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George Catlin
George Catlin / North American Indians Being Letters & Notes 1926 1st ed #306799
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926. North American Indians: Being Letters and Notes on Their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, Written During Eight Years Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832 - 1839 . First Thus Two volumes: 298, 303 pages. Illustrated with 180 color plates with 312 images, including two maps. There is also a folding map. This is the second John Grant edition, but the first with color plates. Catlin, a lawyer, traveled widely on the North American plains from 1831 to 1837, recording observations in his journals and sketchbooks and then more than 500 oil paintings. His work is the most extensive surviving record of the Native Americans living in the mid-West. It was published soon after he returned to the East Coast and went through many illu [Thumbnails Below] North American Indians: Being Letters and Notes on Their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, Written During Eight Years Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832 - 1839 Author: Catlin, George Publication: Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926 Edition: First Thus Binding: Hardcover Condition: A very good set, faded at the spine and with some irregular fading to the covers. Spine ends lightly chipped. Hinges solid. Complete will all plates and maps. Lacking the dust jackets. Description: Two volumes: 298, 303 pages. Illustrated with 180 color plates with 312 images, including two maps. There is also a folding map. This is the second John Grant edition, but the first with color plates. Catlin, a lawyer, traveled widely on the North American plains from 1831 to 1837, r … [Click Below for Full Description]
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