"GOOD, SOLID FUNDAMENTALS": FIRST EDITION OF MY 55 WAYS TO LOWER YOUR GOLF SCORE, 1964, INSCRIBED BY JACK NICKLAUS
NICKLAUS, Jack. My 55 Ways to Lower Your Golf Score… With Drawings by Francis Golden. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1964). Quarto, original half white cloth, yellow paper boards, original dust jacket. $750.
First edition of Nicklaus' unique and informative volume of 55 illustrated lessons that touch "upon literally every type of golf shot or situation," boldly inscribed on the photographic title page by him, "To J— Good Golfing Jack Nicklaus," with numerous color and black-and- white illustrations, in colorful dust jacket.
"Considered by many the greatest amateur golfer since Bobby Jones… Nicklaus won the Masters six times and the U.S. Open four times, the British Open three times and the PGA Championship five times" (Columbia University Press). "This book has 55 lessons, each complete in itself and each fully explained in the text and related drawings on each double-spread page." "First Printing" on copyright page. Donovan & Murdoch 65020.
Mere trace of foxing to verso of bright dust jacket. A fine copy.