Sale 18BP02 | Lot 303

DALY, JAMES [pseud., GRAY, FRANK S. For Love & Bears. A Description of a Recent Hunting Trip with a Romantic Finale. A True Story.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 303
DALY, JAMES [pseud., GRAY, FRANK S. For Love & Bears. A Description of a Recent Hunting Trip with a Romantic Finale. A True Story.
Chicago: Frank S. Gray, 1886. Later brown cloth, morocco spine label on spine. 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches (23.6 x 19 cm); 139, [5] pp. ads, printed rectos only after typescript; profusely illustrated with reproductions of pencil sketches, with a mounted albumen print in cabinet card format of Grace Horton. Light binding wear, internally clean.
A curious and rather rare book, with an account of adventures on the plains from about 1870 on. The book presents itself as the original manuscript of a book rejected by "Messrs. Harper Century Scribner," with a rejection letter from that (portmanteau) publisher laid-in. Howes D-41; Ebestadt 115, 517; Phillips p. 93.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $1,062 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $1,062 (includes buyer's premium)

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