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Creator:
McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859.
Title(s):

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.

Additional Title(s):

Indian tribes of North America

Published/Created:
Philadelphia : Published by Edward C. Biddle, 23 Minor Street, 1836-1844.
Physical Description:
20 parts : col. ill., col. ports., maps, facsims. ; 52 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AmVa 1229
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
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Notes:
BEIN ZZc12 836ma: In 20 numbers as issued; original wrappers.
First issue; cf. Sabin.
Issued in 20 parts, numbered on wrappers from 1 to 20; intended to be bound in three vols.
Title page for nos. 1-8: Volume I. Title page for nos. 9-16: Volume II. Title page for nos. 17-20: Volume III.
Imprint on t.p. for volume II (nos. 9-16): Philadelphia: Published by Frederick W. Greenough, 23 Minor Street, 1838.
Imprint on t.p. for volume III (nos. 17-20; bound at beginning of no. 20): Philadelphia: Published by Daniel Rice and James G. Clark, 132 Arch Street, 1844.
Table of contents for v. I bound at end of no. 8; table of contents for v. II bound at end of no. 16; table of contents for v. III bound at end of no. 20.
Wrapper title: The Indian tribes of North America.
Imprint on wrappers of nos. 1-6: Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle, 23 Minor Street; on wrappers of no. 7: Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough, 25 Minor Street; on wrappers of nos. 8-13: Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough, 3 Minor Street; on wrappers of no. 14: Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 94, Walnut Street; on wrappers of nos. 15-20: Philadelphia: Daniel Rice & James G. Clark, 132 Arch Street.
Collation of vol. I: [no. 1] iv, 36, 20 p., [6] leaves of plates: 1 col. ill, 5 col. ports.; [no. 2] [37]-62, 21-32, [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 3] [63]-84, 33-44 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col ports.; [no. 4] [85]-108 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 5] [109]-128 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 6] 129-156 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 7] [157]-180 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 8] [181]-[203], [1], [203]-204, 4 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.
Collation of vol. II: [no. 9] 28 p., [6] leaves of plates: 1 col. ill., 5 col. ports.; [no. 10] [29]-62 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 11] [63]-96 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 12] [97]-142 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 13] [143]-162 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 14] [163]-178 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 15] [179]-198 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 16] [4], [199]-237 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.
Collation of vol. III: [no. 17] [44]-78 p., [6] leaves of plates: 1 col. ill., 5 col. ports.; [no. 18] [79]-122 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 19] [123]-152 p., [6] leaves of plates: 6 col. ports.; [no. 20] [4], [153]-196, [2] p., [7] leaves of plates, [17] p. of plates: 6 col. ports, 1 map, facsims.
Sabin 43410a
"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.
Facsimile subscriber list on [17] p. of plates at end of no. 20.
BAC: British Art Center copy: The folio edition in parts. Parts 1-20. Original tan printed wrapper; untrimmed. Color frontispiece, color plates. Spine height: 21 9/16 inches. Two orange-red cloth slip-cases (each with 10 parts), ht: 22 3/4 inches (red leather label: M'KENNEY AND HALL INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA PARTS 1-10/PARTS 11-20; at base: 1836-1844).
Subject Terms:
Indians of North America -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- History.
Indians of North America -- Portraits.
Form/Genre:
Subscription lists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 1836-1844.
Contributors:
Hall, James, 1793-1868.
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