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Image for A History of the Life of Stephen Ralph Douglass and Jane Elizabeth Douglass

A History of the Life of Stephen Ralph Douglass and Jane Elizabeth Douglass

By: N/A

Price: $185.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P,

Edition: First Edition


20 page ribbon tied pamphlet detailing the lives of Stephen Ralph Douglas and Jane Elizabeth Douglas while in Iowa, and later Otoe and Seward Counties of Nebraska. Includes material on pioneer settlement, interactions with local Indians, The First National Bank of Seward and the First Congregational Society of Seward, Nebraska. There is no date of publication, though circa 1905. WorldCat shows only one copy held at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Covers are ch... View more info

A Loving People

By: Abbott, Arthur P.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Highland Falls, NY, Self Published,

Edition: First Edition


Copyright is 1931.147 pages. Red cloth covers are a little faded on spine, and show very light rubbing on edges. Previous owners name/address on blank front paste down. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact. View more info

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A Narrative of the Manner in Which the Campaign Against the Indians, in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-One Was Conducted Under the Command of Major General St. Clair, Together with His Observations on the Statements ...

By: St. Clair, [Arthur]

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, No Publisher listed, Though Printed By Jane Aitken, 1812

Edition: First Edition


xix [1] [26] 273 pages, including subscribers list and four page addendum, as well as errata page. Ex-Library with library stamp on half title and title page, and deaccession stamp on half title page. NO other library markings inside or out, and these stamps are small and non-intrusive. Rebound in red leather, with raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Lettering is slightly rubbed, though remains very clear. Covers are otherwise Fine. Beyond... View more info

Image for A Totalitarian State of The Past:  The Civilization of the Inca Empire in Ancient Peru

A Totalitarian State of The Past: The Civilization of the Inca Empire in Ancient Peru

By: Karsten, Rafael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Helsingfors [Helsinki], Societas Scientarum Fennica, 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author


288 pages, plus ads. Inscribed and signed by the author at top of title page. Inked name of recipient has been stamped on front cover. Inked name on blank recto of first plate. Covers are a little darkened and worn o edges. Tight and otherwise clean. View more info

Image for An Apache Campaign in the Sierra Madre:  An Account of the Expedition in Pursuit of the Hostile Chiricahua Apaches in the Spring of 1883

An Apache Campaign in the Sierra Madre: An Account of the Expedition in Pursuit of the Hostile Chiricahua Apaches in the Spring of 1883

By: Bourke, John G.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886

Edition: First Edition


112 pages, plus plates. Full leather covers are scuff and worn, and spine cover is missing. Penciled notations on front free end leaf and first blank page. Plate following page 6 is detached, though laid in place. Contents are otherwise clean and intact. View more info

Image for Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution...  To July, 1885.  Part II [including "Part V:  The George Catlin Indian Gallery in the U. S. National Museum (Smithsonian Institution) with Memoir and Statistics' By Thomas Donaldson]

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution... To July, 1885. Part II [including "Part V: The George Catlin Indian Gallery in the U. S. National Museum (Smithsonian Institution) with Memoir and Statistics' By Thomas Donaldson]

By: [Donaldson, Thomas]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office, 1886

Edition: First Edition


264 & 939 pages, plus plates and two folding maps. The Donaldson paper on Catlin comprises is paginated separately with 939 pages, and includes all illustrations, plates, and maps. Cloth covers with gilt lettering are rubbed and somewhat faded. There is light wear at corners and spine ends. Top hinge is cracked, though remains firm. There are a couple of sections within the text block that are starting to separate. Page 17/18 in the Donaldson section is partially de... View more info

Image for Archaeology of the Arkansas River Valley (with Supplementary Papers on "The Prehistoric Cultures of Oklahoma" By Joseph B. Thoburn and "The Exploration of Jacobs Cavern" By Charles Peabody"

Archaeology of the Arkansas River Valley (with Supplementary Papers on "The Prehistoric Cultures of Oklahoma" By Joseph B. Thoburn and "The Exploration of Jacobs Cavern" By Charles Peabody"

By: Moorehead, Warren King

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Haven, The Yale University Press, 1931

Edition: First Edition


204+ pages. Cloth covers are lightly bumped at corners, and show light wear at spine ends and other corners. Top hinge is cracked, though holding fairly tight. Residue of erased pencil notations on end leaves, as well as some darkening on end leaves from newspaper clippings. Otherwise, contents are very clean and intact. View more info

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Atsah or Eagle Catching Myth, and, Yohe or Bead Myth

By: Begay, Beyal and Yohe Hatrale (retold in shorter Form By Mary C. Wheelwright)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art, 1949


Bulletin Number Three of the Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art. 16 pages, saddle stapled. Green paper wrap covers are a little darkened along edges. Otherwise a tight and clean copy. View more info

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Beacon on the Plains

By: Fitzgerald, Mary Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Leavenworth, KS, The Saint Mary College, 1939

Inscription: Signed by Author, Typed Letter


297 pages, plus index. A single paged letter on Saint Mary College letterhead and addressing baptismal records of the Osage Nation, being addressed to a Mrs. Orpha Russell of Tulsa, OK has been taped to the blank front free end leaf. Tap is dried and letter is detached but laid in. Letter dated May 10, 1947 is typed and signed, Sister Mary Paul. Accompanying envelope is also laid in. There are several ink stamps of the previous owner, and very light general use/wear... View more info

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Ceramic Horizons Northeast

By: Davis, Ogilvie H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N/P, Self Published,


No date of publication, though circa 1970. 120+ pages. Library presentation copy inscribed by the author. Ex-Library, now bound in orange library binding with original paper cover pasted over top board. Pockets removed at rear and inked numbers on title page. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact. View more info

Dahcotah; or, Life and Legends of the Sioux Around Fort Snelling

By: Eastman, Mary (preface By Mrs. C. M. Kirkland)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Ross & Haines, 1962

Edition: Facsimile Reprint


Facsimile reprint of the 1849 John Wiley edition. 268 pages. Inked name on title page just below authors. Otherwise volume is Fine. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples.  (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

By: Grasset-Saint-Sauveur, M. J.[Jacques]

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: [Bordeaux], Printed for the Author,

Edition: First Edition


No stated date of publication, though circa 1795-1796. This is a single bound volume containing a "Programme et Plan de L'Ouvrage" which is four pages, along with 36 sections and including 109 tissue guarded, hand colored engraved plates. About midway through this volume, just followig the section on Guyane, is one title page for the "Encyclopedie..." There is no publisher's imprint, rather, the program, title page, and beginning of each section title ... View more info

Ethnic Medicine in the Southwest

By: Spicer, Edward H. (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, The University of Arizona Press,

Edition: First Edition


291 pages. Cloth covers show light rubbing at spine ends. Dust jacket shows light general rubbing, though remains bright and clean. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

From Kaw Teepee To Capitol: The Life Story of Charles Curtis, Indian, Who Has Risen to High Estate [and] The Charles Curtis House Museum: The Preservation of the Curtis Mansion and Memorabilia

By: Seitz, Don C. [and] Nova Cottrell

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Jack Cobos, 2010

Edition: First, Thus


131 pages; Number 178 of a limited edition of 200 copies identified as the "New Sesquicentennial Edition" in honor Curtis' 150th Birthday (2010) and of the State of Kansas' sesquicentennial in 2011; This new edition includes the entire 1928 text of Don Seitz', as well as a many additional photographs, and a new introduction and additional chapter by Nova Cottrell, historian and curator of the Charles Curtis museum; DJ is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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From Kaw Teepee to Capitol: The Life Story of Charles Curtis, Indian, Who Has Risen to Higher Estate

By: Seitz, Don C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company,

Edition: First Edition


Copyright is 1928. 223 pages. Previous owner's name and date on front free end page. Light general use/wear, though overall a tight and otherwise clean copy. View more info