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    Sale 2455 | Lot 9
    Price Realized: $563With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2455 Lot 9

      (AMERICAN INDIANS.) Wood, Charles Erskine Scott. A Book of Tales, Being Some Myths of the North American Indians. [13], 143, [3] pages. 12mo, publisher's limp vellum gilt embellished with ribbon, moderate scuffing to covers; uncut, printed in red and black, one of 105 copies. Portland, OR: McArthur & Wood at the Attic Press, 1901

      Estimate $300 - 400

      first edition. Charles Erskine Scott Wood (1852-1944) was an artist and radical activist who had come to know many American Indians while fighting in the Nez Perce War. His 14-year-old son William Maxwell Wood and friend Lewis McArthur began printing the book at their "Attic Press" in 1898, and finished three years later. None at auction since a Swann sale, 12 July 1979, lot 46.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $563