“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.