Lot 143 of 455:
Catlin's N. American Indians with laid-in signature, 1842  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
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Title:
Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians...Written during Eight Years' Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, in 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, and 39
Author:
Catlin, George
Place:
London
Publisher:
Tilt and Bogue
Date:
1842
Description:

2 volumes. viii, 264 pp.; viii, 266 pp. Many illustrated plates, maps (including 1 folding). (8vo) rebound in half brown morocco and pebbled purple cloth, in slipcase. With author's signature on slip of paper, laid-in. Third Edition.

Important study of the American Indians by artist and anthropologist George Catlin who visited 48 Indian tribes on his tour of the West and executed some 600 paintings. Howes C241; Sabin 11536; Wagner-Camp 84:5.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear to extremities; bookplate of Colin Skelton Anderson on front and back pastedown, author's obituary on front pastedown of vol. 1; some mild toning; overall very good.
 
Item number:
306603
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