Edward S. Curtis (Photographer) NEAR FINE in None as Issued jacket. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/light push to upper left corner & showing discoloration. Collection of photographic portraits of North American Indians by Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) noted for his work of the American West and of Native American peoples, and his monumental work, The North American Indian, in twenty volumes.
VG, clean and tight but for light discoloration to spine. White wraps with sepia photographs and lettering; 152 pp. with 118 photographs. Selections of the photographs taken by Curtis for his project, financed by Pierpont Morgan, to capture the Native Americans' ways of life before they disintegrated under the pressures of reservation life, disease, and poverty; with an introductory essay by Fowler about Curtis the photographer and ethnographer. An excellent piece of historical work.
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