Sale 18JJ01 | Lot 112

GREY, ZANE Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona.

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

Lot Details

Lot 112
GREY, ZANE Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona.
Black leather album containing approximately 611 photographs mounted to card sheets, the front blank inscribed by Grey in characteristic purple ink "To R.C. and Reba/who helped blaze the Z.G. Trail/from/Zane Grey," the cover of the album with notations in white and yellow. The images each approximately 3 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches (9 x 14 cm); the album 9 1/2 x 25 inches (25 x 39 cm), housed in a fine green morocco backed clamshell case. The covers nearly detached, some toning to edges, one image neatly excised, the contents fine overall.
A fine album prepared by Zane Grey for his brother R.C. In the hundreds of photographs Grey and party are seen on horseback and in camp, playing with cubs, around Catalina, on ship and fishing in the Pacific. The album concludes with a series of images of Arizona and the Southwest, with images of early automobiles, the party on horseback, in camp, etc. Provenance: by report descended through the family of Zane Grey; sold Bonhams, 13 February 2011, lot 2186.


Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $875 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $875 (includes buyer's premium)

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Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 12pm EDT