Tucson: University of Arizona, 1959. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers. 29pp. Illustrations. Very good. Some age toning to outer wrappers. Brief overview of this museum and its Native American holdings. From the private library of JOHN BEECHER (1904-80), social protest poet and fine press publisher -- who for...
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Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society, 1976. Hardcover. Small 4to. Brown cloth, pictorial dust jacket. 199pp. Color frontispiece, numerous color photographs, pictorial endpapers. Fine/near fine. First edition. Fascinating study of archeology in the U.S.
Quebec, Canada: La Federation des Cooperatives du Nouveau-Quebec, 1979. Paperback. Folio. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers with white plastic comb binding, pictorial presentation envelope. (24pp). Color illustrations. Fine/very good. Mild edgewear to presentation envelope (only). Probavle sole edition of this unusual and pristine illustrated calendar featuring one color illustration for each...
Socorro: New Mexico Geological Society, n.y., . Paperback. 4to. Stiff orange wrappers with blue comb binding. 153pp. Illustrations, maps (one folding). Very good. Proceedings of the Fourth Field Conference, held October 1953.
Winona Lake, IN: Light and Life Press, 1972. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Leatherette, gilt. 319pp. Fine. Uncommon Hopi language hymnal, a reprint of the scarce 1931 first edition.
Cincinnati: U.P. James, 1867. Paperback. Small 8vo. Stiff orange wrappers. 72pp. Uncut. Good plus. Spine faded. Scarce edition limited to 500 copies. Even in 1867 the publisher notes that the 1782 edition "can hardly be procured now at any price" and that the 1843 edition "has become exceedingly scarce." HOWES K214 note. AYER 177. FIELD 839.
Phoenix: Petley Studios Inc., n.y. Paperback. Small 4to. Pictorial wrappers. Approx. 34pp. Over 80 color illustrations, map, line drawings. Very good. Edition not ascertainable. Colorful pamphlet covers the dress, crafts and people of the native southwest.
Washington, DC: United States Department of the Interior, 1941. Paperback. 16mo. Stiff tan wrappers. 31pp. Maps, illustrations. Very good. Slightest bit of mild edgewear. Tight, attractive first edition of "History No. 4" in the "National Park Service Popular Study Series."
N.p. N.p., . Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff grey wrappers. 14pp. Very good. Outer wrappers (only) a bit osiled and edgeworn; several small, discreet, expert archical mends. Probable sole printing of these intriguing Office of Indian Affairs (Department of the Interior) regulations of 18 April 1899 regarding the specifics of running...
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996. Hardcover. Small 4to. Black paper over boards, dust jacket. 420pp. Very good/very good. Slight bit of minor jacket wear; minor soiling to outer page edges. Overall a tight and attractive first edition of this Native American novel set in modern Seattle, boldly inscribed...
[New York]: Time-Life Books, . Hardcover. 8vo. Full brown blind-embossed calf with gilt lettering. xvi, 302pp. All edges gilt. Frontispiece, illustrations, marbled endpapers, sewn-in yellow silk page marker. Fine. Tight, handsome facsimile of the 1903 A.W. Bowen & Co. first edition. Part of this publisher's "Classics of the Old West"...
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1966. Paperback. Small 8vo. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers. 336pp. Illustrations, line drawings, maps (one foldout). Near fine. Later "Bison Book" paperback edition of this 1960 title originally published by The Potomac Corral of The Westerners.
Flagstaff: Museum of Northern Arizona, 1981. Paperback. 4to. Stiff glossy pictorial wrappers. v, 52pp. Numerous color illustrations. Very good. Ownership name inkstamped on front and rear wrapper; several words underlined. Second, revised printing, tight and clean.
New York: Bonanza Books, . Hardcover. Small 4to. Tan cloth spine with brown lettering and brown paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 176pp. Frontispiece, numerous illustrations. Near fine/near fine. Minor offsetting to endpapers, as usual. Tight, attractive reprint edition.
New York: The Macmillan Company, . Hardcover. Small 4to. Maroon cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. ix, 371pp. Illustrations, maps. Near fine/very good. Endpapers faintly toned; jacket rather edgeworn and age toned, with several tiny edge chips. A tight and fairly nice first edition.
New York: Holiday House, 1971. Hardcover. 8vo. Tan pictorial cloth. 190pp. Frontispiece. Near fine. First edition, tight and handsome, of this juvenile fiction involving Navajo Indians.
Syracus, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1978. Hardcover. Small 4to. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial jacket. xi, 244pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Near fine/very good. Slight bit of mild jacket edgewear, with spine faintly sunned. Tight, handsome first edition of this rather uncommon biography. Not ex-library, though "Property of State of...
Boston: The Page Company, . Hardcover. Small 4to. Green ribbed cloth with gilt lettering and elaborate gilt, blue, white and orange pictorial and decorative stamping. xiv, 380pp. Top edge gilt. Tissue-guarded color frontispiece, numerous full-page plates (6 color), foldout color map, pictorial endpapers. Very good. Spine lettering a bit rubbed...
Flagstaff: KC Publications, 1968. Paperback. 4to. Stiff pictorial wrappers. 72pp. Frontispiece, illustrations (many color), map. Very good. Informative, basic guide with a focus on arts and crafts produced by the various tribes.
N.p. N.p., n.y. Paperback. 8vo. Stiff green wrappers. 28pp. Near fine. Probable sole edition of this bibliographically-challenged, undated (circa 1965?) little study -- possibly connected to the Stephenson County Historical Museum.
Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Books, . Paperback. 8vo. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers. xiii, 113pp. Illustrations. Fine. A tight and handsome third printing of this gathering of myths and legends from Southeast Alaska.
Norman: The University of Oklahoma Press, . Hardcover. 8vo. Black paper over boards with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xiii, 290pp. Illustrations. Fine/fine. Superb, flawless first edition of this surprisingly uncommon modern study.
Norman: The University of Oklahoma Press, . Paperback. 8vo. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers. xiii, 290pp. Illustrations. Fine. Absolutely pristine first paperback edition of this surprisingly uncommon 1986 study.
Chamberlain, SD: Tipi Press, . Paperback. Illustrations by Den Zephier, Bernard W. Provencial and Rosebud Sioux. Small 4to. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers. (Ca. 50pp). Illustrations. Fine. Tight and pristine first edition of this sequel to "A Legend from Crazy Horse Clan."
Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1979. Hardcover. Small 4to. Black buckram spine and yellow, black and orange decorated cloth, pictorial dust jacket. 399pp. Color frontispiece, numerous illustrations (most color). Near fine/very good. Lacks folding map. Second printing, tight and clean. Beautifully illustrated profile.