Lot 79: EDWARD S. CURTIS. The North American Indian, Volume II.
October 25, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
EDWARD S. CURTIS.
The North American Indian, Volume II.
Written, Illustrated and Published by Edward S. Curtis. Edited by Frederick Webb Hodge. Lavishly illustrated with 75 (of 75) sepia-toned photogravure plates on tissue of Curtis' landmark photographs of Native Americans, this volume documenting multiple tribes, including the Pima Papago, Qahatika Mohave, Yuma Maricopa, Walapai Havasupai, and Apache-Mohave. This example unbound, the top sheet age-darkened, but overall bright and clean. Roth 36; Parr/Badger I 73; Hasselbad 48; Auer 94. ONE OF A PLANNED EDITION OF 500 COPIES, OF WHICH LESS THAN HALF WERE FULFILLED.
(Norwood, Massachusetts): (The Plimpton Press), 1908