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One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign: Historical Programs and Dedication of Markers along Route of March

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1929

Seller ID: 2259845

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly toned. 1929 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. Pageants: Genesee Country, Leicester, September 14, 1929; Finger Lakes Area, Geneva, September, 21, 1929; Newtown Battlefield Area, Elmira, September 28, 1929. Includes black-and-white photographs. View more info

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The Cliff Dwellers

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The H. Jay Smith Exploring Company: 1893

Seller ID: 2289197

Condition: Very Good


Quarter inch tear along bottom edge of all pages except front wrapper. 1893 Stapled Binding. 19 pp. An extinct race, leaving no history by which modern investigators may arrive at a definite knowledge of the age in which they lived, or their pursuits, the Cliff Dwellers form an interesting and puzzling subject of conjecture for ethnologists, fascinating for its very illusiveness. They are the earliest examples of civilizations on the American continent, contemporary with the ancient Cave Dwellers of Europe and Lake Dwellers of Switzerland, and are by far the most highly civilized representativ... View more info

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The History of Events Resulting in Indian Consolidation West of the Mississippi. [from Annual Report of the American Historical Association for 1906]

By: Abel, Annie Heloise

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [American Historical Association]: 1908

Seller ID: 2187980

Condition: Very Good


Base of boards faintly stained, free endpapers removed. 1908 Hard Cover. 233-450 pp. 8vo. A separately bound edition of the Justin Winsor Prize winning essay originally published by the American Historical Association in 1906. The author, a Ph.D., was a Bulkley Fellow in History at Yale University, Associate Professor in History at Wells College, and Instructor in History at The Woman's College of Baltimore. She discusses the origins of the plan for Indian removal, unsuccessful attempts during the Jefferson administration, the War of 1812, and removal efforts afterwards, with a chapter focusin... View more info

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The Masters of the Peaks: A Story of the Great North Woods (French and Indian War Series)

By: Altsheler, Joseph A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260639

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Quarter-size surface tear to jacket front, jacket edges rubbed, jacket lightly foxed (more so on reverse), front jacket flap price clipped, page ridges lightly foxed. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. It is laid in the period of the French and Indian War, just after the colonists' first big victory at Lake George, and it pictures their subsequent struggles with Montcalm. The book ends with the massacre of Fort William Henry. Robert Lennox, a young American fighter, and his two friends--Tayoga, and Onondaga Indian, and David Willett, a hunter--fall ... View more info

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Les Reves des Chasseurs

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Editions Beauchemin: 1942

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276378

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front flyleaf. Wrappers toned, crease on back corner. 1942 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 117, [3] pp. French text. The title translates to 'Hunter's Dreams'. Illustrated by Phoebe Thompson and Marjorie Borden. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Tsimsyan Myths, Illustrated (National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Museum of Canada: 1961

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276393

Condition: Good


Inscribed to Hella Sachs, signed, and dated by author on title page, signed on front wrapper also. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges rubbed with minor loss from spine head and foot, pages toned. 1961 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. v, [1], 97, [1] pp. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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The Indian Speaks

By: Barbeau, Marius; Melvin, Grace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. / The Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276387

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed to 'Mme Hella Sachs', signed (in French), and dated (15 Mai 1943) by author on front flyleaf. This volume was acquired from the personal library of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Lacks jacket. Spine lightly toned, corners rubbed and slightly exposed. 117, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Aboriginal Place Names of New York (New York State Museum Bulletin 108, Archeology 12)

By: Beauchamp, William M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York State Education Department: 1907

Seller ID: 2130087

Condition: Very Good


Binding repaired. 1907 Trade Paperback. 333 pp. Wrappers. Comprehensive study of Native American place names in New York State by county, providing an interesting glimpse into the origins of current names for towns, state parks, rivers, etc. Also provides an interesting context for which tribes were settled in which areas of New York State, and their spheres of influence. View more info

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Aboriginal Occupation of New York (Bulletin of the New York State Museum, No. 32. Vol. 7, February 1900)

By: Beauchamp, William M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1900

Seller ID: 2278422

Condition: Good


Lacks maps. Spine and hinges previously mended with tape, stains along edges, pencil name on front wrapper. 1900 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 187 pp. Aboriginal Occupation of New York (Bulletin of the New York State Museum, No. 32. Vol. 7, February 1900). CONTENTS: List of Authorities Referred to with Abbreviations; Territories of Aboriginal Nations of New York; Aboriginal Occupation of New York; Geographic Distribution of Sites by Counties. View more info

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Chipeta, Queen of the Utes: A Biography

By: Becker, Cynthia S.; Smith, P. David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Western Reflections Publishing Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280246

ISBN: 1890437794

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Minor sticker adhesive on rear wrapper. 2003 Trade Paperback. ix, 270 pp. A well-documented account of Colorado's beloved Ute woman, who was the wife of famous Chief Ouray - from her early days, to her old age, to her legacy in Colorado. Chipeta or White Singing Bird (1843 or 1844 – August 1924) was a Native American woman, and the second wife of Chief Ouray of the Uncompahgre Ute tribe. Born a Kiowa Apache, she was raised by the Utes in what is now Conejos, Colorado. An advisor and confidant of her husband, Chipeta continued as a leader of her people af... View more info

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The Sacred Path: Spells, Prayers & Power Songs of the American Indians

By: Bierhorst, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Quill: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268436

ISBN: 0688026478

Condition: Very Good


Ink notes on front and rear blanks. 1984 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 191 pp. The only up-to-date anthology of traditional American poetry, The sacred Oath emphasizes the relationship between the life of the individual and the power of the spoken word. Arranged as the progression of a human life, beginning with chants to ease the labor of an expectant mother, the selections narrate a journey through birth and infancy puberty adulthood, and old age. The underlying belief, shared by native American cultures as different as the Cherokee and the Aztec, that langua... View more info

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Ohitika Woman

By: Bird, Mary Brave; Erdoes, Richard

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1536784

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1993 Trade Paperback. 274 pp. The dramatic, brutally honest, and ultimately triumphant sequel to the bestselling American Book Award winner Lakota Woman, this book continues Mary Brave Bird's courageous story of life as a Native American in a white-dominated society. View more info

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Notes on the Botocudus and Their Ornaments (Read before the American Philosophical Society, November 16, 1888)

By: Branner, John C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: .: 1888

Seller ID: 2289505

Condition: Very Good


Presentation copy. A few small chips to edges of rear wrappers. 1888 Stapled Binding. Read before the American Philosophical Society, November 16, 1888. These Indians live near the Rio Doce, about three hundred miles northeast of Rio de Janeiro. They wear but little clothing; their hair is very black and coarse, and their color a light mulatto. The women do not allow their hair to grow upon any part of the body except the head, and in the illustrations it may be noticed that they have no eyebrows, the hairs all having been pulled out. One of the most striking habits of these people is shown in... View more info

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The Unknown Indian

By: Browne, Gertrude Bell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279324

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pages very faintly toned. 1930 Hard Cover. 299 pp. Illustrated by David Thomas Vernon. As we follow the story of Tan-ta-quid-geon we see the picturesque daily life of the primitive Indians, not only of the Mohegans, but of other Algonquin tribes for, with some variations, their customs were similar. The historical parts are based on Winthrop's Journal, De Forest's History of the Indians of Connecticut and Caulkins' History of Norwich. View more info

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The Wampum Belt; or, The Fairest Page of History: A Tale of William Penn's Treaty with the Indians

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1897

Seller ID: 2289136

Condition: Good


Front hinge loosening, rear hinge starting, front free endpaper loose but included. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 276 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by H. Winthrop Pierce. A collection of stories of colonial America, focusing on interactions between William Penn and Native Americans, by the author of The Zig-Zag Series. A Tale of William Penn's Treaty with the Indians. Illustrated in drawings by H. Winthrop Peirce. Historical fiction based on incidents in the lives of the heroes. Story relates to the Wampum Belt, which was delivered by the Lenape Indians on the Del... View more info

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Soldiers of the Plain

By: Byrne, P.E. [Patrick Edward]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Minton, Balch & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281081

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Ink name and date on front endpaper, tiny internal chip from front joint, minor tears and loss from jacket corners, dime-sized spot on front jacket corner. 1926 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 260 pp. 8vo. An account of the Border Wars in the American West during the 19th century, with specific focus on the Native Americans and their skill as soldiers. Published on the 50th anniversary of Custer's defeat at Little Big Horn, this volume includes a detailed account of Custer's campaign, the killing of Crazy Horse, and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce's retreat. View more info

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The White Seneca

By: Canfield, William W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company: 1911

Seller ID: 2289138

Condition: Very Good


Spine edges very lightly rubbed, board corners lightly bumped, pencil mark on rear endpapers. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 281 pp. Illustrated by G.A. Harker. In the year 1774, fifteen-year-old Henry Cochrane is captured by a party of Seneca Indians near his home in central New York State. Adopted by the young Seneca, Hiokoto the Hawk, Henry grows to love the Indian ways and becomes Dundiswa - the White Seneca. When Henry is captured by an enemy tribe, he must rely on all the skills he has learned from the Indians, as well as his own courage and determina... View more info

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At Seneca Castle

By: Canfield, William W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company: 1912

Seller ID: 2289139

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. A very nice copy. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 274 pp. Illustrated by G.A. Harker. In this sequel to The White Seneca, Henry Cochrane, now eighteen, is entrusted with a message from the settlers of the Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, to the Continental Army. They are suffering under the constant Indian raids instigated by the British and plead for protection. Because of Henry's knowledge of Indian ways, General George Washington requests his services as a scout for General Sullivan in the campaign to forever break the power of the Iroquois C... View more info

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The Boy's Catlin: My Life among the Indians

By: Catlin, George; Humphreys, Mary Gay

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Seller ID: 2291265

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled, ink name and address on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. xx, 380, [4] pp. 8vo. From 1831 to 1837, George Catlin traveled extensively among the native peoples of North America—from the Muskogee and Miccosukee Creeks of the Southeast to the Lakota, Mandan, and Pawnee of the West, and from the Winnebagos and Menominees of the North to the Comanches of eastern Texas. Studying their habits, customs, and modes of life, he made copious notes and numerous sketches of ceremonies, buffalo hunts, symbols, and totems. His two-volume set Illustrations of the Manners, Customs & Cond... View more info

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The Memoirs of Chief Red Fox

By: Chief Red Fox; Asher, Cash (Introduction)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Fawcett: 1971

Seller ID: 2281900

Condition: Good


Ex-library, faint edge wear. 1971 Mass Market Paperback. A biography by the nephew of Crazy Horse, who was a member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe, a performer, actor, and Indian rights advocate. Introduction by Cash Asher. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Chief Red Fox (Lakota: Tokalu Luta, also known as Chief William Red Fox; June 11, 1870 – 1976) was a Oglala Lakota Sioux performer, actor, and Sioux Indian rights advocate, born on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the Dakota Territory. He was a nephew of famed Sioux war leader, Crazy Horse. View more info

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The Discovery of America & Other Myths: A New World Reader

By: Christensen, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281589

ISBN: 0811801861

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1992 Trade Paperback. A collection of essays on the European contact with the original inhabitants of the western continents. View more info

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Echoes from the Rocky Mountains. Reminiscences and Thrilling Incidents of the Romantic and Golden Age of the Great West, with, a Graphic Account of Its Discovery, Settlement and Grand Development

By: Clampitt, John W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: American Mutual Library Ass'n: 1890

Seller ID: 2288787

Condition: Very Good


One inch tear along bottom edge of front endpaper, a few pages lightly dog-eared. 1890 Hard Cover. xvi, 671 pp. Red cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations, decorated endpapers. Engravings throughout. Includes: several chapters on Mormons and Mormonism, discussion of the Pony Express and the Overland Mail lines, settlement of California and Northwest Territory, the telegraph, Yosemite and Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, railroads, Native Americans, etc., etc. View more info

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Chief Left Hand, Southern Arapaho (The Civilization of the American Indian Series)

By: Coel, Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272210

ISBN: 0806120304

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor smudges. 2000 Trade Paperback. xiv, 228 pp. This is the first biography of Chief Left Hand, diplomat, linguist, and legendary of the Plains Indians. Working from government reports, manuscripts, and the diaries and letters of those persons—both white and Indian—who knew him, Margaret Coel has developed an unusually readable, interesting, and closely documented account of his life and the life of his tribe during the fateful years of the mid-1800s. It was in these years that thousands of gold-seekers on their way to California and Oregon burst across the plains, first to travers... View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins: 1964

Seller ID: 2287618

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. A near fine copy in a very good slipcase. Slipcase corners lightly rubbed. 1964 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. Red flexible leatherette binding. Top page ridge gilt. The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 is a historical novel written by James Fenimore Cooper in 1826. It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known to contemporary audiences.[1] The Pathfinder, published 14 years later in 1840, is its sequel.[2] The Last of the Mohicans is set in 1757, during the French and Indian War (the... View more info

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The Little Osage Captive. An Authentic Narrative

By: Cornelius, E.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society: 1832

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 2288961

Condition: Very Good


1832 fifth edition. Faint stain on front board, small puncture on rear board, pencil notes on front endpaper. x, 72 pp. Account of an Osage girl, rescued by the author from the Cherokee Indians and named Lydia Carter. View more info

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The Seminoles of Florida

By: Covington, James W. [Warren]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 1993

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2197879

ISBN: 081301204X

Condition: Very Good


Book club paperback. Edges a bit rubbed. 1993 Trade Paperback. x, 379 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. The most comprehensive account of the history of the Florida Seminoles yet undertaken. -- John K. Mahon, author of History of the Second Seminole War The history of the Seminole Indians in Florida embodies a vital part of the tragic history of native and white American conflict throughout the entire United States. Drawing on widely scattered scholarship, including the oldest documents and recently discovered material, Covington gives us a complete account of the Florida Seminoles from their entrance int... View more info

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Edward Curtis: The Master Prints

By: Curtis, Edward; Monroe, Dan L. (Foreword); Worswick, Clark; Haukaas, Thomas (Afterword)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Arena Editions: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1893331

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal loss of gilt from titles, otherwise an exceptional copy. 2001 Large Hardcover. 191 pp. Original beige cloth, gilt titles, photographic plate mounted on front board. Edward S. Curtis was the greatest photographer of Native Americans that this country has ever produced. Curtis photographed more than eighty Native American tribes at what for many was the penultimate moment of their existence in a period spanning more than three decades. Seen in Curtis's photographs, these are peoples of free-reining spirit set in the vastness of a primal continent. Included are a selection ... View more info

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History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850.

By: De Forest, John W.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Wm. Jas. Hamersley: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2003607

Condition: Good


First edition. Map and woodcuts present. Spine cloth split at rear joint, backstrip loose - easily repaired. Boards rubbed, scattered light foxing. Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on front endpaper. 1851 Hard Cover. xxvi, 509 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders. Includes very detailed table of contents and index, with six appendices following text. Sabin 19292. Howes D216: Best account of these tribes. View more info

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Lincoln Recevant les Indiens Comanches [Lincoln Receives the Comanche Indians]

By: Delanney, Ferd.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Ch. Chardon: 1863

Seller ID: 2205080

Condition: Very Good


Matted for framing, taped to board at corners. Appears trimmed at lower edge. Image is free of stains, tears, and foxing, and the paper has not toned. 1863 Single Sheet. A hand-colored lithograph by Ferd. Delanney, measuring 6 5/8 x 4 3/4, on a 10 5/16 x 6 3/4 sheet (possibly trimmed). Printed in 1863 in Paris, it depicts President Lincoln in the East Room of the White House, receiving several Comanche chieftains. The Native Americans are highlighted with bold, bright colored clothing; comparatively, Lincoln and his attendants  appear drab and colorless, so it is clear the Comanches were inte... View more info

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The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America

By: Demos, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House, Inc.: 1995

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283936

ISBN: 0679759611

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Pages faintly toned. 1995 Trade Paperback. xiii, 316 pp. National Book Award finalist. Describes the 1704 French and Indian attack on Deerfield, Massachusetts, and the capture of Puritan minister John Williams and his five children, one of whom remained with her captors despite numerous attempts to free her. Eunice Williams, also known as Marguerite Kanenstenhawi Arosen, (17 September 1696 – 26 November 1785) was an English colonist taken captive by French and Mohawk warriors as a seven-year-old girl from Deerfield, Massachusetts in 1704. Taken to Canada with more than 100 o... View more info