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The Seneca Nation Library, Alleghany Branch, Biblioraphy of Native American Books

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salamanca, New York, The Seneda Nation Library:

Seller ID: 19299


Very clean soft cover -- no defect of note. Measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 133 pages. Provides a complete listing of Native Amercan books and resources in the library's collection for both children and adults, including fiction, nonfiction and reference, plus periodicals, pamphlets, microfilm, cassettes, filmstrips, films and videos. View more info

The Journals of Major Robert Rogers & an Historical Account of the Expedition Against the Ohio Indians in the Year 1764 Under the Command of Henry

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Bargersville, Indiana, U.S.A., Dresslar Publishing: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23080


Very nice clean book. no spine crease and no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine. Reprinted from a rare 1769 Dublin printing of the combined Rogers journal and Bouquet's account of the expedition against the Ohio Indians. View more info

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Ne' Ho Ni Yo De No; That's What It Was Like

By: Austin, Alberta

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Lackawanna, New York, Rebco Enterprises Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition/Second Edition

Seller ID: 19658GO


Very crisp, clean, beautiful books. Volume II shows a small abrasion from a former price ticker to front, but is otherwise without fault. Covers, pages, and page edges pristine. These are scarce and important books developed as part of the Seneca Curriculum Project in New York State to give voice to the tribal elders of the Indians of New York. Both books provide much material for understanding the culture and the history of the time, but volume II is especially interes... View more info

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Some Sex Beliefs and Practices In A Navaho Community With Comparative Material From Other Navaho Areas

By: Bailey, Flora L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Peabody Museum: 1950

Edition: Vol. XL, No. 2

Seller ID: 27036TB


Very nice clean, tightly bound book with just a small shadow from an earlier price sticker at upper fornt corner.Book has no spine crease and no names or wriitng. Pristine text throughout. Measures 8"x10-3/4" and has 108 pages plus a list of other papers available. A study of the Ramah Navaho. View more info

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Healing Power of Horses: Lessons from the Lakota Indians

By: Baker, Wendy Beth

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Irvine, California, Bowtie Press: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23760


Crisp and dean inside and out. Book is bound in paper over boards with lamination which matches the dustjacket. There are no names or writing and no tears tor chips on jacket which will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. Has not been price-clipped. Book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 143 pages printed on qualiy coated paper. There are also many color photographs, including stunning two page, full page scenes. The book tells the story of the author's injuries in a horse... View more info

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Native American Beadwork: Traditional Beading Techniques for the Modern-Day Beadworker

By: Barth, Georg J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Stevens Point, Wisconsin, U.S.A., Schneider Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 19311LC


Very nice book -- only small spots of isolated edgewear and a tiny crease to lower corner to detract. No spine crease and no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and instructional drawings. The author provides step-by-step instructions for traditional Native American beading techniques while placing each in its historical and cultural context. 219 pages. View more info

Among the Indians; Eight Years in the Far West 1858-1866

By: Boller, Henry A.

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24278


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

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The Tuscarawas Valley in Indian Days 1750-1797: Original Journals and Old Maps (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Booth, Russell H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Ohio, U.S.A., Gomber House Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 18107A


Crisp, beautiful book. No tears or chips and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Oversized at 9"x11-1/4". SIGNED and dated on half title page by author. Also includes separate gift inscription. Detailed map endpapers. Additonal maps in text, plus small photos.A fascinating history of Ohio's Tuscarawas Valley as seen through the eyes and words of its early settlers. Contains 48 journals and 30 maps which contain precise locations of six Indian towns an... View more info

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Absaraka Home of the Crows

By: Carrington, Margaret I.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23539


This book, and the other annual books of Lakeside Classic, s were given as Christmas keepsakes to friends of the Lakeside Press. Every 25 years the binding is given a new color. The book is a reprint of an original which was written by Margaret Irvin Carrington, an officer's wife who kept a journal of her stay in the outposts of the West. She jotted down notes on scenery and the inhabitants of Absaraka, which was located in present-day Wyoming, Montana, and the weste... View more info

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My Life on the Plains

By: Custer, General George A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press: 1952

Edition: Christmas Edition

Seller ID: 28182


Book is crisp, clean and attractive with no defects of nite No fading to gilt , no exterior wear, no names or writing, and pristine pages and page edges . The Lakeside Classics are reprints issued annually to stockholders and other friends of the press as Christmas keepsakes. The first time they appear for sale is on the secondary market. The binding color changes ever 25 years. Book measures 4-1/2"x7" and have gilded top edges. Edited by noted historian Mil... View more info

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Choctaw Social and Ceremonial Life; Source Material for the Social and Ceremonial Life of the Choctaw Indians

By: Damato, Dorothea Jean; Swanton, John R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spiro, Oklahoma, Spiro, Oklahoma Council of Choctaws: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 25090


Crisp, clean book with no fault of note, including no names or writing. This book primarily contains a reprint of John R. Swanton's well-known and excellent Source Material for the Social and Ceremonial Life of the Choctaw Indians with special permission from the Smithsonian Institution. What makes the book unique is the front matter which consists of numerous pages of black and white photographs of the Choctaws of Sprio, Oklahoma at the time of writing. Book measures 5... View more info

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Ceramic Horizons Northeast

By: Davis, Olilvie H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1970

Edition: No Editon Stated, Likely First

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 13,014


Very hard to find book in excellent condition. Crisp and clean as a whistle inside and out. Photo of author is tipped in and there is a long inscription by him to former owner, a doctor from Toledo, Ohio. "A synopsis, manifested by original terra cotta domestic receptacles as found in the Northeast Woodland pattern." Compares and analyzes eleven intact, thirty restored and seven casts of Indian vessels. Photo illustrated, including eight plates of prehistoric an... View more info

Ojibway Chiefs: Portraits of Anishinaabe Leadership

By: Diedrich, Mark

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.A., Coyote Books: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22014A


Very nice book -- pages pristine with no names or writing. No spine crease and no creasing to wraps. Light cover wear only. Measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 189 pages. Book discusses hereditary chieftainship. the making of tribal chiefs, their limitiations and duties, orators and speakers ,and war chiefs, Jaasakiids, and Mide Priests before launching into biographies of 22 Anishinaabe leaders, each of which is accompanied by a detailed pencil drawing. View more info

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Encyclopedia of Ohio Indians: Volume 1 A-Z; Volume 2 Treaties

By: Donald Ricky

Price: $60.00

Publisher: St,. Clair Shoes, Michigan, Somerset Publishers Inc.: 2008

Seller ID: 28069


Crisp and clean as new --seemingly unread. Set came from a library, but the markings are very few. There's just a discard stamp to bottom of exterior edges and the library's name stamped on the back pastedown of each. Otherwise a beautiful set. Volume 1 discusses the tribes, nations and people of the Woodlands Areas and Volume 2 does likwise on tribes, nations and people of the Woodland Areas.Volume I is also illusrated with large images in black and white at back of bo... View more info

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Unsung Heroes of WWII; The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers

By: Durrett, Deanne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press: 2009

Edition: First Thus Paper Edition

Seller ID: 19687


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Measures 6"x9" and is illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps. Originally published in 1998 and offered here in the new edition with new Afterword by the author. Tells the story of the only battlefield code of WWII that the Japanese failed to decipher and the men who both created it and used it toward U.S. victory. 130 pages. Indexed. TWO like copies available. View more info

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Blue Jacket War Chief of the Shawnees

By: Eckert, Allan W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1969

Edition: Eighth Printing

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 27376


Crisp,clean, beautiful book. Only fault is a small shadow from a previous sticker at lower back corner next to spine. Otherwise pristine inside and out with no price-clip. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Eckert inscribed and autographed on the half title page in very clear script. Nice map inside. Narrative covers Blue Jacket's exploits through the wilderness of Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. 177 pages. View more info

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A Sorrow in Our Heart; The Life of Tecumseh

By: Eckert, Allan W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Bantam Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 11462E


Beautiful, crisp book with no bumps and snow white pages and page edges.Dustjacket is likewise nice save price-clip and looks most most handsome in brand new mylar. Attractive map endpapers. SIGNED and inscribed on title page. Massive book by a respected Ohio historian who utilized no less than 850 sources to construct a scholarly, yet accessible, work replete with extensive amplification notes at back of book. .862 pages. Indexed. Eckert died in 2011. He has been na... View more info

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The Wilderness War: A Narrative (SIGNED)

By: Eckert, Allan W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Little, Brown & Co.: 1978

Edition: Firsrt Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 27383


Very clean, attractive book with no bumps to boards and no price clip. Jacket is likewise nice with no tears or chips. Looks very handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book is SIGNED and inscribed on half title page thus "To -----------, All the Best! Allan W. Eckert". Book is the fourth title in The Winning of America series.Narrative begins in 1763 where the previous tuitle, Wilderness Empoire, ended with the englsih victory over the French in the French and Indian War. ... View more info

War-Path and Bivouac; The Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition

By: Finerty, John F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1955

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24279


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

Constructing Woodland Moccasins

By: Galban, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Perrysburg, Ohio, R.E. Davis Company: 2005

Seller ID: 19560MtG


Instructional DVD in nice, clean case. Runs 70 minutes and teaches the art of moccasin making, particularly that of the Woodland Indians. Topics discussed include techniques to make both center seam and wide vamp pucker toe styles. From pattern making to stitching. Much detail for the reeanctor. View more info