05-31-2014 05-31-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2730B Boston
May 31, 2014 11:00 AMCalender

Orne, Harold (fl. circa 1933) Naushon Tree Album

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM


Orne, Harold (fl. circa 1933) Naushon Tree Album. [Boston: Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., 1936].
Landscape-format folio album, printed privately for personal distribution by the Forbes family, owners of Naushon Island, two leaves of text printed on creamy white stock, describing the competition to find the most interesting trees on the Island and a table of contents listing the trees and their locations, followed by fifty matte black-and-white photographic tree portraits mounted on dark green album pages, bound in full original blue cloth with the title and a sprig of leaves stamped in gilt on the front cover; the binding somewhat rubbed but intact, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-400

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Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., Naushon Island