Nautical Lays of a Landsman.
Item Number: 657
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1904.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a good dust jacket with some chips and tears. Illustrated with plates by Peter Newell.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968.
First edition of Plimpton’s classic work on golf. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, “For Great Max another wild effusion- George.” The recipient was Max Steele, who along with Plimpton started The Paris Review. Additionally inscribed by golf legend Jack Nicklaus on the front free endpaper to the same recipient, Max Steele. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Korn. A unique example.
“GOLF IS A GAME THAT IS PLAYED ON A FIVE-INCH COURSE - THE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOUR EARS”: FIRST EDITION OF THE BOBBY JONES STORY; INSCRIBED BY BOBBY JONES
Atlanta: Tupper & Love, 1953.
First edition of this biography on the legendary golfer Bobby Jones. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly inscribed by Bobby Jones on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing and darkening to the spine. Rare and desirable signed by Bobby Jones.
"The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead; never let up": First Edition of The Education of a Tennis Player; Inscribed by Rod Laver
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971.
First edition of the tennis legend’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Rod Laver on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket showing only light wear.
New York: Assouline, 2016.
First edition. Quarto, original boards, over 100 color photographs. Signed by Ken Gross; the photographer George Saitas; the car owner, Jeff Lotman; and the car restorer, Bruce Canepa. Fine in a fine dust jacket with the shipping box.