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The Clubmaker's Art Antique Golf Clubs And Their History Hardcover

Ellis, Jeffery B.

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ISBN 10: 096530390X / ISBN 13: 9780965303903
Published by Zephyr Productions, 1997
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Lavishly photographed and designed, this 574 page book is definitely one of a kind. condition is as new, there are no signs of previous use. Now protected in a fresh Brodart cover to preserve its beautiful condition this book would make a lovely gift. Price includes shipping in the U.S., shipping outside of US will require extra postage. Bookseller Inventory # 002849

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Title: The Clubmaker's Art Antique Golf Clubs And ...

Publisher: Zephyr Productions

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition

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The Clubmaker's Art is the most complete, authoritative, and stunningly beautiful book ever produced on antique golf clubs. Eminent golf club collector, dealer, and historian, Jeffery Ellis leads you on an incredible journey into the minds and workshops of golf's greatest craftsmen, exploring the remarkable evolution of the equipment of the game. Sumptuously illustrated with 800 full-color photographs depicting more than 640 antique clubs, The Clubmaker's Art reveals the most astonishing array of sporting equipment ever assembled.

Exhaustively researched and impeccably documented, the text describes in rich detail more than 1000 rare and innovative clubs, and brings to life the fascinating artisans who created and used them. Combining insightful historical information with entertaining anecdotes and quotations, Ellis vividly captures the exquisite artistry of the game and its equipment.

The Clubmaker's Art is for everyone who loves the game of golf. It is an absolute necessity for collectors and students of the game. It will be the standard reference work in the field for decades to come and a treasured possession of everyone who owns it.

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The publication of this book is the culmination of a ten-year labor of love. During the course of researching antique golf clubs and early clubmaker's Ellis traveled around the world and spent many days in a multitude of librarys, from the National Library of Scotland to the Ralph Miller Golf Library in Industry Hills, California. The results of Ellis's researh - The Clubmaker's Art - celebrates the early clubmakers, their work, and the great game of golf.

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