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Catlin, George (1796-1872) The George Catlin Indian Gallery in the U.S. National Museum.

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2764B
Lot:
162
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Catlin, George (1796-1872) The George Catlin Indian Gallery in the U.S. National Museum. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1886.
Thick octavo, illustrated with 144 plates and maps, bound in publisher's cloth, rear joint splitting, text block loose from binding, with several signatures sprung, 9 x 5 1/2 in.
This work describes the extensive collection of Catlin-related material at the Smithsonian, including a full annotated catalog of his Indian paintings, the itinerary of his travels, and an illustrated memoir that includes a bibliography and statistical information.
Estimate $200-250


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United States, George Catlin Indian Gallery, U.S. National Museum, Government Printing Office, Smithsonian

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