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Johnson, Frank M.
FOREST, LAKE AND RIVER. THE FISHES OF NEW ENGLAND & EASTERN CANADA. BOSTON: TURNER, FOR THE SUBSCRIBERS, 1902
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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79
Johnson, Frank M.
FOREST, LAKE AND RIVER. THE FISHES OF NEW ENGLAND & EASTERN CANADA. BOSTON: TURNER, FOR THE SUBSCRIBERS, 1902
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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Johnson, Frank M.
FOREST, LAKE AND RIVER. THE FISHES OF NEW ENGLAND & EASTERN CANADA. BOSTON: TURNER, FOR THE SUBSCRIBERS, 1902
Double-elephant folio. Suit of 12 hand-colored lithograph plates of fish (27 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.; 700 x 445 mm) by A.D. Turner, mounted on heavy gilt card; edges and corners of card chipped. Housed in original burlap-covered portfolio with built-in display aperture and "sinker" ties, matching burlap slipcase with green morocco label ruled in black with gilt text to upper cover.    
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Provenance

Edward Sands Litchfield (bookplate; Sotheby's New York, 18 June 2002, lot 145)

Literature

Bruns J 33

Catalogue Note

This seldom-seen portfolio contains richly colored images of the German or brown trout, the small-mouthed black bass, the Montana grayling, the pike perch, lake, rainbow, red-spotted, and Sunapee trouts, yellow perch, pickerel, landlocked salmon, and others. Originally issued as a companion piece to Forest, Lake and River, this set of plates is "of extreme rarity" (Bruns). 

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