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Wentworth: A Host of Happy Memories

by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh (Foreword); Bernerd, Elliott (Intro)

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


U.K.: Wentworth Club Limited, 1993. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound copy. Bound in dark green cloth hardcover, gilt titled on spine. Short closed tear to jacket at top of rear flap fold, else fine. A thorough and fascinating history of Britain's prestigious private golf club generously illustrated with photos (both B&W and color). The book includes descriptions of the courses, a chapter on the professionals who served at Wentworth, and also chapters on the Ryder Cup, the Curtis Cup and the Canada Cup and in the then new owner, Elliott Bernerd. 7 x 10-1/2"; 168 pages. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to.
  • Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004824
  • Title: Wentworth: A Host of Happy Memories
  • Author: HRH the Duke of Edinburgh (Foreword); Bernerd, Elliott (Intro)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0952159503
  • ISBN 13: 9780952159506
  • Publisher: Wentworth Club Limited
  • Place: U.K.
  • Date published: 1993
  • Keywords: Golf; Ryder Cup
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports & Recreation;
  • Size: 4to

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