(DERRYDALE PRESS) | Pollard, H. B. C., and Phyllis Barclay-Smith. British & American Game-Birds … With a chapter on Shooting in America by Eugene V. Connett. The Derrydale Press: New York, 1939
(DERRYDALE PRESS) | Pollard, H. B. C., and Phyllis Barclay-Smith. British & American Game-Birds … With a chapter on Shooting in America by Eugene V. Connett. The Derrydale Press: New York, 1939
(DERRYDALE PRESS) | Pollard, H. B. C., and Phyllis Barclay-Smith. British & American Game-Birds … With a chapter on Shooting in America by Eugene V. Connett. The Derrydale Press: New York, 1939
(DERRYDALE PRESS) | Pollard, H. B. C., and Phyllis Barclay-Smith. British & American Game-Birds … With a chapter on Shooting in America by Eugene V. Connett. The Derrydale Press: New York, 1939
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Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

(DERRYDALE PRESS) | Pollard, H. B. C., and Phyllis Barclay-Smith. British & American Game-Birds … With a chapter on Shooting in America by Eugene V. Connett. The Derrydale Press: New York, 1939

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

(DERRYDALE PRESS) | Pollard, H. B. C., and Phyllis Barclay-Smith. British & American Game-Birds … With a chapter on Shooting in America by Eugene V. Connett. The Derrydale Press: New York, 1939

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Sold:10,000USD

Lot Details

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Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

(DERRYDALE PRESS)

Pollard, H. B. C., and Phyllis Barclay-Smith. British & American Game-Birds … With a chapter on Shooting in America by Eugene V. Connett. The Derrydale Press: New York, 1939


4to (12 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.; 318 x 260 mm). 20 color plates by Philip Rickman with lettered tissue-guards. Publisher's tan pigskin, spine gilt in six compartments, covers with gilt rules and stylized floral devices, top edges gilt, uncut; spine darkened and renewed with original backstrip laid down, minimal wear. Publisher's buckram slipcase, printed paper label on upper cover; some dampstaining. Half black morocco clamshell case.  


Copy VI of ten Roman-numbered copies of the deluxe edition, with a fine highly-finished watercolor mounted as the frontispiece by Philip Rickman, who also signs the colophon.

"The De Luxe edition of this book is the rarest of all Derrydales" (Siegel). "A raving beauty" (Frazier).


REFERENCE:

Frazier P-11-D; Siegel 145


PROVENANCE:

The Sporting Gallery and Bookshop, New York (ticket on front pastedown) — Russel Aitken (sporting bookplate by Dan Beard) 

Condition Report

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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