06-01-2013 06-01-2013
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McKenney, Thomas (1785-1859) and James Hall (1793-1868) History of the Indian Tribes of North America

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2658B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2013 11:00AM


McKenney, Thomas (1785-1859) and James Hall (1793-1868) History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: by D. Rice and A.N. Hart, 1854.
Second octavo edition, in three volumes, illustrated with 120 full-paged hand-colored lithographic plates, heightened with gum arabic, bound in full red morocco, tooled ornately in gilt on boards and spines, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g., slightly scuffed, some shelf wear; contents with some spotting and staining, and a few plates with limited tears, one portrait edged with glassine tissue-type tape, one prominent stain at the foot of the gutter in volume three, affecting some portraits and text, tissue guards with some staining, 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (3)
Estimate $5,000-7,000

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