First Edition of The Bogey Man; Inscribed by George Plimpton and Jack Nicklaus To Max Steele

  • The Bogey Man.

The Bogey Man.


Item Number: 5625

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968.

First edition of Plimpton’s classic work on golf. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, 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.

"Humorous but also agonizing and also unfailingly fascinating regardless of one's interest in golf. For the psychology of the sport--and this is what Mr. Plimpton is probing--there is nothing more revealing around" (The New York Times). Named by Travel & Leisure Golf Magazine as one of The 25 Best Golf Books Ever.

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