New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. Very Good+. . Second Edition. Cloth. A smart Second Edition with minor rubbing, edgewear, and realtor's bookplate to front pastedown. Green cloth with gilt lettering, gilt midswing vignette, and gilt crossed clubs under title. No dust jacket. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and diagrams. Black-and-white photograph of the author as frontispiece with tissue guard. Two pages of ads; Travis was one of the great early American golfers. His purpose in writing Practical Golf was to to diffuse some practical knowledge of the "why and wherefore" of the the game. Practical Golfcontains chapters on stance and grip, putting, clubs, and an additional chapter on Hazards, as well as sections on the rules of golf as approved by the royal and ancient golf club of St. Andrews (1899) and a glossary of the technical terms used in connection with the game; B & W Photographs; [i-iv] v [vi-x], 1-251 [252-256] pages . (Inventory #: 130013)
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