19 June 2007
CURTIS, Edward. The North American Indian being a Series of Volumes Picturing and Describing the Indians of the United States and Alaska. Edited by Frederick Webb Hodge. Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. Field Research conducted under the patronage of J. Pierpont Morgan. [Cambridge, Mass.], 1926.
Volume 15 of text, 4o (320 x 241 mm). 75 photogravures (one colored, the rest printed in sepia) on VAN GELDER paper (a few plates with offsetting from tissue guards, a few plates lacking tissue guards). Unbound, unopened.
LIMITED EDITION, text volume 15 from one of 500 proposed sets (but probably only 272 sets produced), this copy on Van Gelder paper and out-of-series, depicting the Shoshoneans, the Diegueños, and the Washo people, their homes, and customs.
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