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    Early Photographs of Indians of Mexico

    Frederick Starr. Indians of Southern Mexico, an Ethnographic Album. Chicago, 1899.

    First edition. Limited to 560 numbered copies signed by Starr. This copy is 14, and is from 60 copies in which the plates are printed on Japan paper. Oblong quarto. Illustrated with 141 black and white photographs.

    Cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Some bumping to extremities. Minor spotting to boards. A tight copy in very good condition.

    Starr visited the cities and surrounding environs of Morelia, Mexico, Tlaxcala, Puebla, and Oaxaca and photographed representatives from over a dozen Indian tribes.


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