19 December 2002
[LEWIS, James O. (1799-1858). The Aboriginal Port-folio. Philadelphia, 1835].
2o (488 x 300 mm). (Without title-page.) 20 (of 64) hand-colored lithographs ("Billy Shane" with large marginal patch, "Snagle'd Tooth" trimmed at head and foot, few other marginal repairs, some foxing and soiling). Disbound; cloth folding case.
A fine selection of plates from Lewis's scarce Aboriginal Port-folio. Bennett, p.68; Field 936; Howes L315; Reese 23; Sabin 40812. Sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return.
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