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Indian Warfare and Massacres on the Virginia Frontier Part III

By: Payne, Dale

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fayettville, West Virginia, Self-published: 2002

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 26063

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book measuring 8-1/2"x11" with 143 pages plus index. Very clean internals with no names or writing. We also have available Part II which focuses on Indian warfare and masaacres in West Virginia. View more info

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The Fur Trade

By: Phillips, Paul Chrisler

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 27906

Condition: Very Good in VG Slipcase


Two very clean, tightly bound books, handsomely designed, and nestled in their original slipcase. As you can see from the photos, the top edge is inked in a warm brown to match the brown slipcase and title boxes. Books in their case measure 7" x 10" and are illustrated with pictures and maps. A very comprehensive, researched text cionsisting of a cumulative 1382 pages. View more info

The Siege of Detroit in 1763 The Journal of Pontiac's Conspiracy and John Rutherfurd's Narrative of a Captivity

By: Quaife, Milo Milton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1958

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24277

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 293 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State ... View more info

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Under Turquoise Skies: Outstanding Features of the Story of America's Southwest from the Days of the Ancient Cliff-Dwellers to Modern Times

By: Robinson, Will H.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23604

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no cracking to gutters, neither front nor back. The pages are white with no foxing and have deckled edges to outer side. The dustjacket is missing as per the photo with this listing. Text is divided into the following seven categories: the Southwest's Aboriginal Inhabitants; Spanish Conquest and Civilization; Modern Red Men; Deserts, Foothills and Mountains; Beasts, Birds and a Few Bugs; Marvels and Spectacles; and Bu... View more info

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The History of An Expedition Against Fort Du Quesne 1755

By: Sargent, Winthrop

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Lewisburg, PA, Wennawoods Publishing: 1997

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27434

ISBN: 1889037095

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book with no defect of note. No names or writing, and no creases or tears. Was not published with a dustjacket.Corners are sharp and pages and page edges pristine. The print run for this edtion was 1000 copies of which this is #416.. Text covers an expedition against Fort Duquesne during the French and Indian War, also known as the Seven Year War. Book has 423 pages including index. Book is a stand alone title published as part of the Great Pennsylvania ... View more info

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Conrad and Shikellamy

By: Schwab, John Christopher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hanover, Pennsylvania, The John Conrad Weiser Family Association: 1975

Seller ID: 25722

Condition: Fine


Scarce booklet measuring 6"x9" in pristine condition, Handsomely printed in brown ink to match the printing on the cover. The eighth pamphlet published by the family. This one concerns the relationship between Weiser, a Pennsylvania German and Shikellamy, an Oneida sachem and how it affected peace among the races. Weisrer was known as the Pennsylvania Peacemaker and Shikellamy as "Our Enlightener" . 24 pages. We also have Conrad Weiser's Account Book p... View more info

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Empires Collide : The French and Indian War 1754-1763

By: Shepphard, Ruth (editor)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: University Park, IL, U.S.A., Osprey Publishing, Limited: 2006

Seller ID: 26011

ISBN: 1846030897

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book. Appears unread. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. The story of the French and Indian War, the implications of which reached around the globe and contributed to the Seven Years' War.In America it ultimately culminated in the American Revolution.Book is beautiful made with namy color illustrations and maps. It measures 8"x10" and has 272 pages including index. View more info

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Scoouwa: James Smith's Indian Captivity Narrative

By: Smith, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A., Ohio Historical Society: 1978

Seller ID: 28094

ISBN: 087758009X

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean inside and out with bright pictorial design to face board. Designed without dustjacket. White spine and back board likewise very clean and book is tightly bound with no names or writing. Illustrated with maps and a few drawings. Tells the harrowing story in the words of James Smith who survived Indian captivity after being taken in 1755 at the age of eighteen, absorbed into an Indian family and taken everywhere with them until he escaped in 1759. Includ... View more info

The Dangers and Sufferings of Robert Eastburn, and His Deliverance from Indian Captivity (Narratives of Captivity)

By: Spears, John R.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Burrows Brothers Company: 1904

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 24019

Condition: Very Good


Slim, attractive book, number 179 of only 250 copies printed in this edition. Dark red boards show a small amount of wear to crown of spine and one tiny light spot to gilded edge at top of text block. Bright printing and decoration to face board and to spine. Book fitted with rigid clear plastic jacket. Contents likewise clean, showing just two small abrasions to front free endpaper the result of something having been lightly pasted in at one time. 76 pages. Indexed. View more info

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The Indian Tribes of North America

By: Swanton, John R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Genealogical Publishing co., Inc.: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15400a

Condition: New


Originally published by the United States Printing Office as Smithsonian Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 145. Crisp, clean copy book marred only by a sprinkling of tiny light spots and a few small scratches to dark green boards. Bright gilt to face board and spine. Designed without dustjacket. Includes four large fold-out maps bound in. Material is organized by state and includes all known tribes and their locations; all subdivisions of tribes and their villages... View more info

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America's First World War; The French and Indian War 1754-1763 (SIGNED)

By: Todish, Timothy J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Suagothel Productions: 1982

Edition: First Edition (Limited)

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 21098

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome book -- brown boards printed in bright gilt at face and spine. Designed without dustjacket. Illustrated with photographs and the art of Gary S. Zaboly. Measures 6"x9" and has no names or writing. SIGNED by author on title page. 115 pages. View more info

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White Man's Wicked Water : The Alcohol Trade and Prohibition in Indian Country, 1802-1892

By: Unrau, William E. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, U.S.A.: University Press of Kansas, 1999:

Seller ID: 11,094D


Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Beautiful BRAND NEW copy. Dustjacket protected by mylar. The author introduces the premise that out of control alcohol consumption by Native Americans in the 19th century was not, as is often thought, the result of white subversion but, rather, the "inevitable consequence of cultural confluence." 180 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Shakin' the Bushes; From Paleo to Historic Indians

By: Vietzen, Col. Raymond C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elyria, Ohio, White Horse Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27318

Condition: Fine


Book itself is clean and bright with no names or writing or bumps to boards. Dustjacket is likewise clean with just tiny mark to outer edge of front cover. Measures 6-1/4"x9-1/4" and has 278 pages. Illustrated profisely with black and white photographs and drawings. Among the many topics are the Paleolithic Period, Glacial Kame Work, Riker Site, Kentucky's Dickerson Cave, Cahokia Mound and Ohio Bannerstones. View more info

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The Old Warrior Speaks; Sixty Years in Archaeology

By: Vietzen, Raymond

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Elyria, Ohio, Whitehorse Publishers: 1981

Seller ID: 19349GO

Condition: Fine


Book itself is clean and bright with no names or writing and no fault to red boards or to pages. Dustjacket shows two small tears to bottom back edge and a crease and one small tear to bottom front edge, but is most handsome in brand new mylar. A compendoium of photos, documents, letters and memories by an Ohio archaeologist who also owned and operated the Indian Ridge Museum in Elyria, Ohio for many years. Noted expert on Native American artifacts. View more info

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Archaeology Around the Great Lakes; Also Gen. G.A. Custer and the Indian Leaders

By: Vietzen, Raymond C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Elyria, Ohio, White Horse Publishers: 1987

Edition: No Edition Stated

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 12,865A

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome book with pebbled red boards and shiny gilt lettering. Measures 8-3.4" x 11-1/2" and has 160 pages. Contents pristine. Book is SIGNED ans inscribed thus: To ------- Sincerelym Raymond C. Vietzen." Dustjacket is crisp and without defect, save a small closed tear to top edge of back. Illustrated with photos and drawings. The late author was well-known in Ohio for his archeological digs and also for the Indian Ridge Museum located in Elyria. View more info

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Yesterday's Ohioans

By: Vietzen, Raymond C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Elyria, Ohio, Col. Raymond C. Vietzen: 1973

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23835

Condition: Fine


The book is clean and beautiful, but lacking it's dustjacket, though he boards are covered with a clean, crisp khaki cloth and nice gilding to the design, the title, and the author's name. The book measures 9-1/4" x 12-1/4" an dhas 272 pages. The author is best known for his archaeology books, but he also was interested in Native Americans. both subjects are in this volume, but tNative Americans win this one! There are many beautiful photograhps throughout accompanyi... View more info

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WALUM OLUM or Red Score: The Migration Legend of the Lenni Lenape Or Delaware Indians

By: WALUM OLUM or Red Score: The Migration Legend of the Lenni Lenape Or Delaware Indians, Constantine

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Indiana Historical Society: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24357EC

Condition: Very Good


Book is clean and tightly bound, oversized at 11-1/4"x9" with minimal wear to rust-colored boards -- just a small bit to upper back corner. Spine is black with handsome gilt priniting and gilt pictograoh design likewise with very little wear. Pages are pristine with no names or writing -- only two very tiny spots, one each on two pages of index.. Light foxing to outer side edge and a bit of light spotting to top gilt edge. Overall quite a handsome book. 379 pag... View more info

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The Legend of Pocahontas; The Pocahontas Journal (2 Volume set)

By: Watson, Virginia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Gramercy: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 11,926

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful set. No names or writing, no bumps to boards and very cleana nd bright inside and out. The only flaw is a few small scratched to the olowe section of the spine on the Lengend.. Both books are constructed of paper over boards with glossy surfaces, but the novel has a leatherette spine with a handsome green title box and much gilt at spine. Both have matching pictorial covers, though different pictorial endpapers. Novel illustrated with both drawings and... View more info

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Nantucket Lands and Owners Volume 2. Bulletins 2,3,4,5, 6, 7 (six volumes)

By: Worth, Henry Barnard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nantucket Island, Nantucket Hstorical Association: 1902

Seller ID: 23094

Condition: Very Good to Good


Consecutive set of six books missing volume 1. The final two in the series are without noteable defect other than flat wrinkles to back cover of one. Three have been repaired at spine with archival tape, one shows small loss of paper at lower spine and two show front cover chipping. Covers and contents clean on all and all are tightly bound. Very useful for historical and genealogical purposes. Included in the volumes are information on the families of early settlers, th... View more info

Oregon Indians: Culture, History and Current Affairs An Atlas and Introduction

By: Zucker, Jeff;Hgfoss, Bob;Hummel, Kay;Hosey, Faun Rae;Penniman, Jay Forest

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Western Imprints, The Press of the Oregon Historical Society: 1983

Seller ID: 19332GO

ISBN: 0875950949

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book. Pages and page edges pristine with no names or writing. Only faults are a spot of wear to top front corner near spine and a few small spots of isolated edgwear. Crisp, as new booklet in pocket at back entitled Oregon Indians Profiles. Book is the product of seven years workand is divided into three parts: Traditional, Historical and Contemporary. 229 pages. Indexed. View more info