New York: Dodd. Mead & Company, 1936. xvii, 423 pp. Foreword by Grantland Rice. Illustrated with numerous plates from photos and facsimiles, a few maps, frontispiece facsimile of David R. Forgan's tribute to golf. (Large 8vo) original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, original slipcase with paper cover label. No. 17 of 355 hand-numbered copies. First Edition.
Signed by Martin on the limitation page, as issued. This is one of the outstanding American golf books, a comprehensive look back over the years which contains many wonderful pictures, including reproductions of the very early golf references in the American press. Mr. Martin was an outstanding golf writer and contributed many books to the library of golf. Murdoch 493; D&M 25510; D&J M11050.
Very unusual in slipcase. Slipcase rubbed; light wear to volume; very good. Item #4887