Small snag to top of spine, rear hinge is starting to separate.Warmly inscribed and signed by "Bob Jones" signed also by fellow golfer "Perry Adair" and " Charlie Black". Unique copy signed by Jones warmly to a Georgia friend Martha McCrea Clifford } Dangler at their engagement party in Atlanta in 1927. Perry Adair and Charlie Black are two fellow amateur Georgia golfers who played with Jones in his early years ,ana all three are members of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: DOWN THE FAIRWAY
Publisher: MINTON BALCH AND COMPANY
Publication Date: 1927
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Minton, Balch & Company, New York, 1927. Signed Limited edition, preceding the first trade edition of what is 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 by Jones beneath his frontispiece. Octavo, original half vellum over green cloth, gilt titles to the spine, top edge gilt, frontispiece, illustrated. Foreword by Grantland Rice. In fine condition. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. "Jones left an enduring legacy of athletic prowess and exemplary personal characteristics. No one is likely to break his records of 13 U.S. and British national championships, and four in one year (he won the U.S. Open a total of four times, the U.S. Amateur five times, the British Open three times, and the British Amateur one time) The Masters seems to have a secure place in the pantheon of golf; and the name Bobby Jones will continue to represent the highest standards of amateurism, sportsmanship and self-mastery" (ANB). Seller Inventory # 83088