CATLIN, George (1796-1872). Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians. London: Published by the Author, 1841.
2 volumes, 8vo (245 x 158 mm). Frontispiece, maps, and numerous plates. (Some light browning.) Later half red roan, marbled boards, spines gilt (worn, frontispiece to vol. I loose). Provenance: N. C. Young (bookplate); K. E. H. (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with ''Frederick'' for ''Zedikiah'' on p.104; one of the most important works on American Indians published in the 19th century. Howes C-241; Sabin 11536; Wagner-Camp 84:1.