MCKENNEY AND HALL INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA PHIL. 1855 BOOKS THREE VOLUMES


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MCKENNEY AND HALL "INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA" PHIL. 1855, BOOKS, THREE VOLUMES

Tooled brown leather binding by Bessemer. Used. Third octavo edition, considered by some to be the best of the octavos for the superiority of its coloring; 3 volumes, 119 brilliant hand-colored plates by J.T. Bowen; a stunning set in rebound tooled brown leather, gilt page edges. Originally published in three large folio volumes 1836-44. Colorful portraits of Indians from the original oil paintings.


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All images are in books except frontispiece lithograph in Volume III. There are old restorations to the front and back leather covers of all three books. These restorations are near the spine but they do NOT interfere with the binding of the the books. All the corners are slightly bumped. The pages have foxing. The condition is commensurate with age and use. TW 8-28-18
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