Frederick W. Greenough, 23 Minor Street [vol. 1]; Daniel Rice and James G. Clark, 132 Arch Street [vols. 2 & 3], Philadelphia, 1838-42-44
FIRST EDITION. MIXED ISSUE. Folio, three volumes (490 x 355 mm. each), bound to style in half red morocco over red moire cloth covered boards, gilt ruled, spines with gilt ruled raised bands in six compartments, each gilt panelled, gilt lettered in the second and fourth, gilt volume dates to base of each spine, marbled endpapers. With typographic title page to each volume, pp. , 4, 206; , 237; , 196, , with 120 hand-coloured lithographic plates after Karl Bodmer, Charles Bird King, James Otto Lewis, P. Rhindesbacher and R. M. Sully, drawn on stone by A. Newsam, A. Hoffy, Ralph Trembley, Henry Dacre and others, printed and coloured by J. T. Bowen and others, comprising 117 portraits and 3 scenic frontispieces after Rindisbacher, 1 leaf containing 2 lithographic maps and a table and 17 pages of facsimile signatures of subscribers. Light foxing to volume 1 as usual, offsetting to plates as usual, with some waterstaining to beginning of volume 2 affecting the first plate and volume 3 affecting first 5 plates, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 9761