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McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785–1859

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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Copyright Status:
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Bennett, W. Practical guide to American nineteenth century color plate books , p. 79
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
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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