Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 10

Price Realized: $ 2,600
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Victor Tixier. Voyage aux Prairies Osages, Louisiane et Missouri. 5 plates. 260, [4] pages. 8vo, later cloth-backed boards, minor wear; moderate foxing, later ink inscription on verso of frontispiece. Paris, 1844

Additional Details

First edition. Trixier accompanied three other Frenchmen to the Great Plains for a buffalo hunt with the Osage Indians in what are now Kansas and Oklahoma. 4 of the plates depict the Osages, and the other gives a few bars of Osage music. Graff 4159; Howes T276 ("b"); Monaghan, French Travels 1406; Streeter sale, III:1810; Wagner-Camp 114.