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Curtis, Edward Sheriff
THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN … LARGE PLATES SUPPLEMENTING VOLUME NINETEEN. [NORWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS: THE PLIMPTON PRESS, 1930]
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Curtis, Edward Sheriff
THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN … LARGE PLATES SUPPLEMENTING VOLUME NINETEEN. [NORWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS: THE PLIMPTON PRESS, 1930]
Estimate
50,00070,000
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Curtis, Edward Sheriff
THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN … LARGE PLATES SUPPLEMENTING VOLUME NINETEEN. [NORWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS: THE PLIMPTON PRESS, 1930]
The 36 photogravure plates from portfolio XIX (each ca. 21 7/8 x 17 3/4 in.; 557 x 452 mm), printed on Van Gelder paper, with Curtis's credit, the printer's credit, the title, copyright date, and plate number printed on recto. 

Uniformly handsomely framed with UVIII Plexiglass. Deckle preserved on edges; some plates with light marginal browning or discoloration.


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A fine selection of portraits and other views documenting the Indians of Oklahoma, the Wichita, Southern Cheyenne, Oto, and Southern Comanche from Edward Curtis's monumental North American Indian. Being a Series of Volumes Picturing and Describing The Indians of the United States, The Dominion of Canada, and Alaska. The plates represented are:

652. As It Was in the Old Days
653. A Wichita
654. Wichita Grass-House
655. Grass-House Ceremony—Wichita 
656. Henry—Wichita 
657. Walter Ross—Wichita 
658. The Story of the Washita
659. On the Canadian River
660. Cheyenne Sun-Dance Lodge
661. Hótamitá-Ye Society, Cheyenne Sun-Dance
662. Water Rite Purification, Cheyenne Animal Dance 
663. At the Pool, animal Dance Cheyenne
664. A Cheyenne Chief
665. The Lone Chief—Cheyenne
666. Cheyenne Costume
667. Cheyenne Maiden
668. Dog Woman—Cheyenne
669. Woísta—Cheyenne Woman
670. Reuben Taylor (Istófhuts)—Cheyenne 
671. Black Belly—Cheyenne
672. The Old Cheyenne
673. The Old Warrior—Arapaho
674. Black Man—Arapaho
675. Standing Two–Oto
676. Lone Chief—Oto
677. Wakónda—Oto
678. Pipe-Stem—Oto
679. Old Eagle—Oto
680. John Abbott—Osage
681. John Quapaw—Húnta Wakúnta
682. Ésipérmi—Comanche
683. Lefthand—Comanche
684. Úwat—Comanche
685. A Comanche Mother
686. A Comanche
687. Peyote Drummer

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