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cover of Handbook of Yokuts Indians (SIGNED by Mrs. Frank Latta)

Handbook of Yokuts Indians (SIGNED by Mrs. Frank Latta)

by Latta, Frank F.

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Published
1949
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First Kern County Museum Edition
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Bakersfield, CA: Kern County Museum, 1949. First Kern County Museum Edition. SIGNED by Jean M. Latta, the author's wife. 4to. (xiii), 287pp. 50 illustrations. Green cloth with red illustration on front cover. Previous owner name and statement of purchase directly from Mrs. Frank Latta. Minor wear to spine ends & corner tips; fading to spine; elsa a near fine… Read more
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cover of Indian Removal: the Emigration of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians

Indian Removal: the Emigration of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians

by Foreman, Grant

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Published
1934
Edition
First Edition
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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1934. First Edition. 8vo. 455, [1] pp. Fold-out map of Indian Territory 1842; illustrated plates. Bibliography; Index. Red cloth in black, yellow and red illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy in near fine dustjacket (slight fading to spine; minor wear to extremties). The eighth volume in the Civilization of the American Indian Series. Each… Read more
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cover of Myths and Legends of the Sioux

Myths and Legends of the Sioux

by McLaughlin, Mari L. Mrs

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Published
1916
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First Edition
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Bismarck, N.D.: Bismarck Tribune Company, 1916. First Edition. Tall 8vo. 200 pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author; black & whtie illustrations. Grey cloth with color design of a Sioux chief in war bonnet on upper front and bleck lettering in publisher's grey dustjacket with the same design. A fine copy in near fine dustjacket (slight darkening to covers; minor… Read more
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cover of Indian Massacre of 1911 At Little High Rock Canyon Nevada (SIGNED)

Indian Massacre of 1911 At Little High Rock Canyon Nevada (SIGNED)

by Mack, Effie Mona

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Published
1968
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First Edition Limited to 1000 copies (this copy not numbered)
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Sparks, NV: Western Printing and Pub, 1968. First Edition Limited to 1000 copies (this copy not numbered). SIGNED by the author. Tall 8vo. [8], 147 pp. 37 photographic plates; map endpapers. Tan cloth with gilt lettering. Previous owner blindstamp else a fine copy. Included with this book is a near fine first edition copy of Shoshone Mike by Frank… Read more
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cover of Blackfeet Indians of Glacier National Park

Blackfeet Indians of Glacier National Park

by Linderman, Frank Bird; Winold Reiss

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Published
1947
Edition
First Edition
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St. Paul, MN: Great Northern Railroad, 1947. First Edition. Oblong small 4to. 12 pp pamphlet by Frank Bird Linderman titled "Out of the North: A Brief Historical Sketch of the Blackfeet Indian Tribe" along with biographical sketches of Reiss and Linderman; 24 color reproductions of noted American artist Winold Reiss' glorious paintings of the Blackfeet Indians, done in brilliant… Read more
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cover of Lone War Trail Of Apache Kid

Lone War Trail Of Apache Kid

by Forrest, Earle R. and Hill, Edwin B.

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Published
1947
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First Edition
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Pasadena, CA: Trail's End Publishing, 1947. First Edition. 143 pp. Bibliography; Index. 9 illustrated plates (including one in color after a painting by Charles M. Russell). Blue cloth with gilt lettering; map illustrated endpapers in publisher's color illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy in fine dustjacket, with a hint of wear to spine ends. "The story of the Apache Kid,… Read more
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cover of Broncho Apache

Broncho Apache

by Wellman, Paul I.

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Published
1936
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First Edition
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New York: Macmillan, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 303 pp. Rust colored cloth in color illustrated dustjacket. Fine in fine dustjacket, with a hint of wear; dustjacket flap corners clipped but price is intact; a lovely copy. The source for the 1954 Robert Aldrich movie, "Apache," with a blue-eyed Burt Lancaster portraying the title character and with Jean Peters,… Read more
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cover of Apache Agent: The Story of John P. Clum

Apache Agent: The Story of John P. Clum

by Clum, Woodworth

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Published
1936
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First Edition
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boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1936. First Edition. Original cloth. 8vo. xiv, [2], 296, [1] pp. Color frontispiece; numerous photographic plates.Red cloth with printed spine label in publisher's dustjacket with wraparound cover art depicting the capture of Geronimo by Herbert Morton Stoops. Previous owner name else fine in good only dustjacket (some lost at spine ends and corners; rubbing on front… Read more
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cover of In Search of the Wild Indian: Photographs and Life Works by Carl and Grace Moon (SIGNED)

In Search of the Wild Indian: Photographs and Life Works by Carl and Grace Moon (SIGNED)

by Driebe, Tom

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Published
1997
Edition
1st
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Moscow, PA: Maurose Publishing, 1997. 1st. Hardcover. Frist Edition. SIGNED by the author in year of publication. Large 4to. 432 pp. Over 400 photo-reproductions, more than 325 in color. Red cloth in black dustjacket with photographic image titled "A Navajo Boy" on front cover. Minor wear to extremities else a fine copy in dustjacket. The definitive biography on the… Read more
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cover of Red People of the Wooded Country (SIGNED with drawing)

Red People of the Wooded Country (SIGNED with drawing)

by Deming, Therese O. and Edwin W.

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Published
1932
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Reprint
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Chicago, New York & San Francisco: Laidlaw Brothers, 1932. Reprint. Original cloth. Early printing. INSCRIBED to a friend by both authors; original pencil drawing by Edwin Deming. Small 8vo. 191 pp. Pictorial brown cloth with minimal wear; inscription on separate paper pasted inside front board; a near fine copy (light wear to extremities; small white spots on rear board).… Read more
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cover of Little Eagle (SIGNED with drawing)

Little Eagle (SIGNED with drawing)

by Deming, Therese O. and Edwin W.

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1931
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Reprint
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Chicago, New York & San Francisco: Laidlaw Brothers, 1931. Reprint. Original boards. Early printing. INSCRIBED to a friend by both authors; original pencil drawing by Edwin Deming. Small 8vo. 96 pp. Pictorial brown cloth with minimal wear; inscription on separate paper pasted inside front board; a near fine copy (light wear to extremities). The authors lived intimately with various… Read more
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cover of California Indian Folklore (SIGNED)

California Indian Folklore (SIGNED)

by Latta, Frank F.

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Published
1936
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1st
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Shafter, CA: Published by the author, 1936. 1st. Original cloth. First Edition. 8vo. 209 pp. 34 photo-plates. SIGNED and dated by the author. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A fine copy. As Told to F. F. Latta by 15 Native Americans. A Collection of California Indian Folklore Tales which were told during the long Winter evenings long… Read more
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cover of Peter Thompson's Narrative of the Little Bighorn Campaign 1876: A Critical Analysis of an Eyewitness Account of the Custer Debacle (SIGNED)

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Glendale: Arthur C. Clark, 1974. 1st. Original cloth. INSCRIBED by Magnussen in the year of publication. First Edition. 8vo. 339pp, including appendices, bibliography and index with lists of officers under Terry & Custer's command. Black & white illustrations; maps; photographs; large fold-out map frontispiece. Single page prospectus laid in. Blue cloth covered boards; gilt titles to the spine; top… Read more
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cover of Three Years among the Indians and Mexicans

Three Years among the Indians and Mexicans

by James, General Thomas; edited by Walter B. Douglas

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Published
1916
Edition
2nd
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Saint Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 1916. 2nd. Original boards. Second Edition, Limited to 365 copies; reprint of the very rare 1846 original edition printed in Waterloo, Illinois. 8vo. 316pp, [i]p of publisher's advertisements. Black & white tissue-guarded illustrative plates; map. Frontispiece and facsimile of 1846 title page included. Quarter black cloth under blue paper covered boards; gilt titles to… Read more
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cover of The People Called Apache (SIGNED)

The People Called Apache (SIGNED)

by Mails, Thomas

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Published
1974
Edition
First Edition, Limited #5 of 150 copies
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9780136567028
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Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: A Rutledge Book; Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1974. First Edition, Limited #5 of 150 copies. SIGNED by the author. 4to. 447 pp. Bibliography; Index. Illustrated with 16 color plates; more than 300 previously unpublished photographs; and over 200 charcoal and pencil drawings. Padded brown leather with gilt lettering in publisher's cream linen slipcase, publisher's brown paper covered box… Read more
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cover of California Indian Folklore (SIGNED)

California Indian Folklore (SIGNED)

by Latta, Frank

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Published
1936
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1st
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Shafter, CA: Published by the author, 1936. 1st. Half-leather. First Edition, Limited Edition #4 of 10 copies printed on special paper and hand-bound by the Santa Barbara Bindery as noted by the author in his own hand; SIGNED by Latta. 8vo. 209 pp. 34 photo-plates. Latta's business card as Directory of the Kern County Museum laid in. Maroon half-leather… Read more
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cover of The Nez Perces: Tribesmen of the Columbia Plateau

The Nez Perces: Tribesmen of the Columbia Plateau

by Haines, Francis

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Published
1955
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1st
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1955. 1st. Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. xvii, 329pp. Bibliography; Index. Black & white illustrations; drawings; photographs. Red cloth covered boards; silver & black illustration to front board; silver titles to spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Book in near fine condition (light bumping along upper front edge & corner) in near fine dustjacket (minor wear… Read more
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cover of Rhythm for Rain: The Drama and Ancient Culture of the Hopi Indians Portrayed in the Epic Story of the Great Drought

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937. 1st. Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. xi, 271pp, +54 plates. Black & white illustrations; 54 photographic plates. Review copy with publisher's card & photograph of 'Hohmsona and the Racing Gods' laid in. Black cloth covered boards; gilt titles to spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Near fine in very good dust jacket (creasing and wear to… Read more
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Myths and Legends of the Lipan Apache Indians (Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society Volume XXXVI)

by Opler, Morris Edward

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Published
1940
Edition
1st
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New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1940. 1st. Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. x, 296pp, including bibliography and index. Red cloth covered boards; gilt titles to the spine. All edges neat and clean; slight wear to spine ends; light spine fading. Near fine. Contents include: The Origin Myth; Tales of Encounters with Supernatural Beings; Tales of Encounters with monsters; information on… Read more
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cover of Navajo Medicine Man: Sandpaintings and Legends of Miguelito from the John Frederick Huckel Collections

Navajo Medicine Man: Sandpaintings and Legends of Miguelito from the John Frederick Huckel Collections

by Reichard, Gladys A.

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Published
1939
Edition
1st
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New York: J. J. Augustin, 1939. 1st. Half leather. First Edition. 4to. xvi, 83 pp. Frontispiece, 24 color silk-screen printed plates, portrait etching of the artist Miguelito by H. F. Kraus, numerous text illustrations. Half brown morocco over brown cloth boards, gilt design to front cover; housed in uncommon publisher's slipcase with printed labels to front cover &… Read more
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