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George Catlin and the Old Frontier, CATLIN, GEORGE(Subject); McCracken, Harold
1 CATLIN, GEORGE(Subject); McCracken, Harold George Catlin and the Old Frontier
Dial Press 1959-01-01 First THUS Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Acceptable Hardcover 
First edition after the limted edition of 250 copies. Letter line ABCDEFG. Burnt orange cloth wirh gold lettering. Dust jacket in orange, gold and black with reproduction of some of Catlin's Indians on the cover.Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn. Book corners rubbed and bumped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A biography and picture gallery of the dean of Indian painters. 36 full-color reproduction plus 130 in black and white. First edition after the limited edition. Full color frontis of Catlin. Bibliography. Index. McCracken was director of the Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Gallery of Western Art. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Navaho, Kluckhohn, Clyde & lLighton, Dorothea
2 Kluckhohn, Clyde & lLighton, Dorothea The Navaho
Harvard University Press 1974-01-01 Paperback Used: Very Good Paperback 
Light edge wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The book on the largest Indian tribe in the U.S. ranges widely from prehistoric times to the present, over the harsh environment from which the Navaho must wrest his livelihood to his inherited beliefs and the new self images created in a world dominated by white people. The authors consider 4 aspects of Navaho life: their history, economic situation, cultural heritage and social structure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Navajo Rugs Past, Present and Future, MAXWELL (Gilbert) with Eugen Conrotto
3 MAXWELL (Gilbert) with Eugen Conrotto Navajo Rugs Past, Present and Future
Desert-Southwest Publications 1963-01-01 First Edition Paperback Collectible: Very Good Paperback 
First edition. Very Good. Cover has rubbing and edgewerar. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 72 pages. Contents include: history; how a rug is made; rug types and areas; how to buy a rug; after the rug is home; how to collect, Navajo weaving; fact and fancy; bibliography. 20 Color and black and white illustrations. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Time of the Buffalo, McHugh, Tom
4 McHugh, Tom The Time of the Buffalo
Knopf 1972-01-01 0394476182 / 9780394476186 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
First Edition, stated. Previous owner's name on endpaper. DJ flap is crease. There is one small chip on DJ spine. Small stain on outside page edges. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. Here are the ways in which the buffalo crucially affected the hunters of the Pleistocee epoch and, in our era, the life of the Plains Indians and the nineteenth-century frontiersmen.Illustrated with photographs, paintings and drawings. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The New Trail Native American School Anthology 1953, N/a
5 N/a The New Trail Native American School Anthology 1953
Phoenix Indian School 1953 Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket Original Wraps 4to - over 9�" - 12" tall 
Printed at the Phoenix Indian School, 1953, revised, Tan card cover with large motif, printed on varying colored paper, 184 pages, 10" tall, 5000 copies August 1953. Includes a foreword by Otis J. Morgans, and introductions by Lloyd Henri New, Willeto B. Antonio, and Glenn C. Lundeen. An anthology of writings by Native American students at the Phoenix Indian School, including poetry, prose, songs, drawings, drawn from the traditions of the Papago, Pima, Maricopa, Colorado River tribes, Apache, Hopi, and Navajo Nations. Printed at the Phoenix Indian School. 6 laid in pictures done by the students at the school. Prints have crease in the middle and have edgewear. Print titles and some show artist signatures: Pima Land, Apache Wedding Ceremony, Papagos Threshing Grain, Maricopa Pottery, Apache Devil Dancers(has a stain), Pima Squash Blossom Basket. Map of Arizona showing distribution of Indian Tribes. Illustrations throughout the book. Very Good. Cover has rubbing, edgewear, and 1" split at bottom of spine. Pen mark on cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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People of the First Man: Life Among the Plains Indians in Their Final Days of Glory: The Firsthand Account of Prince Maximilian's Expedition Up the Missouri River, 1833-34, Prince Maximilian zu Wied; Davis Thomas [Editor]; Karin Ronnefeldt [Editor]; Karl Bodmer [Illustrator];
6 Prince Maximilian zu Wied; Davis Thomas [Editor]; Karin Ronnefeldt [Editor]; Karl Bodmer [Illustrator]; People of the First Man: Life Among the Plains Indians in Their Final Days of Glory: The Firsthand Account of Prince Maximilian's Expedition Up the Missouri River, 1833-34
E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1976-10-28 0525177329 / 9780525177326 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 256 pages, 12 1/4" tall. Very Good. DJ is price clipped, has light chipping and yellowing along edges. Gift inscription on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. In 1833 the German explorer and naturalist. Prince Maximilian zu Wied, together with Karl Bodmer, his Swiss-born artist companion, traveled some 5, 000 miles along the Missouri River during their yearlong sojourn with the Plains Indians. Man-dan. Blackfoot, Cree, Sioux, Minnetaree, Assiniboin, and Gros Ventres were among the diverse tribes of the Plains, where mastery of the horse had catapulted the Plains Indians to fame and undreamed-of material wealth less than a half century before Maximilian"s arrival in North America.In an economy enriched by bison and other plentiful game, warlike tribes on horseback produced a brief moment of Indian power and glory without benefit of a common language. Within a decade of Maximilian"s return to Europe, Manifest Destiny, accompanied by smallpox and alcohol, led to the virtual extermination of the Plains culture.Traveling as guests of the American Fur Company, which trafficked in pelts and illegal whiskey, the European travelers were quick to discern the Indians" fate. It became Maximilian"s and Bodmer"s dangerous task to live and travel among many tribes to record painstakingly their daily life and ceremonial activities. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Art of the Golden West [Hardcover] by Ketchum, William, William Ketchum
7 William Ketchum Art of the Golden West [Hardcover] by Ketchum, William
Smithmark Publishers 1996-09 0765199726 / 9780765199720 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Item is in very good condition.Top edge of dust jacket is bent and slightly stained. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. Illustrated throughout with paintings, drawings & sculptures from the nineteenth century, portraying the variety of Native Americans, pioneers, cowboys, & the American way of life. Background information given for each artist. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Wooden Leg : A Warrior Who Fought Custer, Wooden Leg; Thomas B. Marquis [Translator]
8 Wooden Leg; Thomas B. Marquis [Translator] Wooden Leg : A Warrior Who Fought Custer
University of Nebraska Press 1931-01-01 0803251246 / 9780803251243 Paperback Used: Like New Paperback 
Light crease in cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Wooden Leg was one of the sixteen hundred warriors of the Northern Cheyennes who fought with the Sioux against Custer at the legendary Battle of the Little Bighorn. As an old man in his seventies, he related his story of the battle to Thomas B. Marquis, formerly an agency physician for the Northern Cheyennes, in scores of interviews, illustrating his statements with drawings and maps. Some aspects of Wooden Leg's account have provoked controversy, but as Marquis points out, soon after the battle the Sioux were settled in the Dakotas while the Cheyennes were located on the reservation in the heart of the region where had been the conflicts. Thus they have kept their memories fresh or have kept each other prompted into true recollections. This advantageous condition has rendered them the best of first-hand authorities. The author checked and corroborated or corrected all points of importance with other Cheyennes, among them Limpy, Pine, Bobtail Horse, Sun Bear, Black Horse, Two Feathers, Wolf Chief, Little Sun, Blackbird, Big Beaver, Medicine Bull, and the younger Little Wolf, all of whom were with the hostile Indians when Custer came. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The San Antonio Story, Woolford, Sam and Bess
9 Woolford, Sam and Bess The San Antonio Story
Joske's of Texas 1950-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Acceptable Hardcover 
First edition. Dust jacket is missing a large section in the and pieces missing from spine area. Inside of book is clean and binding is tight. A narrative so that all phases of the development of the city are presented in proper proportion including the exploration of the country of the New Philippines, the arrival of the Franciscans, the colonial expansion of the Spanish kings and the mission era, the first struggle for independence from the crown, the frontier life when Texas was a part of Mexico, the Anglo-Saxon migration which changed the tide of empire and made of Texas, eventually, a nation of its own and then a part of the United States. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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