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    1960 Bobby Jones Signed Book to His Personal Secretary. One of the great sportsmen of the twentieth century, Jones once dismissed plaudits rendered to him for taking a penalty stroke for an infraction during the US Open which nobody else had witnessed with the statement, "You may as well praise a man for not robbing a bank." Here we find a bold and spacious inscription from the author of Golf is My Game on the book's opening page, rating a splendid 9/10 in blue ink. His characteristic class and generosity are on display as he writes, "For Jean Marshall, In gratitude for all she did to keep things rolling and to get this book finished. Affectionately, Bob Jones, Oct. 6, 1960." The volume remains in marvelous condition, absent its dust jacket. An essential autograph for any quality golf collection. Letter of provenance from Jean Marshall family. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

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