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 WESTERN AMERICANA/NATIVE AMERICAN

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EMIGRANTS, PIONEERS, EXPLORERS.
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U.S. ARMY INDIAN WARS.
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GUNFIGHTERS, SETTLERS, PONY EXPRESS, MINERS.

NATIVE AMERICAN
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AMERICA'S ANCIENT TREASURES. Folsoms. Guide to U.S. and Canadian archeological sites and museums. Illustrated, 448 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. UNEM1630 paper$18.95.

 

Among the Apaches

Schwatka.

Apaches in 1870s: dwellings, medicine men, runners, war dress, weapons, leaders. 30 illustrations,  30 pages. Inventory=7.

ISBN: 0-910584-35-4. Order #: FILT4574 paper$4.00

 

BOWS & ARROWS OF THE NATIVE AMERICANS. Hamm. Wooden-, sinew-backed, composite bows; strings; arrows; quivers. Illustrated, 160 pages. Inventory = 1. LYBU1234 paper$14.95.

A BAG OF BONES: Legends of the Wintu Indians of Northern California. Masson. 15 stories told by old Wintu native Americans from group who lived along western Sacramento Valley of California. 10 illustrations, 140 pages. Covers damaged. Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-911010-26-2. Order #: NATG0951 paper$12.95.

 

CANYON DE CHELLY: The Story Behind the Scenery (AZ). Supplee. Anasazi and today's Navajo peoples, rock formations, cliff dwellings at Arizona National park. 65 color photos, 48 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-042-4. 1993. Order #: KCPU3818 paper$8.95.

 


 

CANYON DE CHELLY IN PICTURES: the continuing story. Hunter. Cliffside cliff-dwellings in the canyon of this Arizona national park. Once inhabited by Anasazi and now by Navajo Native Americans. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-145-5. 1999. Order #: KCPU8007 paper$8.95

 

 

 

 

 

COYOTE AND THE FISH. Garrod. An Indian trickster story on the first rainbow trout. 17 Mimbres style ills, 36 pages. ISBN: 0-86541-029-1. Inventory = 1.
#FILT0210 paper$4.00

 

Field Mouse Goes to War: a bilingual tale. Kennard and Yava. Illustrated by Fred Kabotie.

Can the little field mouse outwit the hawk that is stealing chickens from the People?

This traditional Hopi tale was originally published in 1944 by the Bureau of Indian Afffairs. The drawings are by Hopi artist Fred Kabotie who was born at the turn of the century on the Second Mesa. Kabotie was commissioned by the Museum of the American Indian in New York to record authentic native dances and by the Fred Harvey Company to decorate the Indian Tower on the south Rim of the Grand Canyon.

The book is in English and phonetic Hopi. Contains pronunciation guide.74 pages. Inventory = 1.

ISBN: 0-86541-046-1. Order #: FILT5265 paper$10.95

 

FOX GRAPES: Cherokee verse.  Isom. Cherokee verse from Oklahoma--the plains, the hills, the people. Illustrated, 48 pages. Inventory=36.  ISBN: 0-910584-45-1. Order #: FILT0456 paper$3.95

 

 

 

 

Kokopelli: Casanova of the Cliff Dweller

John V. Young.

Who or what was Kokopelli? The hunchback flute player's many roles and the Kokopelli legends are described in this 40 page, illustrated book. Inventory= 5.

ISBN: 0-86541-026-7. Order #: FILT7122 paper$4.95

 

MONUMENT VALLEY: the story behind the scenery. Den Dooven. The desert landscape of unusual rock formations and story of the past Indian people who have lived there, and of the present ones who still do.  Author's handwritten note on page 7. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-88714-29.2. 2011. Order #: KCPU4975 paper$8.95

 

 

IN RED MAN'S LAND. Leupp.

A study of the American Indian, from 1914. Illustrated, 161 pages. Inventory = 9. ISBN: 0-87380-115-6. RIGR1235 cloth$12.00.

 

 

 

KOKOPELLI: Casanova of the Cliff Dwellers. ISBN: 978-0-86541-110-4. Inventory=11. FILT7122 paper$4.00

The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches, including Outcasts of Poker Flat and Tennessee's Partner.  by Bret Harte. Inventory = 21. ISBN: 0-910584-77-X.

Order #: FILT047

 

6 paper$3.95

 

MAKING SILENT STONES SPEAK: Human Evolution and the Dawn of Technology. Schick & Toth. Latest thinking on human origins Illustrated, 352 pages. Inventory = 1. SISC3514 cloth$25.00.

MAKING SILENT STONES SPEAK: Human Evolution and the Dawn of Technology. Schick & Toth. How primitives made and used tools and how this affected evolution. 100 illustrations,  352 pages. Inventory = 1.               SISC6407 paper$13.00.

MIRACLE HILL: The Story of a Navaho Boy. Mitchell & Allen. How the author was raised in the Indian way and then attempted to enter the white man's world--revealing character, family relationships, manners, struggles, worries, emotions. 248 pages.  Originally published by University of Oklahoma at $7.95. Inventory = 6. ZZTB6260 paper$2.98/60.

 

 

 

NAVAJO NATIVE DYES: their preparation and use. Nonabah G. Bryan.

Collection of authentic recipes for rendering dyes from native Southwest plants for dyeing wool for rugs. Inculdes guide to identifying plants. Plants to use, dyeing wool for Navajo rugs. 36 drawings, 75 pages. Inventory =17.

ISBN: 0-910584-57-5. #FILT0490 paper$5.00

 

SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN POTTERY. Hucko. Potters and their styles from the pueblo towns of the Southwest. 64 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-88714-148-X. 1999. Order# KCPU4262 paper$12.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Papago (Tohono O'odham) and Pima Indians of Arizona

Ruth M. Underhill.

Noted anthropologist describes everyday life, religion, arts, and government of two Arizona tribes. First published in 1930s.
74 pages, illustrated. Inventory= 1.

ISBN: 978-0-86541-059-6. Order #: FILT0487 paper$10.95   

 

THE STONE AGE PRESENT. Allman. How evolution has shaped modern life--from sex, violence, and language to emotions, morals, and communities. 288 pages. Inventory = 1. SISC6877 cloth$23.00.

THE STONE AGE PRESENT. Allman. How evolution has shaped modern life--from sex, violence, and language to emotions, morals, and communities. 286 pages. Inventory = 1. SISC6110 paper$12.00.

TIME DETECTIVES. Fagan.How scientists use modern technology to unravel the secrets of the past. Archeological detective stories. Illustrated, 288 pages. Inventory = 1. SISC1565 paper$14.00.

ROCK ART & ARTIFACTS
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DICTIONARY OF PREHISTORIC INDIAN ARTIFACTS OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST. Barnett. Describes artifacts, their excavation sites, and their uses. 249 illustrations, 148 pages. Inventory = 6. NOLA5471 paper$12.95.

 

 

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EMIGRANTS, PIONEERS, EXPLORERS
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THE ADVENTURES OF THE WOMAN HOMESTEADER: The Life and Letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart. George. Portrait set in Wyoming. 14 photos, 238 pages. Inventory = 1. UNEB3805 paper$9.95.

THE BARON, THE LOGGER, THE MINER, AND ME. Toole. People-crammed Montana history, wonderful tales of adventure. Illustrated, 280 large-format  pages. 2 tears on dust jacket. Inventory = 1. MOPR4638 cloth$35.00.

THE BARON, THE LOGGER, THE MINER, AND ME. Toole. People-crammed Montana history, wonderful tales of adventure. Illustrated, 280 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. MOPR2046 paper$14.95.

THE BITTER ROOT: The Pursuit of Freedom by a Man of Our Time. Salisbury. Autobiography of a man who did about one of each in earlier days when life was supposed to have been simple, but obviously wasn't for him. Photos, 258 pages. Inventory = 1. DARW1990 paper$4.95.

 

THE BEAVER MEN. Sandoz. History of trappers who roamed the wilds of Canada and western America during the period 1630-1834. 335 pages. Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-8032-5884-4. Order #: UNEB paper$7.95

 

 

BLICKENSDERFER: images of the West. Witthus. 75 illustrations , 160 large-format pages. Inventory = 1.   CORD5944    cloth$35.00/60

 

 

 

 

JEDEDIAH SMITH AND THE OPENING OF THE WEST. Morgan. Smith was the first to travel many of the routes to and within the American West. 458 pages. ISBN: 0-8032-5138-6. 1964. Inventory = 1. Order #: UNEB6523 paper$9.95.   This copy has wrinkles at base of first two pages; otherwise fine.

 

THE LIFE OF PAT F. GARRETT and the Taming of the Border Outlaw. Scanland.

Gunmen, outlaws, greatest sheriff of Old Southwest. 5 illustrations, 44 pages. Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-910584-18.4. FILT0485 paper$3.95

 

 

 

OLD JULES. Mari Sandoz. Portrait of pioneer by his daughter. This book is still in print at $16.95, so this is a bargain. Inventory =1. UNEB6830 paper$7.95

THE OVERLAND MIGRATIONS: Settlers to Oregon, California, and Utah. Lavender.

National Park Service Handbook gives reasons for movement westward, guide to trails, traveler's stories. Color illustrations, 111 pages. Inventory = 1 Last of Stock. USGB2451 paper$9.00. (On orders of 50 or more we can offer these through VistaBooks in the future at 9.00 less 40%.)

 

 

Powell's Canyon Voyage

W. L. Rusho.

History of J. W. Powell's first expedition through the Grand Canyon. 44pages, illustrated. Inventory = 7.

ISBN: 0-910584-12-5. Order #: FILT0461 paper$4.00

 

 

 

LEWIS AND CLARK: Voyage of Discovery. Murphy. 1804 exploration into America's new Louisiana Purchase; wildlife, Indian encounters. 68 color photos, 48 large-format pages. Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-916122-50-6. 19747. Order #: KCPU0740 paper$8.95.

 

 

 

 

WILLIAM CLARK: Jeffersonian Man on the Frontier. Steffen. Biography of co-leader of Lewis & Clark expedition. Illustrated. Inventory = 1. ZZTB5750 paper$6.95.

UNITED STATES POLAR EXPLORATION. Friis.National Archives Conference Vol. 1, Papers of the Conference on United States Polar Exploration. Inventory = 5. SWAL3743 cloth$15.00.

 

 

 

WHAT I SAW IN CALIFORNIA. Bryant. First published in 1848, became the foremost trail guide for the '49ers.--based on his own western tour of 1846. 455 pages. Inventory = 1; out of print at publisher.1985. ISBN: 0-8032-6070-9. Order #: UNEB6978 paper$9.95

U.S. ARMY INDIAN WARS
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PHIL SHERIDAN AND HIS ARMY. Hutton. Definitive account of Sheridan's western career against native Americans, role in Chicago, with Buffalo Bill, and as proponent of national park system. 494 pages. Inventory = 2 UNEB2293 paper$19.95.

 

 

 

U.S. ARMY UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT, 1889. Quartermaster General of the Army. Includes clothing, tents, flags, bugle, broom, more. ISBN: 0-8032-9552-9. Inventor- 1.1986. Order #: UNEB6525 paper$14.95   This copy has light staining and bending on upper right corner of most pages.

U.S. ARMY UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT, 1889. Quartermaster General of the Army. Includes clothing, tents, flags, bugle, broom, more. ISBN: 978-0-8032-9552-9. Inventor- 1.1986. Order #: UNEB6854paper$14.95  

 

 

 

THE BATTLE OF THE WASHITA: the Sheridan-Custer Indian Campaign of 1867-69. Hoig. Account of Custer's raid on Indian camp with discussion of whether it was justified. ISBN: 0-8032-7204-9. 1979. Inventory = 1. Order #: UNEB6535 paper$6.95

 

 

 

 

GUNFIGHTERS, SETTLERS, PONY EXPRESS, MINERS.

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THE ALAMO. Myers. Chronicles the seige of the Alamo--its setting in the context of the War with Mexico. 240 pages. Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-8032-577-1. Order #: UNEB6881 paper$5.95

 

 

ART OF THE GOLD RUSH. Driesbach, Jones, & Holland.Artworks associated with the California gold rush of 1849, accopaniment to museum exhibit. Published by University of California Press with Crocker Art Musem and Oakland Museum of California. Color illustrations, 166 large-format pages. Inventory= 1. ISBN: 0-520-21432-3. UCAL3462 Publisher's list price paper$29.95

 

 

BAD COMPANY. Jackson. Story of California's legendary and actual stage-robbers, bandits, highwaymen, and outlaws from (18) fifties to the eighties. 346 pages. 1977. ISBN: 0-8032-5866-6. Order #: UNEB7008 paper$9.95

BILL DOOLAN, OUTLAW: O.T. Hanes.

Biography of ex-Dalton gang member called "King of the Oklahoma Outlaws". Photos, 256 pages.  Originally published by University of Oklahoma at $7.95. Inventory = 6. ZZTB5746 paper$2.98/60.

Butch Cassidy: the congenial desperado. Walker. Life and escapades of famous outlaw. Photos, 64 pages. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas. Inventory = 5. No ISBN.  #BALA9267 paper$3.95

Gunfighters. by George Turner. Portrays 29 gunfighters in 64 pages. Illustrated. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas. Inventory = 6. No ISBN. #BALA9266 paper$3.95

 

Secrets of Jesse James. Turner. Life and death of legendary outlaw. Drawings, 64 pages. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas. Inventory = 9. No ISBN.# BALA9264 paper$3.95

 

 

A FITTING DEATH FOR BILLY THE KID. Adams. How the "Kid" legend was born and grew. Illustrated, 320 pages. Inventory = 3. UOKL5678 paper$8.95

A BRIDE GOES WEST. Alderson & Smith. Off to Montana in 1882 to run a cattle ranch; the woman's story. 273 pages. Inventory =1. 1969. ISBN: 0-8032-5001-0. Order #:  UNEB6903 paper$8.95

 

 

 

 

THE CALIFORNIA TRAIL: an epic with many heroes. Stewart. The migration of the 1840s to California. 339 pages. 1983. Inventory= 1. ISBN: 0-8032-9143-4. Order #: UNEB7010 paper$11.95

 

 

 


THE FETTERMAN MASSACRE. Brown. Tale of massacre at Fort Phil Kearny on December 21. 19866 at the foothills of the Big Horns. 251 pages. 1971. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8032-5730-9. Order #: UNEB7052 paper$7.50

 

 

 

 

FORT LARAMIE and the pageant of the West, 1834-1890. Hafen and Young. Role of Army's Wyoming Territory fort on Oregon Trail in settling the West. 427 pages. Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-8032-7223-5. Order #: UNEB6844 paper$8.95

 

 

 

Frontier Types and In Cowboy Land. Theodore Roosevelt. Illus by Frederic Remington. ISBN: 0-86541-041-0. Inventory =1. Order #: FILT5543 paper$5.95

 

 

 

 

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain).

Facsimile of 1875 edition of Clemens' hilarious story "rescued" from a translation into French. 32 pages, illustrated. Inventory = 1. OP this edition; new edition available.

ISBN: 978-0-910584-02-9. Order #: FILT4512 paper$5.50

 

 


 

FRYINGPANS WEST COOKBOOK. Arnold.

Frontier food and drinks gleaned from some 1600 books of the period, many served in Colorado's The Fort restaurant, replica of fur-trading post. Illustrated, 55 pages. Inventory = 4. ISBN: 0-914454-03-X.  ARNO0512 paper$6.95.

 

OUTLAW: On the Dodge with Baldy Russell. Sonnichsen. Story of a frontier fugitive from the law in Texas and New Mexico. Photos, 198 pages. Inventory = 5. SWAL1476 paper$9.95.

PONY EXPRESS. Reinfeld. Account of the establishment of the first "rapid"-communications system across America and of the riders and their rides. 127 pages. 1973. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8032-5786-4. Order #: UNEB7087 paper$6.00

 

 

 

SADDLES AND SPURS: the Pony Express saga. Settle & Settle. Story of the transcontinental horse mail 1860-1861. 217 pages. 1972. ISBN: 0-8032-5765-1. Order #: UN
EB7087
paper$11.00

 

 

 

 

THE  TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO THE PONY EXPRESS TRAIL Bensen. Scenic touring guide for modern explorers, featuring advice on where to go, what to see, and what to do along the famous route. 140 pages. 1995. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-56044-233-6. Order #: GLPE6553 paper$12.95

 

 

 

THE SHIRLEY LETTERS from the California Mines 1951-1852. Dame Shirley (Louise A.K.S. Clapper).

Classic Gold Rush Americana literature--daily life and momentous adventures, mining techniques, characters portrayed in 23 letters written by a physician's wife about the Feather and Yuba River mines. First published in The Pioneer, 1854-55 and inspiring some of the writings of Bret Harte and possibly Mark Twain. 221 pages. Inventory = 3. PESM1082 paper$14.95.

 

 

THE WEST ON WOOD (VOL. 1--Southwestern Indians). 19th century engravings gleaned from early publications. Illustrated, 56 pages. Inventory = 12. ISBN: 0-86541-015-1. #FILT4662 paper$3.95

 

 YUKON POEMS of ROBERT SERVICE. Sourdough Edition. Familiar and timeless poems of the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898.

    "The Shooting of Dan McGrew"
    "The Law of the Yukon"
    "The Cremation of Sam McGee"}
    "The Spell of the Yukon"
    "The Song of the Wage-slave"
Inventory= 1.

ISBN: 0-86541-040-2. Order #: FILT2164 paper$4.95

 


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