Kiowa Memories: Images from Indian Territory, 1880, McCoy, 1987, Fine w/DJ

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Kiowa Memories: Images from Indian Territory, 1880
Author:
Ronald McCoy
Publisher:
Morning Star Gallery
Release Date:
1987
Seller Category:
NATIVE AMERICAN ART
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Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 01462
Notes: A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, 4to, 12 1/2" x 8 3/4." Full red leather-covered boards in a multicolored pictorial paper dust jacket with wrap-around facsimile illustration of a ledger book. Gilt lettering on front cover. No lettering on blue dust jacket spine. The blue of the spine may be original or a result of fading. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has minuscule wear to extremities (and possible fading to spine but this may be part of the facsimile illustration), else pristine and intact. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with color illustrations and plates. Contains full-page plates of ledger art. 67 pp., including illustrations, plates, and Appendix. Beautiful monograph about the Julian Scott Ledger, a ledger book collected by American artist Julian Scott (1846-1901) that contains fine examples of Kiowa ledger art. Many Indigenous artists of the Plains tribes used ledger books as a way to create their own art and record of their daily lives. Published on the occasion of an exhibition. Authored by Ronald McCoy. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.

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