"There are always many people who say that golf cannot be learned from a book": First edition of P. A. Vaile's The New Golf
The New Golf.
Vaile, P. A.$175.00
Item Number: 88077
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1916.
First edition of P. A. Vaile’s authoritative manual of the game of golf. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panel, frontispiece engraving of Jerome D. Travers with tissue guard, illustrated with forty engravings from photographs. In near fine condition. A nice example.
American golf expert P. A. Vaile authored several books on professional golf featuring the finest players of the early 20th century. The New Golf features chapters on the practical aspects of golfing with photographs of Jerome D. Travers, Robert A. Gardner, and Harry Vardon demonstrating the ideal drive, stance and swing.