Lot 265 of 541:
Life Amongst the Indians with George Catlin  

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Title:
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
Author:
Catlin, George
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie.
Date:
1863
Description:

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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Condition:
Fine or nearly so, an attractive copy.
 
Item number:
273180
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