“IT IS THE CONSTANT AND UNDYING HOPE FOR IMPROVEMENT THAT MAKES GOLF SO EXQUISITELYWORTH PLAYING”: First Edition of Bernard Darwin's Green Memories; In the Rare Original Dust Jacket

  • Green Memories.
  • Green Memories.
  • Green Memories.
  • Green Memories.

Green Memories.

Item Number: 78900

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1928.

First edition of the first volume of the author’s autobiographical trilogy. Octavo, original cloth. Illustrated with several plates from photographs, including frontispiece portrait of the author. An excellent example in the rare dust jacket with some light toning. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.

Green Memories is one of three autobiographies by Darwin, considered the greatest golf writer of all time. This book is widely considered one of Darwin’s finest works. “Thanks to Bernard, golf has acquired the sturdiest literature of any game. The best is Darwin’s… because he showed the writers who came after him how golf should be written” (H.W. Wind).