Saturday, December 31, 2016

Massacre by Frank Laumer

 

Author Name    Laumer, Frank 
 
Title   Massacre

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A. Univ Pr of Florida 1968

ISBN Number    0813004799 / 9780813004792 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   016418

Trade paperback. University Press of Florida, second printing, 1977. In very good condition, pages toning, heavy cover wear. Signed on half title page: For Barney Snowden, in appreciation for the sharing a Ft. Sumter letter, with best wishes. Frank Laumer, Talisman, 29 May '78. An account of the massacre of Major Francis L. Dade and his men by the Seminole Indians in Florida, December 28, 1835.
Price = 25.00 USD

Friday, December 30, 2016

Pictorial History of the American Indian by Oliver Lafarge

 
Author Name    Lafarge, Oliver 
 
Title   Pictorial History of the American Indian

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Thus

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Crown Pub 1984

ISBN Number    0517016958 / 9780517016954 

Seller ID   016429

Oversized hardcover. Bonanza Books, first edition, 1980. in near fine condition, with a very good DJ, has 1" closed tear at top of front cover and some minor wear, protected by mylar cover. 350 illustrations, including many full color plates. Revised by Alvin M. Josephy Jr.
Price = 30.00 USD

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experience by Kunitz, Stephen J.;Levy, Jerrold E.;Russell, Scott;McCloskey, Joanne;Gabriel, K. Ruben;Quintero, Gilbert;Henderson, Eric

 
Author Name    Kunitz, Stephen J.;Levy, Jerrold E.;Russell, Scott;McCloskey, Joanne;Gabriel, K. Ruben;Quintero, Gilbert;Henderson, Eric 
 
Title   Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experience

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A. Oxford Univ Pr 2000

ISBN Number    0195136152 / 9780195136159 

Seller ID   019771

Hardcover. As new. Based on interviews with more than one thousand Navajo Indian men and women, this book examines the associations between childhood experiences and behavior and the development of alcohol dependence in adulthood.
Price = 30.00 USD

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Tricky Tribal Discourse: The Poetry, Short Stories, and Fus Fixico Letters of Creek Writer Alex Posey by Alexia Maria Kosmider

 
Author Name    Kosmider, Alexia Maria 
 
Title   Tricky Tribal Discourse: The Poetry, Short Stories, and Fus Fixico Letters of Creek Writer Alex Posey

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.A. Univ of Idaho Pr 1998

ISBN Number    0893012017 / 9780893012014

Seller ID   020206

Hardcover. Very good condition, corners lightly bumped. DJ has a closed 1 1/2" tear at spine. His mother was a full-blooded Creek of the Wind clan and his father was predominently Scot-Irish heritage. In 1889, Posey entered the Bacone Indian University in Bacone, Oklahoma.and developed a life long interest in writing and in Creek verbal traditions.
CREEK  INDIANS  

Price = 20.00 USD

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Story of Navaho Weaving by Kate Peck Kent

 
Author Name    Kate Peck Kent 
 
Title   The Story of Navaho Weaving

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   006962

Oversized softcover. Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Arts, seventh printing, 1973. McGrew Printing & Lithographing Co. In very good condition. Illustrated with photographs of blankets in the collection of the Heard Museum. 48 pages.
Price = 10.00 USD

Monday, December 26, 2016

Apache Lightning The Last Great Battles of the Ojo Calientes by Joseph A. Stout Jr

 
Author Name    Joseph A. Stout Jr 
 
Title   Apache Lightning The Last Great Battles of the Ojo Calientes

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   007452


Hardcover, bookclub edition. Oxford University Press, 1974. In very good condition, DJ shows edgewear. The last great battles of the Ojo Calientes Apaches, led by Victorio. The black "buffalo" soldiers fought them, but couldn't subdue them. Then came Mexican and American vigilante groups.

Price = 15.00 USD

Sunday, December 25, 2016

The Bloody Bozeman : The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold by Dorothy M Johnson

 
Author Name    Johnson, Dorothy M. 
 
Title   The Bloody Bozeman : The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A. McGraw-Hill Companies, The 

ISBN Number    0070325766 / 9780070325760 

Seller ID   010746

Hardcover. McGraw Hill, 1971, first. In very good condition, remainder mark, pages toning. DJ is good, darkening from age. From The American Trails series. Covers 1862 to 1868. Struggles against nature, of battles between red man and white, the discovery of gold, and the hanging of road agents by Vigilantes.
Price = 15.00 USD

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Dictionary of the American Indian by John L Stoutenburgh, Jr

 

Author Name    John L Stoutenburgh, Jr 
 
Title   Dictionary of the American Indian

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Philosophical Library 1960

Seller ID   017350

Hardcover. Philosophical Library, 1960. In near fine condition, title page lower right corner slightly bumped. DJ is good, has some edgewear. A book of Indian history and lore. A great reference book for a writer or researcher.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Friday, December 23, 2016

Catch the Whisper of the Wind by Cheewa James

 
Author Name    James, Cheewa 
 
Title   Catch the Whisper of the Wind

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Sacramento, California, U.S.A. Horizon 2000 Pub 1993

ISBN Number    0963266527 / 9780963266521 

Seller ID   018234

Trade paperback. Very good condition. Native American quotes and philosophy. Timeless wisdom, insights on child rearing, proverbs for living, a humorous glimpse at women, and quotes of great Indian leaders.
Price = 10.00 USD

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Indian in America's Past by Jack D Forbes

 
Author Name    Jack D Forbes 
 
Title   The Indian in America's Past

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Prentice-Hall 1964

Seller ID   017599

Trade paperback. Prentice-Hall, 1964, fourth edition. In good condition, cover has edgewear, pages are toning. Using varied sources - accounts of explorers and Old World immigrants, speeches of Indian chiefs, statements of US policy, and many others - Dr. Forbes recalls the horrors of Indian slavery, enforced acculturation, the devastating effect of tobacco and disease.
Price = 8.00 USD

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Manual for the Peacemaker: An Iroquois Legend to Heal Self & Society by Jean Houston, Margaret Rubin

 
Author Name    Houston, Jean; Rubin, Margaret 
 
Title   Manual for the Peacemaker: An Iroquois Legend to Heal Self & Society

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.A. Quest Books 1997

ISBN Number    0835607356 / 9780835607353

Seller ID   017605

Trade paperback. First Quest Book edition, 1997. In near fine condition. The stirring tale of the legendary Iroquois peacemaker who inspired the founders of American democracy.
Price = 8.00 USD

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Indian Skin Paintings from the American Southwest: Two Representations of Border Conflicts between Mexico and the Missouri in the Early Eighteenth Century by Gottfried Hotz

 
Author Name    Hotz, Gottfried 
 
Title   Indian Skin Paintings from the American Southwest: Two Representations of Border Conflicts between Mexico and the Missouri in the Early Eighteenth Century

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    University of Oklahoma Press 1970

ISBN Number    080610872X / 9780806108728 

Seller ID   019772

Hardcover. Near fine condition. Stated first edition. Two representations of border conflicts between Mexico and the Missouri in the early eighteenth century. Each of the paintings, called Segesser I and Segesser II, consists of three large skins (probably buffalo) sewn together. They are among the best preserved skin paintings in the world.
Price = 50.00 USD

Monday, December 19, 2016

Song from the Earth: American Indian Painting by Jamake Highwater

 
Author Name    Highwater, Jamake 
 
Title   Song from the Earth: American Indian Painting

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher    New York Graphic Society : published by Little, Brown 1976

ISBN Number    0821206982 / 9780821206980 

Seller ID   021617

Hardcover. DJ is price clipped. A few foxing spots on outside page edges on the top by the spine. The evolution of Indian art.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Havasupai People by Henry C Dobyns

 
Author Name    Henry C Dobyns 
 
Title   The Havasupai People

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   Limited

Publisher    Indian Tribal Series 1971

Seller ID   017352

Softcover. Indian Tribal Series, 1971. In near fine condition, cover lightly sunned. This book is to commemorate the issuance of the official Havasupai medal March 15, 1971 and is limited to 15,000 copies. This is No. 7314 and is signed by Tribal Chairman Lee Marshall. A history of the Havasupai tribe.
Price = 20.00 USD

Saturday, December 17, 2016

War Chief Joseph by Helen Addison Howard, Dan L McGrath

 
Author Name    Helen Addison Howard, Dan L McGrath 
 
Title   War Chief Joseph

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    University of Nevada Press 1969

Seller ID   016412

Trade paperback. University of Nevada Press, sixth printing, copyright renewed 1969. In good condition, some cover wear, right bottom corner of cover creased, light soiling on outside book pages, half title page has owner's note and his name is stamped there as well as on back of front cover, and on the inside and outside of the back cover. Interior is clean and bright. He was a brilliant leader - here is the story of his fight against the whites in the last days of the Nez Perce's independence.
NEZ  PERCE,  CHIEF  JOSEPH,  INDIAN  WARS  

Price = 10.00 USD

Friday, December 16, 2016

Saga of Chief Joseph by Helen Addison Howard

 
Author Name    Helen Addison Howard 
 
Title   Saga of Chief Joseph

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Publisher    Caxton Printers 1965

Seller ID   016426

Hardcover. Caxton Printer, 1965, reprint, original 1941. In very good condition, with a fair DJ, price clipped, chipped and torn, protected by mylar wrapper. A diplomatic strategist, a conciliator in times of war and peace, an able counselor in tribal and personal matters, he represents the best in Indian leadership.
 
Price = 35.00 USD

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Noble Red Man: Lakota Wisdomkeeper Mathew King by Harvey Arden

 
Author Name    Harvey Arden 
 
Title   Noble Red Man: Lakota Wisdomkeeper Mathew King

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Hillsboro, Oregon, U.S.A. Beyond Words Pub Co 1994

ISBN Number    1885223013 / 9781885223012 

Seller ID   020207

Hardcover. Very good condition, corners bumped. DJ is good has some rubbing and one corner creased. "Someday Red Man and White Man will sit down with all the races of humankind and we'll solve our problems together. We'll even pray together."
Price = 10.00 USD

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Children of Grace: The Nez Perce War of 1877 by Bruce Hampton

 
Author Name    Hampton, Bruce 
 
Title   Children of Grace: The Nez Perce War of 1877

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Henry Holt & Co 1994

ISBN Number    080501991X / 9780805019919 

Seller ID   016401

Hardcover. Henry Holt, 1994, first edition. In near fine condition with mylar cover on DJ. A band of renegade warriors killed eighteen settlers in Idaho and it turned into a 1,200 mile chase as some 800 Nez Perce men, women, and children attempted to fight their to freedom in Canada.
INDIANS  NORTH  AMERICA  WARS  1866  

Price = 20.00 USD

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest by H M Wormington

 
Author Name    H M Wormington 
 
Title   Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Denver Museum of Natural History 1978

Seller ID   020028

Trade paperback. Very good condition. Has extensive neat pencil underling done with a ruler and some notes next to paragraphs. Looks like it was a teacher's copy. Good copy for reference.
Price = 10.00 USD

Monday, December 12, 2016

Breeds and Half-Breeds by Gordon Speck

 
Author Name    Gordon Speck 
 
Title   Breeds and Half-Breeds

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   007448

Hardcover. Clarkson N. Potter, 1969, first edition. In very good condition. The story of the interpreter-guides and the opening of the American Frontier. Over 50 illustrations and 15 maps. Men who could speak to and understand the white man, but who also knew the Indian mind and culture.
INDIANS  

Price = 15.00 USD

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Dreamers Without Power by George Spindler, Louise Spindler

 
Author Name    George Spindler, Louise Spindler 
 
Title   Dreamers Without Power

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Holt, Rinehart, and Winston 1971

Seller ID   017604

Trade paperback. Holt Rinehart Winston, 1971, first edition. In good condition, significant cover wear and some glue left from tag, owner's name on half-title page, pages toning. The Framework, What They Are Like, The Peyote Road, Those In-between, Those Who Made It, What Is Going To Happen?
Price = 10.00 USD

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Potlatch by George Clutesi

 
Author Name    George Clutesi 
 
Title   Potlatch

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Gray's Publishing Ltd 1969

Illustrator   George Clutesi

Seller ID   016399

Hardcover. Gray's Publishing Ltd, 1969, first edition. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, spine lightened by sun, encased in mylar cover. A member of the Tse-shaht people on Vancouver Island leads inside a long house and spreads before your eyes a Tloo-qwah-nah, the most magnificent form of Potlatch.
 
Price = 40.00 USD

Friday, December 9, 2016

The Confederate Cherokees: John Drew's Regiment of Mounted Rifles by W. Craig Gaines

 
Author Name    Gaines, W. Craig 
 
Title   The Confederate Cherokees: John Drew's Regiment of Mounted Rifles

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A. Louisiana State Univ Pr 1989

ISBN Number    080711488X / 9780807114889 

Seller ID   017607

Hardcover. Louisiana State University Press, first edition. In near fine condition. An account of the Cherokee' involvement in the early years of the Civil War, focusing in particular on the actions of one group, John Drew's Regiment of Mounted Rifles.
UNITED  STATES  HISTORY  CIVIL  WAR  

Price = 25.00 USD

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico Two Volume Set by Frederick Webb Hodge

 
Author Name    Frederick Webb Hodge 
 
Title   Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico Two Volume Set

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Rowman and Littlefield 1965

Seller ID   016411

Hardcover, no DJ, two volumes. Rowman and Littlefield, 1965, Smithsonian Institution, Bulletin of American Ethnology, Bulletin 30. In very good condition, light edgewear on the spine and corners, some light soiling on outside pages, and nice bright clean text and photos inside. A very nice reference copy of all the types of Indian Tribes north of Mexico. 972 pages in Volume 1 and 1,221 pages in Volume 2. The peoples, their culture, art, customs, languages and homelands.
Price = 165.00 USD

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Military Escorts on Santa Fe Trail by Fred S Perrine

 
Author Name    Fred S Perrine 
 
Title   Military Escorts on Santa Fe Trail

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   016540

Two softcover booklets, first 43 pages, second covers 265-300 pages. University of New Mexico, 1927/28. In very good condition, cover edges are creased, pages are toning. Reprints from The New Mexico Historical Review, Vol. II, Nos. 2-3, April, July, 1927, and Vol. III, No. 3, July 1928. History, covering three decades, of the military mission to protect travel, and commerce, along the Santa Fe Trail.
Price = 100.00 USD

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Soldiers are Coming! The Story of the Reynolds Battle March 17, 1876 by Fred H Werner

 
Author Name    Fred H Werner
 
Title   The Soldiers are Coming! The Story of the Reynolds Battle March 17, 1876

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   016534


Trade paperback. Werner Publications, 1982, stated first edition, signed by author on title page. Interior is in very good condition, cover has some light staining (coffee?). An account of the events preceding the battle, the battle itself, and the controversial outcome - supplemented by modern research findings, at the battle site.

Price = 25.00 USD

Monday, December 5, 2016

Zuni Fetishes by Frank Hamilton Cushing

 
Author Name    Frank Hamilton Cushing 
 
Title   Zuni Fetishes

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    K C Publications 1974

Seller ID   019861

Softcover. Very good condition. Fifth printing, facsimile edition. Reproduced from the Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology as submitted by the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-81 by J W Powell, Director. The original volume was printed in 1883 by the Government Printing Office, Washington DC.
Price = 10.00 USD

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Indian Time: A Year of Discovery With the Native Americans of the Southwest by Judith Fein

 
Author Name    Fein, Judith 
 
Title   Indian Time: A Year of Discovery With the Native Americans of the Southwest

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1993

ISBN Number    0671795767 / 9780671795764

Seller ID   016397

Hardcover. Simon & Schuster, 1993, first edition. In near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom pages. Some of her adventures: Living in an Indian house with tarantulas, cannibalistic cats, mice, and no privacy; meeting with a Navajo sand painter in the Bisit Badlands; discovering 4,500 petroglyphs at La Cienegulla, and more!
Price = 12.00 USD

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Hawks and Doves in the Nez Perce' War of 1877 by Eugene Tallmadge Wilson, Eugene Edward Wilson

 
Author Name    Eugene Tallmadge Wilson, Eugene Edward Wilson 
 
Title   Hawks and Doves in the Nez Perce' War of 1877

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Montana Historical Society 1966

Seller ID   016373

Softcover, saddle-stapled binding. Montana Historical Society, 1966. In very good condition, minor bumping and curling of corners, minor sun-darkening of covers. Wilson served briefly as a civilian volunteer in the forces of General Howard as the Nez Perce sough to escape their tormentors in 1877. Wilson was 23, and he reiterated his conclusions in 1924 before the Tacoma (WA) Research Society and these are reprinted here. Also included is his son's narrative on how his father's views of war influenced his life and military career when he was in Vietnam.
NEZ  PERCE,  INDIAN  WARS,  VIETNAM  

Price = 35.00 USD