"The pleasures of golf are not measured by successes but by the love of the player for the game": First Edition of Golfing Legend J.H. Taylor's Golf: My Life's Work

  • Golf: My Life’s Work.

Golf: My Life’s Work.

Item Number: 24072

London: Jonathan Cape, 1943.

First edition of Taylor’s classic autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece, illustrated. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with a few small chips to the spine. Rare in the original dust jacket.

John Henry "J.H." Taylor was an English professional golfer and one of the pioneers of the modern game of golf. Taylor is considered to be one of the best golfers of all time. He was also a significant golf course architect. He was a member of the fabled Great Triumvirate of the sport in his day, along with Harry Vardon and James Braid, and he won The Open Championship five times.