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Life Amongst the Indians with George Catlin  

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La Vie Chez les Indiens: Scènes et Aventures de Voyage parmi les Tribus des deux Amériques. Ouvrage écrit pour le jeunesse par G. Catlin traduit de L'Anglais et illustré de 24 gravures

Catlin, George


Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie.



viii, iv, 386, [1] pp. With 24 wood-engraved illustrations. (12mo) 17.5x11 cm (7x4¼"), period gilt-stamped quarter morocco & cloth, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers. First Edition in French.

Translation of Catlin's Life Amongst the Indians, first published in London in 1861. Howes notes that "Though this and... its sequel [i.e. Last Rambles amongst the Indians..., 1867] were written for boys, both give episodes in the author's life not found elsewhere." The present copy is in a prize binding with gilt emblem of Sainte Barbe stamped on front cover, presentation inscription on front flyleaf dated 30 Juillet 1864.

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