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George Catlin and the Old Frontier

By: CATLIN, GEORGE(Subject); McCracken, Harold

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1959-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: 4-1-940

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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 limit... View more info

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The Indians of Pecos Pueblo, A Study of Their Skeletal Remains

By: Earnest Albert Hooton

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1930-01-01

Seller ID: b2-2-1802

Condition: Used: Very Good


Ex-library book with minimal markings and withrawl stamp in the back. Ink stain on outside page edges. Back pages after page 391 are missing. Plates VII A-O are all present in back pocket.A study of the skeletal remains recovered in excavations from the Andover Pecos Expedition. Contents include archaeological summary, skeletal material, Cranial measurements and observations, Measurements of other bones, cranial types, pathology, lesions, and more. View more info

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The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend SIGNED

By: Frankel, Glenn

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA: 2013-02-19

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-1-1803

ISBN: 1608191052

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First US Edition but later printing. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.In 1836 in East Texas, nine year old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanches. She was raised by the tribe and eventually became the wife of a warrior. Twenty four years after her capture, she was reclaimed by the U.S. cavalry and Texas Rangers and restored to her white family, to die in misery and obscurity. Cynthia Ann's s... View more info

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Navaho War Dance: A Brief Narrative of Its Meaning and Practice

By: Haile, Berard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Saint Michaels Historical: 1946-12-01

Seller ID: b2-2-1801

ISBN: 0318030314

Condition: Used: Very Good


50 page booklet.Ex-library book.Catalogue number taped to front and back cover. Impressed library stamps and numbers in the book first pages. Wraps have minor wear, stapled binding, internally clean, pages lightly yellowed.A description of the ordinary three night dance counting, as the Navahos do, the nights which follow the acceptance of the rattle stick. View more info

The Nightway: A History and a History of Documentation of a Navajo Ceremonial

By: James C. Faris

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1990-01-01

Seller ID: b2-2-1827

ISBN: 0826311989

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn. Light stain on outside page edges.Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Traces the history and genealogies of Nightway medicine men and the history of the recording and documentation of this healing ceremonial by non-Navajo observers. Includes the complete Nightway narrative as given by Hosteen Klah in 1928. View more info

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The Navaho

By: Kluckhohn, Clyde & lLighton, Dorothea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1974-01-01

Seller ID: 2-3-1404

Condition: Used: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Mystic Warriors of the Plains

By: Mails, Thomas E.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1972-10-03

Seller ID: 2-1-1635

ISBN: 038504741X

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Second printing. Dust jacket is lightly chipped, discolored and has a couple of small holes.Small stains on outside page edges. Overall inside pages are clean and binding is tight.The culture, arts, crafts and religion of the Plains Indians. Profusely illustrated. 618 pages including an extensive index. Jacket protected in mylar cover. 32 plates included. A large section devoted to their religion, their supernatural beliefs, the practice of m... View more info

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Navajo Rugs Past, Present and Future

By: MAXWELL (Gilbert) with Eugen Conrotto

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Desert-Southwest Publications: 1963-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-983

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Time of the Buffalo

By: McHugh, Tom

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1972-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-906

ISBN: 0394476182

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. View more info

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The New Trail Native American School Anthology 1953

By: N/a

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Phoenix Indian School: 1953

Seller ID: 000625

Condition: Very Good


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, C... View more info

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SIGNED

There There by Tommy Orange SIGNED

By: Orange, Tommy

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2018-06-05

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7-4-1859

ISBN: 0525520376

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.First edition, ninth printing, September 2018.As we learn the reasons that each person is attending the Big Oakland Powwow, some generous, some fearful, some joyful, some violent, momentum builds toward a shocking yet inevitable conclusion that changes everything. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. D... View more info

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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

By: Prince Maximilian zu Wied; Davis Thomas [Editor]; Karin Ronnefeldt [Editor]; Karl Bodmer [Illustrator];

Price: $100.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1976-10-28

Seller ID: 3-2-914

ISBN: 0525177329

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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, ... View more info

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Cherokee Tragedy: The Story of the Ridge Family and the Decimation of a People.

By: Wilkins, Thurman.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company: 1970-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-2-1803

ISBN: 002628670X

Condition: Collectible: Good


Stated first printing. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Previous owner's book plate is on half title page. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Signed by candlelight in a crowded house in the old Cherokee capital, New Echota, Georgia, the Treaty of 1835 set in motion a mournful chain of events that was to force the Indians of the Cherokee Nation from their ancestral homelands in North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia into the Indian Territory beyond the... View more info

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Art of the Golden West [Hardcover] by Ketchum, William

By: William Ketchum

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Smithmark Publishers: 1996-09

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7-2-22

ISBN: 0765199726

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. View more info

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Wooden Leg : A Warrior Who Fought Custer

By: Wooden Leg; Thomas B. Marquis [Translator]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1931-01-01

Seller ID: 3-3-1428

ISBN: 0803251246

Condition: Used: Like New


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... View more info