MCKENNEY, THOMAS L., [and HALL, JAMES] History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with One Hundred Portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington.
Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., 1870. Three octavo volumes. Contemporary three-quarters morocco for "H. Steffens" (foot of spines), rebacked preserving original backstrips. 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches (27 x 17.5 cm); with 100 lithographed plates, most hand-colored, a few printed in color. Very clean overall but some intermittent spotting, original portion of binding rubbed, hinges strengthened.
A very clean set, vibrantly colored. The issue without Hall's name and calling for 100 plates on the title pages and plate lists. Plate counts in this work vary: this set with 100 plates as called for but bound without the portrait of Kaipolequa in volume I but containing two additional portraits not called for on the plate list of volume II being Billy Bowlegs and John Ross. The third volume complete as issued. Howes M129; Sabin 43411.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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