New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. First Edition. Decorated cloth. 8vo; two-tone buff-colored buckram (darker gilt-lettered & ruled spine with a small black embossed buffalo, under a lighter cover suggesting buffalo hide with embossed silhouettes of a buffalo family); pictorial yellow-gold dusty-colored endpapers of Catlin's study of Indians on a buffalo "surround"; profusely and wisely illustrated with 4 maps, three "albums" of glossy B&W illustrations, and a scattering of vignettes throughout the text; pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped) depicting a herd of buffs; 339-pages + xi Index +  colophon: composed & bound by H. Wolf, Inc., N.Y.; printed by Holliday Lithograph; exceptional typography and binding design by Guy Fleming. Fine / Near Fine. Item #361
A superb study of this American totem and icon in a beautifully crafted volume.