Paul Skellett & Simon Weitzman: Golf
Wonderland Publications, Derbyshire, England, Captain's Edition of 2,100, published in 2012, 584 pp, 1000 plus illustrations and photographs, 160gsm art paper, bound in leather with gold block and gilding, signed and individually numbered by the authors. This one, numbered 1821, The Tom Morris Edition, containing a special 315gsm archive paper print from the book of Old Tom, also signed and numbered by the authors/artist.
The successful bidder will also have an extensive list of 'numbers' to chose from such as 1413 The St Andrews Edition; 1744 The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers Edition; 1975 Tiger Woods Edition etc and the publishers will replace with a preferred number from the list.
13 x 11 inches
GOLF was launched at the Masters in April 2012 retailing at £395 for general collectable numbers with auctions on particular special edition numbers. Bob Bubka, golf broadcaster and presenter, 'There have been thousands of books on golf over the years, but this one truly captures the soul and spirit of the game.'
The book contains many original art pieces, rare and never seen before photographs and illustrations, collected from famous Clubs and unique archive collections, including images and original paintings of Bobby Jones, Arnold Palmer, Alister MacKenzie, Tom Morris, Mark McCormack, Jack Nicklaus, Tony Jacklin, Colin Montgomerie There are further contributions from the PGA, PGAs of Europe, European Tour, IMG and Golf 20/20. It also features over 50 professional golf and celebrity contributors, whose lives golf has touched, including Marco Pierre White, the Michelin star chef, David L Simon, the former head of Dreamworks, Fox Network and Buena Vista, rock star Alice Cooper, Augusta National photographer and archivist, Frank Christian and world famous coach, David Leadbetter. Rare and restored landscape images include Cypress Point, St Andrews, Augusta National, and many more.