Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 7

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
The North American Indian, Being a Series of Volumes Picturing and Describing the Indians of the United States and Alaska. Volume III.
Written, Illustrated and Published by Edward S. Curtis. Edited by Frederick Webb Hodge. Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. Field Research conducted under the patronage of J. Pierpont Morgan. Lavishly illustrated with 78 (of 78) sepia-toned photogravure plates on Japan vellum, 2 are hand colored, of Teton Sioux, Yanktonai, and Assinboin tribes, each with a printed caption and Curtis' copyright in the margin. Large 4tos, 3/4 gilt-lettered leather, edgewear and stains; with the original interleaving tissue; top edge gilt. 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. THIS COPY IS UNNUMBERED.
(Norwood, Massachusetts): (The Plimpton Press), 1908

Additional Details

From Edward Curtis; to Frank Donohue, who was in Curtis' employ; by descent.

Volume III was also used for sales purposes and does not have a set number.