(AMERICAN INDIANS.) M’Conkey, Harriet E. Bishop.
Dakota War Whoop; or,
Indian Massacres and War in Minnesota.
Photograph of General Sibley mounted to
frontispiece, 5 engraved plates. vii, -304 pages. 12mo, publisher’s cloth, worn, rebacked
with portion of original backstrip laid down, original endpapers retained; foxing, damp-
staining, minor edge wear.
St. Paul, MN, 1863
“An eyewitness account of the Sioux attacks on Minnesota settlers”—Streeter sale
III:1974. Graff 2578; Howes M58 (“aa”); Minnesota Imprints 487; Sabin 43085.
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) McKenney, Thomas L.; and Hall, James.
the Indian Tribes of North America, Volume II.
11 (of 48) hand-colored litho-
graphed plates. 158,  (of 237) pages.Volume II only (of 3). Folio, contemporary
binding, worn, boards detached; moderate foxing throughout, final blanks detached, plates
fairly clean, several early paper repairs.
with first-state title page. McKenney compiled this set after serving as the United
States Superintendent of Indian Affairs through 1830. It is most famous for its lithographs after the
work of Charles Bird King, who was commissioned to paint portraits of American Indian delegates
visiting Washington from 1821 to 1830. “The most colorful portraits of Indians ever executed”—
The work was initially issued in 20 parts, with parts 9 through 16 intended to be bound in the sec-
ond volume; this volume contains only parts 9 through 13, with only 11 of the 30 plates issued in
those parts (plate list and collation notes available upon request). Reese, American Color Plate Books
24; BAL 6934.