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CURTIS, Edward S. [Prospectus] The North American Indian, being a Series of Volumes Picturing and Describing the Indians of the United States and Alaska. [New York], 1907. 4o. Two photogravures: "The Oath -- Apsaroke" and "Navaho Medicine-Man." Original printed wrappers. SCARCE ORIGINAL PROSPECTUS OF CURTIS' MONUMENTAL NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, SIGNED BY CURTIS ON THE FRONTISPIECE AND DATED 1909. Of this original prospectus, presumably no more than 500 copies were printed. Signed copies are very rare on the market, with none recorded in ABPC since 1975.
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