Lot # 51: Scotland’s Gift: Golf Signed Limited Ed by C.B. Macdonald w/ Rare Slipcase

Category: Books

Starting Bid: $500.00

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Item was in Auction "2024 Masters Week Auction",
which ran from 4/3/2024 8:00 PM to
4/13/2024 8:00 PM

Offered here is a truly special book - a signed 1928 Limited First Edition (#137 of 260) of Scotland's Gift: Golf by Charles Blair Macdonald. Of course, nobody accepted that gift of golf and fostered it in America like C.B. MacDonald, who is widely recognized as the Father of American Golf Course Architecture. The book contains a very high grade C.B. Macdonald autograph. 

The book covers the spread of golf (prominently featuring himself) in the United States from its beginnings in the early 1890s to 1927, when golf grew to some 4,000 courses in the country. It devotes several chapters to four of C.B. Macdonald's courses, and gives his design philosophy. The book displays in very good condition and includes the exceptionally rare (it is one of the only we've ever seen) slip case. This also contains 3 additional color plates not found in the trade edition.

Very good condition. Spine of the slipcase is separated from the rest of the slipcase, and should be reattached professionally.