KARL BODMER'S AMERICA. Introduction by William H. Goetzmann. Annotations by David C. Hunt and Marsha V. Gallagher. Artist's Biography by William J. Orr.

((Omaha): Joslyn Art Museum and University of Nebraska Press, 1984).

FIRST EDITION. A large, handsome, profusely illustrated volume covering the full range of this early artist of the American West. Includes Bodmer's paintings of people, artifacts, and the landscape of the American frontier that he encountered during his 1832-1834 expedition in the American West with Prince Maximilian of Wied. Includes a fine introduction, excellent annotations to the plates and a biography of the artist. Item #29820

First edition. Illustrated with 359 plates including 257 in colour, and with extensive chapter notes. Oblong folio, publisher's original purple cloth, the spine and upper cover lettered and decorated in gilt, in the colour pictorial dustjacket. viii, [4], 376 pp. A very fine copy, just the lightest amount of age to the jacket edges.

Price: $195.00