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. 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.
Softcover. Kearney NE, Dawson County Historical Society, 2nd pr., Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover. This 190 page book "details the events leading up to the Plum Creek Massacre, the attack itself and Mrs. Morton's six-month ordeal at the hands of the Cheyenne. Follow her day-to-day account of life with the Indians and her struggle to survive. Witness the courage of the 19 year old woman as she faces tremendous odds and survives to tell the story." Contains two page fold-out map. Clean copy.
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.
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.
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.
Softcover. NY, Viking Press, Uncorr. proof, 1983, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, yellow wrappers. Unrevised and unpublished proofs. Page numbers hand written, 562 pages. SIGNED BY MATTHIESSEN on half-title page: "With best wishes/Peter Matthiessen". The author's controversial and suppressed book about the confrontation between American Indian activists and the FBI in the early 1970s at Pine Ridge Reservation near Wounded Knee. Clean, bright copy.
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. 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. 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. 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. Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1st, 1903, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 347 pages. Includes Natick to English, and English to Natick dictionaries. Dark green cloth covers, introduction by Edward Everett Hale, section of abbreviations. Rubbing and light edgewear to covers, pages crisp and unmarked, stiff binding; overall, a very clean, tight copy in great condition.
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. New York, Harper Collins, 1st, 2007, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a very good dust jacket. Non-paginated. SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR WENDELL MINOR ON TITLE PAGE. Full color illustrations. Clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. New York, William Morrow & Co, 1st, 1992, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 160 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Very clean, unmarked copy with some minor shelfwear to dust jacket. This beautiful book is a spectacular overview of McCarthy's exciting Western work, presenting colorful paintings from his fine art career. Color illustrations throughout.
Hardcover. NY, Macmillan, 5th pr., 1966, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover in a edgeworn, price-clipped dust jacket. 371 pages with index. A vivid, swiftly paced account of the dispossession of the Plains Indians during the half century after 1840. Epic in sweep, magnificent in detail - here is the tragedy of the Indians who once roamed and hunted on the Great Plains. Included in this great saga are the names one expects: Red Cloud of the Sioux, Black Kettle of the Cheyennes, Generals Sheridan, Sherman, and Custer, Colonel Miles, Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perces. No marking.
Hardcover. Boston, Bradbury Soden & Co., 1st thus, 1844, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 336 pages, frontispiece engraving with tissue guard, extra engraved title page, many b&w text illustrations. Brown cloth with black leather spine stamped in gilt. Pages with tanning to edges, light water stain to bottom corners of most pages, affecting text and images, but not horrible. Covers show mottling, discoloration to foredges, front and rear. Interior clean, binding tight.
Hardcover. New York, William Morrow and Company, 1st, 1963, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 208 pages, illustrated with 50 early photographs and sketches. Minor dust jacket edge wear and rubbing, otherwise, very clean and tight copy.