Lot 190 of 627:
Caitlen, Die Indianer Nord-Amerikas, 24 color plates 1848  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,080
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Die Indianer Nord-Amerikas und die während eines achtjährigen Aufenthalts unter den wildesten ihrer Stämme. Nach der fünften englischen Ausgabe deutsch herausgegeben von Heinrich Berghaus

Author:
Catlin, George

Place:
Brussel and Leipzig

Publisher:
Carl Muquardt

Date:
1848

Description:

[11], 382 pp. Illustrated with 24 colored plates. (4to) 26x17 (10x6½") period half calf with gold stamping on spine.  First German edition.

This rare continental edition gives collectors an opportunity to purchase Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio for far less than the original English edition. "As graphic delineations of Indian hunting and dancing scenes, these plates rank next to those of Bodmer..."  Witht he decorative bookplate of Sipi Siintola. Wagner-Camp-Becker 84:13. Howes C 243


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear and rubbing to binding; offsetting to endpapers, small repair made to top corner of front free endpaper, toning and light scattered foxing, occasionally lightly affecting plates, mostly in margins, plate at p. 56 with bottom corner torn away, mostly the margin - only the very bottom corner of the image is lacking, occasional brief pencil notations to text; very good.


 
Item number:
281411
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