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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 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good 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 lived in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.; December 1, 1964; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Juana, a Spanish girl in central Texas, Andrus, Pearl
2 Andrus, Pearl Juana, a Spanish girl in central Texas
Waco, TX Texian Press 1986 Second Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover, gold print. Dust has small tears and chips, but now in mylar protective cover. " Defying Comanche captors, she survives- a beautiful, dynamic, compassionate woman in early Texas." Rare signed copy of Texana. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 135 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 87.38 USD
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3 Baldwin, James and Ida Bender Reading with Expression Fourth Reader
New York , NY American Book Company 1911 9110013865 / 9789110013865 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color illustration of indians in front. B & W Illustrations throughout. Worn cover but bright.; Illustrations; 
Price: 5.97 USD
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Indiana From Frontier To Industrial Commonwealth Vol 1-4, Barnhart, John D. Ph. D.
4 Barnhart, John D. Ph. D. Indiana From Frontier To Industrial Commonwealth Vol 1-4
New York , NY Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not reprints. Blue cloth with gilt print. Volume 1 (422 pages) covers Natures gift to Indiana, Indians, French, British all the way up to the 1850's. Volume 2 ( 621 pages) covers from 150's up to 1950's and has extensive bibliography and index. Volume 3 & 4(738 pages) covers the Family and personal records including biographical sketches and photos. Vol 4 has an index for Vol. 3 & 4. Exhaustive reference on Indiana. Vols can be purchased seperately.. small hole next to edge on two volumes. Rare set. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Vol. 1/4/2019; Photos, and illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; p 
Price: 149.97 USD
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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
5 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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6 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" - 7" tall; 23 pages; 
Price: 17.97 USD
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The Indian Races of North and South America. Comprising and account of the principal Aboriginal Races; a description their National Customs, Mythology, and Religious ceremonies; the history of their most powerful tribes, and of their celebrated Chiefs...., Brownell, charles De Wolf
7 Brownell, charles De Wolf The Indian Races of North and South America. Comprising and account of the principal Aboriginal Races; a description their National Customs, Mythology, and Religious ceremonies; the history of their most powerful tribes, and of their celebrated Chiefs....
New York H.E. & S. S. Scranton 1854 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Original 1854 hardback edition not a reprint. Brown quarter leather with marbled boards. Wear and fraying to edges and corners. Front hing beginning to crack otherwise tight binding. Front endpapers torn and has browning. Back endpapers missing. Text has some browning . "Numerous and diversified Colored Ilustrations, entirely new, many of which are from original designs, executed in the best style of the art, by the first artist in America."Text ends on page 636 with remaining pages "Important Eras and Dates of Interesting Events in Indian History." Content sections include: General Characteristics, American Antiquities, The Aborigines of Mexico, The Florida Indians, The Indians of Virginia, new England Indians, The Iroquios or Six nations, Pontiac's War, The Delawares, Shawanees and other tribes of the middle and western states, Indians of the Southern States, Northern Races, Various nations and Tribes between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean. South America- Tribes of the West Indies, The Aborigines of Peru, The Araucanian Race, Indian Tribes of Brazil, The Pampas Indians, The patagonians, Indian Population, and Important Eras and Dates. Scarce in this condition. Color illustrations are excellent. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 640 pages 
Price: 199.97 USD
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Indian children tales, Bush, Bertha E
8 Bush, Bertha E Indian children tales
Dansville, IL F.A. Owen 1909 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original printing not a reprint. This book is one of the Instructor Series of Five-cent classics. Has mother reading to children illustrated on cover. Has a former owners name in front otherwise fine condition. Clean text. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. An insight into perspective of white americans toward native americans. ; Instructor literature series; Vol. 56; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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The Morleys Young Upstarts on the Southwest Frontier, Cleaveland, Norman
9 Cleaveland, Norman The Morleys Young Upstarts on the Southwest Frontier
Calvin Horn Publisher 1971 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
091075022X First edition red hardcover with gold lettering. Dust has minor chips. Map endpapers. Morley was a famous Railroad locator and manager of the nearly two-million acre Maxwell Land Grand and editor of the Cimarron News and Press. Bibliography and full index. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270 pages 
Price: 16.97 USD
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Quest for the White Bull The Spanish Bit Saga, Book 17, Coldsmith, Don
10 Coldsmith, Don Quest for the White Bull The Spanish Bit Saga, Book 17
Doubleday 1990 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
0385263015 Book and dust look almost new. Don Coldsmith (February 28, 1926 June 25, 2009) was an American author of primarily Western fiction. A past president of Western Writers of America, Coldsmith wrote more than 40 books, as well as hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His "Spanish Bit Saga", a series of related novels, helped to re-define the Western novel by adopting the point of view of the Native Americans, rather than the European immigrants. ; DOUBLE D WESTERN; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages 
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Return of the Spanish, Coldsmith, Don
11 Coldsmith, Don Return of the Spanish
Doubleday 1991 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
0385263023 Book and dust look almost new. Don Coldsmith (February 28, 1926 June 25, 2009) was an American author of primarily Western fiction. A past president of Western Writers of America, Coldsmith wrote more than 40 books, as well as hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His "Spanish Bit Saga", a series of related novels, helped to re-define the Western novel by adopting the point of view of the Native Americans, rather than the European immigrants. ; THE SPANISH BIT SAGA BOOK, NO. 18; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages 
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Tallgrass A Novel of the Great Plains, Coldsmith, Don
12 Coldsmith, Don Tallgrass A Novel of the Great Plains
Bantam 1997 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
0553106325 First edition. Book and dust look new. Don Coldsmith (February 28, 1926 June 25, 2009) was an American author of primarily Western fiction. A past president of Western Writers of America, Coldsmith wrote more than 40 books, as well as hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His "Spanish Bit Saga", a series of related novels, helped to re-define the Western novel by adopting the point of view of the Native Americans, rather than the European immigrants.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 464 pages 
Price: 4.97 USD
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Thunderstick, Coldsmith, Don
13 Coldsmith, Don Thunderstick
Doubleday 1993 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
0385470266 Book and dust look new. Don Coldsmith (February 28, 1926 June 25, 2009) was an American author of primarily Western fiction. A past president of Western Writers of America, Coldsmith wrote more than 40 books, as well as hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His "Spanish Bit Saga", a series of related novels, helped to re-define the Western novel by adopting the point of view of the Native Americans, rather than the European immigrants.; A Double D Western; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages 
Price: 6.97 USD
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Walks in the Sun, Coldsmith, Don
14 Coldsmith, Don Walks in the Sun
Bantam 1992 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
0553082620 Book and dust look almost new. Don Coldsmith (February 28, 1926 June 25, 2009) was an American author of primarily Western fiction. A past president of Western Writers of America, Coldsmith wrote more than 40 books, as well as hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His "Spanish Bit Saga", a series of related novels, helped to re-define the Western novel by adopting the point of view of the Native Americans, rather than the European immigrants. ; Spanish Bit Saga Of The Plains Indians; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages 
Price: 7.97 USD
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Stagecoach and tavern tales of the Old Northwest,, Cole, Harry Ellsworth
15 Cole, Harry Ellsworth Stagecoach and tavern tales of the Old Northwest,
Cleveland, OHio The Arthur H. Clark Company 1930 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue binding with gold lettering. Edited by Louise Phelps Kellogg.Covers the stagecoach days from the early 1800's thru the 1860's. Has photos of many of the early stagecoach taverns along the routes with maps. Extensive index. No dust jack but book is in excellent condition. Fully indexed.; Photos, Maps; pages; 
Price: 39.97 USD
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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
16 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 
Price: 94.97 USD
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The history of Pittsburgh,  With a brief notice of its facilities of communication and other advantages for commercial and manufacturing purposes, with three maps,, Craig, Neville B
17 Craig, Neville B The history of Pittsburgh, With a brief notice of its facilities of communication and other advantages for commercial and manufacturing purposes, with three maps,
Pittsburg PA J.R. Weldin Co 1917 Limited Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Reprint and update of 1851 edition. Light wear. "The best history of Pittsburgh to the time of publication. Craig was editor of the Olden Time. " Graff. "Scarce. " Decker. Craig treats Pittsburgh's "variety of incident. Great Britain, France, Great Britian again, Virginia, United States and Pennsylvania have each in turn exercised sovereigny here. Twice it has been captured in war. First by Contrecoeur in 1754 and by Forbes in 1758. Once besieged by Indians, in 1763, once blown up and burned by the French in 1958, it was the field of controversy between neighboring states in 1774, and finally the scene of civil war in 1794." Fold out map. This edition limited to 750 copies. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars  The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness, Dale, Nancy
18 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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The Kanawha Spectator, Vol 1, De Gruyter, Julius A.
19 De Gruyter, Julius A. The Kanawha Spectator, Vol 1
Charleston, WVa Jarrett Printing 1953 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Keith Rose & Paul Jordan 
Blue cloth binding. Rare local history of the Charleston WV area. Map endpapers. Fully indexed. The Kanawha River is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 97 mi long, in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The largest inland waterway in West Virginia, it has formed a significant industrial region of the state since early in the 19th century. It is formed at the town of Gauley Bridge in northwestern Fayette County, approximately 35 mi SE of Charleston, by the confluence of the New and Gauley rivers. It flows generally northwest, in a winding course on the unglaciated Allegheny Plateau, through Fayette, Kanawha, Putnam, and Mason counties, past the cities of Charleston and St. Albans, and numerous smaller communities. It joins the Ohio at Point Pleasant. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 553 pages; 
Price: 39.97 USD
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The Niobara Service Book from the Book of Common Prayer of 1929 / Niobrara Wocekiye Wowapi, Deanery, Niobrara
20 Deanery, Niobrara The Niobara Service Book from the Book of Common Prayer of 1929 / Niobrara Wocekiye Wowapi
South Dakota Niobrara Deanery 1937 Revised Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with gilt print. Contemporary black cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Niobrara Deanery, South Dakota Obaspe. The Bishop White Prayer Book Society underwrote the publcation of the Niobara Service Book in the Dakota language for use of the Indians in South Dakota. The original translation was done in the late 19th century. Exlibrary from the Diocesan library at Church House Philadelphia when it closed. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 368 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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