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    The First Edition of Catlin's Work to Include Plates Printed in Color

    George Catlin. Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. London: Chatto & Windus, 1876. First edition to include plates printed in color. Two octavo volumes. viii, 264; viii, 265, [1] pp, with 313 color-printed plates (on 180 sheets), including three maps (one folding). Some plates heightened in gum arabic. Publisher's decoratively stamped cloth. Noticeable wear to the bindings, with some chipping to the spine cloth, abrading to the covers, light soiling, and rubbed and partially exposed extremities. Gift inscriptions to each pastedown. Very occasional light foxing. Paper abrasion to a rear flyleaf in volume one. Very good. Howes C241.

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