102. Harrop, Rene.

Starting bid: $1,500.00

  1. al. A Book of Small Flies. Hand-colored etched frontispiece SIGNED & NUMBERED 28 OR 6O BY AL BARKER; title printed in sanguine and black; 3 mounted feathers (Buck Metz hackle, woodduck flank, junglecock eye); solander box containing 8 ORIGINAL MINIATURE HAND-TIED FLIES; 2 additional SIGNED & NUMBERED hand-colored etched plates in order booklet. Together 3 volumes. Each 3 x 2-1/2 inches, first 2 bound uniformly in gilt-ruled full crushed brown morocco by Gray Parrot, third wrappers with printed cover-label, housed in cloth slipcase; light wear.


Arlington, VT: Isaac Oelgart, 1983 [3000/5000]


NUMBER 28 OR 60 COPIES of this fine angling miniature with essays by Harrop, Ernest Schwiebert, Poul Jorgensen, S. A. Neff, Jr. and Eric Leiser. The flies comprise rusty and oliver spinners tied by Schwiebert, a nymph and pupa by Jorgensen, a quill Gordan and slate no-hackle by Harrop, and an ant and beetle by Neff, all on size 20 hooks. Thacher, page 244. Together with the limited edition prospectus and 2 letters signed by Oelgart.



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Auction ends: November 27, 2018 10:00 am
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