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“THEY CLAIMED THE COUNTRY AS THEIR OWN, AND DENIED THE RIGHT OF THE UNITED STATES”

IRVING, John Treat. Indian Sketches. London, 1835. Two volumes.

First English and “best” edition (Howes) of Irving’s fascinating account of the “life, traditions, history and the peculiarities of the Indian tribes of the Plains.” $950.

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“AN ELOQUENT LOOK AT LIVES ON THE EDGE”

MARK, Mary Ellen. Streetwise. New York, 1988.

Second edition, with black-and-white photogravure Halloween postcard by Mark (measuring 3 by 5-1/2 inches), captioned “Happy Holidays,” signed by Mary Ellen Mark and her husband Martin Bell, who directed the 1984 Oscar-nominated film inspired by her work, with 58 black-and-white photogravures. $550.

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