Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855. First American edition, published shortly after the English edition. The text is in... Read More about The Song of Hiawatha
London: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1775. First edition. “Best 18th century English source on the Southern tribes” (Sabin), written by “one of the most colorful figures in Southern colonial history” (Clark), a man who for forty years traded with the Indians. From 1735 until 1759 he traded with..... Read More about The History of the American Indians; Particularly Those Nations adjoining to the Mississippi,...
N. P: Archaelogical Institute of America. Mythology Company Publishers, 1936. Fine reprint of the 1916 edition. Scarce in the original dust jacket. Volume 10 in “The Mythology of All Races” Series. Read More about North American Mythology
London: Henry Colburn, Publishers, 1846. First edition. The author served in Canada in the suppression of the French Canadian uprising of 1837-8. In this work, Levinge describes his military service, impressions of the wildlife and sporting of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, "A Race Through the United States" south to... Read More about Echoes from the Backwoods; or Sketches of Transatlantic Life
Norman [OK]: University of Oklahoma Press, . First edition. No. 66 in The Civilization of the American Indians Series. Read More about The Southern Cheyennes
New Haven: Published for the Dept. of Archeology / Phillips Academy. Andover, Massachussetts / By the Yale University Press, 1930. Read More about The Indians of Pecos Pueblo. A Study of Their Skeletal Remains
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1876. Scarce prospectus for Bancroft's five-volume history of the natives of the Americas, including a synopsis of each volume and schedule of prices. Includes several "recommendations" from literary luminaries, including Longfellow, Whittier, Lowell, Asa Gray, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Nordhoff, and others. OCLC locates..... Read More about The Native Races of the Pacific States of North America
Cambridge: John Wilson and Son, 1890. First edition. Read More about Contributions to the History of the southwestern portion of the United States
Cambridge: Printed by John Wilson and Son University Press, 1892. First edition. Read More about Final Report of Investigations among the Indians of the southwestern United States carried on...
Hollywood, California: Homer H. Boelter Lithography, 1969. First edition, Number 781 of 1000 copies. Read More about Portfolio of Hopi Kachinas. Foreword by Carl Schaefer Dentzel
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. First edition. One of the most acclaimed works on the Indian wars, by an army officer and ethnologist who served on Crook's staff. "A truly great book, on both the Apaches and the Arizona frontier" - Dobie. Read More about On the Border with Crook
New York: William Borradaile, 1824. Eames' Copy, in Original Boards. A general work of some limited popularity at the time of issue, cribbed extensively from John Heckewelder's AN ACCOUNT OF THE INDIAN NATIONS... (1819). Contains material on Indian languages including a chapter by Peter S. Duponceau. Buchanan was British Consul... Read More about Sketches of the History, Manners and Customs, of the North American Indian, with a Plan for Their...
Buffalo: Rockwell, Baker & Hill, Printers, 1864. First edition. Read More about An Authentic and Comprehensive History of Buffalo...Arranged in Chronological Order
Cheerry Valley: The Cherry Valley Gazette Print, 1880. Thirdt Edition. An important contribution to the history of New York's border wars, and a book that excited much attention, inspiring several other frontier histories in New York and adjoining states. "A pioneer work in the annals of early western New York... Read More about Annals of Tryon Country; or, the Border Warfare of New York, During the Revolution
"Mannings Marsh was surveyd for Manning on the 29th March 1663, and was patented the 11th Sept. 1663 to Mr. Dorrington..." Read More about Case of 1799 re: Mannings Marsh and 17th c./18th c. acts re: tribal Indian lands
New York: The Dial Press, 1959. Number 74 of 250 copies signed by the Author. Read More about George Catlin and the Old Frontier
New York: Henry G. Bohn, 1857. Ninth Edition. An idealist and dreamer in the best American sense, Catlin's purpose, as noted in these letters, was to "[snatch] from a hasty oblivion what could be saved for the benefit of posterity, and perpetuating it, as a fair and just monument, to... Read More about Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians: In a...
London: Chiswick Press, 1893. No. 11 of 13 copies printed on vellum (there were also 88 copies printed on paper). One of 13 Copies on Vellum. This work consists of two important ordinances issued by the Spanish monarchy on November 20, 1542, and June 4, 1543. Under the active influence... Read More about The New Laws of the Indies for the Treatment and Preservation of the Indians Promulgated by the...
London: Henry Colburn, 1827. First edition in English. In Boards. Read More about The Natchez; an Indian Tale ..
np: Reprinted from the New Mexico Historical Review, 1929 & 1930. First separate editions. These books are written by the man who captured Geronimo, later became mayor of Tombstone, and founded the Tombstone Epitah. Read More about The San Carlos Apache Police & The San Carlos Apache Police II
[Girard, Kansas: Press of The Appeal to Reason, 1915]. In addition to the account of the capture of Dull Knife, chief of the northern Cheyennes, the author includes material on cow punchers he knew, descriptions of Indian customs, and a good sprinkling of general tidbits of what he saw in... Read More about The Indians’ Last Fight or The Dull Knife Raid
St Louis: Published by the Author, 1866. First edition. Read More about Manomin: A Rhythmical Romance of Minnesota, The Great Rebellion, and the Minnesota Massacres
Boston: Samuel T. Armstrong and Crocker & Brewster New York: John F. Hayen, 1822. First edition. Captivity takes place in Tennessee. Read More about The Little Osage Captive: An Authentic Narrative