Victoria, Australia: Thomson Wolveridge & Assoc, 1993. First Edition Limited #181 of 1000 copies. SIGNED by the author. Large 8vo. 150 pp. Illustrations, many in color. Foreword by G.P.H. Burgess; Prefaces by Peter W. Thomson and Don Lawrence. Green leatherette with gilt lettering; color plate mounted on front cover. A fine copy of an uncommon and important golf title. Item #21679
As Superintendent of Royal Melbourne 1935-1975,Crockford was in charge of Royal Melbourne's famed East and West courses for 40 years. "One is tempted to use the title 'Genius' for Claude Crockford but he would be the last one to assume such a mantle. This book is his manual of care and attention - his life's work and a magnificent achievement by a most uncommon man." - Preface.