Jones, Robert Tyre ("Bobby"), and O. B. Keeler
DOWN THE FAIRWAY: THE GOLF LIFE AND PLAY OF ROBERT T. JONES, JR. NEW YORK: MINTON, BALCH, 1927
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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Jones, Robert Tyre ("Bobby"), and O. B. Keeler
DOWN THE FAIRWAY: THE GOLF LIFE AND PLAY OF ROBERT T. JONES, JR. NEW YORK: MINTON, BALCH, 1927
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
JUMP TO LOT

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Jones, Robert Tyre ("Bobby"), and O. B. Keeler
DOWN THE FAIRWAY: THE GOLF LIFE AND PLAY OF ROBERT T. JONES, JR. NEW YORK: MINTON, BALCH, 1927
8vo. Photogravure frontispiece of Jones signed by him, photographic plates; small offset stain from something formerly laid in on pages 156 & 157. Publisher's half vellum over green buckram, front gilt cover with an emblematic vignette of Jones, green endpapers, top edges gilt, others uncut; spine lightly discolored and with two small ink marks. Publisher's board slipcase with printed paper label; a bit soiled and worn.
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Catalogue Note

Edition de Luxe, number 294 of 300 copies signed by Jones and Keeler. Down the Fairway was published when Jones was 25 and had already won seven major championships. The forward is by Grantland Rice.

The Maurice Neville Collection of Modern Literature (Part III)

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