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Masters of the Links by  Geoff (editor) SHACKELFORD - Signed First Edition - 1997 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Masters of the Links

by SHACKELFORD, Geoff (editor)

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Chelsea. MI: Sleeping Bear Press, 1997. Hardcover. Small 4to. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xii, 243pp. Illustrations, maps, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/near fine. A handsome and tight first edition of what the front jacket panel subtitles "Essays on the Art of Golf and Course Design," boldly inscribed and signed by the editor on the title page: "For Paul and Saundra -- / Thanks for your support and / all your work for golf architecture! / Best, / Geoff Shackelford." Includes essays by such notables as Robert Tyre Jones Jr., Ben Crenshaw, Alistar MacKenzie, A.W. Tillinghast, Pete Dye and C.B. MacDonald.




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