Softcover. Tucson, AZ, Southwest Parks , 1st, 1999, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 88 pages. Softcover. Yellowing to front and back covers. An otherwise clean, unmarked copy with minor edgewear. Color photographs throughout.
Hardcover. Newport VT, J. M. Currier, 1st, 1870, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 256 pages, a collection of scientific papers dated Oct. 1870 through July 1874. Bound in black cloth with black leather spine and corners, gilt lettering and rules on spine. Subjects include geology, Pawnee Indians, flora and fauna, birds of Vermont, etc. Small water stain to top edge margin of center pages, otherwise very good. Pencil inscription inside front cover reads: "Compliments of Dr. Currier, 1892". Previous owner's bookplate.
Hardcover. New York, Alfred A Knopf , 1st, 1971, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 336 pages, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Pictorial gray cloth with gilt title to spine. Pictorial dust jacket. Light wear and sun to covers and spine, else a very nice, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, William Morrow & Co, 1st, 1993, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 160 pages. Hardcover. Color illustrations. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. "A commercial artist who started out sketching in the 1930s for pulp magazines, Lovell advanced to the glossier "slicks" in the 1950s and has since specialized in Old West, Plains Indian, and Civil War themes. He here presents from that long career his best canvases, among them his famed depictions of Lee's surrender". Gorgeous color plates.
NY, Crowell, 1st, 1973, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, price-clipped dust jacket. B&w Illustrations by Glo Coalson. Story about a lame boy who has learned from a neighboring Eskimo tribe to train sled dogs. An Athasbascan Indian tale.
Hardcover. Lincoln NE, University of Nebraska Press, 1st, 1997, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 146 pages, in a lightly worn dust jacket. Bead on an Anthill is the story of a Lakota girl's experiences growing up in Nebraska and on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the 1960s and 1970s. Raised in a home without books, Delphine Red Shirt relied on family and friends as her "books" and wove their stories into her own. Like her ancestors, she felt a powerful connection to the openness of the Plains. She participated in coming-of-age ceremonies and learned the special rules for stringing beads together and the messages conveyed by hairstyles. At the same time, Red Shirt became increasingly aware of the distance between her world and that of her ancestors.
Hardcover. Albuquerque NM, University of New Mexico , 1st, 1992, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 204 pages. B&w illustrations throughout. gilt titles on spine. Includes extensive bibliography. Faint foxing to top edge, otherwise a clean, tight copy. The photographs of Simeon Schwemberger, who worked as lay brother at the Franciscan Mission of St. Michaels near Windowrock, AZ, from 1901 through 1908. His outstanding photographs of the Native American Indians in that area are coupled with the fine essay by Michele M. Penhall. This photographers work has been compared with the work of Charles Lummis, A.C. Vroman, and J.K. Hillers.
Hardcover. Norman OK, University of Oklahoma Press, 1st , 1950, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a lightly worn dustjacket. Ground plans of the Indian villages of New Mexico and Arizona with aerial photos & scale drawings.
Hardcover. New York, Harper & Brothers, reprint , 1923, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 274 pages. Illustrated with full color and black & white plates by Frederic Remington. Brown paper covered boards with cover pastedown of Remington drawing. black cloth spine. Copyright page with 1923 date and Harper's G-B code indicating later printing of 1st edition. Light foxing to outer edges of some pages and plates. Fraying to cloth at top of spine. Light darkening of pages close to gutter. Still an attractive copy.
Hardcover. Flagstaff, AZ, Northland Publishing, 1st, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. Color illustrations by Bill Farnsworth. In a Native American buffalo jump, a hunter lures a herd of buffalo to follow him, rouses them to a stampede pace (he's on foot, by the way) and jumps off a cliff: while he drops safely onto a narrow ledge in the cliff wall, the buffalo plummet over his head to their deaths below. Here, a Blackfoot boy named Little Blaze wishes to lead the buffalo jump, an act of bravery that would earn him his adult name. When his older brother is chosen instead, Little Blaze is resentful, but the brother trips and Little Blaze dashes to the rescue. Clean copy.
Hardcover. Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press, 1st, 1984, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 195 pages, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Blue pictorial dust jacket. Light shelfwear to covers, else like new.Traces the life of the Navajo artist, including his experiences as a code talker for the Marines in World War II, and looks at his paintings and watercolors.
Hardcover. Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press (, 1st, 1989, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 415 pages, b&w illustrations. Light edge wear to dust jacket, creases to front flap. Light soiling to edges. Else a clean, tight copy. The first major battle between the U.S. Army and the Cheyenne Indians took place on the south fork of the Solomon River in present-day northwest Kansas. In this stirring account, William Y. Chalfant recreates the human dimensions of what was probably the only large-unit sabre charge against the Plains tribes, in a battle that was as much a clash of cultures as of cavalry and Cheyenne warriors.
NY , E. P. Dutton, 1st, 1971, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 215 pages, in a nice, unclipped dust jacket. Mystery involving the attempts of some long downtrodden Indians to obtain schools for their people. Clean copy.
NY, Clarion Books, 1st US, 1999, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. 48 pages. Color photos and illustrations. Illustrated end papers. More than 130 full-color photographs adorn this handsome re-creation of daily life in a Plains Indian village in 1868. Readers will meet Real Bird and his family, part of a Northern Cheyenne tribe in southeastern Montana. Each member has an important role: Men prepare to become warriors and hunters, while women learn to raise crops and build a home-a tipi-from poles and buffalo hides. The clothes the family wears, from elaborate ceremonial headdresses to colorful beaded moccasins; the foods they eat; the games they play; the crafts and jewelry they make; and the spiritual rituals they perform are among the many topics included. This large-format book, with clear text and informative sidebars, provides a detailed pictorial account of the Plains Indian life more than a century ago. Clean copy.
Hardcover. New York, Macmillan, 1st, 1987, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. Color illustrations by Wendy Watson. INSCRIBED BY BIERHORST on front fly leaf . SIGNED BY WENDY WATSON on title page.
Hardcover. New York, Bullfinch Press, 1st, 2005, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 128 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Light abrasions on bottom corners. Light edgewaer to dust jacket. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Garden City NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1st, 1932, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardbound, 261 pages. Black & white illustrations by Carl Moon with one color plate in front. Rough cut edge. Turquoise cloth covers. Markings, soiling, to covers. Corners bumped. Spine and edgewear. Spine fade. Yellow top edge. Illustrated front endpapers. Ex-library with usual markings and stamping. Also extra library card on back of color plate.
Hardcover. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page and Co. , 1st, 1922, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 71 pages, illustrated end papers, copyright page and title page, color frontispiece. Color plates at pages 22 and 49. Light edge wear, small tears to dust jacket; protected by mylar cover. Foxing to top edge. Else a very clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Dial Press, 1st, 1969, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover. 90 pages. Black & white illustrations by Alan E. Cober. Edgewear, light rubbing to dust jacket. Clear plastic protective cover.
Softcover. Washington DC, Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, 1st, 2004, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 263 pages. Color plates throughout. Five essays by contributors. Clean copy.
Hardcover. New York, Crown Publishers, 1st Thus, 1971, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 239 pages. Hardcover. Black & white illustrations. Dust jacket in protective clear plastic cover. Clean, unmarked text.
Softcover. Washington DC/NY, Smithsonian American Art Museum/Norton, 1st, 2002, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Large softcover, 294 pages, illustrated in color. From the foremost collection of the artist's work, a remarkable portrait of Native American life. Clean copy.
Barre, MA, Barre Publishers, 1st, 1972, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 152 pages, photographs by Curtis. Introduction and commentary by Don D. Fowler. One hundred and eighteen superb representative photographs have been selected from Curtis's monumental work and reproduced in this book by The Meriden Gravure Company. Don Fowler describes Curtis the photographer and ethnographer, and the Indian groups depicted, commenting on the unique cultural characteristics of each tribe.
Hardcover. New York, Viking Press, First Thus, 1983, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 628 pages. Hardcover. Bright dust jacket with light sun fading to spine. Clean & unmarked text. A nice copy.
Hardcover. Portland, Or., C. H. Belding, 1st, 1978, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 119 pages, illustrated throughout in color. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket.
Hardcover. Chicago, A. C. McClurg and Co., reprint, 1934, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 213 pages, 254 illustrations in color and b&w. First published in 1914, this is the 1934 reprint. Light yellow cloth with two-color design. Previous owner's signature, date on front fly leaf. Otherwise clean, very good.
Softcover. Norman OK, University of Oklahoma Press, 1st pbk, 1990, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, pictorial wrappers with mild sun fade to edges, 232 pages. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front fly leaf, with accompanying letter laid-in. First comprehensive description of Mesoamerican costume repertories found in pre and post- conquest pictorial data, Anawalt illuminates the position that to the people of Mesoamerica, 'dress was identity. Even a god had to don his proper garb.' Anawalt represents, reads, and analyzes Aztec, Tlaxcalan, Tarascan, Mixtec, and lowland Mayan costumes as reflections of historical and cultural styles and meanings, thereby including valuable discussions of the ritual significance of costumes. Profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Clean.
Hardcover. Hartford CT, Hurlbut, Scranton & Co., 1st, 1864, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 763 pages, illustrated with many full-page plates, most hand-colored (including second title page). Leather bound with some splitting along spine edges. Black spine label with gilt lettering. Internally very good, minor foxing.
Hardcover. Kansas City, MO, Tell-Well Press, 1st, 1948, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Nonpaginated. Hardcover. Decorated endpapers. Vivid color illustrations throughout. Dust jacket unclipped, has some age wear, still intact and wrapped in protective brodart. Cover boards decorated with same image as dust jacket. Covers have a little soil a top and age wear. Clean inside and in great shape for its age.
Hardcover. US, Combined Books, 1st, 1993, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 312 pages, b&w illustrations. Light shelf-wear to dust jacket, else a clean, tight copy. The destruction of George Armstrong Custer's command at Little Bighorn by the Sioux and Northern Cheyenne on 25 June, 1876 has been etched in the national memory and has remained one of America's longest lingering controversies. The Little Bighorn Campaign penetrates the mysteries of Custer's disaster as well as the broader context of the 1876 campaign against the Sioux.
Hardcover. New York, Frederick A. Stokes, 1st, 1902, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 42 pages. Hardcover. Features 6 full color and black & white illustrations in text by Edwin Willard Deming. Short separations of preliminary pages from interior hinge at top and bottom. Areas of foxing and abrasion to title page. Printers unusual binding method has created creasing before the page margins. Short closed tears on some pages. Front cover pastedown intact with some surface abrasions. Scarce.
Hardcover. NY, Grosset & Dunlap, 1st, 1934, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket with minor soil, tape repair. Frontispiece illustrated by Lee Haynes. Many illustrations in b/w, a few indicate B. Stevenson as artist, the rest are not specifically identified. Illustrated end papers. The story of the life of an Indian boy- his adventures are closely interwoven with the habits, customs and beliefs of his people.
Hardcover. NY, Viking Press, 1st, 1943, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth with maroon stamping, 143 pages, b&w illustrations by Paul Lantz. Very light paper residue to rear endpapers indicating ex-lib, but otherwise clean with no marking, stamping. Covers with mild soil, spine fading.
hardcover. NY, Viking Press, 12th pr., 1967, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover. Black & white illustrations by Paul Lantz. Very Good with worn dj. Previous owner's inscription front fly leaf. The beautiful rhythms of the Navajo life in Red Rocks Country of Arizona for a young girl named Doli, who must face the outer world in this coming of age story.
Hardcover. Scarsdale NY, Bradbury Press, 2nd pr., 1973, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a lightly worn, unclipped dust jacket. Color illustrations by Paul Goble. Two young Sioux join in a raiding party to capture horses from some neighboring Crows. Front endpapers with stamp inside front cover, otherwise clean.
Hardcover. Tuscaloosa AL, University of Alabama Press, 1st, 1993, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket, 265 pages. A collection of essays about mythical trickster figures, ranging from the Coyote of America to African, Japanese, Greek and Christian figures, plus examples found in contemporary American fiction and drama. The work examines how cultural values are challenged and enforced by these comic creations. Light pencil marking to about 25 pages.
Hardcover. Flagstaff, Arizona, Northland Press, 2nd pr., 1968, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 98 pages. INSCRIBED BY PERCEVAL with personal note to previous owner from him and his wife. Cover shows very light wear and soiling. Internally clean. Beautiful color and black & white sketches of Navajos and Arizona landscape. With a descriptive text by Clay Lockett.
Softcover. Albuquerque, University of New Mexico, 1st, 1981, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 113 pages, b&w and color illustrations. Light smudging to back wrapper; else a very clean, tight copy. This splendid publication, a compact guide to rug dating and identification, examines patterns, styles, and weaving materials of Navajo rugs. In order to produce this heavily illustrated volume, the author, a noted authority in the field, examined thousands of rugs in public collections and researched the catalogues turn-of-the century traders used for their rug customers
Hardcover. n.p., L.T. Myers, unknown, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, red cloth covers, 3 color lithographs, many black & white illustrations. Color label on decorated cover. No publisher indicated,(C) by L.T. Myers. Areas of cover show fading, soil.
Hardcover. NY, Frederick A. Stokes, 1st, 1918, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, terra-cotta cloth with a color paste-down on cover, 263 pages, A collection of 35 Native American animal folklore tales. Wood-lore (or, the ways of wild things) are told in an engaging format - a wise old chief holds evening "story-time" sessions with his very curious grandson, Little Beaver. Running through the linked narrative is the little black bear Moween, of whom Little Beaver is particularly fond. Illustrated with 8 color plates, a color title page and an endpapers drawing by Paul Bransom. Light shelf wear.
Softcover. London, 1849, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, This is 64 page extract from a larger volume (pages 443 - 506), possibly London Magazine. This is the original printing and features 4 fold-out plans and illustrations, all in excellent condition. Bound in a clear acetate folder.
Hardcover. Princeton NJ, Princeton University Press, 1st , 1994, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 334 pages. Extensive b&w and color photography throughout. Extensive photo documentation and bibliography. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to jacket.
Hardcover. Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, 1st, 2002, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 224 pages,97 b&w photographs taken by Collier between 1948 and 1953, with map, and text by Benally. Never opened, still in original shrink wrap.
Softcover. NY, Harry N Abrams , 1st pbk, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, pictorial wrappers, 240 pages. 201 illustrations including 163 plates in full color. The Plains Indians used pens, pencils and watercolors to record their contacts with the White invaders in bound ledger books. This exhibition featured 36 of these artists from the Lakota, Cheyenne, Kiowa and Arapaho tribes. Clean copy.