Lot 74: (EDWARD S. CURTIS.) Handbook of American Indians, Part 1, A-M, Bulletin #30 * Handbook of American Indians, Part 2, N-Z, Bulletin #30,

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October 25, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
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Description: (EDWARD S. CURTIS.) Handbook of American Indians, Part 1, A-M, Bulletin #30 * Handbook of American Indians, Part 2, N-Z, Bulletin #30, North of Mexico. Together, 2 volumes. Edited by Frederick Webb Hodge. Each is illustrated with halftone reproductions of photographs of Native Americans and signed by Curtis, in ink, on the front free endpaper. Tall thick 4tos, olive cloth. The first volume partially reinforced, binding heavily worn, lacks preliminaries, pp. vii-viii, and a blank (?) page at the end; with marginalia in Curtis' handwriting; and including a bound-in folded typewritten report to members of the American Anthropological Association, which is also annotated by Curtis. The second volume joints worn and backstrip torn, corners worn. EACH VOLUME IS SIGNED BY CURTIS. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, [1907]-10
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