J.O. Lewis Waa-Ba-Shaw

James Otto Lewis. “Waa-Ba-Shaw. A Celebrated Sioux Chief. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du chien 1825 by J.O. Lewis.” From The Aboriginal Portfolio. Philadelphia: J. O. Lewis, 1835-1836. Lithograph by Lehman & Duval. Original hand coloring. Image ca. 9 x 8.  Repaired tear extending into image from right.  Else, very good condition.

J.O. Lewis Too-Sha-Na-Gan-Ka

James Otto Lewis. “Too-Sha-Na-Gan-Ka or The Little Otter/ A Winnebago Chief./ Painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa Indiana 1827 by J.O. Lewis.” From The Aboriginal Portfolio. Philadelphia: J. O. Lewis, 1835-1836. Lithograph by Lehman & Duval. Original hand coloring. Image ca. 9 x 7 1/2.  Very good condition.

J.O. Lewis Ma-Che-Ka-Kat or the Bad Hawk

James Otto Lewis. “Ma-Che-Ka-Kat or the Bad Hawk. Monomonie Chief. Sketch’d at the Treaty of Green Bay 1827 by J.O. Lewis.-” From The Aboriginal Portfolio. Philadelphia: J. O. Lewis, 1835-1836. Lithograph by Lehman & Duval. Original hand coloring. Image ca. 10 x 7.  Very good condition.

J.O. Lewis Waa-Top-E-Not or the Eagle’s Bed

James Otto Lewis. “Waa-Top-E-Not or the Eagle’s Bed. A Fox Chief. Painted at the treaty of Prarie du Chien 1825 by J.O. Lewis.” From The Aboriginal Portfolio. Philadelphia: J. O. Lewis, 1835-1836. Lithograph by Lehman & Duval. Signed in the stone by J. Barincou. Original hand coloring. Image ca. 11 x 8 1/2.  Minor chipping in two corners of big margins.  Else, very good condition.

J.O. Lewis Mi-A-Qu-A

James Otto Lewis. “Mi-A-Qu-A. A Miami Chief. Taken at the Treaty of Massinnewa Indiana by J.O. Lewis 1827.” From The Aboriginal Portfolio.  New York: J.P. Callender, 1838-39.  Image ca. 8 x 5 1/2.  Lithograph by Bufford’s.  Original hand color.

J.O. Lewis Ash-E-Taa-Na-Quet

James Otto Lewis. “Ash-E-Taa-Na-Quet. A celebrated Chippeway Chief. Painted at the treaty of Green Bay 1827 by J.O. Lewis.” From The Aboriginal Portfolio. Philadelphia: J. O. Lewis, 1835-1836. Lithograph by Lehman & Duval. Signed in stone by J. Barincou.  Original hand coloring. Image ca 9 x 6 1/2.  Expertly repaired tear in large bottom margin.  Else, very good condition.

J.O. Lewis Kee-Me-One or Rain

James Otto Lewis. “Kee-Me-One or Rain. A Chippeway Chief. Painted at Fond du Lac 1827 by J.O. Lewis.” From The Aboriginal Portfolio. Philadelphia: J. O. Lewis, 1835-1836. Lithograph by Lehman & Duval. Signed in the stone by J. Barincou. Original hand coloring. Image ca 11 x 8.  Very good condition.

J.O. Lewis Men-Dow-Min or The Corn

James Otto Lewis. “Men-Dow-Min or The Corn. A Chippewa Dwarf. Painted by J.O. Lewis at the treaty of Green Bay.-1827.” From The Aboriginal Portfolio. Philadelphia: J. O. Lewis, 1835-1836. Lithograph by Lehman & Duval. Full original hand coloring. Image ca. 10 1/2 x 8.  Very good condition.

J.O. Lewis Kitch-Ee-I-Aa-Ba or the Big Buck

James Otto Lewis.  “Kitch-Ee-I-Aa-Ba or the Big Buck.  A Chippewa Chief.  Taken at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien on the Mississippi North America by J.O. Lewis 1825.”  From The Aboriginal Portfolio.  New York: J.P. Callender, 1838-39.  Image ca. 8 x 5 1/2.  Lithograph by Bufford’s.  Original hand color.

Complete first issue McKenney & Hall History of the Indian Tribes of North America

Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall.  History of the Indian Tribes of North America….  Vol. I: Philadelphia: Edward C. Biddle, 1836.  State A, First Edition.  Vol. II: Philadelphia: Frederich W. Greenough, 1838.  State A, First Edition.  Vol. III: Philadelphia: Daniel Rice and James G. Clark, 1844.  State A., First Edition.  Three folio volumes with 120 plates.  Full leather bindings with raised bands.  Interior and text in generally excellent condition.  Most tissue guards present.  Original hand coloring, generally very fine.  Text has one tear and one spot in Vol. III.  One plate with striped stain on verso from old bookmark.  Frontispiece in Vol. III is cracked at attachment to guard and trimmed just to image at top, as issued and trimmed by binder.  Unusually few plates with noticeable off-setting of text.  A few other minor blemishes.  Subscriber list in Vol. III lists signatures as from Vol. I for the first 39 names.

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