Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian [Volume Fourteen: The Kato, Wailaki, Yuki, Pomo, Wintun, Maidu, Miwok, and Yokut Peoples]. Norwood, Massachusetts: The Plimpton Press, .
Single text volume and accompanying portfolio of thirty-six prints, numbered 472 to 507, text volume also illustrated throughout; ex library, with perforated stamps, ink stamps, and pencil annotations; in the plate volume, every plate is stamped on the bottom edge of the image; on images where the bottom edge is dark, the stamp is hard to discern, when the bottom is light, the stamp is visible, intruding onto the image by approximately 1/8 inch or less; limited edition set numbered 97 of 500; bound in matching three-quarter morocco and buckram, one tie missing a ribbon; portfolio: 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.; text volume: 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.
Curtis's project documenting North American Indian tribes in photographic portraits and scenes of daily life brought him, for the purposes of this volume, to the coast of northern California, from San Francisco Bay up to Humboldt Bay, and inland from Mount Shasta to the Tehachapi range. This area includes the redwood forests, the Napa and Sonoma valleys, and the gold boom region of the Sierras. (2)
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