First Edition of Gary Players First Book; Inscribed by Golfing Legends Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus
Gary Player’s Golf Secrets.
Item Number: 989
New York: Prentice Hall, 1962.
First edition of Player’s first book. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in an excellent near fine dust jacket. Inscribed by Gary Player on the title page and additionally inscribed by Jack Nicklaus to the same recipient on the front free endpaper.
Gary Player has won three Masters Tournaments, three British Opens, two PGA Championships, the U.S. Open in 1965, three Senior PGA Championships, two Senior U.S. Opens, three Senior British Opens and the Senior Players Championship in 1987.
Other Books by this Author
London: Cassel, 1966.
First British edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed “Best Wishes Gary Player” in a contemparary signature. Very good in an excellent dust jacket that shows light wear.
London: Sidgwick & Jackson Limited, 1991.
First British edition. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Best regards to Raymond Metcalf, my Champions Golf Club friend Gary Player 1996.” Fine in a fine jacket.
London: Collins, 1962.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author in a contemparary hand on the front free endpaper, “With Very Best Wishes Gary Player.” Very good in the original dust jacket that shows some wear to the crown.
New York: Prentice Hall, 1962.
First edition of Gary Player’s first book. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author opposite the half title page, “To Bill Roy Good luck with your game Gary Player 1-1-66.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1972.
First edition, early printing of the Solzhenitsyn’s epic novel of Russian history. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Alexander Solzhenitsyn on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design Guy Fleming. Translated by Michael Glenny.
First Edition of Inside the Economist's Mind; Signed by Economists Paul Samuelson, Robert Solow, Paul Volcker, Christopher Sims, Thomas Sargent and John Campbell
Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed on the title page by Paul Samuelson, Robert Solow, Paul Volcker, Christopher Sims, Thomas Sargent and John Campbell. These economists were interviewed for this volume. In near fine condition, without a dust jacket as issued. Rare and desirable.
New York: United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education, 1955.
First edition of this early Sendak title. Quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. In very good condition with light rubbing.
“The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there”: First Edition of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance; Signed by Robert Pirsig
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1974.
First edition of one of the most important and influential books written in the past half-century. Octavo, original half cloth. Lengthily inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front free endpaper, “Dear Mark Dillon Really happy to hear about your firm. I’m very strong on this region and will be thinking about your press. Robert M. Pirsig Apr 15, 1974.” Fine in a fine dust jacket .