1870 Mckenney & Hall's History Of The Indian Tribes - Hand Colored
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1870 Mckenney & Hall's History Of The Indian Tribes - Hand Colored:
THE REMARKABLE 1870 HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES
" A Faithful Recording of the features and dress of celebrated American Indians who lived and died long before the age of photography" (McKenney-Hall Portrait Gallery, 23)
2 of 3 Published Volumes in Octavo.
The Book:MCKENNEY, THOMAS L. AND JAMES HALL. History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., 1870 (Vols. 2- 3) 2 of 3 volumes only, lacking Volume 1. 8vo.,
10 1/4 x 6 1/2; handcolored lithographs heightened with gum arabic; list of plates in each volume. Each volume Complete with plates as listed. Publisher's brown morocco block-stamped with an arabesque panel, spines in 6 compartments lettered gilt, marbled endpapers, edges gilt, textblocks cleanly detached from binding, upper hinge of vol. 3 peeling, frontis. of Vol 2 detached from texblock with chipping to detached margin, 73-76 detached from textblock in vol.2; internally, some general toning, light foxing, occasional staining, but overall good internally and the plates reasonably clean and attractive as depicted.