CATLIN, George. North American Indians. Being Letters and Notes on Their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, Written during Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-1839. Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926. 2 vols. Profusely illus. with colored plates. Large folding map. ix, 298; xii, 303pp. Orig. gilt pictorial cloth, t.e.g. A fine set. Howes C-241. Wagner-Camp 84(refs). One of the handsomest editions, with colored plates of Catlin's magnum opus. First published as Letters and Notes on the Manners and Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians, the text and images describe Catlin's travels in the West from 1830 to 1837. Catlin grew famous on the sstrength of his portraits of Native Americans, a large portion of which are reproduced here in striking color. An excellent set.