REMINGTON, Frederic.

Remington's Frontier Sketches.

Chicago: The Werner Company, [1898] Stock Code: 141755
£375.00

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First edition of this excellent collection of Remington's distinctive drawings of the American West. "Remington's paintings of this era are intensely narrative and seek to capture the passing of the frontier for Native Americans and white frontier settlers" (ANB).

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Description

Oblong quarto. Original cream paper-covered bevelled boards, titles in black to front board with pictorial design in black and copper, gilt edges. Housed in custom orange cloth slipcase with titles in gilt to leather spine label.

Illustrations

Title vignette, 15 monochrome plates with captioned tissue guards, printed in red and black.

Condition

Rebacked preserving the original spine, recornered, somewhat darkened, a few stains, light finger-soiling, else internally fresh; a very good copy.

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