Title (Two Volumes) Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs and Condition of the North American Indians Written during Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America in 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38 and 39
Book Condition Good
Publisher New York Wiley and Putnam 1844
Seller ID 19092
Third edition. Octavo (25 cm), pp. 264, 266. Brown cloth publisher's binding with gilt titling on spine, blind stamped upper and lower boards, gold-stamped ornament on upper board. Includes more than 300 illustrations engraved from Catlin's original paintings, Mandan chart, and both maps. Pages have moderate foxing, and light stains on bottom edge. Boards have light edge wear, and sunning along spine and top edge. Head and tail of spines are bumped. Bookplate on front pastedowns from deacon/naturalist Samuel P. Fowler of Danvers, Mass. Volume 1 includes plates 113 and 114, which are absent from the first edition (Wagner 84, Howes 241).