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Sacred Narcotic Plants of the New World Indians: An Anthology of Texts from the 16th Century to Date
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Sacred Narcotic Plants of the New World Indians: An Anthology of Texts from the 16th Century to Date

By Compiled by Hedwig Schleiffer (Introduction by Richard Evans Schultes)

New York: Hafner Press (Macmillan Publishing Co.), 1973. Original wraps. Very Good. The 1973 1st edition of this very uncommon compilation of writings spanning the last 500 years on sacred narcotic plants of the New World Indians. Tight and VG in its pictorial green wrappers, with light creasing along the outer hinges and very light rubbing to the rear panel. Octavo, compiled by Hedwig Scheiffer, Introductory words by the formidable Richard Evans Schultes, Professor of Biology and Director of the Botanical Museum at Harvard.

$500.00

Sam Houston's Indians: The Alabama-Coushatti
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Sam Houston's Indians: The Alabama-Coushatti

By P.V. Malone

San Antonio, TX: The Naylor Company, 1960. Original cloth. Very Good/Very Good. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free endpaper. A solid copy to boot of the 1960 1st edition. Tight and VG (small bump at the spine crown) in a crisp, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with light chipping and creasing along the panel edges. Octavo, 63 pgs.

$50.00

Manito Masks: Dramatizations, with Music, of American Indian Spirit Legends
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Manito Masks: Dramatizations, with Music, of American Indian Spirit Legends

By Hartley Alexander

New York: E.P. Dutton, 1925. Anders John Haugseth. A solid copy of the 1925 1st edition, with the author's personal card laid-in. Clean and VG+ (with a touch of offsetting at the panel edges) in a bright, VG dustjacket, with light chipping along the panel edges and at the spine ends. Octavo, nicely illustrated by Anders John Haugseth.

$50.00

Singing for Power: The Song Magic of the Papago Indians of Southern Arizona
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Singing for Power: The Song Magic of the Papago Indians of Southern Arizona

By Ruth Murray Underhill

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1938. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. A crisp, lovely copy of the 1938 true 1st edition. Clean and Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket, with one tiny closed tear along the top-edge. Octavo, 158 pgs. A superb copy.

$100.00

The Five Civilized Tribes
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The Five Civilized Tribes

By Grant Foreman

University of Oklahoma Press, 1934. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. A handsome copy of the 1934 stated 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its russet cloth, with completely unflecked gilt-lettering and rule along the spine. And in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with light chipping along the panel edges and spine crown. Still though, very presentable. Thick octavo, 455 pgs. Part of University of Oklahoma's wonderful "The Civilization of the American Indian" series.

$200.00

A Real Cow Boy's Experience with Indians and the Cow Trail
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A Real Cow Boy's Experience with Indians and the Cow Trail

By M.L. Johnson

Dallas, TX: Self-published, 1923. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. "Intensely Interesting Little Volume of TRUE HISTORY of the Struggles with Hostile Indians On the Frontier of Texas IN THE EARLY DAYS --Never Before Published in Book Form" (from the front cover). Uncommon, privately-printed 1923 first-person reminiscence by cowboy M.L. Johnson of late 19th century Indian warfare and Texas history. Clean and Near Fine in its stapled, printed light-blue wrappers. 12mo, unpaginated. Also includes handsome, custom-made box (leather-backed, with chemise and marbled boards) housing the fragile booklet.

$750.00

Kemi: An Indian Boy Before the White Man Came

By Mary Buff

The Ward Ritchie Press, 1966. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. INSCRIBED BY BOTH MARY AND CONRAD BUFF on the half-title. A solid copy to boot of the 1966 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with several small closed tears at the front panel's top-edge. Quarto, nicely illustrated thruout by Conrad Buff. Signed by Author(s).

$50.00

Obijwa Summer

By James Houston

Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, 1972. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY JAMES HOUSTON on the half-title. A sharp copy to boot of the 1972 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with very light foxing along the flap-folds. Tall quarto, crisp black-and-white photos thruout by B.A. King. Signed by Author.

$100.00

Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas

By Andrew Jackson Sowell

Austin, TX: Self-published, 1900. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. Uncommon, turn-of-the-century study of 19th century "life on the border, especially in Southwest Texas". Comprehensive and sweeping, with particular focus on the settlers and Indian fighters of the region. Skillfully re-bound (and with new endsheets) in a beige cloth, with bright gilt-lettering at the spine. Light soiling to the panels and former owner bookplate at the front pastedown. Apparently de-accessioned from the Chicago Historical Society, with their small, subtle blindstamp at the title page and unobtrusive numbering on the "Preface" page. Tight, solid and VG. Thick octavo, 844 pgs., including a number of illustrated plates. Also includes an unprinted, custom-made linen dustjacket with matching cloth slipcase. Very impressive example of early Texas history. (Howes-797).

$1250.00

Rehabilitation Program on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation
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Rehabilitation Program on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation

By Elizabeth And David Clark

Philadelphia: Indian Rights Association, 1961. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. The uncommon 1961 1st edition. Solid and VG in its stapled yellow wrappers, with very light soiling at the panels. Octavo, 48 pgs. "Report of a Field Study of the progress of the Program for Rehabilitation being carried out by the Cheyenne River Tribal Council for the social-economic improvement of the enrolled members of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe"

$50.00

Dancing Cloud: The Navajo Boy
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Dancing Cloud: The Navajo Boy

By Mary Marsh Buff

New York: The Viking Press, 1937. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY BOTH MARY AND CONRAD BUFF on the front free endpaper. A solid copy to boot of the 1937 1st edition. Clean and VG in its pictorial cloth, with just a trace of light wear along the panel edges. Oblong quarto, wonderfully illustrated thruout in lithograph by Conrad Buff. Former owner (the same person to whom the Buffs inscribed this copy) name and address on the verso of the half-title. Signed by Author(s).

$100.00

Letters of Eleazar Wheelock's Indians

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Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College Publications, 1932. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. The 1932 1st edition, The Dartmouth College Manuscript Series, Number One. Solid and Near Fine in a bright, VG- dustjacket, with light chipping along the panel top-edges. Octavo, 327 pgs. "The Aboriginal Mind Under the Puritan Civilization of the 18th Century" by the founder of Dartmouth College.

$50.00

A Testament of Faith (Leaf Book)
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A Testament of Faith (Leaf Book)

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Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co, 1979. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. "A leaf from a copy of the first American Bible, translated into the language of the Algonquin Indians by John Eliot and printed at Cambridge in New England in the Year 1663. With a Commentary on its Origins by John Alden". A Fine, bright copy in its navy-blue cloth. And in a Fine example of the original glassine dustjacket and A Near Fine (with just a touch of wear) example of the publisher's slipcase. Octavo, 10 pgs. Limited to 87 copies, printed and bound by The Stinehour Press. The actual leaf is tiped-in and printed in two columns.

$2500.00

Studies of the Yaqui Indians of Sonora, Mexico

By W.C. Holden, C.C. Seltzer, R.A. Studhalter, C.J. Wagner and W.G. McMillan

Lubbock, TX: Texas Technological College, 1936. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. SIGNED BY ALL 5 AUTHORS on the title page. Clean and VG in its red stapled wrappers, with one even crease and former owner name to the front panel. Octavo, 142 pgs. Also includes the original mailing envelope from the Texas Technological College Bulletin. A nice Texas rarity. Signed by Author(s).

$150.00

Tammy Garcia: Form Without Boundaries

By Benjamin Rose

Irving, TX: Tapestry Press, 2003. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. INSCRIBED BY TAMMY GARCIA on the half-title. A very sharp copy to boot of the 2003 1st edition. Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Tall quarto, nicely illustrated in vivid color thruout.

$50.00

The Indian Captivity of O.M. Spencer

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Chicago: The Lakeside Press (R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co.), 1917. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A well-preserved copy of the 1917 1st thus, edited by Milo Milton Quaife. VG+ in its dark-green cloth, with bright gilt-rule and design at the front panel and bright gilt-lettering to the spine. 16mo, 188 pgs., top-edge gilt. Neat, small former owner name at front free endpaper.

$100.00

The Death of the Great Spirit: An Elegy for the American Indian

By Earl Shorris

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY EARL SHORRIS on the front free endpaper. A sharp copy to boot of the 1971 stated 1st printing. Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with one very small stain at the base of the front flap. Octavo, 253 pgs. Signed by Author.

$50.00

The Yogi of Cockroach Court
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The Yogi of Cockroach Court

By Frank Waters

New York: Rinehart & Co, 1947. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. 1947 1st edition, with a SIGNED, TIPPED-IN BOOKPLATE. Solid and VG in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with very light soiling to the rear panel. Octavo, 277 pgs. Signed by Author.

$100.00

The Dene and Na-Dene Indian Migration --1233 AD: Escape from Genghis Khan to America

By Ethel G. Stewart

Columbus. Georgia: ISAC Press/Institute for the Study of American Cultures, 1991. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. 1991 1st edition. VG+ in its navy-blue cloth, with bright gilt-lettering to front panel and spine. Underlining to several pages of the introduction and former owner name at front free endpaper, otherwise clean as could be. Quarto, 566 pgs.

$200.00

Archeological Notes on Texas Canyon, Arizona

By William Shirley Fulton

New York: Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, 1934. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. 1934 1st edition, in its original salmon wrappers. Bright and VG+, with one very small spot at the foot of the front panel. Quarto, 23 pgs. of text plus 20 plates.

$50.00

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