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M'KENNEY, THOMAS L. and JAMES HALL. History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen 1848-1850. 3 vols., royal 8vo, 265 x 170mm. (10 7/16 x 6 11/16in.), original green hard-grained morocco gilt, g.e., vols. 2 and 3 with covers detached, dampstained, most visibly at edges of text leaves throughout and to lower inner portions of vols. 1 and 3, but some plates affected, 4 plates in vol. 2 stained at upper inner blank margin, occasional offsetting to plates. FIRST OCTAVO EDITION, colored lithographed dedication and 120 colored lithographed plates by J.T. Bowen showing 118 portraits, "Hunting the Buffalo" and "Prairie on Fire." Howes M-129; Sabin 43411.

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M'KENNEY, THOMAS L. and JAMES HALL. History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen 1848-1850. 3 vols., royal 8vo, 265 x 170mm. (10 7/16 x 6 11/16in.), original green hard-grained morocco gilt, g.e., vols. 2 and 3 with covers detached, dampstained, most visibly at edges of text leaves throughout and to lower inner portions of vols. 1 and 3, but some plates affected, 4 plates in vol. 2 stained at upper inner blank margin, occasional offsetting to plates. FIRST OCTAVO EDITION, colored lithographed dedication and 120 colored lithographed plates by J.T. Bowen showing 118 portraits, "Hunting the Buffalo" and "Prairie on Fire." Howes M-129; Sabin 43411.

Provenance: M. Vassar, Jr., pencil signature in vols. 2 and 3 dated "Jny. 1850". (3)
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