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"NOTHING SHORT OF THE LOSS OF MY LIFE SHALL PREVENT ME FROM BECOMING THEIR HISTORIAN": CATLIN'S NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS, 1841 SECOND EDITION, SIGNED AND DATED BY CATLIN IN EACH VOLUME

CATLIN, George. Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians. London, 1841. Two volumes. An exceptional copy of Catlin's North American Indians, boldly signed "Geo. Catlin of Wyoming, Penna. 1842" in each volume. This is the second edition, published the same year as the first, and contains three maps (one folding) and over 300 plates. $13,800.

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“NOTHING SHORT OF THE LOSS OF MY LIFE SHALL PREVENT ME FROM BECOMING THEIR HISTORIAN”

CATLIN, George. North American Indians. Edinburgh, 1926. Two volumes.

Later edition of Catlin’s monumental history, with 309 chromolithographs on 180 plates and three color-printed maps (one folding), in the rare original dust jackets. $3800.

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“NOTHING SHORT OF THE LOSS OF MY LIFE SHALL PREVENT ME FROM BECOMING THEIR HISTORIAN”

CATLIN, George. North American Indians. Edinburgh, 1903. Two volumes.

Later edition of Catlin’s monumental history, with over 300 illustrations on 180 plates, including three maps (one colored and folding). A lovely set in the original pictorial cloth. $2500.

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“AMERICAN ROCKS ARE, AND WILL BE THROUGH ALL AGES TO COME, MONUMENTS OF EXTREME INTEREST TO SCIENCE”

CATLIN, George. The Lifted and Subsided Rocks of America. London, 1870.

First edition of scarce and highly controversial survey of North and South American geology by famous North American Indian expert George Catlin proposing a radical explanation for the formation of the Americas, with large folding color map. $850.

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