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Mystic Warriors of the Plains (inscribed By the Author with Two Full Page  Handcolored work of  an Indian Chief… by  Thomas E Mails - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 016421)

Mystic Warriors of the Plains (inscribed By the Author with Two Full Page Handcolored work of an Indian Chief and Brave on Horseback

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Mystic Warriors of the Plains (inscribed By the Author with Two Full Page Handcolored work of an Indian Chief and Brave on Horseback

by Mails, Thomas E

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New York,(1972): Doubleday. Small Thick Folio. xvii, 618p. index. Bibliography. Notes. Profusely illustrated and with two original full page drawings in color signed by the author and inscribed to his close friends as a gift dated Dec. 1987. Origin, distribution, and nature of the people of the plains -- Manner of daily life -- Social customs -- Personal qualities -- Form of government -- Religion--supernatural beliefs -- Religion--the practices of medicine -- Religion--purification -- Religion--thanksgiving -- Religion--death and the life after -- The buffalo and the horse -- An overview of arts and crafts -- Painting -- Quillwork and beadwork -- Achievement marks -- Clothing -- Hair styles, jewelry, and headdresses -- Bows, arrows, and quivers -- Lances, knives, clubs, hatchets, and guns -- Shields -- The birth and training of the boy -- The mature warrior on the field of action -- The redistribution and decline of the people of the plains. A fine copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket with small closed edge tear clear tape mended. Very nice.

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Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
Mystic Warriors of the Plains (inscribed By the Author with Two Full Page Handcolored work of an Indian Chief and Brave on Horseback
Author
Mails, Thomas E
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
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Publisher
Doubleday
Place of Publication
New York,(1972)
Keywords
Plains Indians; Art Signed Inscribed Native Americans
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Indian History and Art;

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