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AUCTION 19

17. CATLIN, George (illustrator).  Calendar for the year 1900, with color illustrations after Catlin:  The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York.  Richard A. McCurdy President Head Offices Nassau, Cedar & Liberty Streets, New York City. These illustrations are reproductions of a set of prints published in 1845, and designed by Catlin.  They represent the life and sports of the North American Indians, who even as late as 1845, roamed and hunted at will over the Great West of the United States of America.  The number of Indians remaining in the United States has greatly decreased since that time, and the plains over which they hunted are now the sites of prosperous cities and towns....  N.p., n.d. [Copyright, 1899].  13 calendar leaves with half-tone illustrations (12 prints after Catlin in full color, final leaf with green tinted illustration of home office of Mutual Life).  Sheets measure 50.5 x 35 cm, each illustration approximately 19 x 30 cm.  Bound at top with original brown paper selvage and secured by brass ring. Chipping at lower blank margins, last leaf with approximately five-inch tear (no loss), generally very good.

     Catlin ephemera.  ($250-500)

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