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Easton Press HISTORY OF INDIAN TRIBES OF THE UNITED STATES Henry Schoolcraft 4v
2014. Books are unread and like new, with occasional marks/ scratched to a couple of books as shown in photos. Deluxe Limited Edition Easton Press HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL INFORMATION RESPECTING THE HISTORY, CONDITION AND PROSPECTS OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF THE UNITED STATES: Parts 1, 2, 5, 6 out of a complete 6-volume set An exclusive Deluxe Edition limited to just 600 hand-numbered copies. The six-volume edition from 1851 -1857, featuring over 300 vintage illustrations. In 1846, Congress commissioned pioneering ethnographer Henry Schoolcraft to create an encyclopedia on America's Native Tribes. Recruiting the eager assistance of the renowned painter and illustrator of Indian life, General Seth Eastman, Schoolcra produced what remains one of the most comprehensive, important and irreplaceable accounts of Native American culture and life ever published. A massive sum, the equivalent today of over $750,000 per volume, was spent to publish Schoolcraft's masterpiece in an edition as grand as his subject. Eastman's precise and exquisitely executed illustrations -- almost all based on his own frontier sketches -- were entrusted to the finest printers and lithographers. Many illustrations were, at great expense, printed in full-color-- and many were colored by hand in each copy of the book. Features include: 1. Six grand oversize 95/8" x 123/8" volumes -- over 3,300 pages combined -- bound in premium leather with traditional "hubbed" spines, and 22kt gold titles and cover design. 2. Henry Schoolcra 's precious treasury of information on Native American history. 3. All of the illu … [Click Below for Full Description]
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