Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Indian Primitive Northwest Coast Indians of the Former Days by Ralph W Andrews

 
Author Name    Ralph W Andrews 
 
Title   Indian Primitive Northwest Coast Indians of the Former Days

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Bonanza Books 1960

Seller ID   021615

Hardcover. DJ has edgewear and a tear, small red dot on top of book pages. They hunted whales, seals, sea otters, speared and netted salmon, carved great seagoing canoes out of solid cedar trees, raided other villages for slaves, and danced for the spirits.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Monday, January 30, 2017

No Turning Back : A Hopi Indian Woman's Struggle to Live in Two Worlds by Polingaysi Qoyawayma

 
Author Name    Qoyawayma, Polingaysi 
 
Title   No Turning Back : A Hopi Indian Woman's Struggle to Live in Two Worlds

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    University of New Mexico Press 1977

ISBN Number    0826304397 / 9780826304391 

Seller ID   020027

Trade paperback. Good condition, sun lightened spine, residual glue from tag on front cover, address label and blind name stamp on half-title page. She's a Hopi woman who became a teacher and held fast to her Hopi culture - and taught it to her students.
Price = 8.00 USD

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Indians of the Northwest Coast by Philip Drucker

 
Author Name    Philip Drucker 
 
Title   Indians of the Northwest Coast

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    American Museum Science 1963

Seller ID   017371

Paperback. American Museum Science Books, 1963. In very good condition, name on half title page, a few pages are browner than others. A comprehensive study of the Indians that lived from Yakutat in Alaska to the northern coast of California.
Price = 6.00 USD

Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Navajo Code Talkers by Doris Atkinson Paul

 
Author Name    Paul, Doris Atkinson 
 
Title   The Navajo Code Talkers

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Dorrance Pub Co 1973

ISBN Number    0805918701 / 9780805918700

Seller ID   018782

Hardcover. Near fine condition, DJ in mylar. Fourteenth printing. The story of the Navajo soldiers who used their own language as a code during WW II.
Price = 20.00 USD

Friday, January 27, 2017

Campaigning with Crook Index by Paul Hedren

 
Author Name    Paul Hedren 
 
Title   Campaigning with Crook Index

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   Limited

Publisher    Regimental Press 1981

Seller ID   016539

Softcover, 8 pages. Regimental Press, 1981. In near fine condition. An index, complied by the author, of Campaigning with Crook by Captain Charles King.
Price = 30.00 USD

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Old System Is No Success The Indian Reorganization Act and The Political Economy of Self-Support on the Blackfeet Reservation, 1912-1954 by Paul C Rosier

 
Author Name    Paul C Rosier 
 
Title   The Old System Is No Success The Indian Reorganization Act and The Political Economy of Self-Support on the Blackfeet Reservation, 1912-1954

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    UMI 1998

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   016410


Softcover. UMI Dissertation, Paul C Rosier, 1998, reprint edition of his dissertation. In good condition, cover shows some soiling, author notes and an inscription and signature on front end paper. Details of the journey to self-governance by the Blackfeet Tribe, from the formation of the modern reservation in 1912, through New Deal Days, and into the modern day.
Price = 25.00 USD

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier by Paul Andrew Hutton

 
Author Name    Paul Andrew Hutton 
 
Title   Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    University of Nebraska Press 1987

ISBN Number    080322334X / 9780803223349 

Seller ID   016529

Hardcover with DJ in mylar. University of Nebraska Press, 1987, first edition. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, has a few chips and a closed tear at bottom of front cover.The soldier as an explorer, topographer, engineer, administrator, writer, scientist, combat officer, policy formulator and subaltern.
FRONTIER  PIONEER  LIFE  WEST  U 

Price = 35.00 USD

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Navajos and the New Deal by Donald L Parman

 
Author Name    Parman, Donald L. 
 
Title   Navajos and the New Deal

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   U.S.A. Yale University Press 1976

ISBN Number    0300018320 / 9780300018325

Seller ID   021639

Hardcover, very good condition. Yale Western Americana Series, 27. Parman was the assistant professor of history at Purdue University. Index in book. Good research resource.
 
Price = 20.00 USD

Monday, January 23, 2017

The Indian How Book by Arthur Caswell Parker


 
Author Name    Parker, Arthur Caswell 
 
Title   The Indian How Book

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Mineola, New York, U.S.A. Dover Pubns 1975

ISBN Number    0486217671 / 9780486217673 

Seller ID   017367

Trade paperback. Dover Publications, 1975. In very good condition, light cover creasing, pages tanning. Authentic Information on American Indian Crafts, Customs, Food and Clothing, Religion and Recreations.
Price = 10.00 USD

Sunday, January 22, 2017

A Pictorial History of the American Indian by Oliver La Farge

 
Author Name    Oliver La Farge 
 
Title   A Pictorial History of the American Indian

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Crown 

Seller ID   014300


Oversized hardcover, no DJ. Crown Publishers, third printing, May, 1957. In good condition, private library stamp embossed on front end paper, mylar cover, some stains from tape on end papers, boards show edgewear. Interior is clear and bright. Filled with color and black white photos and prints.

Price = 12.00 USD

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Crimson Desert: Indian Wars of the American Southwest by Odie B Faulk

 
Author Name    Odie B Faulk 
 
Title   Crimson Desert: Indian Wars of the American Southwest

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Publisher    Oxford University Press 1974

Seller ID   016415

Hardcover, bookclub edition. Oxford University Press, 1974. In near fine condition, DJ has minor wear, protected in mylar cover. Each side had its heroes and villains and no monopoly on truth and right. Here is an account of the clash of the civilizations.
Price = 12.00 USD

Friday, January 20, 2017

Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux by John G Neihardt

 
Author Name    Neihardt, John G. 
 
Title   Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr 1988

ISBN Number    0803283598 / 9780803283596

Seller ID   017362

Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1988. In very good condition, light edgewear. Religion and mythology of the Oglala and Teton Indians.
OGLALA  SIOUX  INDIAN  TRIBE  TETON  

Price = 10.00 USD

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Indian Doctor Nature's Method of Curing and Preventing Disease According to the Indians by Nancy Locke Doane

 
Author Name    Nancy Locke Doane 
 
Title   Indian Doctor Nature's Method of Curing and Preventing Disease According to the Indians

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    1985

Seller ID   017429

Softcover. Nancy Lock Doane, 1985. In near fine condition. This is an example of how early pioneers handled their medical problems and are in no way to be construed for use as a substitute to modern techniques. Poisons and Treatment, Receipts (should be recipes), and Botanic Garden of Herbs.
Price = 10.00 USD

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Chief Sarah: Sarah Winnemucca's Fight for Indian Rights by Dorothy N Morrison

 
Author Name    Morrison, Dorothy N. 
 
Title   Chief Sarah: Sarah Winnemucca's Fight for Indian Rights

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Oregon Historical Society Pr 1991

ISBN Number    0875952046 / 9780875952048 

Seller ID   013536

Trade paperback, ex-library. Oregon Historical Society Press, 1991. In very good condition, usual library markings. "The Indian Joan of Arc."
Price = 8.00 USD

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Great Western Indian Fights by Members of The Potomac Corral of the Westerners

 
Author Name    Members of The Potomac Corral of the Westerners 
 
Title   Great Western Indian Fights

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Seller ID   009640

Hardcover, no DJ. Double-D Western Americana, Doubleday & Co, 1960, stated first edition. In very good condition, some soiling of boards, spine ends show wear, name and address on back of front fly leaf, pages slightly browning. Written by various writers, includes wars from 1832 through 1891. Has illustrations and maps.
Price = 15.00 USD

Monday, January 16, 2017

Photographer on an Army Mule by Maurice Frink, Casey Barthelmess

 
Author Name    Maurice Frink, Casey Barthelmess 
 
Title   Photographer on an Army Mule

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    University of Oklahoma 1965

Seller ID   016527

Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library, in mylar cover. University of Oklahoma Press, stated first edition. In very good condition, usual library markings (several blacked out), some tape residue on covers, front end paper is missing. Interior is clean and bright and filled with photos. The story of Christian Barthelmess, soldier, musician, photographer, rancher.
 
Price = 35.00 USD

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Proud Past A History of the Wet'suwet'en of Moricetown, B.C. by Frank Cassidy and Maureen Cassidy


Author Name    Maureen Cassidy, Frank Cassidy 
 
Title   Proud Past A History of the Wet'suwet'en of Moricetown, B.C.

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Seller ID   015293

Softcover. Moricetown Band, third printing, 1983. In near fine condition, price marked out. Starting with the old days before white man came and up to the present. Many photos. 48 pages.

Price = 25.00 USD

Saturday, January 14, 2017

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse by Peter Matthiessen

 
Author Name    Matthiessen, Peter 
 
Title   In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Thus

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Pr 1991

ISBN Number    0670836176 / 9780670836178 

Seller ID   016405

Hardcover. Viking, 1991, first edition. Originally published in 1983 by Viking. In near fine condition, very light soiling on top outside book pages, DJ protected in mylar. A controversial book that has been reissued. On a hot June morning in June 1975, a fatal shoot-out took place between FBI agents and American Indians on a remote property near Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in which an Indian and two federal agents were killed.
Price = 20.00 USD

Friday, January 13, 2017

Indians of the Americas by Matthew W Stirling

 
Author Name    Matthew W Stirling 
 
Title   Indians of the Americas

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    National Geographic 1955

Seller ID   016406

Oversized hardcover. National Geographic, 1955, first edition. In very good conditiion, lower board wear, some soiling on top outside book pages, owner's address label on front of DJ and on front fly leaf. DJ is fair, has some chips and shows wear, is in a protective mylar cover. A very well illustrated look and discussion of all the various Indian tribes of the Americas. The illustrations are lovely.
 
Price = 25.00 USD

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Crimsoned Prairie: The Wars Between the United States and the Plains Indians During the Winning of the West by Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall

 
Author Name    Marshall, Samuel Lyman Atwood 
 
Title   Crimsoned Prairie: The Wars Between the United States and the Plains Indians During the Winning of the West

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    1972

ISBN Number    0684130890 / 9780684130897 

Seller ID   017190

Hardcover. Charles Scribners Sons, 1972. In very good condition, a very light mark on outside bottom boards from DJ getting wet. DJ is good, some light soiling and some crinkling where about an inch of it got wet. Sketches by the author, maps by Mark Lennox. General Marshall has visited the sites of the principal battlefields of the 25 year long war and has pieced together from the geography and the oft-conflicting battle reports a realistic account of what probably did happen.
Price = 12.00 USD

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History by Joseph M Marshall III

 
Author Name    Marshall, Joseph M., III 
 
Title   The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   East Rutherford, NJ, U.S.A. Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated 2007

ISBN Number    0670038539 / 9780670038534

Seller ID   021611

Hardcover. From Lakota oral history. Custer's last stand from the Indians point of view.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A Consumer's Guide to Southwestern Indian Arts & Crafts by Mark Bahti

 
Author Name    Mark Bahti 
 
Title   A Consumer's Guide to Southwestern Indian Arts & Crafts

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Bahti Indian Arts 1975

Seller ID   019875

Oversized softcover. Near fine condition, light cover creasing. Baskets, Weaving, Kachina Dolls, Stone & Shell, Turquoise, Pottery, Silver Jewelry. Includes a list of trademark stamps or initials silversmiths use.
Price = 15.00 USD

Monday, January 9, 2017

The Remarkable Carlo Gentile: Pioneer Italian Photographer of the American Frontier by Cesare Marino

 
Author Name    Marino, Cesare 
 
Title   The Remarkable Carlo Gentile: Pioneer Italian Photographer of the American Frontier

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Nevada City, California, U.S.A. Carl Mautz Pub 1998

ISBN Number    1887694137 / 9781887694131 

Seller ID   018440

Softcover. As new. Photographs of the early west. His subjects ranged from the gold of British Columbia to remote adobe villages in the Arizona Territory.
Price = 25.00 USD

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Retreat to the Bear Paw by Marian T. Place

 
Author Name    Marian T. Place 
 
Title   Retreat to the Bear Paw

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   009866

Hardcover, ex-library. Four Winds Press, second printing, 1970. In good condition, usual library markings. The summer and fall of 1877 when a band of 750 Nez Perce men, women, and children made an incredible 1700-mile retreat from their homes in eastern Oregon to the Bear Paw Mountains of Montana.
NEZ  PERCE,  INDIANS,  INDIAN  WARS  

Price = 18.00 USD

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Navajo Indians Little Wonder Book 310 by Marguerite Bigler

 
Author Name    Marguerite Bigler 
 
Title   Navajo Indians Little Wonder Book 310

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Charles E Merrill 1952

Seller ID   018232

Softcover. 1952. Revised printing. Good condition, church stamp of back of both covers, cover lightly foxing. Written for juveniles, this simple look at the old Navajo life and the new has lots of pictures.
Price = 8.00 USD

Friday, January 6, 2017

Susette La Flesche Voice of The Omaha Indians by Margaret Crary

 
Author Name    Margaret Crary 
 
Title   Susette La Flesche Voice of The Omaha Indians

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Hawthorn Books 1973

Seller ID   017193

Hardcover, ex-library. Hawthorn Books, 1973, first edition. In very good condition, usual library markings, mylar cover. A female born in the middle of the nineteenth century had few rights; a female Omaha Indian had none. The story of the intrepid Indian woman who crusaded for citizenship for her people.
 
Price = 12.00 USD

Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Battle of Atlanta And Other Compaigns, Addresses, Etc. by Major-General Grenville M Dodge

 
Author Name    Major-General Grenville M Dodge 
 
Title   The Battle of Atlanta And Other Compaigns, Addresses, Etc.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Monarch Printing 1911

Seller ID   016545

Hardcover with flexible boards, no DJ, mylar cover. Monarch Printing, 1911. In very good condition, hinges appear to be reinforced by a professional binder. 183 pages. Tipped in slip reads "Compliments of General Grenville M. Dodge", b & w frontispiece portrait of author, 17 additional b & w illustrations. The Southwestern Campaign: Letter of General Dodge to his father (regarding the Battle of Pea Ridge), the Battle of Atlanta, Letter to General Raum (regarding The Battle of Atlanta, the Indian Campaigns of 1864-65, the Indian Campaigns of 1965-66, Campaign up the Tennessee River Valley, the Campaign in the West, A Talk to Old Comrades, General Grant, Use of Block-Houses during the Civil War, and incident of the war (the execution of Samuel Davis, Confederate spy), Dodge on the water cure and Misplaced Sympathy (regarding cruelities in the Phillipines.
Price = 60.00 USD

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Of Garryowen in Glory The History of the Seventh United States Cavalry Regiment by Lt Colonel Melbourne C Chandler

 
Author Name    Lt Colonel Melbourne C Chandler 
 
Title   Of Garryowen in Glory The History of the Seventh United States Cavalry Regiment

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Seller ID   016541

Oversized hardcover, with price clipped DJ, in protective mylar cover. Self-published, Turnpike Press, 1960, first edition. In near fine condition. Luther Custeriana High Spot #174. The only complete history of the 7th US Cavalry Regiment - of Little Big Horn fame - from its date of organization in 1866 to inactivation in 1957. Personal eyewitness accounts by former members who fought in the Battle of the Washita, the Battle of Little Big Horn, the Battle of Wounded Knee, and the numerous frontier skirmishes between the 7th Cavalry and the hostile Indians.
Price = 100.00 USD

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Reconstructing Prehistoric Pueblo Societies (School of America Research Adv. Seminar Ser.) by William A Longacre

 
Author Name    Longacre, William A. (editor) 
 
Title   Reconstructing Prehistoric Pueblo Societies (School of America Research Adv. Seminar Ser.)

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A. University of New Mexico Press 1972

ISBN Number    0826302300 / 9780826302304

Seller ID   006968

Trade paperback. University of New Mexico Press, third printing, 1977. In very good condition, cover shows some wear. Edited by William A Longacre. This book demonstrates the application of new archeological techniques to a body of data.
Price = 10.00 USD