in 1997, the first edition of The
Clubmaker's Art received widespread
acclaim. Golf World listed it among the
top 10 golf books of the 20th century. Travel
and Leisure Golf called it the
"heavyweight champion-literally" and included it
on a list of the top 25 golf books ever written.
It won the prestigious Murdoch Medal, awarded in
Great Britain for outstanding achievement in
The best is now bigger and better. The
Clubmaker's Art - Second Edition Revised and
Expanded consists of 784 pages in two
volumes in a slipcase. It includes every club
found in the first edition plus 220 more. The
page size is 20% larger than the first
edition. The complete set weights 15 pounds 9
ounces, twice that of the first edition.
All the original images have been redone, and
over 400 new images have been added. All the
layouts have been reworked and extensive new
information has been included. Many
exceedingly rare and historically important
clubs have been added to every chapter in the
book. The section on fakes and replicas is
five times as large as that in the first
Only 2800 regular edition sets, complete with
slipcase and dustjackets will be sold. In total,
this is around half of the entire production run
of the first edition.
The Clubmaker's Art - Revised and Expanded
is the most complete, in-depth book on antique
golf clubs ever written. Over 1,250 pictures
illustrate over 850 clubs selected from among
the most valuable, historical, and rare
antique clubs in the world. Hundreds of others
are described and identified. The text,
written after extensive research in the United
States and the United Kingdom, documents not
only the clubs but also their makers and
users. Original source material is quoted
best is now bigger and better."
1997 first edition on left,
Revised and Expanded edition Two Volume
Set on right)
Every Jeff Ellis Golf Auction first-time winning bidder with an invoice totaling over $100 will also win a set of THE CLUBMAKERS ART Second Edition in Two-Volumes with slipcase, a $275 value.
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Clubmaker's Art and may not be duplicated or
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