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NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN
Native American Photographs
The Great Ute Chief," photographed by William Henry Jackson
on original W. H. Jackson card. Image dimensions: 4-1/4 inches by
7-1/4 inches. Slightly faded, otherwise very good plus tones and
Chief Johnson's Squaw.
a "pirated" photograph from the same time period. Image
dimensions: 3-3/4 inches by 5-7/8 inches, on original mount. No
photographer identified. Fine tones and detail.
Eggleston or Antelope, Main Indian in Massacre of Colonel Meeker, October
1879," printed on photograph.
dimensions: 4-1/4 inches by 6-1/2 inches. On original gray mount,
dimensions: 7-3/4 inches by 9-7/8 inches. Excellent tones and
on original gray mount. Image dimensions: 9-1/2 inches by 7-1/2
inches. Mount dimensions: 13-1/2 inches by 10-3/4 inches.
Native American officer on left. Tallest figure appears to be
Caucasian. Lightly faded. Very good detail and contrast.
more original photographic images in this collection. That means
more to come ....
SCALPING IN AMERICA
Friederici. From the Smithsonian Report for 1906, Pages 423-438,
(No. 1765), First Separate Edition. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1907.
Original printed wrappers, 15 pages. Condition: good plus.
THE URINE DANCE OF THE ZUNI INDIANS OF NEW
By John G. Bourke, Third Cavalry, U.S. Army. From the Ethnological Notes Collected by Him.
Under the direction of Lieutenant General P.H. Sheridan,
U.S. Army in 1881. Privately Printed, 1920. One of 100 copies printed
strictly for private circulation. Near fine condition, 7 pages
MOKI SNAKE DANCE: A popular account of that unparalleled dramatic
pagan ceremony of the Pueblo Indians of Tusayan, Arizona, with incidental
mention of their life and customs. By Walter Hough, PH.D. Sixty-four
Half-tone Illustrations from Special Photographs. Published by the
Passenger Department, Santa Fe Route, 1898. The Henry O. Shepard Co.,
Chicago. Publication is in its original illustrated wrappers;
square-bound; 60 pages. Two maps at rear of publication: a) Routes to the
Moki Pueblos; and, b) Santa Fe Route. Pages are generally clean and
bright; enamel-coated. Spine is strong and tight. Condition: cover
are very lightly soiled; spine has some paper missing around the lower inch or
so; otherwise, good plus to very good.
CHEYENNE AUTUMN, by Mari
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1953, first edition. Book is
in its original brown cloth binding with aqua and white printing on spine; 283
pages. Book is about 270 Northern Cheyennes who, in 1878, fled the
government reservation in Oklahoma for their home in Montana. Dust jacket
is price-clipped; otherwise it is in near fine condition with only the lightest
of edge wear. Original endpapers and flyleafs; no inscriptions.
Pages are bright, clean, and fresh. Illustrated with half-tone photographs
on enamel-coated paper. Price: $75.00
Jones, Paul. BLUE FEATHER: A Story of
Prehistoric Indian Life Based on a Navajo Legend. Privately published
by Prairie Publishers, Lyons, Kansas, 1953, first edition, signed, in dust
jacket. Story of Indian life in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. Original
light tan cloth binding; blue lettering on cover and spine; 169 pagesl
dust jacket. Overall condition: very good plus: book is in near fine
condition; dust jacket shows some edge wear. Book is signed by author on
front flyleaf. Price: $45.00
Sedgwick, Mrs. William T. ACOMA, THE SKY CITY: A Study
in Pueblo-Indian History and Civilization. Cambridge: Harvard
University Press, 1926, 1st edition. Book is in its original binding: aqua
boards, green cloth with illustrated front cover and gold embossing on spine;
314 pages; maps on endpapers and flylears; numerous illustrations.
Condition: very good; strong spine; bright pages; light sunning to spine; no
dust jacket. Price: $75.00
Freeman, Dan A. FOUR YEARS WITH THE UTES: The Letters of Dan A.
Freeman. Edited and Published by W.M. Morrison, Waco, Texas,
1962. Waco Village Press. Number 60 of 100 copies for sale.
Original binding with tipped on title on front cover; 7 pages; one
illustration. Very good plus condition. Price: $85.00