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Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North

CATLIN, George.

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CATLIN, George. Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians. London. 1841. Two volumes. viii,264; viii,266pp. plus errata slip, three maps, and hundreds of plates. Original green cloth, original paper spine labels. Minor edge wear, spine ends a bit frayed. Adhesive remnants on front pastedown. Internally clean. Very good. The first edition of Catlin's famous book, one of the most important works on American Indians published in the 19th century. Besides the description of his travels throughout the West, the book contains hundreds of line drawings of southern and western Indians, including plate 113/114 (often lacking), as well as two significant maps showing the locations of Indian tribes. Catlin first went west in 1830, travelling extensively for the next six years accumulating his "Indian Gallery." LETTERS AND NOTES. was published when he brought the exhibition to London. WAGNER- CAMP 84:1. HOWES C241. STREETER SALE 1805. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 453, 454, 455. CLARK III:141. Bookseller Inventory # 70703

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