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Rare and Used Books Discussing Indian Topics.

The Mimbres: Art and Archaeology

Author: Fewkes, J. Walter (1850-1930) Publisher: Avanyu Publishing Pub Date: 1989 and 1993 (First printing and third printing) (Reprint edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: 3 copies.  Copy 1 (FL): Good.  First printing.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Inscribed on half-title page.  Light corner and edge wear.  Copy 2 (FL): Good.  Third printing.  Binding tight. …

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California’s Gabrielino Indians

Author: Johnston, Bernice Eastman Publisher: Southwest Museum Pub Date: 1962 (First edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Slight cocking to spine.  Some corner and edge wear.  Smudging to bottom text block. Notes: Frederick Webb Hodge Anniversary Publication fund Volume VIII.  A series of articles originally published…

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From This Earth: The Ancient Art of Pueblo Pottery

Author: Peckham, Stewart  (1927-2018) Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1990 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, folds.  Light corner, edge and spine wear.  Front cover corners, both upper and lower, have very small bends. Notes:  “Stewart Peckham…is probably among the world’s two or three most knowledgeable typologists of Southwestern…

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The Ancient Southwestern Community: Models and Methods for the Study of Prehistoric Social Organization

Editors: Wills, W.H. (Wirt Henry)  and Leonard, Robert D. Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1994 (first edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: 2 copies.  Copy 1:  Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket, as issued.  Previous owner’s name in ink on half-title page.   Appears unused.  Copy 2 (SR): Good.  Binding…

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Hunting Charms of the Montagnais and the Mistassini: Indian Notes and Monographs (Pamphlet)

Authors: Speck, Frank G.  (1881-1950) and Heye, George G. (1874-1957) Publisher: Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation Pub Date: 1921 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Stapled binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  An L-shaped area of “discoloration” on front cover at spine and lower edges, almost like a reverse sun-fading.  Some spotting…

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Digging Into History: A Brief Account of Fifteen Years of Archaeological Work in New Mexico

Author: Martin, Paul S.(1928-2010) Publisher: Chicago Natural History Museum (now the Field Museum) Pub Date: 1959 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s name in ink on ffep.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Appears untouched. Notes: Martin is most well-known for his theory that Ice Age…

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Tony Hillerman’s Indian Country Map & Guide: Locations & Descriptions from the Best Selling Mystery Series, Second Edition

Author: Lister, Frank Publisher: Time Traveler Maps Pub Date: 2003 Binding: Map, with stiff paper covers Condition: Good.  No marks, tears.  (Can’t say bends or folds.  It’s folded).  Some corner and edge wear to the stiff paper covers. Notes: Map, colored and illustrated.  Basically a large format map of the Navajo reservation, with surrounding areas…

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New Mexico Past and Present: A Historical Reader

Editor: Ellis, Richard N. Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1971 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good. Binding tight.  No marks, tears.  Upper front cover corner has approx. 1″ fold.  Some corner and edge wear.  Smudging to bottom text block.  Appears untouched (even after almost 50 years since publication-which can either be a…

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Preserving Western History

Editor: Gulliford, Andrew Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 2005 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Gift inscription on title page.  Very light edge and corner wear. Notes: Textbook.  Undergraduate level history, or “Public History” as the editor calls it.  “Public history is history for an out-of-school audience,…include…

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