Sale 18JJ02 | Lot 32

BLOMFIELD, JAMES Rod, Gun, and Palette in the High Rockies. Being a record of an Artist's Impressions in the Land of the Red Gods.

Catalogue: Hunting Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Lot Details

Lot 32
BLOMFIELD, JAMES Rod, Gun, and Palette in the High Rockies. Being a record of an Artist's Impressions in the Land of the Red Gods.
Chicago: W. E. Wroe, 1914. First edition (reportedly one of 25 copies). Original three quarters sheep over gilt lettered cloth. 10 1/4 x 7 inches; 116 pp.; color plates and in-text illustration. Binding slightly soiled and rubbed, slight abrasion to title and a pinhole at lower corner to title and first leaf, neat collector blindstamp of Joseph A. Sadony to head of title.
"Wroe, the publisher, invited Blomfield on this trip, and was probably host. Sketches of the participants are in the book, the text is in the form of a log kept by Blomfield, Rare" (Bruns). Bromfield was an English artist living in Chicago at the time of this expedition. Bruns B-180; Streeter 4129.


Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $343 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $343 (includes buyer's premium)

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Hunting Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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