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The Art of Putting. by  Willie Park - First Edition - 1920 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 114874)

The Art of Putting.

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The Art of Putting.

by Park, Willie

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Edinburgh: J. & J. Gray & Company, 1920. First edition of the author's rare book on putting. Octavo, original cloth, top edge gilt, illustrated with plates from photographs. In very good condition, rebacked. First editions are rare. Willie Park was one of the top professional golfers of his era, winning The Open Championship twice. Park was also a successful golf equipment maker and golf writer, as one of the first professional players to write an instructors manual. In his later years, Park built a significant career as one of the world's best golf course architects.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
114874
Title
The Art of Putting.
Author
Park, Willie
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. & J. Gray & Company
Place of Publication
Edinburgh
Date Published
1920
Keywords
The Art of Putting First Edition Signed, Willie Park First Edition Signed
Bookseller catalogs
Sports and Leisure;

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
rebacked
having had the material covering the spine replaced. ... [more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages... [more]

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