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McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785–1859
Sketches of a tour to the lakes : of the character and customs of the Chippeway Indians, and of incidents connected with the Treaty of Fond du Lac / by Thomas L. McKenney, of the Indian Department, and joint Commissioner with his Excellency Gov. Cass, in negotiating the Treaty ; also, a vocabulary of the Algic, or Chippeway language, formed in part, and as far as it goes, upon the basis of one furnished by the Hon. Albert Gallatin ; ornamented with twenty-nine engravings of Lake Superior, and other scenry, Indian likenesses, costumes &c.
Additional Title(s):
Half-title: Tour to the lakes.
Baltimore : Published by Fielding Lucas, Jun'r, 1827.
Physical Description:
viii, [1], 10-493, [1] pages, [29] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F551 .M35 1827
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Lithographed plates variously signed: Swett, Lith. of Pendleton; E. Stewart, Lith. of Pendleton; Imbert's Lithography. Some plates unsigned. Certain of the plates vary from copy to copy.
Copyright Apr. 18, 1827 by Fielding Lucas, Jun'r.
"J.D. Toy, print."--verso of title page.
Shoemaker, R.H. Checklist of American imprints for 1820-1829, 29575
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 4307
BEIN: Copy 2: Book label (5424) of George Brinley.
BEIN: Copy 3: some of the plates are colored. Presentation inscription from T. L. McKenney to John Jacob Astor.
BEIN Zc16 C6 +827Mc: Some plates are colored. Bookseller's label: Williams Book Shop, Detroit. Bookplate of Paul Mellon.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original blue-gray boards; untrimmed, re-backed. Plates are uncolored. Ink stamp of the French College of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Williamstown. Autograph of Geo. Rymsons (?).
Subject Terms:
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848 -- Presentation inscription from T. L. McKenney.
Brinley, George, 1817-1875 -- Book label (5424).
English language -- Dictionaries -- Chippewa.
French College of the Immaculate Heart of Mary -- Stamp.
Great Lakes (North America) -- Description and travel.
McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859 -- Presentation inscription to John Jacob Astor.
Mellon, Paul -- Bookplate.
Ojibwa Indians.
Ojibwa language -- Dictionaries -- English.
Rymsons, George -- Autograph.
Hand-colored illustrations.
Booksellers' labels (Provenance) -- Williams Book Shop.
Lithographs -- 1827.
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866.
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
Lucas, Fielding, Jr., 1781-1854, publisher.
Toy, John D., printer.
Swett, Moses, illustrator.
Stewart, E., illustrator.
Imbert, Anthony, 1794 or 1795-1834, lithographer.
Pendleton's Lithography, lithographer.

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