Lot 171 of 455:
The Flute of the Gods Edward Curtis Photos 1/500  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$960
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Flute of the Gods
Author:
Ryan, Marah Ellis
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Frederick A. Stokes
Date:
[1909]
Description:

(xiv), 338 pp. 24 gravure plates after photographs by Edward S. Curtis. 8¼x5½", original brown half morocco and cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. One of 500 copies. First Edition.

Signed by Marah Ellis Ryan and Edward S. Curtis at limitation. Ryan's novel of the Native Americans of the southwest and their encounters with the Spanish missionaries and explorers. Vividly illustrated with the photographs of Edward Curtis. This limited, signed, issue is quite scarce.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing to spine and extremities; light toning to pages, gift inscription on last blank; overall very good.
 
Item number:
302933
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