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Cry of the Ancients

By: Grey Owl and Little Pigeon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Independence, Missouri, Herald Publishing: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED and Inscribed by Author Litle Pigeon

Seller ID: 27578

Condition: Vey Good


Book itself is very clean and tightly bound. It's inscribed by one of the authors, Litle Pigeon, who wrote: ""To -----, Now in the fullness of time may these sacred memories of our people re-affirm your own fath in the power and eternal purpose of the Great Spirit -- Father of All." 1978. There's another signature beneath it wishing best wishes for the recipient. At first glance it appeared to be the artist, but this name is David isntead of Daniel. The onl... View more info

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Voices From the Delaware Big House Ceremony

By: Grumer, Robert S.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Press: 2001

Seller ID: 25087

ISBN: 0806133600

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book, as new. No names or writing, no tears or chips, no bumps to boards. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 7-1/2"x10-1/4". williarrive protected by brand new mylar cover. Illustratee in black and white with photographs and drawings. An in-depth look at the Big House Ceremony, the most important Delaware religious observance to be historically documented. It was celebrated in the fall in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana and went to Ontar... View more info

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The Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 1996 (Full Run Vol. 32 Nos,1,2,3,4 Plus Vol. 31 No 4)

By: Hanson, Charles E. Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chadron, Nebraska, The Museum of the Fur Trade: 1996

Edition: Vol. 32 Nos. 1,2,3,4

Seller ID: 27343

Condition: Very Good


Five very nice magazines, all four present from 1996 plus the last issue of 1995 which I included because it contains Part I of an article about The First Northwest Trade Gun. Part II is in the 1996 No. 1 issue. Only fault to magazines is a small smudge to top edge of No. 4. Otherwise pristine. Magazines measure 7"x10" and have 16 pages each. Other topics include Jean Baptiste Pratt; fur traders' letters; chief coats supplied by the American Fur Company; the Monhonk Lo... View more info

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The Art of Tom Lovell: An Invitation to History

By: Hedgpeth, Don; Reed, Walt; Lovell, Tom

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., William Morrow & Co: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27440

ISBN: 0688126456

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp, clean and bright with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine..The dustjacket has not been price-clipped and is without egregious fault. Only defect is a very small chip to lower back corner. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book is printed on quality coated paper and the art is a combination of black and white drawings and full color paintings. Lovell says of himself , "I'm a story teller with a brush." Book ... View more info

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The Indian Historian Magazine Volume I Number 1 Premier Issue December, 1967

By: Henry, Jeanette (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, The American Indian Historical Society: 1967

Edition: Voume 1 No. 1

Seller ID: 24301

Condition: Very Good


Premier issue of a now scarce magazine. No mailing label and magazine is clean inside and out with just a touch of wear to crown and tail of spine. Illustrated in black and white with art. Articles include: The Meeting of Two Cultures at Christmas; American Indian Influence on Medicine and Pharmacology; Native Dances; The Art of the Indian in the Frame of Two Cultures; The Paintings of Frank Day; Our Inaccurate Textbooks; and Pre-Columbian Ridged Fields. Measures 8-1/2&#... View more info

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The Indian Historian Magazine Full Run 4 Issues, 1971

By: Henry, Jeanette (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, The American Indian Historical Society: 1971

Edition: Voume 1 No. 1

Seller ID: 24302

Condition: Very Good


Four very nice clean issues of a now scarce magazine, a full run for 1971. Mailing label present, but at back cover. Browning to one magazine at back cover along spine. Illustrated in black and white. Topics include, but are not limited to: mythology of the ancient Tlingit; a functional analysis of Cheyenne dress; Menominee termination; the anthropologist as Indian image-maker; death, burial and mourning among the Western Iroquois; the Eskimo seal hunt; the Maidu In... View more info

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Sinagua, Anasazi, Salado, Hohokam, Mogollon; Prehistoric Cultures of the Southwest (Five booklets)

By: Houk, Rose;

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Western National Parks Association: 1992

Seller ID: 23579

ISBN: 1877856096

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, clean booklets -- five in all, each covering a different prehistoric culture of the southwest of the United States. They're beautifully designed both inside and out and manage to bring much information to the collective 75 pages which also contain handsome phoptographs and art. Booklets measure 9" square and have 15 pages each. The only defect is a small, light stain at the bottom edge of the pages of Hohokam which gets lighter and lighter. Overall a nice set. See... View more info

Lewis & Clark and the Indian Country; The Native American Perspective

By: Hoxie, Frederick E.; Nelson, Jay T.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press: 2007

Seller ID: 18247

ISBN: 0252074858

Condition: NEW


Crisp, BRAND NEW copy. The authors shine a light on the long-term impact of the Lewis and Clark expedition from a Native American point of view. Includes interviews conducted with Native Americans over two centuries, as well as other primary sources. Shows the complex interactions bewteen Native Americans, travelers, ranchers, fur traders, teachers and missionaries. 366 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Old Missions and Mission Indians of California

By: James, G. Wharton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, R.R. Baumgardt & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 23095

Condition: Good-plus


Not commonly seen and in very solid condition. No cracking to hinges, no names or writing, and only minor exterior wear. Faults consist of light damp stain (without crinkling or waviness) to very top edge of a few pages at back, which does not affect text or photographs, a bit of softness to corners, and visible wefting at title page only. Excellent photographs throughout and attractive endpapers. Much detailed information. 124 pages. Measures 5-1/4"x8". Gilded t... View more info

Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans

By: James, General Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1953

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24281

Condition: Fine


Beautiful little book, part of an ongoing series, one volume of which has been published each year since 1903 by R.R. Donelley to be given to customers, stockholders ,and employees as Christmas keepsakes. The first time these enter the marketplace it's the SECONDARY marketplace. The color changes every 25 years -- this is from the navy blue series. Book measures 4-1/2"x7", has a gilded top edge and 297 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State... View more info

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To Do Good to My Indian Brethren: The Writings of Joseph Johnson 1751-1776

By: Johnson, Joseph;Murray, Laura J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Univ of Massachusetts Pr: 1998

Seller ID: 25676D

ISBN: 1558491260

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Pages and page edges pristine.Illustrated with maps and art. Inspired by the diaries and other writings of new Englander Jospeh Johnson. The original material is here augmented by commentary; 324 pages. Indexed. View more info

Povungnituk Eskimo Prints Calendar 1973

By: Juanisialuk

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Quebec, Canada, La Federation Des Cooperatives Du Nouveau-Quebec: 1983

Seller ID: 20042

Condition: Very Good/good


This is striklingly beautiful calendar rendered in deep black against cream paper and not commonly found. Its faults do not impact on the design of the prints which are frameable and attractive. Faults include wear to bottom front corner of cover, foxing to reverse of cover, both front and back, and a light bit of foxing to first page which offers information on, and a photo of. the artist, Juanisialuk, in both French and English. Foxng is also found on the back of the... View more info

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The Art of Tradition: Sacred Music, Dance and Myth of Michigan's Anishnaabe 1946-1955

By: Kurtaht, Getrude;Ettawageshik, Jane; Ettawageshik, Fred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Michigan, Michigan State University Press: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23615

ISBN: 0870138146

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp and clean with no tears or chips, no bumps to boards, and no names or writing. Dustjacket is likewise pristine with no tears or chips. It looks very handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 7-1/4" x 10-1/4" and has 469 pages including notes and index. The lengthy text covers the Penninsula People and their festivals; Contemporary Dance Patterns and Native Songs by Modern Singers; The Christian Legacy which influences Odawa feasts, Ojibwe Methodist ... View more info

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The Legend; The Story of Neengay, an Ojibway War Chief's Daughter and the Irishman John Johnston (A Libretto)

By: Lewis, Janet

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, John Daniel, Publisher: 1987

Edition: No Edition Stated, Presumed First

Seller ID: 14387A

Condition: Fine


This booklet is crisp and clean enough to be called like new. VERY nice. It does not contain the musical score -- it's the words set to the music which were based on the author's novel "The Invasion", and before that on the legend of the romance between an Objibway chief's daughter and an Irish trader, set against the backdrop of the Great Lakes area. A special page pasted in at front shows that the operetta/oratorio was performed in 1987 by the Cleveland Chamber... View more info

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Rain: Native Expressions from the American Southwest

By: Marshall, Anne;Marshall, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., Museum of New Mexico Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19285GO

ISBN: 0890133441

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful oversized softback measuring 8-1/2"x12". No spine crease, no names or writing. Beautifully illustrated throughout in full color. Book explores the synergy between rain and the indigenous people of the arid and semiarid Southwest as expressed through their art. Covers paintings, textiles, baskets, sculpture, kachinas, musical instruments, jewelry and other artifacts. 143 pages. View more info

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Cradles of the Native Americans

By: Mason, Otis T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hummelstown, PA, Tucquan Publishing,: 1999

Seller ID: 11,179DA

Condition: Fine


As new booklet, not oftebn seen! First published in 1887 in the Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. It's original title was "Cradles of the American Aborigines." Illustrated throughout with amazing drawings. A scholarly work View more info

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Connecticut Historical Collections Volume III

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Connecticut Historical Society: 1895

Seller ID: 24671

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book showing only two small faults -- a flat crease to lower corner of front boards and one tiny tear to cloth at crown of spine. Otherwise pristine inside and out with no names or writing. Measures 6-1/2"x10" and pages are unopened. Contents include: Pearson's Some Helps for the Indians; Gershon Buckeley's Will and Doom; and Roger Wolcott's Memoir of Connecticut. 340 pages. Indexed. View more info

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The Sterling Collection: Cowboys and Indians

By: No author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sterling Bank and Trust:

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23647

Condition: Fine Condition


This is a beautiful item and yet there is little to be found of its origins. There is no date, no place, and not even an editor's name. The one helpful items is the logo of the publisher, Sterling Bank and Trust. The book measures 9-1/2" x 9" and has many pages on heavy cardstock. Each spread shows white titles on black pages for the art work depicted across from it along with the artist's name. The artists are these, some of which have more than one item -- All... View more info

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Parkman (Volumes I, II, III A Catalog Collection of 20th Century Winchester Repeating Arms, Co.(Multiple Books in Each Volume)

By: Parkman, Francis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1991

Seller ID: 27264PH

Condition: As New


Very handsome, seeimingly unread books -- no defects of note. Dustjackets will arrive in brand new mylar covers. Have not been price-clipped. Francis Parkman was a leading historian of his day and his books remain popular. These three volumes include The Oregon Trail, The Conspiracy of Pontiac, Count Frontenac and New France Under Louis XIV, A Half-Century of Conflict Montcalm and Wolfe, Pioneers of France in the New World, The Jesuits of North America, LaSalle and th... View more info

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The Battle For North America

By: Parkman, Francis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Easton Press: 2002

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 27691

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful book gently cared for. A few small scratches to gilt page edges are only fault. The boards are covered in brown leather with raised bands to spine,. Other ammenities include moire endpapers, and a bound-in ribbon marker. Book also retains it's double-sided Collector's Notes. Francis Parkman was a highly respected historian of his times and this book is considered a masterpiece of military history. It covers the early clashes between the Europeans and Native Am... View more info