Basis of the Golf Swing

James FORREST

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Item#: 89879 price:$350.00

“THE FOUNDATION OF THE SWING IS… THE WRISTS”: FORREST ON GOLF, 1925

FORREST, James. The Basis of the Golf Swing. London: Thomas Murby, 1925. Slim octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $350.

First edition of this treatise on variation in golf swings, with 92 stop-action photographs of wrist, arm and body motions.

“I know that correct pivoting and a perfect sense of balance have their votaries,” Forrest acknowledges, “but I am convinced that the foundation of the swing is the manner in which the wrists turn in the downward swing.” Donovan & Murdoch 17020.

Price sticker to foot of dust jacket spine. Near-fine in a very nice, unrestored original dust jacket with light wear.

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