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McKenney, Thomas L. (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. McKenney, late of the Indian Department, Washington, and James Hall, Esq., of Cincinnati ; in three volumes.
Philadelphia : Published by J.T. Bowen, No. 14 Broad Street, 1848 [i.e. 1847]-1850.
Physical Description:
3 volumes : portraits ; 27 cm (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E77.M35 H57 1847+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Originally issued in printed wrappers dated from 1847-1850. Volume title pages and preliminaries for three vols. at end, respectively, of nos. 10, 22, 30.
"Philadephia T.K. & P.G. Collins, Printers, No. 1 Lodge Alley."--Verso of volume title pages.
"Lithd., Cold. & Published by J.T. Bowen, Philada."--Plates.
First edition published 1836-1844.
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 43411
BEIN Zc12 +836mab Copy 1: Imperfect: parts 1-22 only. Bound in two vols. with the 22 original front wrappers and two back wrappers bound in at end.
BEIN Zc12 +836mab Copy 2: Imperfect: part 16 wanting. Original wrappers. Autograph on 17 of the front wrappers: R.M. Strattan, 242 Water Street. Bookplate of Paul Mellon. Ms. contract between Thomas L. McKenney and J.T. Bowen removed and added to Western Americana MS. file.
BAC E77.M35 H57 1847+: Plates are hand-colored. In printed wrappers in 30 parts.
Subject Terms:
Indians of North America -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- History.
Indians of North America -- Portraits.
Mellon, Paul -- Bookplate.
Strattan, Robert M. -- Autograph.
Printed wrappers (Binding)
Hand coloring.
Hall, James, 1793-1868, author.
Bowen, John T., approximately 1801-1856? publisher, lithographer.
King, Charles Bird, 1785-1862, illustrator.
Lewis, James Otto, 1799-1858, illustrator.
T.K. & P.G. Collins (Firm), printer.

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