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Auction: Auction 09.06.1993
was auctioned on: 9 June 1993
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DERRYDALE PRESS. JENNINGS, PRESTON J. A Book of Trout Flies. New York [1935]. 2 vols., 8vo, half green levant morocco gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, text vol.: g.e., others uncut, unopened, second vol. a matching morocco-backed box containing wet and dr...

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Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000
Price realised:  US$3,450
Lot number 98, Views: 36

DERRYDALE PRESS. JENNINGS, PRESTON J. A Book of Trout Flies. New York [1935]. 2 vols., 8vo, half green levant morocco gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, text vol.: g.e., others uncut, unopened, second vol. a matching morocco-backed box containing wet and dry flies, joints and extremities of backstrip worn, green buckram slipcase, a bit rubbed . LIMITED EDITION, no. 5 of 25 copies of the "De Luxe" issue with the box of flies, from an edition of 875, signed by the author and illustrator on the half-title, by Herman T. Spieth after the foreword and by Eugene V. Connett after the afterword, title in green and black, photographic halftone frontispiece, 12 lithographed plates, of which 7 hand-colored, by Alma W. Froderstrom, lettered tissue guards printed in green, 12 wet flies and 18 dry flies mounted in the solander box by the author, a typed note advising the use of camphor in the box loosely inserted in vol. 1. Gee, p. 95. A FINE COPY, WITH THE FLIES INTACT.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 09.06.1993
Date of the auction: 9 Jun 1993
Address: Christie's
New York, Park Avenue