First edition of Dr. Alister J. Mackenzie's Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping; in the rare original dust jacket
Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping.
Mackenzie, Dr. Alister J. Introduction by H. S. Colt.$2,500.00
Item Number: 95900
London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1920.
Rare first edition of this important work on golf architecture by one of the world’s most influential golf architects, Dr. Alister J. Mackenzie. Small octavo, original cloth, illustrated with photographs and maps. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket which shows chipping and rubbing. Rare and desirable in the original dust jacket.
Dr. Alister J. Mackenzie "is recognized as the most influential golf course architect of the early twentieth century... Mackenzie's reputation was secured with the publication of his seminal work 'Golf Architecture,' in which he set forth 13 rules for successful design" (Murdoch, 477; D&M, 24890).