Ballater, Royal Deeside, Scotland: Glengarden Press, 2008. 384p 1st edition. St Andrews edition, limited edition, unspecified number published in cloth. Colour plates, illustrated end papers.
The Full leather subscribers edition of 87 copies and the quarter leather Keeper of the Green edition of 395 copies sold out along time ago.
Fifteen years in the making, painstaking detailed research, the obvious delight the authors found in producing this book shines through on every superbly designed page.
Masterpiece, the life and times of Tom Morris and St Andrews. Tom Morris's importance in the development of golf along with The Open Championship and course design cannot be underestimated. It is hard to imagine golf today would be what it is without Tom's contribution.
Voted, "Best golf book of the year" 2008, winning the U.S.G.A's Herbert Warren Wind award. Without doubt the best book of the first two decades of the 21st Century.
Beautifully designed by multi-award winning graphic designer Chic Harper, containing many colour images of art, photographs, maps and ephemera. High quality reproductions of rare art and artefacts throughout depicting the famous golfer and related material.
Modern cornerstone of any serious golf book collection.
Please note the book weights 2.5 kilos and will carry a £10.00 postage surcharge. New. Item #8978