Dedicated to the Legacy and Preservation of Edward Curtis


Christopher Cardozo has authored and edited nine books devoted to Edward Curtis over the last 25 years, featuring many of his rarest and previously unseen images. Illuminating and erudite text by significant contributors complement each publication.

One Hundred Masterworks – Limited Edition

Slipcase – $350

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This carefully curated publication of photographs documents the beauty and spirit of over eighty distinct North-American tribal groups, showcasing Curtis’ accomplishments as an artist, his unique style, subject matters, and representation of the various cultural and geographic trial areas.

For the creation of One Hundred Masterworks, Christopher Cardozo tapped into his private collection of original Curtis photographs. The limited-edition features a pocket on the inside of the front cover to hold a contemporary print that is included with the book. Print size: is 8 x 10″, with the image being approximately 6 x 8″.

An Oasis in the Badlands – Sioux
Bears Belly – Arikara
Canyon de Chelly – Navaho
Kutenai Duck Hunter
Qahatika Girl
Shot in the Hand


Simon + Schuster


Sacred Legacy: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian
– Out of Print, First Edition, 1st Printing 
Sacred Legacy is an exquisitely designed tribute to the work of Edward S. Curtis. This groundbreaking look at Curtis’ photography is drawn exclusively from the internationally renowned personal collection of Christopher Cardozo; Sacred Legacy contains many rare and previously unseen Curtis images. Five Illuminating texts, including an elegant foreword by Pulitzer Prize winner N.Scott Momaday, are woven throughout the book.




Native Nations is an award-winning compilation of Edward Curtis’ most iconic images from his magnum opus The North American Indian. Magnificently reproduced as quadratones to an unprecedented standard of fidelity, Native Nations is an oversized coffee table book of 160 pages and 110 plates.



Sacred Legacy Deluxe Edition is a tribute to the work of Edward Curtis. This groundbreaking new look at Curtis’ photography is drawn from Christopher Cardozo’s personal collection. Sacred Legacy contains many of Curtis’ rarest images. Foreword by Pulitzer Prize winner N. Scott Momaday.


This finely crafted edition is cloth-covered in imported fabric, custom-bound with a specially embossed spine, numbered and signed by author Christopher Cardozo.

This edition includes your choice of one limited edition palladium print, produced from an original glass plate negative. The 6.75 x 8.5″ hand-coated, warm-toned palladium prints, were created by master printers Daniel Beers and Peter Bernardy. The prints and all materials in the print presentation folio were produced to archival standards. Four images are available for this edition:

The Vanishing Race, Navaho
An Oasis in the Badlands, Sioux
The Three Chiefs, Piegan
Canyon de Chelly, Navaho