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About valuablebook

Valuable Book Group specializes in rare, collectible and valuable golf books. We are avid collectors ourselves obsessed not only with playing the game, but also its history and the literature of the game.

Golf: The Impossible Collection

What does golf have in common with Andy Warhol and Rene Magritte? Well, until now, nothing, but Assouline Publishing in New York changed that last year with the publication of a new golf book. Assouline is a niche publisher based

Golf: The Impossible Collection

What does golf have in common with Andy Warhol and Rene Magritte? Well, until now, nothing, but Assouline Publishing in New York changed that last year with the publication of a new golf book. Assouline is a niche publisher based

Frank Stableford : A Life in Golf, Medicine and War

Dubbed “The Patron Saint of hackers everywhere,” a new book detailing the life of Frank Stableford was published last year by Ryan Publishing in Victoria, Australia. The 236-page book follows the 88-year life span of this accomplished surgeon and avid

Frank Stableford : A Life in Golf, Medicine and War

Dubbed “The Patron Saint of hackers everywhere,” a new book detailing the life of Frank Stableford was published last year by Ryan Publishing in Victoria, Australia. The 236-page book follows the 88-year life span of this accomplished surgeon and avid

Discovering Alex Russell : The Man and His Legacy

Who is the most under-rated and underappreciated architect of the last century? A strong case can be made that it is Alex Russell. Six years ago, I played a delightful round of golf on the Paraparaumu Beach golf course near

Discovering Alex Russell : The Man and His Legacy

Who is the most under-rated and underappreciated architect of the last century? A strong case can be made that it is Alex Russell. Six years ago, I played a delightful round of golf on the Paraparaumu Beach golf course near

Herbert Warren Wind’s Sunday Golf in Japan

We recently obtained a copy of the 1957 Canada Cup program held at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Tokyo. We thought it would be an interesting read with the Olympic golf event returning to Japan in 2020 at this C.H.

Herbert Warren Wind’s Sunday Golf in Japan

We recently obtained a copy of the 1957 Canada Cup program held at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Tokyo. We thought it would be an interesting read with the Olympic golf event returning to Japan in 2020 at this C.H.

The Los Angeles Country Club

Close your eyes and conjure up a mental image of Los Angeles. I’m guessing it was a sprawling metropolis with tons of freeways, glass, steel, and cars? That is certainly my mental image after having spent considerable time visiting the

The Los Angeles Country Club

Close your eyes and conjure up a mental image of Los Angeles. I’m guessing it was a sprawling metropolis with tons of freeways, glass, steel, and cars? That is certainly my mental image after having spent considerable time visiting the

Berckmans Place Augusta National Book

If you went to your banker or a private equity firm to ask for money and told them you wanted it to fund a retail store that would only be open seven days a year you would be laughed out

Berckmans Place Augusta National Book

If you went to your banker or a private equity firm to ask for money and told them you wanted it to fund a retail store that would only be open seven days a year you would be laughed out

An American Caddie in St. Andrews

I’m a little late to the party, having just finished Oliver Horovitz’s An American Caddie in St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, and Looping on the Old Course which was published in 2013. It is the delightful story of how Horovitz

An American Caddie in St. Andrews

I’m a little late to the party, having just finished Oliver Horovitz’s An American Caddie in St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, and Looping on the Old Course which was published in 2013. It is the delightful story of how Horovitz