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The aboriginal port folio or a collection of portraits of the most celebrated chiefs of the North American Indians.

Title
The aboriginal port folio or a collection of portraits of the most celebrated chiefs of the North American Indians. Philadelphia published Jany. 1836 by J.O. Lewis.
Author
Lewis, James Otto, 1799-1858.
Publication
Philadelphia, Lithograph'd by Lehman & Duval, 1836.

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TextRestricted use *KW+++ (Lewis, J. O. Aboriginal port folio. 1836 (1st ed.))Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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4 l., 80 col'd pl. in 2 v.; fol.
Subject
Note
  • First edition; with leaves of Advertisement dated May, June, and July 20, 1835, and text of Advertisement to the second number printed in 38 lines.
  • Originally issued in monthly numbers, beginning May 1835, each with 8 plates and cover-title; nos. 1-3 with a leaf of Advertisement, dated respectively May, June, and July 20, 1835; lithographed t.-p. as above, with colored vignette, issued in January 1836. Re-issued from time to time with slight changes, and reprinted Advertisements.
  • Plates drawn by J. Barincou and P. Rindisbacher, and colored by hand, after paintings J.O. Lewis, T.R. Peale, and Jerome Thompson; printed by Lehman & Duval and P.S. Duval, lithographihc printers.
Call Number
*KW+++ (Lewis, J. O. Aboriginal port folio. 1836 (1st ed.))
Author
Lewis, James Otto, 1799-1858.
Title
The aboriginal port folio or a collection of portraits of the most celebrated chiefs of the North American Indians. Philadelphia published Jany. 1836 by J.O. Lewis.
Imprint
Philadelphia, Lithograph'd by Lehman & Duval, 1836.
Local Note
With original lithographed blue paper cover to no. 1: "The aboriginal port folio. No. 1. Philadelphia published May 1835 ... issued monthly untill 10 numbers are complete," bound v. 2.
Inserted in v. 2 is a facsimile of the t.-p., by Bierstadt.
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