[Gentlemen Up] Proofs of the illustrations by Paul Brown.

[New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930].

Price: $375.00

About the item

Fifteen color plates, each with facing black and white plate of line drawings. Identified in pencil on the back of each proof. 1 vols. Large 4to. Untrimmed sheets, folded. Some toning, one leaf with small marginal loss (not approaching the image). Fine. For published book: Siegel 38; Frazier S-22-D; Podeschi 387; Biscotti p. 103.

Item #324375

Proofs of Paul Brown’s distinctive illustrations for the Derrydale steeplechasing classic Gentlemen Up, by William B. Streett.
The plates depict scenes of the great American steeplechases: the Meadow Brook Cup, Wissahickon, Brookline, My Lady’s Manor, the New Jersey Hunt Cup at Far Hills, Millbrook, and others.
An uncommon survival from the production process.