Lot 100 of 576:
Mary Eastman American Annual 1854  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
The American Annual: Illustrative of the Early History of North America

Author:
Eastman, Mary H.

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott and Co.

Date:
[1854]

Description:

(3)-126 pp. 21 full-page engraved plates by Seth Eastman. (8vo) original brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind, all edges gilt. First Edition under this title.

Also published the same year under the title "‚ÄčChicora and Other Regions of the Conquerors and the Conquered." "Captain and Mrs. Eastman were stationed at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, from 1841 through 1848. Already an accomplished artist, Captain Eastman recorded the daily life of the Sioux and Winnebago who lived in the area. Eastman's drawings formed the basis for the illustrations in all of Mary Eastman's books." - Wagner-Camp 238a.2; Howes E18.


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Condition:
Spine leaning, ends chipped, some wear and fading to cloth; foxing throughout; very good.


 
Item number:
268736
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