This is a Rare 228/999 Signed Portfolio “Florida and the West Indies Sketches” by Renowned Listed Artist A.E. Backus. A portfolio containing eight 11x14 prints of sketches that were done by A.E. "Bean" Backus and put into a portfolio by The Fort Pierce Art League. This is #228 of a limited edition of 999. The front of the portfolio was autographed by A.E. "Bean" Backus for the owner who was a friend. Portfolio also contains a great photo of Backus at work and an introduction into his life. Sketches are from early 1950's to late 1970's and include scenes of Florida, Haiti, The Bahamas and Dominican Republic. The portfolio folder measures approximately 15.5” x 11.25” and shows signs of minor wear and one small tear in the front bottom left.Please visit Askart.com to read more about the life, career, and value of A.E. Backus’s works.http://www.askart.com/artist_bio/Albert_Ernest_Beanie_Backus/101961/Albert_Ernest_Beanie_Backus.aspxPlease view the photos, or in person carefully to determine the age, condition, and quality of this lot. Please Note: All items are sold As-is, Where-is, with no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied. We DO NOT offer Refunds, Returns or Exchanges. All sales are Final. We want you to be happy with your purchases, so please preview the items carefully before bidding. We do our best to describe items, but it is your responsibility to determine accuracy, authenticity, condition, age, quality, etc. If you are not certain about an item, please do not Bid without satisfying your concerns beforehand.