First Edition of Gary Player's Golf Secrets; Inscribed by Him
Gary Player’s Golf Secrets.
Item Number: 20004
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.
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
First Edition of Gary Players First Book; Inscribed by Golfing Legends Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus
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.
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: 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: 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.
"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb": First Edition of Long Walk To Freedom; Signed and dated by Nelson Mandela
Boston: Little Brown, 1994.
First American edition of this classic autobiography that has went on to sell more than six million copies worldwide. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with photographs. Signed by the author, “Nelson Mandela 12.5.05” on the title page. It was signed in New York City by Mandela during a visit upon receipt of an honorary doctorate from Amherst College. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1970.
First edition of Sendak’s classic work. Boldly signed by Maurice Sendak on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine first-issue price-clipped dust jacket with the correct code. The Caledecott medal is adhered to the front panel.
"Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated": First Edition of Arnold Palmer's My Game and Yours; Signed by Him
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1965.
First edition of Palmer’s second book. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated throughout. Boldly signed by Arnold Palmer on a bookplate adhered to the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear. Jacket design by Paul Bacon.
"Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere": First Edition of Elie Wiesels Classic Work Night; Signed by Him
London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1960.
First British edition of Wiesel’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Foreword by Francois Mauriac. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by Elie Wiesel on the front free endpaper. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp example.