good condition.

£5.00

HAROLD HILTON: HIS GOLFING LIFE AND TIMES

Golf book. Harold H. Hilton remains the only British amateur to have taken the Open twice or to have won the US Amateur. He later became the inaugural editor of Golf Monthly before taking over 

£48.00

HASTA SIEMPRE SEVE .... AN APPRECIATION BY THE EUROPEAN TOUR

A collection of tributes, photos and achievements of the great Spanish golfer who died in 2011. Paperback. 4to. 16pp. Very good condition.

£18.00

HEROES ALL: MY RYDER CUP STORY 2006

The 2006 Ryder Cup by one of the key members of the European team. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good condition.

£5.00

HOW WE WON THE RYDER CUP: THE CADDIES STORY

Golf book. The bag carriers' version of the highs and lows of the last decade of Ryder Cup competition. 8vo. 208pp. 16 colour plates. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£10.00

IN SEARCH OF TIGER: A JOURNEY THROUGH GOLF WITH TIGER WOODS

Biography of Tiger Woods. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Priceclipped, very good condition.

£5.00

IT WAS GOOD WHILE IT LASTED

Longhurst's account of his life as a golf writer and raconteur.  8vo. 342pp. Lavishly illustrated with frontis and 46 pages of photographs. Lacks dust jacket. Dark blue cloth covers with

£30.00

JACKLIN: THE CHAMPION'S OWN STORY

Early golfing autobiography. Jacklin was the first man to hold the British Open and the US Open concurrently since the legendary Ben Hogan in 1953. First Edition. 8vo. 192pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper,

£40.00

JACKLIN: THE CHAMPION'S OWN STORY

Early golfing autobiography. Jacklin was the first man to hold the British Open and the US Open concurrently since the legendary Ben Hogan in 1953. First Edition. 8vo. 192pp. 16 pages of photographs.

£7.00

JAMES BRAID

Golf biography of James Braid (1870-1950), a member of the Great Triumvirate alongside Harry Vardon and John Henry Taylor. He won The Open Championship five times and was a renowned golf course architect. First

£40.00

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