New York: Dutton, 1930.
First edition, one of 100 copies SIGNED by the artist. 12 images. 1 vols. 4to (11 x 12 inches). John Held Jr.'s Caricatures of Sport. The plates mounted on black boards hinged accordion style so that they may be turned, as pages in a book, or unfolded into a frieze; fine condition, bookplate of Mary L. Hemenway; enclosed in publisher's substantial linen slipcase Item #238185
A fine example of Held's humorous line and superb draftsmanship. Shown are ladies and gentlemen enjoying the following pursuits: Hunting, Fox Hunting, Fishing, Golf, Water Skiing, Snow Skiing, Parachuting, Tennis, Yachting, Polo, Boxing, and Chess.
Rare and delightful
With an original pen and ink drawing (10 x 10 in.) SIGNED ("John Held") and matted, glazed, and framed (frame damaged at one corner), depicting a fisherman, the third drawing in Held's OUTLINES OF SPORT.
Price: $5,000.00 Free International Delivery