Oklahoma City: Griffin Books, Inc., 1978. First Edition, Limited to 200 copies specially bound, numbered and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Quarto; xiv, 145pp. Well illustrated in color and black and white; bibliographic check list, list of museum and institutional holdings, index. Gilt-stamped brown leatherette in publisher's illustrated dustjacket. With the personalized bookplate for John Howell, renowned San Francisco bookseller. A fine copy in near fine dustjacket (slight rubbing to rear panel and a few tiny closed edge tears). Item #20191
Edwin Willard Deming (1860–1942) was an artist in the US who depicted scenes of indigenous tribe members. He was a painter, illustrator, and sculptor. One of his murals was adapted for use on U.S. postage.