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Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters & Notes Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventure among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes now Existing [Two Volumes] by  George Catlin - Hardcover - First edition printed in color - 1876 - from Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 34295)

Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters & Notes Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventure among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes now Existing [Two Volumes]

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Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters & Notes Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventure among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes now Existing [Two Volumes]

by Catlin, George

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Very good copies, boards slightly scuffed and bumped, Vol. II rejointed, recased, and endpapers renewed, plates and text bright.
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1876. First edition printed in color. Publisher's red pictorial cloth decorated in black and gilt. Very good copies, boards slightly scuffed and bumped, Vol. II rejointed, recased, and endpapers renewed, plates and text bright.. viii, 264 pp; viii, 266 pp. Illus. with 180 chromolithograph plates (incl. 3 maps, 1 folding) many with multiple images. Sm. 4to. The classic work on the American Indian covering all aspects of their lives with the images taken from the close to 600 paintings Catlin produced while visiting nearly fifty tribes. First published in 1841, this is the first edition to have the plates printed in color (though a few hand-colored copies were produced earlier). "One of the most original, authentic, and popular works on the subject. Humboldt characterizes the author as 'one of the most admirable observers of manners who ever lived among the aborigines of America'," (Sabin). Howes C241. Lipperheide 1618. Pilling 689. See Sabin 11537 (1866). Streeter Sale 4277 (1866). Field 260 (1841). Wagner-Camp 84:4 (1841).

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Bookseller
Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
34295
Title
Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters & Notes Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventure among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes now Existing [Two Volumes]
Author
Catlin, George
Format/binding
Publisher's red pictorial cloth decorated in black and gilt
Book condition
New Very good copies, boards slightly scuffed and bumped, Vol. II rejointed, recased, and endpapers renewed, plates and text bright.
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition printed in color
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chatto & Windus
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1876
Keywords
Illustrated Books, Indians of the Americas, , Americana, Western Americana, Illustrated Books, Indians of the Americas, Americana, American West, Western U.S., American Indians, Native Americans, 19th c., Illustrated Books, 2010NYCBKFR, 20sfbookfair
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Kaaterskill Books is located on Parker Mountain in the Catskill High Peaks region of New York State. We offer fine, rare, and unusual books and manuscripts in a variety of fields with special emphasis on the Americas.

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