New York: Paine and Burgess, 1846. First edition. Tall 8vo. Two volumes in one: viii, -340; vi, -136 pp. Plates from wood engravings, portrait frontispiece to volume one, hand-colored frontispiece to volume two. Separate title page for volume two: "On the Origin, History, Character, and the Wrongs and Rights of the Indians, with a Plan for the Preservation and Happiness of the Remnants of that Persecuted Race." Includes McKenney's 50-page account of an 1827 sojourn among the Chickasaws, Choctaws, and Creeks in Mississippi and Alabama. Howes M-130. Sabin 43403. Field 993. Significant foxing, else a very good copy, the gilt spine bright. Original black cloth, gilt title and illustration on spine. (#8161). (Inventory #: 61211)
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