NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS WITH COVER PAINTING BY GEORGE CATLIN ENTITLED FOUR BEARS SECOND CHIEF IN FULL DRESS


Good plus condition with some usage and yellow highlighting showing. Otherwise text is quite clean/tight. No spine crease. George Catlin traveled extensively among the North American Native Americans from 1831 through 1837. While traveling he documented through oil paintings and illustrations their way of life that was disappearing due to the American population expansion and distrust. He studied their habits, customs, way of life, ceremonies, buffalo hunts, symbols and totems and wrote it down in detailed notes along with the paintings and illustrations. This is a one volume edition with more than 50 painting reproductions. Free gift wrapping, card and domestic drop shipping for almost any occasion. ; Penguin Nature Classics Series; B&W Illustrations; 5 x 7 3/4; 522 pages

Title: NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS WITH COVER PAINTING BY GEORGE CATLIN ENTITLED FOUR BEARS SECOND CHIEF IN FULL DRESS

Author Name: Catlin, George (Author) Matthiessen, Peter (edited with Introduction by)

Categories: alcohol addiction-other adictions, Native Americans,

Edition: Penguin Books Edition

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1996

ISBN Number: 0140252673

ISBN Number 13: 9780140252675

Binding: Softcover; 1st Printing

Book Condition: G+

Seller ID: 24818

Keywords: Non-fiction American History Native American Indians Buffalo Hunts Totems Liquor Disease Culture