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Pingenot Auction, Lot 279

279. SANDOZ, Mari. The Beaver Men, Spearheads of Empire. New York: Hastings House, 1964. [4] xv [1], 335 pp., plates, endpaper maps. 8vo, original brown levant morocco over beige cloth, spine with raised bands and gilt lettered. In a separate beige cloth folder is: Area of the Richer Beaver Harvest of America...Map and Key.... New York: James F. Carr, 1964. 16 pp., large folding map. One page of map folder with a few small stains from printer’s ink, else mint, in publisher’s beige cloth slipcase.
         First edition, limited edition (#78 of 185 copies, signed, with two leaves of the original typescript with author’s signature and corrections, map folder, and in the special binding). Pingenot: A very handsome publication as well as being an important work on the beaver men in the fur trade.