Longhurst, Henry (series Editor Howard Marshall)
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket
Edition: Third Edition
Publisher: London J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1947
Seller ID: 000379
An entertaining and technically robust description of the game of golf - from information about techniques (grip, swing, putting etc.) and the infrastructure of the game (caddies, betting, etiquette, women's golf[!]). There is also a section, added to the later edition, about different golf courses around the U.K. after the war and includes an interesting description of the tuition Longhurst gave to fellow soldiers when he was stationed in Blackpool during the war! It is fully illustrated with 33 pages of photographs and 16 diagrams. It is in very good condition. There are a few minor marks to the dust jacket and the book itself (binding and interior) is Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
GOLF, TECHNIQUE, LONGHURST, OPEN, COMPSTAN, GADD, SHUTE, HUMOUROUS, BLACKPOOL, GREEN DRIVE LYTHAM,