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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

Image for History of Montgomery and Fulton Counties, N.Y., with Illustrations Descriptive of Scenery, Private Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability; and Portraits of Old Pioneers and Prominent Residents.

History of Montgomery and Fulton Counties, N.Y., with Illustrations Descriptive of Scenery, Private Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability; and Portraits of Old Pioneers and Prominent Residents.

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: F.W. Beers & Co. / Geo. Macnamara, Printer: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260272

Condition: Good


First edition. Binding shaken with a couple gatherings loose or loosening, 2 inch chip from spine base. Newspaper articles laid in. 1878 Large Hardcover. 252 pp. Folio. A history of two counties in New York State located in the area between Utica, Saratoga Springs, and Schenectady, with maps and numerous engravings throughout. Also includes important chapters on state history, including information about Native Americans, the French and Indian War, Montcalm's campaign, the American Revolution, and the Erie Canal. View more info

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Memorial of the Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Oriskany, August 6, 1877

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oneida Historical Society: 1878

Seller ID: 2264266

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, hinges starting, light stain, rear endpaper missing. 1878 Hard Cover. 199 pp. The Battle of Oriskany, fought on August 6, 1777, was one of the bloodiest battles in the North American theater of the American Revolutionary War and a significant engagement of the Saratoga campaign. An American party trying to relieve the siege of Fort Stanwix was ambushed by a party of Loyalists and allies of several Native American tribes, primarily Iroquois. This was one of the few battles in the war in which almost all of the participants were North American: Loyalists and allied Indians fought a... View more info

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Dedication of Monument Erected by the State of New York at Andersonville, Georgia, 1914

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266777

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few light spots on front board, tissue paper chewed along top edge. 1916 Large Hardcover. 241 pp. Veteran Service Record follows text. A pilgrimage to the shrines of patriotism. Being the report of the Commission to dedicate the monument erected by the state of New York, in Andersonville, Georgia. To commemorate the heroism, sacrifices and patriotism of more than nine thousand of her sons who were confined in that prison, of whom more than two thousand, five hundred perished there, with an account of services on the New York resident surviving Andersonville veterans held thera... View more info

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A Guide at a Glance of Historic Boston

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Rawding Distributing Co.: 1964

Seller ID: 2267176

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly toned. 1964 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Topics include: The State House and Historic Boston Common; Park Street Church; Old Granary Burial Ground; King's Chapel and Burial Ground; The Old South Meeting House; The Old State House; Faneuil Hall; Paul Revere House; Christ Church; Copp's Hill Burial Ground; U.S. Frigate Constitution; Bunker Hill Monument; and more. View more info

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Historic Sites of New York State

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1964

Seller ID: 2267190

Condition: Near Fine


Two stains to rear wrapper, no publisher date. 1964 Stapled Binding. 55 pp. CONTENTS: Historic New York State; The Walt Whitman House; Philipse Manor; John Jay House; Washington's Headquarters; Knox Headquarters; Temple Hill; Clinton House; Senate House; Saratoga Battle Monument; Fort Crailo; Schuyler Mansion; Bennington Battlefield; Grant Cottage; The John Brown Farm; Guy Park; Johnson Hall; Steuben Memorial; Herkimer Home; Oriskany Battlefield; Fort Brewerton; Fort Ontario; Sullivan Monument; Boyd-Parker Memorial View more info

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Healy House and Dexter Cabin: State Historical Monument, Leadville, Colorado

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The State Historical Society of Colorado: 1967

Seller ID: 2267207

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned. 1967 Stapled Binding. 24 pp. Healy House Museum was the Leadville, Colorado home built in 1878 by mining engineer and city father August R. Meyer for his bride, Emma. It was purchased in 1888 by Daniel Healy (1857-1912), who operated a boarding house with his cousin Nellie Healy. An immigrant from Ireland, Healy served Leadville as a mail carrier and later assistant postmaster. He subsequently started several successful businesses and represented Leadville in Colorado's state legislature from 1903-1905. Healy House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in ... View more info

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Wheatland

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: American Association for State and Local History:

Seller ID: 2267978

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, half-inch tear along top edge of front wrapper near spine. Unpaginated. Reprinted from American Heritage, Volume 5, Number 3. Wheatland, or the James Buchanan House, is a brick, Federal style house outside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster Township, Lancaster County. It was formerly owned by the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan. The house was constructed in 1828 by William Jenkins, a local lawyer. It was sold to William M. Meredith in 1841. Wheatland changed hands again in 1848, when it was purchased by Buchanan. Buchanan occupied the house for the ... View more info

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Hotel de Paris and Louis Dupuy in Georgetown, Colorado: A Fragment of Old France Widely Known Everywhere in the West

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The State Historical Society of Colorado: 1954

Seller ID: 2280391

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1954 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. The story of the Hotel de Paris, founded in 1875 during the mining boom in Georgetown, Colorado. View more info

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Rochester Heritage Cookbook [Cook Book]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary: 1963

Seller ID: 2289486

Condition: Very Good


Light smudge on rear wrapper, small chip along top corner of front wrapper. 1963 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 209 pp. A tribute: As we collected recipes and read historical notes, we became aware of the part many people organizations and industries have played in making Rochester, NY, a healthful place in which to live. Rochester : A pinch of history: Best known today as the Kodak City, Rochester over the years has had a succession o nicknames that aptly characterized its historic eras. The Falls Town, planted on the lower Genesee by Colonel Rochester 151 years ago (1812), was chartered five years ... View more info

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The Mighty Chain: A Guide to Canal Records in the New York State Archives

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1992

Seller ID: 2291331

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 1992 Large Softcover. 117 pp. This guide describes 360 series of records documenting New York's canals from the earliest Erie Canal surveys to the completion and operation of the Barge Canal. These records, spanning 1794-1958 (bulk 1817-1926) and totaling over 2,560 cubic feet, are part of the holdings of the New York State Archives and Records Administration. ...The guide is organized into sections reflecting current names of State agencies responsible for creating canal-related records. ...This guide includes a brief history of the development of the State's canal system d... View more info

Letters about the Hudson River, and Its Vicinity. Written in 1835-1837, with Additions and Engravings (Third Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Freeman Hunt & Co.: 1837

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2294763

Condition: Very Good


Third edition (Sabin 33849). Frontispiece fold-out map missing portion north of Pine Orchard. Circular stain on rear board, boards lightly soiled, ink name on front free endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed. 1837 Small Hard Cover. x, 252 pp. Two fold-out maps in text (complete). One fold-out engraving of Poughkeepsie Collegiate School. A collection of travel letters about the Hudson Rivers and the surrounding areas. View more info

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Archaeologia Americana. Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society. Vol. I. [1] [Discovery of the River Mississippi and the Adjacent Country; Description of the Antiquities Discovered in the State of Ohio and Other Western States. Communicated to the President of the American Antiquarian Society.

By: American Antiquarian Society; Manning, William; Hennepin, Lewis; Atwater, Caleb

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Printed for the American Antiquarian Society by William Manning: 1820

Seller ID: 2289649

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rebound with new end sheets. 1820 Hard Cover. Sabin 1049. Includes large fold-out map of Ohio, 14 plates (7 folding). The first volume in a series printed 1820-1911. Includes: a preface about the contents of the volume; a list of the society's officers; an introduction regarding the origins of the society; Discovery of the River Mississippi and the Adjacent Country; Description of the Antiquities Discovered in the State of Ohio and Other Western States. The last is illustrated by engravings of ancient fortifications, mounds, &c. from the actual survey (some of which are fold-out... View more info

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The Barn: A Vanishing Landmark in North America

By: Arthur, Eric; Witney, Dudley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Galahad Books: 1972

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291058

ISBN: 0821204882

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Small ink price on front endpaper. 1972 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. 11 3/4 x 10 1/2. 134 color and 278 black-and-white photographs throughout. North American barns of the last two hundred years are landmarks of beauty and culture - the simple and practical expression of a people, a way of life, and the land from which they sprang. This is the written and pictorial record of the secrets of beauty and tradition contained in these romantic and venerable buildings, buildings erected by hand before the era of mechanized construction and 'factory' farms. It is possible that millions now living... View more info

Image for Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Descriptions. Illustrated by 190 Engravings.

Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Descriptions. Illustrated by 190 Engravings.

By: Barber, John Warner

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Durrie & Peck and J.W. Barber / B.L. Hamlen: 1836

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2278318

Condition: Good


Second edition. Former Princeton University library copy (stamped 'withdrawn' on their bookplate). Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, small owner bookplate on front endpaper (C.H. Burkman, former research librarian at Princeton's Firestone Library), foxed throughout. 1836 Full-Leather. viii, 560 pp. 8vo. Hand-colored fold-out map of Connecticut precedes text, engraved frontispiece, engraved plates and cuts throughout text. This work is commonly credited as the first popular work of local history published in the United States. A historian and engraver, Barber's historie... View more info

A Journey from Pennsylvania to Onondaga in 1743

By: Bartram, John; Evans, Lewis; Weiser, Conrad; Bell, Whifield J. Jr.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Imprint Society: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2294676

ISBN: 0876360509

Condition: Near Fine


One of 1950 copies. Signed by illustrator Nathan Goldstein. Boards faintly toned along top edge. 1973 Hard Cover. 132 pp. Marbled boards. 1973 reissue of three 18th century works, with a new introduction and illustrations. Includes fold-out map from an original by Lewis Evans. Introduction by Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. Illustrations by Nathan Goldstein. Bartram and Lewis Evans accompanied Conrad Weiser on a mission from the government of Pennsylvania to the Iroquois, to settle a quarrel between the Indians and the colony of Virginia. View more info

Image for Christopher Levett of York, the Pioneer Colonist in Casco Bay. [with] A Voyage into New England, Begun in 1623. and ended in 1624. (The Gorges Society. V.)

Christopher Levett of York, the Pioneer Colonist in Casco Bay. [with] A Voyage into New England, Begun in 1623. and ended in 1624. (The Gorges Society. V.)

By: Baxter, James Phinney; Levett, Christopher

Price: $200.00

Publisher: The Gorges Society: 1893

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1981566

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition (unnumbered). Spine lightly creased with a few faint splits to backstrip, minor loss from spine head and edges. 1893 Trade Paperback. xii, 166 pp. Original wrappers. One of 200 copies. The last book published by The Gorges Society (one of only five publications), combining a biography of one of the earliest Maine colonists with his original 1628 memoirs. These include firsthand accounts of Native Americans, the countryside, and detailed descriptions of how Levett prospered. Not in Howes. Second work included is reprint of the 1628 original - with a facsimile of the title page -... 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

Image for Polished Stone Articles Used by the New York Aborigines Before and During European Occupations (Bulletin of the New York State Museum, Vol. 4, No. 18, November 1897)

Polished Stone Articles Used by the New York Aborigines Before and During European Occupations (Bulletin of the New York State Museum, Vol. 4, No. 18, November 1897)

By: Beauchamp, William M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1897

Seller ID: 2289195

Condition: Very Good


Spine bumped, rear wrapper creased, small ink initials on front wrapper, wrappers faintly toned. 1897 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 102 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Polished Stone Implements: Celts, Gouges, Adzes and Hoes, Stone Balls, Ornaments, Hammerstones and Mullers, Pestles, Postone, Stone Plummets, Sinew Stones, Stone Pipes, Tubes, Bayonet Slates, Amulets, Boat Stones, Cups and Mortars, Double-edged Slate Knives, The Woman's Knife, Banner Stones, Gorgets, Grooved Axes, Polished Perforators, Grooved Boulders, Miscellaneous; Explanation of Plates; Index. View more info

Image for A History of the New York Iroquois, Now Commonly Called the Six Nations (New York State Museum Bulletin 78, Archeology 9) (University of the State of New York Bulletin 329, February 1905)

A History of the New York Iroquois, Now Commonly Called the Six Nations (New York State Museum Bulletin 78, Archeology 9) (University of the State of New York Bulletin 329, February 1905)

By: Beauchamp, William M. [Martin]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York State Education Department: 1905

Seller ID: 2292856

Condition: Very Good


Includes map in front pocket. Boards lightly soiled, front pocket and opposite page toned. 1905 Hard Cover. [iii], 126-461, [7] pp. 8vo. A history of the Iroquois of New York, including 18 plates from historical maps, photographs, and illustrations, one of which is a large folding map of the territorial divisions of tribes in New York State. View more info

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Up Old Forge Way: A Central Adirondack Story

By: Beetle, David H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Utica Observer Dispatch: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291625

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. 1948 Hard Cover. 183 pp. Black boards with gilt titles on spine and on front board. Illustrated by Dante O. Tranquille. Tales from the Adirondacks. View more info

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The Early History of Illinois, from its Discovery by the French, in 1673, until its Cession to Great Britain in 1763, Including the Narrative of Marquette's Discovery of the Mississippi.

By: Breese, Sidney; Fuller, Melville W.; Hoyne, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.B. Myers & Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197154

Condition: Fair


First edition (Howes B736). Former Library of Congress copy with surplus/duplicate stamp. Lacks all three maps and single text leaf (p.13/14). Lightly stained throughout causing minor warp to boards, binding shaken with a few loose gatherings. 1884 Hard Cover. xiii, 422 pp. 8vo. A history of the state of Illinois by one of its Supreme Court justices, covering a period of over two hundred years.KEYWORDS: HISTORY AMERICAN AMERICANA IL UNITED STATES AMERICA View more info

The Flavor of Honeoye Falls, 1838-1988

By: Bullock, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anne Bullock: 1988

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2295010

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, Historian. 2/3/92. Warm regards. Creases along spine. 1988 Trade Paperback. 82 pp. This is a collection of articles of some historic nature; historical and architectural notes on homes and buildings in the Village of Honeoye Falls; Fires-big and small; some newspaper articles that sparked curiosity; Village Trivia; Civil War Letters; some biographical information; notes from old diaries; and some information gathered from talking with friends who are long time residents of this village and some dear old-timers who are getting fewer and fewer as time goes on. View more info

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The Stranger & the Statesman: James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the Making of America's Greatest Museum: The Smithsonian

By: Burleigh, Nina

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Perennial: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2206032

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. A nice copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. 298 pp. In her illuminating and dramatic biography The Stranger and the Statesman, Nina Burleigh reveals a little-known slice of social and intellectual history in the life and times of the man responsible for the creation of the United States' principal cultural institution, the Smithsonian.It was one of the nineteenth century's greatest philanthropic gifts -- and one of its most puzzling mysteries. In 1829, a wealthy English naturalist named James Smithson left his library, mineral collection, and entire fortune to the United States of Americ... View more info

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Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 77)

By: Bushnell, David I., Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1922

Seller ID: 2292347

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1922 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 211 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations and plates. When Louisiana became a part of the United States the great wilderness to the westward of the Mississippi was the home of many native tribes, or groups of tribes, retaining their primitive manners & customs, little influenced by contact with Europeans. Their villages were scattered along the water courses or skirted the prairies, over which roamed vast hears of buffalo, these serving to attract the Indians & to supply many of their wants - food, rai... View more info

Image for A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792.

A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792.

By: Campbell, Patrick; Clune, Henry W. (Introduction); Volz, Robert L. (Preface)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Friends of The University of Rochester Libraries: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1982428

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 17, [71] pp. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase with marbled paper label, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. Introduction by Henry W. Clune and preface by Robert L. Volz written specially for this edition. Frontispiece of author, two copper plate engravings. 1978 lithographed facsimile of 1793 original - Sabin 10264: a curious and entertaining book. 'The author set out from the Highlands of Scotland, with the intention to explore the interior inhabited parts of North America, atte... View more info

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A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792

By: Campbell, Patrick; Clune, Henry W. (Introduction); Volz, Robert L. (Preface)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Friends of The University of Rochester Libraries: 1978

Seller ID: 2196603

Condition: Near Fine


Includes slipcase. No jacket. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 17, [71] pp. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase with marbled paper label, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. Introduction by Henry W. Clune and preface by Robert L. Volz written specially for this edition. Frontispiece of author, two copper plate engravings. 1978 lithographed facsimile of 1793 original - Sabin 10264: a curious and entertaining book. 'The author set out from the Highlands of Scotland, with the intention to explore the interior inhabited parts of North America, attended with an old faithful ... View more info

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History of Steuben County, New York, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers.

By: Clayton, W.W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Lewis, Peck & Co. / J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205716

Condition: Good


First edition. Binding shaken, edges rubbed, tear to binding edge of one engraving, ink name on front endpaper. 1879 Large Hardcover. 460 pp. Leather spine, gilt titles, cloth boards. A history of Steuben County, New York from the early days of the republic through the date of publication, with numerous engravings throughout. View more info

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Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania. 1888.

By: Cochran, Thos. [Thomas] B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: E.K. Meyers, State Printer: 1888

Seller ID: 2267128

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly foxed, pencil note on verso of front free endpaper, pencil scribble on rear free endpaper. 1888 Hard Cover. lxxiii, [5], 729, [1] pp. 8vo. 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