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Forman Hanna; Pictorial Photographer of the Southwest

by Hanna, Forman

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Flagstaff, AZ:1985): Nothland Press and University of Arizona. First Edition. Quarto. 138 pages, 57 plates, Laid in is a card from the Jan Kesner Gallery of Los Angeles with a note for a photograph that was listed at $1500. Photograph on verso of card is a nude. His earliest photographs were of Acoma and Southwest Indians as… Read more
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Kinishba, a Prehistoric Pueblo of the Great Pueblo Period

by Cummings, Byron

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Tucson; 1940): The University of Arizona. First Edition. Small Quarto. Signed by the author. 128pp., illustrated with photographs of ecavation sites, and with 35 colored plates. The Kinishba people lived in Arizona 1000-950A.D. and then disappeared. The author and his students began work of exavating Kinishba. It emerged slowly from six centuries of neglect. Much of it… Read more
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The Native Races of the Pacific States of North America (5 Volume set)

by Bancroft, Hubert Howe; Henry Lebbeus Oak; T Arundel Harcourt; Albert Goldschmidt; Walter M Fisher; William Nemos

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1886
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New York: Appleton, 1886. Octavo. In five volumes. Illustrated with maps, most folding. This was the first part of the massive project of Hubert Howe Bancroft which was met with acclaim by Herbert Spence and Francis Parkman who wrote: "is absolutely the only way of accomplishing the vast undertaking which you have entered upon. "v. 1. Wild tribes. 1874.--v.… Read more
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Navaho Trading Days

by Hegemann, Elizabeth Compton

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(New Mexico, 1966): Ther University of New Mexico Press. Quarto. Reprinted. 388pp., illustrated with 318 photographs taken by the author which provide an unvarnished record of people and places, Indians and white men, ceremonial dances, trading posts, roads and archaeological monuments, all of them now altered by time. The author travels during the 1920s and 1930s. She focused on… Read more
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Horses Worn to Mere Shadows: The Victorio Campaign 1880

by Watt, Robert N. (inscribed By the Author to Robert M. Utley)

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2019
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Warwick, England: Helicon, 2019. Large Octavo. 475 pages. index. Inscribed by the author also with a letter laid in on University letterhead from the author. Illustrated. This is the definitive history of the Victorio Campaign in 1880. It is expertly written and lavishly supplemented with photographic plates, complex charts and graphs, with complete analysis including the politics… Read more
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1905. Postcard shows Loco Jim insert with photo of an Apache mother and child. Postcard with addressed to: Mary Louise Sanburn (1881-1962). Author is A.L.B. writes: "This is Loco Jim--My Cozzins party's guide up in the White Mt Country. He has killed his dozen or so, not so very long ago either but is now the… Read more
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The Tony Hillerman Companion; a Comprehensive Guide to His Life and Work (signed By Tony Hillerman

by Greenberg, Martin (editor)

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New York; (1994): Harper Collins. First Edition. Octavo. 375 pages. The uncorrected proof signed by Tony Hillerman. Besides the helpful summaries of his first twelve books (omitting the conclusions for the fan who wants to discover the end for himself), there is an important self-effacing interview with Hillerman by Jon L. Breen and an essay on… Read more
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My Experiences with Indians

by James, John

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Austin; (1925): Gammel's Book Shop. First Edition. Octavo. 147 pages. While his early dealing with various Indian tribes is fascinating, it is time among the Chochtaws in the period beginning in the 1880's that is the heart of his firsthand account. He began teaching at an Indian school named "Stock Bridge Academy". there with 63 children… Read more
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Leon Gaspard (signed By Frank Waters, Limited to 500 copies)

by Waters, Frank; Leon Gaspard

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Published
1964
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First Edition
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Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1964. First Edition. Quarto. Limited to 500 copies signed. 114 pages, with full page paintings of Gaspard work which includes his earliest work in Paris and his major work in Taos, including Taos Fire Dance, Navajo Women, Buffalo Dance at Zuni, and the Corn Dance at Santo Domingo. A very nice copy bound in black… Read more
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Seth Eastman / Pictorial Historian of the Indian

by McDermott, John Francis

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Norman, OK; (1961): University of Oklahoma Press. First Edition. Small Quarto. 270pp. 100 plates (8 in full color). Includes checklist of works, chronology, and sources. Bound in light brown cloth, spine lettering gilt and dark brown, light rubbing to spine ends and corners. A very good copy in unclipped pictorial dust jacket rubbed along the edges and chipped at… Read more
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Dead End, Signed By Author, Illustrator, Limited to 150 Copies

by Coel, Margaret

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Published
1997
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First Edition
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Royal Oak, Michigan: Np, 1997. First Edition. Small Quarto. Limited to 150 copies, signed by Margaret Coel and James D. Doss who has written the introduction, and Phil Parks who has produced the four illustrations which are tipped in and finally a handwritten Arapaho word written by Coel for "thou shalt do no murder". While the author… Read more
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History of the Sioux War and Massacres of 1862 and 1863

by Heard, Isaac V.D.

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Published
1865
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1865. Small Octavo. 364pp., illustrated. The author writes about the causes of the outbreaks, of the commencement of the massacres and the battles of redwood ferry, wood lake, etc., the many captivities of families, trials of the prisoners, executions, The battles on the Missouri along with the death of Little Crow. A handsome copy… Read more
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In the Days of Victorio. Recollections of a Warms Springs Apache

by Ball, Eve, and James Kaywaykla (narrator)

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Tucson, Az; (1970): University of Arizona Press. First Edition. Octavo. 222pp. The last years of Apache freedom, seen through the eyes of a 10 year old survivor of violence. Illustrated with historic photographs. Notes to text. Bibliography (written and oral). Index. Bound in beige cloth lettered in red, spine lettering red, some toning… Read more
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New York, (1907): The Grafton Press. Small Octavo. 116 pages. index. From the library of one of the foremost historians of Oklahoma, Grant Foreman's copy, Muskogee Oklahoma, Aug. 11, 1933. The author shows the policies of the Federal Government in its treatment of the Cherokees. While dealing with injustice and dishonesty, he shows how much was… Read more
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Art and Indian Individualists

by Monthan, Guy & Doris (ed)

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Flagstaff, Arizona; (1975): Northland Press. First Edition. Quarto. 1 of 150 copies of the superb limited edition. Foreword by Lloyd Kiva New. 197pp. This is the publisher's copy (Paul Weaver). Mr. Weaver founded the Northland Press in 1959 and made it the finest press on Indian life in the Southwest. In 1979 the New York… Read more
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The House North of South [Photographs]

by Scholder, Fritz; Randall Crisp

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1997
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Tucson: Nazrelli Press, 1997. Limited Edition. Quarto. A limited edition of 1000 copies. This copy not numbered but is signed by Scholder. Housed in portfolio cover with 24 unnumbered leaves of black and white plates on heavy card stock. The artists was fascinated with the occult, images of death, and the ideas of that which haunts. These plates… Read more
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Cincinnati: Western Book Concern, 1859. Octavo. 431 pages.[1]pp. ad. While the dream of the founders was that the Indian tribes would forsake their nomadic lifestyle and settle down to farm, Rev. Pitezel's answer was both to buy land to keep them from being located and to get them converted to his gospel message. Still… Read more
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The Ahwahnee Legend: Kos-Soo-Kah and Tee-Hee-Neh; Lost Arrow of the Yosemite

by Richard Shatka Bear-Step

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(Dick Spencer, Inglewood, California; 1947). First Edition. Small Octavo. 30 pages, Illustrated by Carl Roehling. The Photo of Bear-Step was taken by Paul Denver Nelson. An Indian legend from the Miwoks of Yosemite with beautiful illustrations of the perhaps mythical lovers. A very attractive story and one of romance of a great love that… Read more
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The Medicine-Man of the American Indian and His Cultural Background

by Corlett, William Thomas

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Springfied, IL. (1935): Charles C. Thomas. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. 369 pages, index. Dr. T.W. Corlett became interested in the medicine man in 1879 when he was stationed among the Ojibway Indians of Northern Canada. He uses the term "shaman" for the Indian Medicine man. He writes of the initiation ceremonies of various tribes in both North… Read more
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London: L.B. Seeley and Son, 1827. Octavo. xvi, 210, [2], [209]-326 pages, 4 leaves of plates including folding map. 2nd Edition, enlarged with a journal of a mission to the Indians of New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, and the Mohawks on the Ouse or Grand River, Upper Canada, 1825, 1826. He was the first Protestant missionary in the Red… Read more
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