Lot 33 of 539:
Rod, Gun, and Palette in the High Rockies  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

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

Author:
Blomfield, James

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
W.E. Wroe

Date:
1914

Description:

Illustrated with four full color plate illustrations and numerous other drawings. 26x17 cm (10¼x6¾"), tan half-sheep, paper boards with lettering in gilt. One of 25 copies.

The book was limited to only 25 copies published for members of the expedition in which Blomfield, an English artist resident in Chicago, participated, along with Wroe and several others. Rare. Bruns B180. Inscribed by publisher "To My Friend, Herbert Templeton, with whom I have spent many pleasant hours... I wish a merry Xmas, W.E. Wroe"


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Sheep is rubbed, wear along tender joints and fraying at ends of spine and corners of boards, some wear to paper boards; hinges cracked, some marginal foxing and toning, interior bright throughout; very good.


 
Item number:
311142
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