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The Long Death  The Last Days of the Plains Indians, Andrist, Ralph
1 Andrist, Ralph The Long Death The Last Days of the Plains Indians
New York Macmillan 1965 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover gold print. Dust is sunfaded around edges and has minor chips or tears to edges. A stated first printing. This compelling narrative explains how Native Americans found themselves time and again betrayed by the ever-expanding white nation of the East, fighting for lands on the edge of the shrinking frontier. Long considered a classic" Many maps throughout. Ralph K. Andrist, scholar & radio journalist, is the author of "California Gold Rush", "Steamboats on the Mississippi", & "Andrew Jackson, Soldier & Statesman". He resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.; December 1, 1964; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
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The American Indian as a sea-fighter in Colonial times (Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic, Conn) (Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic, Conn), Beck, Horace Palmer
2 Beck, Horace Palmer The American Indian as a sea-fighter in Colonial times (Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic, Conn) (Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic, Conn)
The Marine Historical Assoc 1959 Various Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tan cover, spine sun faded.; Illustrations; 92 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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Just Folks, Vistin' with Carolina People  (Author Signed), Bledsoe, Jerry
3 Bledsoe, Jerry Just Folks, Vistin' with Carolina People (Author Signed)
Charlotte, NC The East Woods Press 1980 0914788310 / 9780914788317 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. A collection of the authors best stories collected from the people he met and wrote about in the Greensboro Daily News. "Jerry Bledsoe (born 1941) is an American author and journalist known for several true crime titles based on murders in his native state of North Carolina. His journalism career, which spanned over 20 years, included newspaper work in the North Carolina Cities of Kannapolis, Charlotte, and Greensboro and work at Esquire magazine. Bledsoe also contributes investigative reports to the Rhinoceros Times, including a multi-part series detailing the controversies surrounding the Greensboro Police Department." Wikipedia. Scarce signed copy. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; ; Signed by Author 
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Northwestern fights and fighters, Brady, Cyrus Townsend
4 Brady, Cyrus Townsend Northwestern fights and fighters
Corner House Publishers 1974 0879280522 / 9780879280529 Second Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Originally published in 1907. Red cloth cover looks new. dust has chips around edges, but now in brodart mylar dust cover. Excellent account of the American Indian struggle to hold on to their lands without success. Two tribes, the Modocs in Northern California in 1872-73 and the Nez Perce in Yellowstone in 1877 are featured. The lies and moral and ethical disgrace exhibited by the U.S. military and government has forever affected Native Americans. Illustrated and extensive appendix. ; 8.20 X 5.90 X 1.70 inches; 373 pages 
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5 Brittingham, Alvin and Joseph The First Trading Post At Kicotan Hampton, Virginia A description of the excavation work, with map and photographs of some of the ... for trading with the Indians prior to 1610
Hampton, VA Franklin Printing Co. 1947 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue booklet. Kicotan (Kecoughtan) Photos, Rare work concerning the first trading post establised by the Virginia colonists for trade with the indians in 1610. Kecoughtan in Virginia was originally named Kikotan (also spelled Kiccowtan, Kikowtan etc.), the name of the Algonquian Native Americans living there when the English colonists arrived in the Hampton Roads area in 1607.; Photographs, Maps; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 23 pages; 
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Dawn Land   (Author Signed, Bruchac, Joseph
6 Bruchac, Joseph Dawn Land (Author Signed
Golden, CO Fulcrum Publishing 1993 155591134X / 9781555911348 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed, "For Carol, Joseph Bruchac". Excellent condition. Bruchac ( Native American Stories ) draws on an imaginative mix of Native American tradition and historical facts to craft this lyrical first novel, set about 10,000 years ago in the area now known as New England and the maritime provinces of Canada. As the Ice Age recedes, the People of the Dawn Land (the Abenaki) enjoy an idyllic existence, with people in 13 villages living in harmony with one another and with all creation. Their loyal dogs have an almost telepathic link to their human keepers. Then a mysterious threat darkens the horizon. Have the Cannibal Giants returned? The heroic Young Hunter is dispatched on a desperate, dangerous journey to meet the enemy, and takes with him a new technology, the bow. Fluidly and to poetic effect, Bruchac incorporates tales from the oral traditions of the Abenaki and other Northeastern tribes. ; 0.75 x 8.5 x 5.75 Inches; 332 pages; Signed by Author 
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A Supplementary index to J. Winston Coleman, Jr.'s A Bibliography of Kentucky History, Cloutier, Philip R.
7 Cloutier, Philip R. A Supplementary index to J. Winston Coleman, Jr.'s A Bibliography of Kentucky History
Louisville, KY Privately Printed 1964 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of this index. J. Winston Coleman, Jr. was a native of Lexington, Ky. He received degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky and was president of the general contracting firm of Coleman & Davis, Inc. In the 1930s his interest turned toward Kentucky history. His first book, MASONRY IN THE BLUEGRASS, was published in 1933. In 1936 Coleman retired to Winburn, his Lexington farm, in order to devote time to historic research and writing. He wrote more than a dozen books and pamphlets, including STAGECOACH DAYS IN THE BLUEGRASS (1835), SLAVERY TIMES IN KENTUCKY (1940), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF KENTUCKY HISTORY (1940), LEXINGTON DURING THE CIVIL WAR (1968) and HISTORIC KENTUCKY (1967). ; Photocopy Only; ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 33 pages 
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Early Woodstock  Facts and photographs, Clower, Joseph B
8 Clower, Joseph B Early Woodstock Facts and photographs
Woodstock Museum of Shenandoah County 1996 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed on title page. Book looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.History by text and photographs of Woodstock, Va. he town was established by charter in March 1761 as a part of what was then Frederick County. It was originally formed by a land grant from Lord Fairfax, and founded as Muellerstadt (Miller Town) in 1752 after founder Jacob Miller. The town's charter was sponsored by George Washington in Virginia's House of Burgesses. Woodstock has been the County Seat of Shenandoah County, since the County's formation in 1772. Dr. Joe B. Clower Jr., a native of the area was a local historian and author.Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages; Signed by Author 
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Manstenen, Utkastad I Varlden, Homo Sum Eller Den Forsvunna Diamanten  , Utkastad I Valrden and Homo Sum, Collins, Wilkie, Hector Malot, Georg Ebers
9 Collins, Wilkie, Hector Malot, Georg Ebers Manstenen, Utkastad I Varlden, Homo Sum Eller Den Forsvunna Diamanten , Utkastad I Valrden and Homo Sum
Stockholm Beijers Bokforlagsaktiebolag 1907 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Boards are worn as is leather 1/4 spine. Decorative boards and endpapers. Clean contents. Hinges an corners show wear and cracking. Written entirely in Swedish. The Moonstone (1868) by Wilkie Collins is a 19th-century British epistolary novel, generally considered the first detective novel in the English language. The story was originally serialized in Charles Dickens' magazine All the Year Round. The Moonstone and The Woman in White are considered Wilkie Collins' best novels. Besides creating many of the ground rules of the detective novel, The Moonstone also reflected Collins' enlightened social attitudes in his treatment of the Indians and the servants in the novel. Collins adapted The Moonstone for the stage in 1877, but the production was performed for only two months. Also has in same Volume Utkastad I Varlden by Malot, and Homo Sum by Ebers.Scarce if not rare Swedish printing in one volume. ; Book 1 & 2 in one volume, Swedish 
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Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars  The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness, Dale, Nancy
10 Dale, Nancy Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness
iUniverse, Inc. 2004 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Bok looks new. Very Rare Author inscribed poem in front along with Authors Signature. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. "May you walk with a gentle breeze upon your face- May you wake to the beauty of a lavender sky- May you sleep under a blanket of stars- In Florida Last pristine wilderness- Nancy Dale. Looks new. Palmdale, a remote town in Glades County, population less than 1,000, is on the curb of creeping urbanization. Today, more people than Palmdale's entire population are moving into Florida each day. The pioneer culture and Florida's last wilderness is threatened by growth that exploits "blue gold" water and the land. The sprawling ranches set amidst tall cabbage palm prairies are disappearing. The cost to stay is more than the price to sell with high inheritance taxes and the evaporation of a cattle based economy. The early pioneers forecasted Florida's future in their own lifetime as they struggled to hold onto a way of life in a place where few chose to carve a living.

Their stories predict the high premium of development: light pollution, traffic, sewage, crime and the "napalming" of native trees replaced by "ornamental" shrubs, cement, and gated communities. They foresaw the destruction of natural eco-systems, water shortages and communities where wildlife extermination businesses spring up to destroy "pesky" intruders such as squirrels, woodpeckers, snakes and other Everglades species.

The story of Palmdale, Florida, and its people reflects a proud cultural heritage living on the edge of civilization. Palmdale is a ghost town today with only a few ranches left and the Seminole Indian Tribe living off a small market economy against the odds of metropolitan growth, dollars and political power.This story reflects a tragic national trend threatening the survival of rural America. ; 0.5 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 180 pages; Signed by Author 
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Scalps and Tomahawks, Narratives of Indian Captivity, DRIMMER, Frederick, ed
11 DRIMMER, Frederick, ed Scalps and Tomahawks, Narratives of Indian Captivity
Coward-McCann 1961 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
True eye-witness adventures of Indian captives who lived to tell their tales: 1750-1870. Black cloth cover with gold print. Dust has chips around edges. Dust now in Mylar cover. 
Price: 34.97 USD
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Prisoners of the Mahdi   the story of the Mahdist revolt from the fall of Khartoum to the reconquest of the Sudan by Kitchener fourteen years later, Farwell, Byron
12 Farwell, Byron Prisoners of the Mahdi the story of the Mahdist revolt from the fall of Khartoum to the reconquest of the Sudan by Kitchener fourteen years later
Harper and Row 1967 1st U.S.Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Scarce first u.s. edition. n the Sudan less than one hundred years ago, spears triumphed over Remington rifles and even machine guns, at least for a while."" This is the story of a native uprising, led by a man born Mohammed Ahmed but known as El Mahdi, the messiah, who seized the Sudan from the English. El Mahdi, with his twin program of hating the foreigner and pursuing ""the Way,"" united the Sudanese and created the first independent African nation. (Kirkus); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages 
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13 Field, Thomas W. An Essay Towards an Indian Bibliography. Being a Catalogue of Books, relating to the History, Antiques, Languages, Customs, Religion, Wars, Literature, and Origin of the American Indians, in the Library of Thomas W. Field
Columbus , OH Long's College Book Co. 1951 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scarce reprint of a much rarer work originally published in 1873. This is a definitive and scholarly grouping of one of the largest collection of works relating to Native Americana of both Americas ever produced. The material contained herein (see title) is given full bibliographic treatment: author, title, publisher, place of publication, dates, collation of pages, etc. It also includes descriptive paragraphs for many titles covering the subject, number of edition, etc. It contains titles printed the world over. Inclusive in this reference work are all works which purported in their titles to containg historic, narrative, or literary marterial, relating to the subject books in which any distinct portion, chapter, or appendix claimed by its heading, or table of contents to be devoted to the subject; works containing engravings, illustrative of the manners and peculiarities of the Indians all treatises, or essays. Scarce in this condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 4to; 430 pages 
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Fort Harrison on the banks of the Wabash, 1812-1912;, Fort Harrison Centennial Association. Scovell, J. T.
14 Fort Harrison Centennial Association. Scovell, J. T. Fort Harrison on the banks of the Wabash, 1812-1912;
Terre Haute, IN The Moore-Langen Printing Co. 1912 First Edition; Various Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Brown heavy paper cove is almost detached, contents clean. Excellent 100 year centennial history of Ft. Harrison including a roll call of descendants and Chronology of the fort. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition."The Siege of Fort Harrison was an engagement that lasted from September 4 to 15, 1812. The first American land victory during the War of 1812, it was won by an outnumbered United States force garrisoned inside the fort against a combined Native American force near modern Terre Haute, Indiana" Rare. ; Photos, Illustrations 
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Phonetics of the Kayowe Language, Gatschet, Albert S.
15 Gatschet, Albert S. Phonetics of the Kayowe Language
Cincinnati American Association for the Advancement of Science 1881 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Imprint that was read before the Cincinnatti meeting of the American Assiciation for the Advancement of Science, August 19, 1881. Now housed in a hard cover folder with endpapers. Scarce. 
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The Light People  A Novel, Henry, Gordon
16 Henry, Gordon The Light People A Novel
Norman, OK Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1994 0806125861 / 9780806125862 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover gold print. Signed by author. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. ; American Indian Literature and Critical Studies Series; 5.75 x 0.75 x 8.5 Inches; 226 pages; Signed by Author 
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17 Hiaasen, Carl Native Tongue
Knopf 1991 0394587960 / 9780394587967 First Edition Hardcover; First Edition As New in As New dust jacket 
Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "Ruthlessly wicked...Wonderful...His best book yet."
ATLANTA JOURNAL & CONSTITUTION
When the precious clue-tongued mango voles at the Amazing Kingdom of Thrills on North Key Largo are stolen by heartless, ruthless thugs, Joe Winder wants to uncover why, and find the voles. Joe is lately a PR man for the Amazing Kingdom theme park, but now that the voles are gone, Winder is dragged along in their wake through a series of weird and lethal events that begin with the sleazy real-estate agent/villain Francis X. Kingsbury and can end only one way....; 1.4 x 9.2 x 6.3 Inches; 325 pages 
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The Last Sanctuary  (Author Signed), Holden, Craig
18 Holden, Craig The Last Sanctuary (Author Signed)
Delacorte Press 1996 0385312091 / 9780385312097 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. From the author whose literary debut, The River Sorrow, was hailed by The New York Times as "a haunting, highly original thriller [with] one powerful surprise after another" comes a riveting new novel that could have come from today's headlines--at once a heart-pounding, chillingly realistic thriller and a dark, complex plunge into the human psyche. Rarely has a first novel received the kind of extraordinary critical acclaim garnered by The River Sorrow, Craig Holden's spellbinding tale of an innocent man accused of murder, caught in a nightmare of terror and survival.With The Last Sanctuary, Holden dazzles us once again with a mesmerizing thriller that introduces another good, ordinary man turned fugitive--this time a Gulf War veteran living on the edge of society, falsely accused of murder and plunged into America's dark underworld of armed militias and terrorist cults, running from the cops, federal agents--and from his own tortured soul. The cat and mouse chase across North America's last wilderness--the soaring mountains and glacier-strewn shores of Alaska--is brilliantly cinematic. The complex relationship between the fugitive, Joe Curtis, and his nemesis, a female Native American ATF agent, is superbly rendered and utterly unpredictable. And the novel, at once nerve-shattering and beautifully written, is as topical as Waco and Oklahoma City--and as universal as our own worst nightmares. ; 1.3 x 9.1 x 4.6 Inches; 370 pages; Signed by Author 
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Conquistadors in North American history., Horgan, Paul
19 Horgan, Paul Conquistadors in North American history.
New York Farrar, Straus 1963 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition. Dust now in mylar cover. The word conquistador comes from Spanish and means "he who conquers." The conquistadors were those men who took up arms to conquer, subjugate and convert native populations in the New World. They had to have some money to purchase the tools of their trade, such as weapons, armor, and horses. Many of them were veteran professional soldiers who had fought for Spain in other wars, such as the reconquest of the Moors (1482-1492) or the "Italian Wars" (1494-1559). Fully indexed, map endpapers. Paul Horgan (August 1, 1903 – March 8, 1995) was an American author of fiction and non-fiction, most of which was set in the Southwestern United States. He was the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes for History. The New York Times Review of Books said of him, in 1989: "With the exception of Wallace Stegner, no living American has so distinguished himself in both fiction and history." (Wikipedia) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages 
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Early days on the Upper Willamette,, Jensen, Veryl M
20 Jensen, Veryl M Early days on the Upper Willamette,
Oakridge, Oregon Upper Willamette Pioneer Association 1970 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Shirley Brady and Sharon Dick Signed by Author
Hardcover blue green cover with black lettering. Inscription in front from prior owner. Author signed over his photo opcit title page. The Willamette River (/w?'læm?t/ (About this sound listen) wil-LAM-it) is a major tributary of the Columbia River, accounting for 12 to 15 percent of the Columbia's flow. The Willamette's main stem is 187 miles (301 km) long, lying entirely in northwestern Oregon in the United States. The upper tributaries of the Willamette originate in the mountains south and southeast of Eugene, Oregon. Formed by the confluence of the Middle Fork Willamette River and the Coast Fork Willamette River near Springfield, the main stem Willamette meanders generally north for 187 miles (301 km) to the Columbia River. Chapters include, among others, Indians of the Upper Willamette, Geographic names, Some Upper Willamette Families, Biographical sketches, etc. ; Sketches, photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Signed by Author 
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