Fine Books & Manuscripts
McKenney, Thomas (1785-1859) & James Hall (1793-1868) History of the Indian Tribes of North America. I: Philadelphia: Edward C. Biddle, 1837; II: Philadelphia: Daniel Rice & James G. Clark, 1842; III: Philadelphia: Daniel Rice & James G. Clark, 1844. Three large folio volumes; volume one: first edition first issue; volume two: first edition, second issue; volume three: first edition, first issue; illustrated with 120 hand-finished chromolithographic portraits of Native American Indians, the full-page plate with two maps and a table, and seventeen pages of the facsimile signatures of subscribers; bound in contemporary half dark green morocco, with textured cloth boards, spines ruled and tooled in gilt, a.e.g.; rebacked, and recornered, with the original spines relaid; the plates with good color, minimal foxing, 19 3/4 x 14 in. (3)
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
I: 48 plates; II: 48 plates; III: 24 plates.
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