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    Rare Swedish Edition With Fabulous
    Hand-Colored Catlin Illustrations

    [George Catlin]. Nord-Amerikas Indianer.... Stockholm: P. G. Berg, 1848. First Swedish edition. ix, [1 blank], 1-320 pages. Octavo. 24 plates under tissue guards, finished by hand after works by George Catlin. Publisher's original quarter-leather over brown cloth. Titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Boards moderately scuffed and shelf worn, more so along the edges; spine worn lacking some finish and gilt; front hinge cracked leaving front board loose but attached; contents with uniform moderate to heavy foxing, affecting mainly the margins of the plates, else good condition.

    This is the Swedish edition of Catlin's Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians, originally published in 1841. The hand-colored illustrations, are, of course, beautiful.

    References: Wagner-Camp 84:14.


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    April, 2016
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