The North American Indian : being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska / written, illustrated, and published by Edward S. Curtis ; edited by Frederick Webb Hodge ; foreward by Theodore Roosevelt ; field research conducted under the patronage of J. Pierpont Morgan.

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Accession number: 
PML 16351-56, etc.
Author: 
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
Published: 
[Seattle, Wash.] : E.S. Curtis ; [Cambridge, U.S.A. : The University Press], 1907-1930.
Description: 
20 v. : fronts (v. 20 col.), plates, ports. ; (4to)
Notes: 

Vols. 9-20 have title: The North American Indian: being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, the dominion of Canada, and Alaska ...
Vols. 6-20 printed at the Plimpton press, Norwood, Mass.
"This edition is limited to five hundred sets."
This set is number 1.
Vols. 3-20 contain vocabularies.
The 20 portfolios consist of numbered plates. Number 150 incorrectly number 159. Two different plates are numbered 400.

Binding: 
20 volume set: br. mor., gilt; portfolios: br. cl.
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