CATLIN, George. Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters and Notes, Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventure among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes Now Existing. London: Chatto & Windus, 1876. 2 Vols. viii,264; viii,266pp. 180 colored plates containing 360 images, folding map. Tall 8vo. Orig. gilt-pictorial cloth. Light wear to spine ends, else very good. HOWES C-241, "aa." Pilling Proof-Sheets 689. Wagner-Camp 84 (ref.). The first edition of Catlin's classic work to contain the plates printed in color. The coloring is excellent and greatly enhances the striking images. The text, first published as LETTERS AND NOTES ON THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND CONDITION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS, describes Catlin's travels in the West from 1830 to 1837. The handsomest 19th-century edition of Catlin's book.