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Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping. by  Dr. Alister J. Introduction by H. S. Colt Mackenzie - First Edition - 1920 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 95900)

Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping.

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Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping.

by Mackenzie, Dr. Alister J. Introduction by H. S. Colt

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London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1920. Rare first edition of this important work on golf architecture by one of the world's most influential golf architects, Dr. Alister J. Mackenzie. Small octavo, original cloth, illustrated with photographs and maps. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket which shows chipping and rubbing. Rare and desirable in the original dust jacket. Dr. Alister J. Mackenzie "is recognized as the most influential golf course architect of the early twentieth century... Mackenzie's reputation was secured with the publication of his seminal work 'Golf Architecture,' in which he set forth 13 rules for successful design" (Murdoch, 477; D&M, 24890).

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
95900
Title
Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping.
Author
Mackenzie, Dr. Alister J. Introduction by H. S. Colt
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1920
Keywords
Dr. Alister J. Mackenzie First Edition, Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping First Edition

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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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