Lot 101 of 435:
Maynard Dixon's Injun Babies with rare dust jacket  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$540
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Injun Babies. Eight Stories and Eight Drawings for American Children
Author:
Dixon, Maynard
Place:
New York
Publisher:
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Date:
[1923]
Description:

[vi], 72, [1] pp. 8 full-page color plates after drawings by Dixon. (Small 4to) 21.5x15.5 cm (8½x6¼") original brown cloth, color pictorial label on front, pictorial endpapers, dust jacket. Fourth Impression.

Dixon's extremely scarce Native American children's book, with striking and wonderful illustrations. Show's different Indian children in different scenes and situations. Despite at least four printings, a scarcely encountered title, the first copy we have seen or have record of with the original dust jacket. Stamped on edges of text block "Sample Copy."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Jacket lightly soiled and with some chipping to edges; volume fine but for the stamping on the page edges.
 
Item number:
290937
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