Jan 29, 2019 - Sale 2497

Sale 2497 - Lot 54

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(SHALDACH, WILLIAM.) Arms, Dorothy Noyes. Fishing Memories. Archive comprising the original typewritten manuscript, 31 graphite drawings, and copy of the published First Edition. Manuscript is 81 carbon-copied typed pages in a plain paper folder with Arms's label on front cover, marked "Return" in pencil; no annotations. Book is 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth; dust jacket; angling bookplate of Ronan A. Flaherty. Drawings (16 full-page, 15 half-page, totalling 46) are graphite on 11x8 1/2-inch paper, wide margins. Initialed "W.J.S." and with occasional page indications, scattered mild toning and foxing, mostly marginal. New York, 1938

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A nice archive containing the original drawings by sporting illustrator Schaldach for the lively and collectible memoir by female angler Dorothy Noyes Arms. From the collection of Arms and her husband, the American artist John Taylor Arms.