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Rube Goldberg on Golf

Overview

This entertaining compendium brings together Rube Goldberg’s best golf cartoons. Goldberg’s fanciful “invention” drawings were a popular feature of magazines and newspapers in the early 20th century, and the full-color digitally mastered images created for this book bring the original black-and-white cartoons to vivid life on the page. His hilariously complicated solutions to golfers’ familiar problems such as “How to Get a Slow Foursome off the Green” and “Neglected Wives Take Action against Golfing Husbands” ...

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Overview

This entertaining compendium brings together Rube Goldberg’s best golf cartoons. Goldberg’s fanciful “invention” drawings were a popular feature of magazines and newspapers in the early 20th century, and the full-color digitally mastered images created for this book bring the original black-and-white cartoons to vivid life on the page. His hilariously complicated solutions to golfers’ familiar problems such as “How to Get a Slow Foursome off the Green” and “Neglected Wives Take Action against Golfing Husbands” will appeal to expert and amateur golfers as well as fans of Goldberg’s creative genius.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781888531077
  • Publisher: American Golfer, The
  • Publication date: 10/1/2014
  • Pages: 102
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Davis is the editor and publisher of the publishing company the American Golfer, best known for lavishly produced coffee-table books on the greats of the game, including Ben Hogan, Bobby Jones, Byron Nelson, and Jack Nicklaus. He is a member of the Golf Collector’s Society of America, provides historical commentary for the Golf Channel, and occasionally contributes to the New York Times. He lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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