Feb 25, 2020 - Sale 2531

Sale 2531 - Lot 34

Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
(EDWARD S. CURTIS) (1868-1952)
A portfolio entitled The Southwest. With 36 (of 36) stunning photogravures of Apache, Hopi, Navajo, Zuni, and Pima tribespeople. Photogravures on buff wove paper, the images measuring approximately 15 3/4x11 3/4 inches (40x30 cm.), and the reverse, the deckle-edged sheets 24x20 inches (61x50.8 cm.), each with Curtis' credit, title, and the printer's credit printed on recto; the sheets with Curtis' watermarked signature and copyright in the margin. Elephant folio-sized gilt-lettered morocco folding case; with the plate list; contents loose as issued. FROM AN UNFULFILLED EDITION OF 228. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Classic Gravure, [circa 1975]

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