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George Catlin And The Old Frontier by Harold Mccracken

George Catlin And The Old Frontier

by Harold Mccracken

Publication: The Dial Press, 1959, New York

First edition. Quarto. One of 250 numbered and signed copies by the author. This is copy 124. Original full leather, gilt stamped picture on front cover and lettered in gilt on the spine, tan endpapers, 216 pp., frontis. [full-page color portrait of George Catlin], acknowledgments, illustrated with thirty-four color illustrations and one hundred twenty-nine black and white illustrations, references and notes, bibliographical check list, index. George Catlin was an American painter who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West. Travelling to the American West five times during the 1830s, Catlin was the first white man to depict Plains Indians in their native territory. Fine, unread copy housed in the original cloth slipcase.

Inventory Number: 26481