Tiburon, California. Wood River Publishing. 1990.
Color illustrated, 155 pages plus 1 page index, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. As new condition - still in original plastic wrapping. The book opens with a concise history of golf, tracing the sport from its Scottish origins and dissemination through the British Empire to its current popularity in the United States. The rest of the volume is devoted to color reproductions of visual representations of golf in magazines and advertisements and on postcards. It's an impressive collection of attractive artwork from the 19th and 20th centuries, showing the fashions of the day and the changing cultural connotations of a sport both aspirational and democratic. Item #55147