Philadelphia: D. Rice and A. N. Hart, 1855. Third Octavo Edition. Octavos, three volumes; VG; bound in full red morocco, elegant gilt; no binder's mark; paneled spines with gilt titling in two panels,,gilt to remainder; all edges of text block gilt; all hinges strong, rear gutter of volume one open, entire binding separated front text block of volume 2, front gutter of volume 3 open; very mild rubbing and wear, primarily to corners; with all 120 beautifully colored lithographic plates, three tinted frontispieces finished by hand, 117 hand-colored plates; interiors clean; slight occasional foxing or wear to plates; some plates trimmed at lower edge, as is usual for the tall plates; CO consignment; shelved case 1.
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New York: Johnson and Ward, 1862. Folio, 99 pages, 64 lithographed maps; G; bound in original publisher's three-quarters calf with embossed green cloth covers, titling in gilt on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers; front gutter partially open; most maps with light foxing; hand-colored plates; shelved above case 3.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
London: Published by Author, 1848. Fourth and Second Editions. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; Rebound in uniform 1/4 black leather, black cloth boards, gilt lettering on title label, volume numbered in gilt; housed in a VG black slipcase; Hand made marbled endpapers; Volume 1 is a fourth edition and volume 2 is second edition; Slipcase has some minor wear; Books have minimal shelf wear with some bumping on the corners; Binding tight; Text block age-toned, as is typical, with only minor wear; with numerous illustrations; TC Consignment; shelved case 1.
Nice, France: C. Szwedzicki, 1936. 127/750. Large booklet; Folio; Good; booklet has 15 pages; exterior of booklet shows moderate soiling; some chipping to edges; rear of booklet signed by publisher; disbound plates with age toned tissue guards separators; this volume only; 50 reproductions in color from specimen in the famous Collection of the Indian Arts Fund; exteriors show slight age toning, mainly toward edges; some plates have chips to edges.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1874. First Edition. Octavo, 256 pages; G-; bound in publisher's brown cloth, gilt and black tooling; mild rubbing and wear to boards, corners bumped; front gutter shaken and loosening; multiple old newspaper clippings pasted to endpapers, also pasted to rear of one plate, some offsetting from clippings present; one endpaper loose, but present; with portrait frontispiece; shelved case 1.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in publisher's gilt and black tooled burgundy cloth; mild rubbing and wear to boards, bumping to corners; mild age-toning to pages; mild foxing to endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; With 306 of the 320 color illustrations, printed on 180 plates, carefully engraved from the author's original paintings; folding map in excellent condition; shelved case 1.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1894. Firs Edition. Quarto, 683 pages; VG; rebound in full black cloth, silver titling to spine; binding has sparse and scattered white paint flecks; interior clean; profusely illustrated, with 25 maps (including 3 folding) and 203 plates, (20 in color, 25 uncolored lithographs, and 158 photographic plates); shelved case 1.
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962. Limited Edition, #563/725. tall 8vo., 410 pp., i-xv pp., VG; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; rounding to spine, bumping to tail; bright gilt top, mild wear to text-block; dark brown discoloration to fore-edge of gilt top; mild age-toning to text-block; ex-library: embossed stamp "Library of Giancarlo Cavagna [GAC] with "03" in blue ink to half-title page; embossed "University of Western Ontario London Library" stamp to title page and p. 101; faded "U.W.O. LIBRARY" stamp to all sides of text-block, though most visible to gilt top; very occasional stains/waving to interior, text affected yet clear and legible; marginalia in pencil mostly to pp. xiv-xv; No. 563 of 725 numbered copies; shelved case 1.
Salem: Cushing & Appleton, 1803. First American Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; G; rebacked in modern calf with ox-blood label and gilt lettering, previous contemporary boards preserved; some water damage to interior of volume 1, including title page and map; map present in volume 1; mild age-toning to interiors; small stamp of previous ownership to sfeps, title pages; WD consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: American Bible Society, 1878. First Edition. Octavo, 445 pages; G+; bound in blind-stamped black cloth, gilt lettering to spine; some wear and rubbing to boards, especially along hinges; newspaper stain on pages 402/403; mild foxing to endpapers; name written on second free endpaper; YF consignment; shelved case 10;.
Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1993. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 394; VG-/paperback; burgundy spine with black text; book encased in clamshell buckram box; box exterior has some staining towards edges; interior of box contains envelope style enclosure containing fold out map; slight staining to envelope closure; opposite side with concaved opening holding book; leather strap securing box at fore edges,[one strap broken]; box has burgundy text to paper labels to front and spine; softcover book has lightly sunned spine; intact exterior; faux flaps; text block shows brown offset to exterior fore edge, due to resting against leather straps; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1934. New Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; bound in dark blue cloth, spines have gilt lettering; mild bumping to lower corners; embossed illustration on front cover featuring two Native American riders; mild wear to heads and tails of spines; slight age-toning to pages; some foxing to endpapers; Volume 2 has 50 plates. Volume 3 has 23 plates and 2 maps, color plates with tissue paper guards; shelved case 1.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. First Edition. Octavo, 369 pages; VG-/VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt lettering and profuse gilt tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges and along the sides of the spine, has faint rubbing on both boards; pages have minor age toning and minimal blotching; illustrated with several color and fold-out plates (one has been repaired with tape); shelved case 1.
Rochester NY: Sage & Brother, 1851. First Edition. Octavo, xviii, 477 pages; Fair; in silk hardcover with blind-stamped decoration on front and rear covers and spine, gilt titles on spine, large map (18x21"), 21 monochrome plates including frontispiece, (1 fold-out), a fold-out table of dialects and numerous illustrations in the text. Ex-library, formerly of the Kansas Philomathic Institute, with usual ex-library markings; worn covers, rubbed and bumped with small area of silk loss on spine, very worn spine ends. Hinges broken at front and back, ffep missing.; Pages 231-234 missing, replaced with old photocopies.
Cleveland: The Burrows Brothera Company, 1907. Limited Edition. 4to., 616pp.; VG-; 3/4 bound in brown leather with broen cloth boards, spine paneled brown with gilt lettering, reads 'Heckwelder Narrative'; moderate bumping and wear to corners, boards, spine; cracking along edges of tail of spine; top edge of text block gilt, others deckled; of a limited edition of 160 copies, this is number 88; ex library, Catholic University of America. stamp on title page, pp 79, possibly others, stamp on title page covered with another stamp stating 'released by Catholic University of America', release stamp also on verso of title page; frontispiece protected with printed tissue guard; 10 illustrations, including frontispiece; brown endpapers.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1939. Octavo; 2 volumes; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text blocks have bookplate on front pastedown, mild tanning to end papers, vol. 1 has cracked front hinge, vol. 2 has shaken binding, slight age-toning to paper, clean text; 2 vols. (xviii, 1275 pages), illustrated (folded charts, b&w and color plates).
1926. First Edition. 8vo., 118pp.; VG; spine green with gilt stamped lettering, states 'James W. Parker 1845'; this volume has been rebound in hardcover to allow the incorporation of Chapter 1 from the 1845 edition; writing in blue ink of page three first page of chapter one to explain incorporation; the 1926 reprint did not include chapter one, and the page numbering reflects that some few pages have tape; some few pages have small pieces of tape attached; RARE; shelved case 1.
Kent, OH: Volair Limited, 1980. Limited Edition. Quarto; VG/No Jacket; Red leather spine with gilt lettering; Full leather bound; Cover has gilt designs front and rear; Covers show only slight rubbing to edges and near spine, some edge wear; Bound-in silk bookmark; All edges gilt; Binding is tight; Text block is pristine; NOTE: Book is signed by St. Clair and is numbered 23 of 250; 87 pp. Shelved in Case #11.
New York: Arno Press, 1969 . Facsimile reprints [including maps]. VOLS. 1-7: 8vos., VG/no DJs; HCs, green cloth boards with gold lettering to spines and front boards; bumping to head and tail of spines, particularly to tail of Vol. 1; mild shelfwear to text-blocks, e.g., age-toning to top edges of text-blocks; frontispieces; VOL. 8: pamphlet with all 54 maps (facsimile reprints) housed in green cloth-covered clam-shell case (moderate shelfwear to case); pamphlet and maps in VG+ condition; second printing of De Voto's introduction [orig. 1953]; shelved above General American History.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo and Co., 1851. First Edition. 8vo., 703pp.; VG; spine black with gilt lettering, bound in black cloth; mild shelfwear, including a small amount of rubbing, peeling to corners, wear to head and tail of spine; small ex-libris stamp on front pastedown; mild foxing; shelved case 1.
Caracas: Editorial Arte, 1983. Quarto; G/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has slight edgewear/shelfwear; Boards in dark blue cloth with silver print, bump to front lower edge, cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has cracked hinges but is clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 134 pages, illustrated (some color).
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904. Large Octavo; pp 634; fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; gilt illustration to front; original publisher's cloth shows some spotting to front; three blind-stamped borders to boards; slight wear to exterior; chips to corners and edges; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; cracking to pp 34-35, 46-47, 112-113,160-161,174-175, 224-225, 400-401; slight staining to gutter at p 46; few photographs loosed from binding, but present; missing two rear endpapers; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Lima, Peru: Banco de Credito del Peru en la Cultura, 1989. Quarto; pp 213; VG/VG; white spine with black text; dust jacket has shows minimal wear to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; arts - Latin American; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1890. First Edition. Octavo 341 pages; VG; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering and rulers, front cover has a painted and gilt flag design with gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, with minimal bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and dust build up along the top edge; shelved Case 1.
Mattituck, NY: Queens House, 1922. 284/300. Octavo; pp 71; VG/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text; encased in white box with paper label to front; limited edition, 284 of 300; originally published 1922; green illustration and black text to front; cloth has light wear to exterior; sturdy boards; orange and green design and text to front text block shows light toning; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; frontispiece.
Mattituck, NY: Queens House, 1922. 264/300. Octavo; pp 71; VG-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text; encased in white box with paper label to front; limited edition, 264 of 300; originally published 1922; green illustration and black text to front; cloth has light wear to exterior; light smudges to front; sturdy boards; orange and green design and text to front text block shows light toning; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; frontispiece.
New York: Outerbridge & Lazard, Inc., 1972. First U.S. Edition. Oblong Folio; pp 176; G/no-DJ; 1/4 bound black spine with gilt text; pictorial boards; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior edges; some rubbing to spine edges; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Harper & Row, 1975. First Edition, Sixth Printing. Octavo, 212 pages, [1 page], VG/G+; white DJ, black lettering: moderate creasing/scratching/mild rubbing to covers, closed tearing to head and corners, "$4.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, dark orange cloth spine, matte gray paper boards, silver lettering to spine: mild bumping to head and tail, light scratch to bottom corner of front board, mild age-toning/wear to text-block, stippled fore-edge, interior clean; SIGNED flat by Momaday to title page, closed tear to back paste-down; First Edition, Sixth Printing: number line "71 72 73 74 75 10 9 8 7 6" to verso of last blank page; shelved Front Counter.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1941. First Edition. Octavo, 251 pages; VG; quarter bound in beige cloth; spine and front cover have blue lettering and a blue tribal pattern, pages have red coloring along the top edge; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal bumping on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing on both boards and on the spine, boards have minor warping; pages clear; profusely illustrated with full color plates; original owner's name is written on the ffep in ink; shelved front table.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1891. Octavo; pp 617; G-/paperback; sage green spine without text; full title: Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-88; The Medicine-Men of the Apache; covers have slight curling to front cover; mild wear to exterior; textured covers without text; possibly rebound; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; price clipped ffep; many illustrations, some with tissue guards; some foxing to interior; few plates impacted with foxing; tight binding.
New York: Hastings House, 1941. G+/G Octavo in light blue cloth over boards with silver text and motif, DJ sepia and off white photographic print, spine off white with sepia text. Some shelfwear; DJ quite worn around edges and corners, spine repaired with tape, now in mylar. Boards a bit faded, frayed at corners, bumped at head and tail of spine. Previous owner's name on ffep. Interior clean, binding solid. Shelved in Scenic Photography.
Boston: Published by the author, 1849. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands, top portion torn away; Boards three-quarter bound with black leather to spine and corners, purple cloth to boards, hinges torn, top portion of spine torn away, worn, exposed corners, scratches to rear, mild scuffing to leather; Text block has marbled endpapers, cracked hinges, name in ink on front endpapers, name in pencil on rear endpapers, pencil doodles on verso of frontispiece, stray pencil mark on title page, foxing throughout, age-toning to paper, page 9-10 detached from binding; 371 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1946. First Edition. Octavo; pp 222; G-/Fair; navy blue/blue pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has noticeable chips to edges; some foxing to exterior; rubbing to joints; flaps adhered to pastedowns; cloth has modest wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; text block has slightly age toned exterior edges; deckled fore edge; previous bookshop's stamp to front pastedown; interior clean;.
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1890. First. 2 folios, each 711pp in dark red cloth with gilt titles on spine Book condition is Fair with wear and moisture staining to covers and parts of the text blocks on both volumes, the hinges are shaken and starting to separate, the title page of Part I is detached but present. AS-IS.
New York: William Morrow, 1966. first edition. Quarto in yellow hardcovers with black and white DJ in brodart; orange letters on spine; DJ discolored with some soiling; book slightly slanted; paper slightly faded; text and photos clean; pp. 96; this is a scarce book on the language, ritual and encounters with Shoshoneans; shelved in Native American section.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1911. Quarto; pp 672; G-/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth has spotting to exterior, staining to spine, bumped corners, some wear to edges; text block shows age toning to exterior edges with foxing; map to rear; illustrated with photographs; interior clean.
West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1986. First edition. Quarto; pp 199; VG/VG; dark red spine with white text; dust jacket is clean, minor wear to edges; cloth is clean, minor rubbing to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by Margaret Tafoya and authors; arts - American;.
Chapel Hill: Published for The Center for Documentary Photography, Duke University, by The University of North Carolina Press, 1984. Quarto; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with grey cloth to spine and green cloth to boards, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; ix,150 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w) + 9 photographic postcards (b&w) in envelope.
Caracas: Fundacion La Sale de Ciencias Naturales, 1984. Octavo; pp 547; G/paperback; dark beige spine with black text; covers have slight sunning to spine; some rubbing wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior lightly toned; small sticker to ffep; Spanish text.
New York and London: D. Appeton and Company, 1931. Octavo; pp 508; G-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; gilt text and decorations to spine and front boards; full title: The Mound-Builders: A Reconstruction of the Life of a Prehistoric American Race, Through Exploration and Interpretation of Their Earth Mounds, Their Burials, and Their Cultural Remains; cloth has moderate wear to exterior with slight staining; some wear to edges, mostly to joints; text block light toning to text pages; slight age toning to exterior edges; slight shadow toning to endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; shaken spine; frontispiece; illustrated with many photographs.
London: The Folio Society, 2003. Collector's Edition. Tall, slipcased octavo hardcover in handsome dark green boards bearing reproduction of an Edward Curtis photograph on front board, NF-/No DJ as issued: light shelfwear. Slipcase is in VG+ condition: minor shelfwear. Includes numerous photographs and illustrations. Binding strong, illustrations and photographs vibrant, and text clean. [Spine has dark green background and gilt text. Shelved in Folio Society/Misc. Sets].
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition. VG-/VG- 8vo in beige and brown DJ, title on spine in black. DJ un-faded, worn at spine top and bottom, closed tear on front. Spine straight, boards flat, binding solid. Textblock browned. Pages clean, flat and white, no foxing. Gift inscr. on ffep. 282 pgs. An autobiography by Archibald Belaney, an Englishman who pretended to Native American parentage. shelve Canada.
Cincinnati: The Graphic Press, 1886. Octavo; G condition; Dark green spine with gilt text; Cloth has rubbed edges, wear at head & tail spine edges, and exterior shows rubbing also but panels have stable and sturdy planks; Text block edges has some dark toning due to age with otherwise intact and unmarked pages; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 330. Shelved in aisle 7.
n.p. Smiley Brothers, 1950. Third Edition. 12mo; pp 96; G/no-DJ; beige spine with burgundy text; cloth has slight sunning to spine, some light soiling to exterior, strong boards; original glassine wraps showing chipped edges; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate remnants to front pastedown; missing ffep; shadow toning to rear endpaper; interior clean.
Tokyo, New York and San Francisco: Kodansha International, 1984. First edition. Quarto; pp 218; VG/VG-; black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; cloth is clean, light wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by artist and author; arts - American;.