Memoirs, Official and Personal, with Sketches of Travels among the Northern and Southern Indians; Embracing a War Excursion, and Descriptions of Scenes along the Western Borders... Second edition.
New York: Paine and Burgess, 1846. Two vols in one, 8vo, viii, -340; vi, -136 pp. Plates from wood engravings, portrait frontispiece to volume one, hand-colored frontispiece of Pocahontas to volume two. Original brown cloth, rebacked with original backstrip richly gilt, internally very good. Signature of Benjamin Bowling at front and B.F. Edwards on t/p. Second edition. With a 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. This is the McKenney of McKenney and Halls History of the Indian Tribes. Howes M-130. Sabin 43403. Field 993.
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