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.]: 1927. Short history of Alaska by missionary H.P. Corser, author of Totem Lore and Through the Thousand Islands of Alaska. Read More about Seventy-Six Page History of Alaska
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
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: 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: 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
Los Angeles: The Quivira Society, 1931. From an edition limited to 665 copies printed for the Quivira Society, translated and edited by Marguerite E. Wilbur. This work offers a vivid picture of Lower California and Indian depredations in the tumultuous period of the Jesuit missions there. Authorship has also been..... Read More about The Indian Uprising in Lower California 1734 - 1737. As Described by Father Sigismundo Taraval
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
[Newfoundland and Labrador]: [circa 1890]. The images include several aboard ship and arriving at the dock, as well as images along the river and campsite, including scenic views as well as images of the unidentified travellers. Other Humber River images depict villages, salmon fishing, (with women participating including one holding..... Read More about Album of photographs along the Humber River in Newfoundland and Labrador, including images of...
"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 Series...
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 …
London: Printed by C. Buckton, Great Pultney-Street, 1786. First London edition, set from the 1781 Montreal edition. Fewer than ten copies of the Montreal edition survive. That edition consisted of about 300 copies, 250 of which were burned, prompting the printing of this London edition. Wright suggests that Paul Sahonwadi, a...... Read More about Primer for the Use of the Mohawk Children, To acquire the Spelling and Reading of their own, as...
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