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There are many rare golf books available in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Some of the books are rare instruction manuals and others are obscure novels about the sport. Many of the antique and rare golf books in the Biblio Rare Book Room feature glorious illustrations and hand crafted bindings. Some of the rare golf books are singed, and you should be sure to read the listings carefully to get all the details about the rare and antique books about golf in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf SIGNED by Hogan, Ben (with Herbert Warren Wind)

New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1957. Possible First printing. Hardcover, no DJ. *SIGNED BY ARNOLD PALMER and JACK NICKLAUS. Good+ copy. Presumed 1st/1st (Barnes was notoriously inconsistent on printing statements, and did not explicitly state first edition...

From Refuge Books: Used & Rare



Chatto & Windus. London.,1935. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.1 inches). Illustrated with cartoon view of a golf course to both sets of endpaper, printed in green. Line drawings throughout the text. A very good copy in the publishers green cloth with gilt l...

From Paul Foster Books


The Legend of Bagger Vance - Signed by Pressfield, Steven

William Morrow & Company. Hardback. Fine/Fine. 1. 1995. Hardback. Fine. First Edition. First Print. Authors first book. Basis for the Robert Redford movie, with the same name. Movie starred Will Smith and Matt Damon. Signature only by author on the titl...

From Bodacious Books



Macmillan & Co. London.,1899. Third printing. 4to. (8.5 x 6.4 inches). The so called "cheap reissue". Originally issued in a privately printed edition in 1875, this important new printing adds the new rules of Golf, as adopted by the Royal and Ancient and...

From Paul Foster Books


Golf Scotland's Game by David Hamilton

The St. Andrews Edition, copy 74/350. Bound in full-grained Morocco at the Fine Bindery, Wellingborough, with special end-papers and hand-stamped bookmark. Inside edition statement page has slight rippling.The Links, Ancient Sport, Noble Golf, History o...

From Tracy Steel


FIFTY YEARS OF GOLF: MY MEMORIES. By Andra Kirkaldy of St. Andrews. Told to Clyde Foster by KIRKALDY. ANDRA

T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. London. 1921. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 6 inches). Illustrated with 21 mono photos on 16 plates. Four pages of adverts at end of book. Neat ink stamp of Kent & Canterbury hospital on the front blank free endpaper but no other stamps o...

From Paul Foster Books


How I Play Golf by Tiger Woods

NY: Warner Books, 2001. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Warner Books, 2001, first printing. folio, 9 1/2" x 11 1/4", 306pp., numerous color illustrations throughout, fold-out section on techinque of the swing. Fine in fin...

From The Wild Muse


Golf: A Royal and Ancient Game. by Clark, Robert. (Harry Vardon)

London: Macmillan and Co, 1899. Third edition of this rare and early work on golf. Quarto, original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, gilt vignette to the front panel, top edge gilt. Illustrated with numerous plates from photographs and wood engra...

From Raptis Rare Books


Down the Fairway: The Golf Life and Play of Robert T. Jones, Jr. by Jones, Robert (Bobby) T., Jr. and Keeler, O.B

New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1927. Signed Limited edition, preceding the first trade edition of what many consider the greatest golf book of the 20th century. One of 300 numbered copies, signed by both Robert T. Jones and O.B. Keeler, and again...

From Raptis Rare Books


Rules of the Thistle Hill Golf Club by John Cundell and Robert Chambers

Limited Edition, Near Fine, Two Book Set in Taupe-colored Slip Cover. (See Photos)Set No. 182 of 1900 as stated at end of books.Rules of The Thistle Golf Club, ISBN 0-941774-02-3by John Cundell, A Facsimile of the 1824 Edition, Book No. 182Chambers: A F...

From Tracy Steel


Picture Analysis Of Golf Strokes: A Complete Book Of Instruction by Barnes, James M

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1919. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Photographs By L. F. Deming. 252 Pp. Green Cloth, Gilt. First Printing With 1919 Date On Title And Copyright Pages, No Additional Printing Indicated....

From Arroyo Seco Books


The Silver Cleek by John Campbell Haywood

New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1908. First Edition.. Hardcover. very good Plus/No Jacket. Gordon Grant. Copyright date 1908, first edition, first printing. Purple cloth over boards with silver lettering and design on the front and on the spine, a lady a...

From mclinhavenbooks


Collecting Golf Books 1743-1938. [At head of title:] Aspects of Book Collecting by (Connett, Eugene V., 3rd) Hopkinson, Cecil

London: Constable, 1938. First edition. 56 pp., interleaved. 1 vols. 12mo. Original orange cloth. Fine copy, with the bookplate of Eugene V. Connett 3rd. First edition. 56 pp., interleaved. 1 vols. 12mo. One of a series, "Aspects of Book-Collecting", th...

From James Cummins Bookseller


The Mystery of Golf: A brief Account of Games in generall: their Origine; Antiquitie; & Rampancie: and of the game ycleped Golfe in particular [etc.] by Haultain, Arnold

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, printed at The Riverside Press, 1908. First edition, no. 276 of 440 copies. Printed in red and black. 152, [2] pp. 1 vols. Sm 8vo. Original cloth-backed decorated paper over boards. Fresh, clean copy, just about fin...

From James Cummins Bookseller


HUMOURS OF GOLF by Robinson, W. Heath

London: Methuen & Co, 1923. First edition. Book with minor edge wear and soil but VG, dust jacket chipped and soiled, the folds reinforced with archival tape. First edition. Quarto. x, 50p. Illustrated throughout by W. Heath Robinson. Bound in original ...

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