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was auctioned on: 17 April 2019
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FRANK FORESTER=[HERBERT, HENRY WILLIAM] Fine collection of Frank Forester titles.

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Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:  US$1,625
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FRANK FORESTER=[HERBERT, HENRY WILLIAM] Fine collection of Frank Forester titles. Comprising: Frank Forester and His Friends; or, Woodland Adventures in the Middle States of North America. London: Bentley, 1849. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's cloth, in slipcase. Extremities bumped, scattered foxing, bookplates and ownership inscriptions to front free endpapers, scarce in original cloth. ("A highly important Herbert work and one of the rarest of English 'three-deckers" - Van Winkle, p. 32); Frank Forester's Sporting Scenes and Characters. Embracing "The Warwick Woodlands," "My Shooting Box," "The Quorndon Hounds," and "The Deerstalkers." Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 1881. Revised edition, inscribed by Wildwood with related ms. letter tipped in. Two volumes. Contemporary half blue morocco over marbled boards, top edge gilt. Frontispieces, plates. Joints lightly rubbed, endpapers foxed, bookplates of Harry W. Smith (recipient of book) and William Mitchell Van Winkle; Frank Forester's Fugitive Sporting Sketches...Edited by Will Wildwood [F. E. Pond] Westfield, Wisconsin: [F. E. Pond], 1879. First edition, inscribed by Wildwood. Publisher's pebbled cloth gilt. Frontispiece, plates. Extremities worn, slightly overopened. (BAL 8176; Van Winkle, pp. 73-74); "A Week in the Woodlands." In newspaper parts from The Corsair. A Gazette of Literature, Art, Dramatic Criticism, Fashion and Novelty. Volume I, nos. 13, 18, 23, 27, 33, 35, and 51, each containing an installment. New York: N. P. Willis and T. O. Porter, 1839. Bound together in quarter morocco. In-text illustrations. Spine rubbed, text leaves foxed but sturdy (Henderson, p. 93); Poems of "Frank Forester" (Henry William Herbert). New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1888. Limited edition, one of 25 copies on large paper. Contemporary three quarters red morocco. Frontispiece, plates. Generally a bit rubbed with a few nicks and scrapes, scattered foxing, bookplate. (Van Winkle, pp. 74-75); Horse and Horsemanship of the United States and British Provinces of North America. New York: Stringer & Townsend and London: Trubner & Co., 1857. First edition. Two volumes. Publisher's brown pictorial cloth gilt. Additional engraved vignette title pages and plates with tissue guards, in-text illustrations. Cloth a bit spotted, spines sunned, extremities frayed, a bit overopened with some glue residue at gutter, ink stamp to front free endpaper. (Van Winkle p. 57); Two copies of Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches; being the Miscellaneous Writings of J. Cypress, Jr. New York: Gould, Banks & Co., 1842. First edition. Two volumes. Publisher's blind stamped cloth. Four plates (three are folding), half-titles. Extremities worn, foxed; The Complete Manual for Young Sportsmen. With directions for handling the gun, the rifle, and the rod... New York: W. A. Townsend and Company, 1859. Third edition. Publisher's green pictorial cloth gilt, all edges gilt. Additional engraved vignette title page, frontispiece, in-text illustrations. Extremities worn, one or two spots to covers, bookplate of Henry A. Sherwin, co-founder of Sherwin-Williams, and bookplate of Charles M. Wetzel (Van Winkle, pp. 44-45, "b"); American Game in its Seasons. New York: Charles Scribner, 1853. First edition. Publisher's red pictorial cloth gilt. Frontispiece, plates. Extremities worn, bookplate to front pastedown (BAL 8138; Van Winkle, p. 47); and Field Sports in the United States, and the British Provinces of North America. London: Bentley, 1848. First edition. Two volumes. Publisher's cloth, rebacked with original spine laid down. Half-titles. Endpapers renewed. (BAL 8112; Van Winkle, pp. 25-29; Wetzel 157). Together eleven titles in eighteen volumes. (11) C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

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Auction house: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
Title: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
Date of the auction: 17 Apr 2019
Address: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
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