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The Southern Workman. Vol XLV (1916) nos 1-12
Hampton, VA: The Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, 1913. First Edition. Full year of this influential African-American periodical published continuously from 1872-1939. Though nominally an alumni publication of the Hampton Institute, the magazine contained a wide variety of features on all aspects of African-American, Afro-Caribbean, and Native American culture; contributors...
[Item #16618]
Price: $150.00
 
The Southern Workman. Vol XLV (1916) nos 1-12
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Handbook of American Indian Languages. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 40 [Part 1 only]
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1911. First Edition. Part 1 (of two) of Boas's magnum opus, a survey of the grammar and structure of all major Native American linguistic groups. The current volume includes Athapascan, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Kwaikiutl, Chinook, Maldu, Algonquian, Siouan, and Eskimo. Part II did not appear until...
[Item #18741]
Price: $75.00
 
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Adobe Walls: A Novel of the Last Apache Rising
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. First Edition. A mid-career western by Burnett, basis for the 1953 film Arrowhead starring Charlton Heston and Jack Palance. Uncommon in this condition. First Printing. Octavo; patterned paper-covered boards; yellow topstain; dustjacket; 279pp, [1]. Small booksellers ticket to rear pastedown, else Fine in a....
[Item #20280]
Price: $200.00
 
Adobe Walls: A Novel of the Last Apache Rising
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Heart of an Indian. A Gripping Story Based upon A Great American Truth [Inscribed Copy]
New York: Frederick H. Hitchcock - The Grafton Press, 1927. First Edition. Romance of Oklahoma Indian life. Uncommon in jacket; this is presumably the "Autographed Edition" advertised on the jacket flap - though we find no other examples in commerce which include the autograph of Tsianina Redfeather (signed here simply...
[Item #20149]
Price: $200.00
 
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The Bronc People
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1958]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth-backed boards in pictorial dust jacket; 254pp. Very minor rubbing to jacket spine and extremities, else About Fine. Eastlake's second novel, spanning the ten preceding years in northern New Mexico among branc-busting ranchers and the neighboring Navajo.
[Item #21207]
Price: $75.00
 
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The Bronc People [Signed]
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1958]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth-backed boards; 254pp.; title page illustrated by Gil Walker. Fine, though lacking the dust jacket. Signed by Eastlake on front free endpaper. Eastlake's second novel, spanning the ten preceding years in northern New Mexico among branc-busting ranchers and...
[Item #21208]
Price: $35.00
 
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Go in Beauty
New York: Harper & Brothers, [1956]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original two-toned cloth in pictorial dust jacket by Peter Burchard; [8],279pp. Jacket extremities a touch rubbed, spine toned; Fine in Very Good or better jacket. Eastlake's first novel, set in "Navaho country."
[Item #21209]
Price: $200.00
 
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Race Distinction
New Haven: Department of Anthropology, Yale University, 1925. Reprint. On the physiological and physiognomic bases of race classification. With reference to Negro, Amerindian, and Mongolian "types." Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed wrappers; 29p; illus; folding table at rear. A few marginal comments in pencil; one gathering pulled; light soil; Good. "Privately...
[Item #15118]
Price: $50.00
 
Race Distinction
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The Maya Indians of Southern Yucatan and Northern British Honduras. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 64
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1918. First Edition. Octavo. Olive cloth boards; 146pp; 28 leaves of inserted plates (including 6 in color). Mild external soil and wear; previous owner's bookplate; text clean and unmarked - Very Good.
[Item #18738]
Price: $25.00
 
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Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 65
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1919. First Edition. Octavo. Olive cloth boards; 228pp; 97 leaves of inserted plates (a few in color). Gentle rubbing and wear to boards; previous owner's bookplate; Very Good Plus.
[Item #18739]
Price: $40.00
 
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Original Film Poster: Raices: una pelicula de Manuel Barbachano Ponce - dirigida por Benito Alazraki
[Mexico]: Offset Multicolor S.A. 1955. Handsome photomontage poster advertising Benito Alazraki's 1954 film Raices (released in the United States with the title Roots). The film, now viewed as a landmark of Latin American filmmaking, was controversial for its realistic depiction of economic injustices against the indigenous peoples of Mexico. The...
[Item #14345]
Price: $750.00
 
Original Film Poster: Raices: una pelicula de Manuel Barbachano Ponce - dirigida por Benito Alazraki
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Anthology of Poetry and Verse. Written by students in creative writing classes and clubs during the first three years of operation (1962-1965) of the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Washington, D.C. Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1965. First Edition. Collection of poems by 24 American Indian poets. Includes the first published work of poets Frances Bazil and Emerson Blackhorse Mitchell; work by Blackfeet artist King Kuka; others. 12mo (19cm). Staple-bound pamphlet; printed wrappers; 27pp. Covers mildly dusted, else Near Fine.
[Item #12929]
Price: $45.00
 
Anthology of Poetry and Verse. Written by students in creative writing classes and clubs during the first three years of operation (1962-1965) of the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Original lithographed poster: "Let us put our minds together and see what life we will make for our children."
Mohawk Nation: Akwesasne Notes, N.d. [ca 1970s]. Large portrait of the Lakota Sioux leader Sitting Bull (T at á ka Íyotake); the text is one of his most famous quotes. Published by the Native American rights movement journal Akwesasne Notes, founded in 1969 and still publishing in electronic format. Publisher's...
[Item #16830]
Price: $50.00
 
Original lithographed poster: "Let us put our minds together and see what life we will make for our children."
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The Medicine Man: a Sociological Study of the Character and Evolution of Shamanism
New York: Macmillan, 1923. First Edition. Classic, groundbreaking study of Native American medicine, now quite scarce in good condition. Garrison-Morton 6456. Maroon cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; xv, 330pp; bibliog; index; errata. A very well-preserved copy, clean and unmarked with scattered tanning to a few pages (apparently from use of sub-standard...
[Item #6888]
Price: $200.00
 
The Medicine Man: a Sociological Study of the Character and Evolution of Shamanism
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Brothers Three
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First Edition. The Native American author's third novel, a story of three brothers who owned an Oklahoma farm, tracing the lives of the family members from 1873 through the 1930's. COAN p.75. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in ivory...
[Item #22812]
Price: $150.00
 
Brothers Three
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A Wild Indian. By the Author of Letters from a Hard-Boiled Teacher to His Half-Baked Son
Washington, D.C. The Daylion Company, 1942. First Edition. Uncommon novel of contemporary life on a South Dakota Indian reservation, written by an agent in the Indian Field Service. Not in Hanna. Octavo (21cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 704pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in original gold foil dustjacket, minutely chipped and rubbed...
[Item #13825]
Price: $175.00
 
A Wild Indian. By the Author of Letters from a Hard-Boiled Teacher to His Half-Baked Son
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Burro Alley
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946. First Edition Thus. Strikingly designed and beautifully produced reissue of Corle's third book, a Depression-era fantasy set on a Santa Fe street-corner during a single day in 1938. Originally published by Random House in 1938. Edwin Corle (1906-1956) was a New Mexico author...
[Item #13573]
Price: $75.00
 
Burro Alley