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There are many rare golf books available in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Some of the books are rare instruction manuals and others are obscure novels about the sport. Many of the antique and rare golf books in the Biblio Rare Book Room feature glorious illustrations and hand crafted bindings. Some of the rare golf books are singed, and you should be sure to read the listings carefully to get all the details about the rare and antique books about golf in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf SIGNED by Hogan, Ben (with Herbert Warren Wind)

New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1957. Possible First printing. Hardcover, no DJ. *SIGNED BY ARNOLD PALMER and JACK NICKLAUS. Good+ copy. Presumed 1st/1st (Barnes was notoriously inconsistent on printing statements, and did not explicitly state first edition...

From Refuge Books: Used & Rare


The American Golfer. (18 issues from 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936) by Rice, Grantland, ed

NY: Conde Nast, 1933-36, 1933. Folios. 18 issues: 1933 -- January, February, August, September, October and December. 1934 -- October. 1935 -- January, April through December. 1936 -- January. All but one issue (October 1934) contain articles by Robert T....

From Thomas Dorn ABAA


HUMOURS OF GOLF by Robinson, W. Heath

London: Methuen & Co, 1923. First edition. Book with minor edge wear and soil but VG, dust jacket chipped and soiled, the folds reinforced with archival tape. First edition. Quarto. x, 50p. Illustrated throughout by W. Heath Robinson. Bound in original...

From First Folio


The Silver Cleek by John Campbell Haywood

New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1908. First Edition.. Hardcover. very good Plus/No Jacket. Gordon Grant. Copyright date 1908, first edition, first printing. Purple cloth over boards with silver lettering and design on the front and on the spine, a lady a...

From mclinhavenbooks


Local Thunder by Collier, Basil

London: Heinemann. NF/NF. 1936. 1st English Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. A mystery about saving the Bunthorne Gold Club and its golf course from a rich developer of devious manner, told in the British cosy manner. Extremely well preserved, both bo...

From Authors & Artists



Macmillan & Co. London.,1899. Third printing. 4to. (8.5 x 6.4 inches). The so called "cheap reissue". Originally issued in a privately printed edition in 1875, this important new printing adds the new rules of Golf, as adopted by the Royal and Ancient and...

From Paul Foster Books


Drives and Puts: A Book of Golf Stories by Camp, Walter and Brooks, Lilian

Boston: L.C. Page, 1899. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Collaboration of the "father of American football" and a leading woman golfer, outspoken on the importance of women's physical development and unfettered opportunity. ------...

From Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA]


The Legend of Bagger Vance - Signed by Pressfield, Steven

William Morrow & Company. Hardback. Fine/Fine. 1. 1995. Hardback. Fine. First Edition. First Print. Authors first book. Basis for the Robert Redford movie, with the same name. Movie starred Will Smith and Matt Damon. Signature only by author on the titl...

From Bodacious Books



Chatto & Windus. London.,1935. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.1 inches). Illustrated with cartoon view of a golf course to both sets of endpaper, printed in green. Line drawings throughout the text. A very good copy in the publishers green cloth with gilt l...

From Paul Foster Books


Uncle James's Golf Match by Sapper

Hodder & Stoughton, No date. Edition Unstated. Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Size: 16mo (very small). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and ...

From Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books


GOLF. Being a short treatise for the use of young people who aspire to proficiency n the Royal and Ancient game. With a foreword by Bernard Darwin and a new preface by the Author by COTTON. T. HENRY

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1939. Sixth Edition. Originally published in 1931. Signed by Cotton below his printed portrait photo on the frontispiece "Henry Cotton. Upton 1942". Aside from the frontis there are 10 full page mono photo plates. A clean cop...

From Paul Foster Books


The Australian Golfer by Soutar

Sydney NSW: Angus & Robertson, 1906. First edition. Hardcover Very Good. Frontis (photo) 260pp + 75 plates + includes rare transparency overlay(1) + text diagrams. Comprehensive early book on Australian Golf. Text very good & complete. t.e.g., Foxing fi...

From B.W. Peade. Bookseller


TAYLOR ON GOLF Impressions, Comments and Hints by Taylor, J. H

London: Hutchinson & Co.. Very Good. 1902. Second Edition. Hardcover. Clean green original cloth decorated with gilt. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. (i-viii) 338pp. Pictorial frontispiece. Illustrated with 48 photographic illustratio...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


Picture Analysis Of Golf Strokes: A Complete Book Of Instruction by Barnes, James M

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1919. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Photographs By L. F. Deming. 252 Pp. Green Cloth, Gilt. First Printing With 1919 Date On Title And Copyright Pages, No Additional Printing Indicated....

From Arroyo Seco Books


TAYLOR ON GOLF. Impressions, Comments, and Hints. Fifth edition with new club directory, latest revised rules and lists of championships by TAYLOR. J. H

Hutchinson & Co. London. 1911. REVISED EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.4 inches). Illustrated with "forty-eight illustrations almost entirely from photographs specially taken for the work". Some foxing throughout, mostly to the margins, but still a...

From Paul Foster Books


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