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Frost, Arthur Burdett
SHOOTING PICTURES. NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS, 1895
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
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Frost, Arthur Burdett
SHOOTING PICTURES. NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS, 1895
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
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Frost, Arthur Burdett
SHOOTING PICTURES. NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS, 1895
Large folio (27 x 19 5/8 in.; 685 x 500 mm). 12 chromolithographed plates (19 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.; 495 x 318 mm) after Frost mounted on board, signed in pencil on mounts, illustrated text leaves by Charles D. Lanier, loose in six original parts with pictorial wrappers, with 3 ADDITIONAL CHROMOLITHOGRAPHED PLATES (18 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.; 475 x 325 mm) after Frost; "Day Snipe Shooting" showing wear to fold with tiny abrasion, "Shooting Ducks from a Blind" with minor cracking, barely affecting image, text leaves toned, some with closed marginal tears, some minor chips, covers of wrappers separated but present with some toning. Portfolio with half red cloth over gray boards, upper cover pictorially printed in burgundy, cloth ties; some toning to boards, wear to edges. In custom morocco clamshell case. 
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Literature

Litchfield 62; Bennett Practical Guide 44; Gee Sportsman's Library 72

Catalogue Note

FIRST AND ONLY EDITION OF FAMED SPORTING ILLUSTRATOR A.B. FROST'S MOST IMPORTANT WORK. The contents of each part are: Part First: Rail Shooting; Bay Snipe; Part Second: Ruffed Grouse; Summer Woodcock; Part Third: English Snipe; Prairie Chickens; Part Fourth: Shooting Ducks from a Battery; Ducks from a Blind; Part Fifth: Rabbit Shooting; Quail - A Dead Stand; Part Sixth: Autumn Woodcock; Quail Shooting. This portfolio contains three additional images: Snipe - Shooting, Rabbit - Shooting, and Day Snipe Shooting.  

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