Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull by Robert M Utley

 
Author Name    Utley, Robert M. 
 
Title   The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Henry Holt & Co 1993

ISBN Number    0805012745 / 9780805012743 

Seller ID   016394

Hardcover. Henry Holt, 1993, first edition. In near fine condition, a few pages uncut on bottom outside page end, looks unread Vivid historial biography corrects the many misconceptions abou the life of the Native American leader who resisted the full force of the US government for 25 years.
SITTING  BULL  1831  1890  INDIANS  

Price = 25.00 USD

Monday, February 27, 2017

Depredations and Massacre By the Snake River Indians

 
Author Name    U S Congress 
 
Title   Depredations and Massacre By the Snake River Indians

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   016384

Softcover, bound in boards for library use. Ye Galleon Press, 1966, 16 pages. In very good condition, some toning and boards a bit bumped, interior is clean and bright. Booklet #161 of 732 copies. This a 1966 reprint of an 1860-61 report by the 36th Congress on matters pertaining to actions by the Snake River Indians against settlers in that area.
Price = 30.00 USD

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Southwestern Indian Tribes by Tom Bahti

 
Author Name    Tom Bahti 
 
Title   Southwestern Indian Tribes

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    KC Publications 1980

Seller ID   019871

Oversized softcover. Near fine condition, title page has tiny dog earred corner at bottom, name on top of page five. Sixth printing. Acoma; Apache: Jicarilla, Mesclero, San Carlos; Chemehuevi; Cochiti; Colo. River Tribes: Cocopa, Mohave, Maricopa, Yuma; Havasupai; Hopi; Hualapai; Isleta; Jemez; Laguna; Nambe; Navajo; Paiute; Papago; Picuris; Pima; San Felipe; San Ildefonso; San Juan; Sandia; Santa Ana; Santa Clara; Santo Domingo; Taos; Tesuque; Ute; Yavapai; Yaqui; Zia; Zuni. Well illustrated.
Price = 20.00 USD

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Southwestern Indian Ceremonials by Tom Bahti

 
Author Name    Tom Bahti 
 
Title   Southwestern Indian Ceremonials

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    KC Publications 1979

Seller ID   019876

Oversized softcover. Near fine condition. Fourth printing. Well illustrated with painting and photos, this covers the general Indian ceremonies you might see visiting the Southwest.
Price = 15.00 USD

Friday, February 24, 2017

Indians of Arizona: A Contemporary Perspective by Thomas Weaver

 
Author Name    Thomas Weaver 
 
Title   Indians of Arizona: A Contemporary Perspective

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    University of Arizona Press 1974

ISBN Number    0816504555 / 9780816504558 

Seller ID   019880

Trade paperback. Very good condition, light edgewear, name on half title page. Chapters include: The Arizona Indian in Perspective, Before History, Historical Foundations, Twentieth Century Legislation, Contemporary Indians, The Urban Indian: Man of Two Worlds, The Legal Basis of Tribal Government, Living Conditions, Employment - Economic Development - Assistance Programs, and Indian Education.
Price = 15.00 USD

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Sitting Bull & Gall, The Warrior by Thomas B Marquis

 
Author Name    Thomas B Marquis 
 
Title   Sitting Bull & Gall, The Warrior

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Seller ID   016380

Softcover. Cactus Pony, Scottsdale Arizona, npd, c. 1934, 8 pages. In near fine condition Two Sioux leaders who were at the Little Big Horn to fight Custer. Gall was a chief, Sitting Bull was a medicine man - or was he more than that? Author also believes Sitting Bull's name should really translate into English as A Buffalo Bull Resides Permanently Among Us.
Price = 30.00 USD

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ishi in Two Worlds A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America by Theodora Kroeber

 
Author Name    Theodora Kroeber
 
Title   Ishi in Two Worlds A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Book

Edition   Illustrated Edition

Publisher    University of California Press 1976

Seller ID   021601

Hardcover. Outside pages have light foxing. Interior is clean and clear. This is the illustrated edition. Ishi's story is both amazing and heart-breaking. Being the last member of your tribe is very hard thing to accept. So is a whole new society.
 
Price = 35.00 USD

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Warriors of the Plains by Colin F Taylor

 
Author Name    Taylor, Colin F. 
 
Title   The Warriors of the Plains

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Arco Pub Co 1975

ISBN Number    0668034475 / 9780668034470 

Seller ID   016430

Oversized hardcover. Arco Publishing, 1975. In near fine condition, minor bumping on top and bottom boards, DJ is very good, slight wear, in mylar cover. A race of warrior people, their individualism and love of freedom, and what their land was like and how they lived.
Price = 35.00 USD

Monday, February 20, 2017

Crafts from North American Indian Arts: Techniques, Designs, and Contemporary Applications by Mary Lou Stribling

 
Author Name    Stribling, Mary Lou 
 
Title   Crafts from North American Indian Arts: Techniques, Designs, and Contemporary Applications

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Crown Publishers 1975

ISBN Number    0517516128 / 9780517516126 

Seller ID   018620

Hardcover, no DJ. In very good condition, name and date of front fly leaf. Contents include: The People, Ornaments and Finery, Nets and Baskets, Plaited and Braided Textiles, Textile-Making Specialties, Applique and Patchwork, Quillwork and Beadwork, Thread Embroidery, Gourds and Clay Work, Drypainting.
Price = 20.00 USD

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Mostly Alkali by Stephen Perry Jocelyn

 

Author Name    Stephen Perry Jocelyn 
 
Title   Mostly Alkali

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Caxton Printers 1953

Seller ID   016532

Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Caxton Printers, 1953, first edition. Signed by author's daughter: To Dr. Arthur Powers: This book was written by my father, Stephen Perry Jocelyn and is the life and history of the day of his father, my grandfather. Jeanette Joceyn Frodel. Book is in very good condition internally, pages are toning. Exterior boards have dampstaining at top and bottom. DJ is fair, has pices missing and shows soiling, protected in mylar now. General Stephen Perry Joycelyn was stationed at virtually every important outpost in the west.
Price = 200.00 USD

Saturday, February 18, 2017

My Indian Boyhood by Luther Standing Bear

 
Author Name    Standing Bear, Luther 
 
Title   My Indian Boyhood

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

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

ISBN Number    0803291868 / 9780803291867 

Seller ID   017598

Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1988, first edition. In near fine condition, minor cover soiling. The home life and education of Indian children as related by Plenty Kill.
Price = 10.00 USD

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Arbitrary Indian: The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 by Gail K Sheffield

 
Author Name    Sheffield, Gail K. 
 
Title   The Arbitrary Indian: The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1997

ISBN Number    0806129697 / 9780806129693 

Seller ID   018768

Hardcover. Near fine condition. An in-depth analysis of the Indian Arts And Crafts Act of 1990, revealing its historical, legal, and social implications and exposing its fundamental flaws.
FORGERY  WORKS  ART  INDIAN  NORTH  

Price = 15.00 USD

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs 1859 by Secretary of the Interior

 
Author Name    Secretary of the Interior 
 
Title   Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs 1859

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   016383

Interior pages only, original cover missing. Department of the Interior, 1860, 26 pages. In good condition, some minor creasing to pages, light foxes on binding edge, minor tattering of page edges. Text area is bright and clean. The Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior for the year 1859 is included.
Price = 65.00 USD

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

My Life As an Indian by J W Schultz

 
Author Name    Schultz, J.W. 
 
Title   My Life As an Indian

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Fawcett Books 1989

ISBN Number    0449900576 / 9780449900574 

Seller ID   019526

Trade paperback. Very good condition, remainder mark on top outside pages, long inscription on back of front cover, pages toning. He lived among the Blackfoot Indians, married a beautiful Indian girl, and became a member of the tribe, on hunts and warpath. He's a young white man.
Price = 10.00 USD

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Crafts of the North American Indians: A Craftsman's Manual by Richard Schneider

 
Author Name    Schneider, Richard 
 
Title   Crafts of the North American Indians: A Craftsman's Manual

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Stevens Point, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Schneider Pubs 1974

ISBN Number    0936984007 / 9780936984001 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   018618

Softcover. Near fine condition. Signed by author on title page. Includes sections on: Tools, Skin and Leatherwork, Beadwork, Basketry, and Fiber. 325 pages.
Price = 30.00 USD

Monday, February 13, 2017

Indian Place Names: Their Origin, Evolution, and Meanings, Collected in Kansas from the Siouan, Algonquian, Shoshonean, Caddoan, Iroquoian, and Other by John Rydjord

 
Author Name    Rydjord, John
 
Title   Indian Place Names: Their Origin, Evolution, and Meanings, Collected in Kansas from the Siouan, Algonquian, Shoshonean, Caddoan, Iroquoian, and Other

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1982

ISBN Number    080611763X / 9780806117638 

Seller ID   019527

Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Kansas has Indian place-names not onlly from its early native inhabitants (Siouan, Caddoan, and Shoshonean tribes) but also from the Algonquians, Iroquois, and other eastern groups, and even a few from the west. Linguistics, geography, legends, literature, and folk lore all help determine place-names.
Price = 15.00 USD

Sunday, February 12, 2017

The Chinook Indians: Traders of the Lower Columbia River by Robert H Ruby

 
Author Name    Ruby, Robert H. 
 
Title   The Chinook Indians: Traders of the Lower Columbia River

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1976

ISBN Number    0806113251 / 9780806113258 

Seller ID   018832

Hardcover. Near fine condition, very good DJ which is price clipped. The Chinooks lived at the mouth of the Columbia River between Washington and Oregon and lived off the land. They fished, hunted, and traded with the incoming ships. Captain Robert Gray traded with them.
Price = 65.00 USD

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Ehanamani: Walks Among by A C Ross

 
Author Name    Ross, A. C. 
 
Title   Ehanamani: Walks Among

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Bear 1992

ISBN Number    0962197726 / 9780962197727 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017365

Trade paperback. Bear Publishing, second printing, revised edition, 1993. In very good condition. Inscribed and signed on half-title page. The Winter Count of a Santee Dakota Educator, Historian, and Spiritual Guide.
Price = 10.00 USD

Friday, February 10, 2017

French and Indian War: Prelude to American Independence by Mary Robinson

 
Author Name    Robinson, Mary 
 
Title   French and Indian War: Prelude to American Independence

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Discovery Enterprises Ltd 1997

ISBN Number    187866882X / 9781878668820 

Seller ID   019525

Trade paperback. Near fine condition. 64 pages. Excerpts from the journals and letters of British, French, colonial, and Indian participants give important insights into the tactics of war and why the outcome of this war led to the colonist's revolt against British rule only thirteen years later.
Price = 10.00 USD

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Indians by Robin May

 
Author Name    Robin May 
 
Title   Indians

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Bison Books 

ISBN Number    0861240456 / 9780861240456 

Seller ID   016431

Hardcover, no DJ. Bison Books, 1982. In near fine condition, a few small chips to color on front end papers. History of the American Indians.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The Indian Frontier of the American West 1846-1890 by Robert M Utley

 
Author Name    Robert M Utley 
 
Title   The Indian Frontier of the American West 1846-1890

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    University of New Mexico Press 1984

ISBN Number    0826307159 / 9780826307156 

Seller ID   016424

Hardcover. University of NM Press, 1984, first edition. In very good condition, name and date on bottom of front endpaper. The final half-century of the conflict between Indians and whites in the American West are presented here as a history of two peoples seemingly destined never to understand each other. Maps, photos, illustrations, notes bibliography, index.
Price = 18.00 USD

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Look To The Mountain Top by Robert Iacopi

 
Author Name    Robert Iacopi 
 
Title   Look To The Mountain Top

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   007128

Oversized softcover. Gousha Publications, 1972. In very good condition, some cover edgewear. Contemporary artists reveal our true Indian heritage. Politics, religion, wealth, legends, and medicine.
Price = 18.00 USD

Monday, February 6, 2017

The Paiute People by Robert C Euler

 
Author Name    Robert C Euler 
 
Title   The Paiute People

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   Limited

Publisher    Indian Tribal Series 1972

Seller ID   017354

Softcover. Indian Tribal Series, 1972. In near fine condition, spine lightly sunned. This book is to commemorate the issuance of the official Southern Paiute medal March 15, 1972, and is limited to 15,000 copies. This is copy No. 7314. Signed by Tribal chairman, Bill Tom. A history of the Paiute tribe.
Price = 20.00 USD

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Always a People: Oral Histories of Contemporary Woodland Indians by Rita Kohn, W Lynwood Montell

 
Author Name    Rita Kohn, W Lynwood Montell 
 
Title   Always a People: Oral Histories of Contemporary Woodland Indians

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A. Indiana Univ Pr 1997

ISBN Number    0253332982 / 9780253332981 

Seller ID   018769

Hardcover. Near fine, remainder mark on bottom of pages. Forty-one individuals, from seventeen different tribes, representing eleven nations, tell their stories.
Price = 30.00 USD

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Hokahey! A Good Day to Die! The Indian Casualties of the Custer Fight by Richard G Hardorff

 
Author Name    Richard G Hardorff 
 
Title   Hokahey! A Good Day to Die! The Indian Casualties of the Custer Fight

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   Limited

Publisher   Spokane, WA Arthur H Clark 1993

ISBN Number    0870622242 / 9780870622243 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   016371

Hardcover, no DJ. Arthur H. Clark, Company, 1993. In near fine condition with a mylar cover. #5 of nine Trade Edition copies presented to the author by the publisher August 28, 1993. This statement and author's signature on title page. Limited to 1,250 copies. Laid-in is the original publishers announcement and order sheet for this book. A documented answer of how many Indian casualties were sustained at Little Big Horn with original testimony by both whites and Indians. Enhanced by thirteen maps and illustrations, with extensive footnotes, appendices, bibliography and index. One volume, 176 pages, octavo in size and bound in blue linen cloth. Printed on acid free paper.
 
Price = 200.00 USD

Friday, February 3, 2017

Cheyenne Memories of the Custer Fight: A Source Book by Richard G Hardorff

 
Author Name    Richard G Hardorff 
 
Title   Cheyenne Memories of the Custer Fight: A Source Book

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   Limited

Publisher   Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. Arthur H Clark 1995

ISBN Number    0870622331 / 9780870622335 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   016372

Hardcover, no DJ, mylar cover. Arthur H Clark, 1995. In near fine condition. signed by author and noted #4 of nine Trade Edition copies presented to the author by the publisher August 17, 1995, on title page. Laid-in is the original publishers announcement and order sheet for this book. Enhanced by thirteen maps and illustrations, an introduction, extensive footnotes, bibliography and index. 192 pages, octavo in size and bound in blue linen cloth with gold foil stamping. Printed on acid-neutral paper. A compilation of the Indian witnesses to the Battle of Little Big Horn.
INDIANS  NORTH  AMERICA  WARS  1866  

Price = 200.00 USD

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Arrogance on the Battlefield : A Primary Cause of Defeat, 1775-1991 by J Lee Ready

 
Author Name    Ready, J. Lee 
 
Title   Arrogance on the Battlefield : A Primary Cause of Defeat, 1775-1991

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Arms and Armour 1996

ISBN Number    1854093193 / 9781854093196 

Seller ID   016530

Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Arms and Armour, London, 1996, first edition. In near fine condition, remainder dot on bottom of pages, very light outside page soiling. Each chapter discusses background, commanders, strategy, combatants, causes of arrogance, the battlefield, approaches, the enemy, the battle, appraisal, alternatives, consequences, and the battle's place in history.
Price = 25.00 USD

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Ascending the Reed by Ramson Lomatewama

 
Author Name    Ramson Lomatewama 
 
Title   Ascending the Reed

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher    Badger Claw Press 1987

ISBN Number    0935825010 / 9780935825015 

Seller ID   021597

Trade paperback. Poetry written by an American Indian.
 
Price = 10.00 USD