DAI REES ON GOLF: Rees, Dai [David James, 1913-1983]


Rees, Dai [David James, 1913-1983]

Published by Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., London, 1959
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Small 4to. (26 cm.) 176p. Foreword by Bernard Darwin. Frontispiece black and white captioned photo plus 60 other black and white captioned photos. Green cloth with gilt letters and gilt decorations, including a golf club, on the spine and with his signature in gilt on the lower right corner of the front cover. Only hints of wear to extremities, cloth clean, gilt bright, just a touch of foxing at bottom of free endpapers, a hint of mustiness (but no water damage), else near fine to fine with all photos in fine condition and no internal markings. Dust jacket slightly shelfworn and slightly soiled, Front panel of dust jacket is a large black and white photo of Dai Rees holding a golf club and looking straight at the camera. David James Rees, CBE [1913¿1983] was one of Britain's leading golfers. Rees may best be remembered as the captain of the Great Britain Ryder Cup team which defeated the United States at Lindrick Golf Club in Yorkshire, England in 1957. It was the only defeat which the United States suffered in the competition between 1933 and 1985. This book "is not, as the author says, a ook for beginners, but it is full of wise hints for those whose education is already well-advanced." [from the Foreword]. Bookseller Inventory # 008067

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Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., London

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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