Divine Fury of James Braid : Professional Standard Bearer - Three Part Trilogy by George G. Payne. Published 2021. Three hardcover volumes with dust jackets, all brand new.
Three books: volume 1 is a detailed biography of Braid and his 270 pages, organized into 27 chapters. Volume 2 is 465 pages and covers EVERY tournament Braid ever played in, more than 1,100 in total. Volume 3 is 661 pages and covers his work as an architect. 1,396 pages in total across the three books. Meticulously researched and richly illustrated with black and white and color illustrations and photographs.
The author is a member of the R & A, Royal Lytham and Walton Heath. He had access to Braid's ledger books, which allowed him to do such detailed historical work.
This is the first biography of James Braid since Bernard Darwin's work in 1952.