Sale 18BP02 | Lot 330

HARROP, RENE and JORGENSEN, POUL and others A Book of Small Flies

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 330
HARROP, RENE and JORGENSEN, POUL and others A Book of Small Flies
. Arlington: Isaac Olegart, 1983. One of sixty sets, this number 26. Three volumes, two in publisher's brown morocco and one in wrappers, the three housed in the publisher's slipcase. 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 inches (7.25 x 5.5 cm); 105, [1] pp., with an etched hand-colored frontispiece initialled by Al Barker, several mounted feathers in text, the second volume constructed as a folding box containing eight mounted, labelled flies; the wrappered advance order acknowledgment with a further hand-colored etching, and with an inscription by the publisher. Fine.
This charming miniature on small flies includes two tied by Ernest Schwiebert, Poul Jorgensen, Rene Harrop and S.A. Neff, Jr.. Each discusses the flies they contributed in the text, and there is an introduction by John Merwin, and an essay on materials by Eric Leiser.

C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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