"THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS CONCERNING GOLF MAY BE MORE EASILY AND BETTER LEARNED IN AN ARM-CHAIR": VAILE'S THE SOUL OF GOLF, 1912
VAILE, P.A. The Soul of Golf. London: Macmillan, 1912. Octavo, original gilt-stamped green cloth, top edge gilt.
First edition, with 16 photographic illustrations, by one of the most popular golf writers of the early 20th century.
Contains chapters on "The Mystery of Golf," "The Function of the Eyes" and "The Literature of Golf." Donovan & Murdoch 38260.
The occasional spot of foxing, cloth clean, gilt bright. A near-fine copy.