New York: Thos. E. Wilson & Co.. Near Fine. 1921. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A most attractive first Edition/First Printing with minor rubbing to extremities. Green cloth with gilt lettering. No dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with sixty-five black-and-white photographs from the author's vast personal collection. Photo of Evans and his mother flanking the National Amateur and Open Championship trophies (the "Double Crown") he won in 1920. One ad for Wilson Golf Equipment at rear. Printed Christmas letter from Chick Evans laid in; A successful American amateur golfer of the 1910s and 1920s, Evans became the first amateur to win both the US Open and US Amateur (the "Double Crown") in one year, a feat he achieved in 1916 and repeated in 1920. During his legendary career Evans competed in 50 consecutive US Amatuers and was thrice selected to the Walker Cup team in 1922, 1924, and 1928, all while carrying only seven hickory-shafted clubs; B & W Photographs . (Inventory #: 130014)
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