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James P. Lee
Golf in America: A Practical Manual
Dodd Mead. Lee, James P. Golf in America: A Practical Manual. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1895. First edition, original decorative yellow cloth, stamped and lettered in silver and green. Frontispiece. Illustrated with plates from photographs, wood engravings, tables, and a map of Shinnecock Hills Golf Club Links. 12mo. Boards and top edge soiled, ex-library copy with stamps and old adhesives to spine and interior; ex libris to front pastedown, some spotting to gutter. A tight copy. First Edition of one of the earliest books written about golf in America. Lee details the migration of golf and includes profiles of important early clubs. The book came out the same year that the first U.S. official championships were conducted, and with the U.S.G.A. having been formed the year before, golf was quickly beginning to catch on in America. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Neverland Books [waalre, Netherlands]
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