McKenney, Thomas L., and James Hall
'HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCIPAL CHIEFS'. PHILADELPHIA: J.T. BOWEN, 1848-49-50
3 volumes, 8vo (10 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.; 257 x 165mm). 120 hand-colored lithographed plates by J. T. Bowen primarily after Charles Byrd King, one hand-colored dedication leaf to George Washington; foxing and toning to text leaves, some offsetting, some minor foxing to plates. Contemporary full red morocco, bound by Altemus, covers elaborately gilt with decorative boarders and cornerpieces, spines with raised bands in six compartments, second and fourth gilt-lettered, others with repeat filigree motif in gilt, all edges gilt; spines sunned, extremities rubbed, one or scuffs to morocco, minor soiling.
Edward S. Thompson (bookplates to front pastedowns)
Howes M-129; Sabin 43411