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McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859, author.

History of the Indian tribes of North America : with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs : embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian gallery in the Department of war, at Washington / by Thomas L. M'Kenney ... and James Hall ...

Philadelphia : Published by Frederick W. Greenough, 1838-1844.
Philadelphia : T.K. & P.G. Collins, printers, No. 1 Lodge Alley
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations, portraits, maps, facsimiles ; 52 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2015 47
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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BEIN: Imperfect: All but 2 plates wanting; several pages detached due to knifing out of plates.
With 120 hand-colored lithographs after Karl Bodmer, Charles Bird King, James Otto Lewis, P. Rindisbacher and R.M. Sully, drawn on stone by A. Newsam, A. Hoffy, Ralph Trembley, Henry Dacre, and others; printed and colored by J.T. Bowen and others.
Collation: v. 1, iv, 206 p. col. front., 47 col. plates of port.--v. 2, 2 p.l., 237 p., 47 col. plates of port.--v. 3, 2 p. l., 196, [2] p., 23 col. plates of port., map, 17 plates of facsim. Blank pages included in the pagination.
Volume 2 has separate title page.
Vol. 2 and 3 published by Daniel Rice and James G. Clark, 1843-1844.
Manufacture statement from title page verso.
Howes, W. U.S.iana, 1650-1950 (1962 edition), M1295
Field, T.W. Essay towards an Indian bibliography, 992
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 43410a
Bennett, W. Practical guide to American nineteenth century color plate books, p. 79
Vol. 2 includes biographical sketches of Keokuk and Neomonni, with portraits.
"History of the Indian tribes of North America" v. 3, p. [1]-44.
"An essay on the history of the North American Indians. By James Hall": v. 3, p. [45]-196.
Volume 3 includes two lithographed maps.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later red half morocco and red cloth; binder's stamp: Bayntun, binder, Bath, Eng.
Subject Terms:
Indians of North America -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- History.
Indians of North America -- Portraits.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1838-1844.
Hall, James, 1793-1868.
Greenough, Frederick W., publisher.
T.K. & P.G. Collins (Firm), printer.
Bowen, John T., approximately 1801-1856? lithographer.
Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893, illustrator.
King, Charles Bird, 1785-1862, illustrator.
Lewis, James Otto, 1799-1858, illustrator.
Rindisbacher, Peter, 1806-1834, illustrator.
Sully, Robert Matthew, 1803-1855, illustrator.
Dacre, Henry, approximately 1820-, lithographer.
Hoffy, Alfred M., approximately 1790-, lithographer.
Newsam, Albert, 1809-1864, lithographer.
Trembley, Ralph, approximately 1817-, lithographer.
Bayntun, George, 1873-1940, binder.

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