Indian

Rare and Used Books Discussing Indian Topics.

Introduction to Zuni Fetishism (Pamphlet)

Author: Kirk, Ruth F. Publisher: Archaeological Institute of America Pub Date: 1942 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Stapled binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  One small smudge at lower front cover corner.  Very light edge and corner wear. Notes: Pamphlet.  Papers of the School of American Research.  “Fetishes vary in size.  A few…

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Borderland in Retreat: From Spanish Louisiana to the Far Southwest

Author: Nasatir, Abraham P. (1905-1991) Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1976 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Gilt on spine still sharp, easily readable. Notes: Nasatir was a student of Bolton’s at the University of California, Berkeley,…

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Some Geographic Factors That Influenced the Ancient Populations of the Chaco Canyon, New Mexico: A Preliminary Report (Pamphlet)

Author: Fisher, Reginald G. (1900-1964) Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1934 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Ex-library?  Stapled binding loose at bottom staple area.   Without covers.  Two former owners–a department library and Bob Lister– both at top front corner, with the department name scratched out.  Hole-punced near upper spine edge.  3 small tears…

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Archaeological Field School 2005-2006: Results of the 2005-2006 Session

Authors: Douglass, John G.; Boggs, Brian; Peterson, Polly A.; Onken, Jill A.; and Lerch, Michael K. Publisher: Statistical Research, Inc. Pub Date: 2009 Binding: Paperback (wire-o binding) Condition: Fair to Good.  Ex-corporate library.  Wire-o binding tight, no breaks or kinks.  No tears, bends or folds.  Library identification label on lower front cover at spine edge,…

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Prehistoric Culture Waves from Asia to America (Pamphlet)

Author: Jenness, Diamond (1886-1969) Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Pub Date: 1941 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Stapled binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Not perfectly symetrical–either covers were cut short or the pages cut long (see photo). Notes: Pamphlet. Smithsonian Publication 3623.  Offprint.  Reprint from the Smithsonian Report for 1940, Pages 383-396.  Perhaps…

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Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni

Authors: Hayes, Allan and Blom, John Publisher: Northland Press Pub Date: 1996 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Spine and spine edges sun-faded.  Slight smudging to bottom text block.  Appears unused. Notes:  Beautifully photographed collections of pottery from current tribes in…

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The Crow Indians

Author: Lowie, Robert H.  (1883-1957) Publisher: Rinehart & Company Pub Date: 1958 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Previous owner’s name and markings on ffep.   Slight sun-fading to spine.  Light edge wear.   Appears unread. Notes: Originally published in 1935 and reprinted in 1956.  Oh how the times change.  “Morally, Maximillian’s informants gave the Crow an…

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Anthropological Papers (Numbers 7-12)

Author/Editor: None cited (various) Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Pub Date: 1939 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Binding tight.  No tears.  Previous owner’s name stamped on upper front cover corner.  Lower front cover corner has approx. 6″ crease, which extends through the first 18 pages of the text.  Spine wrinkled (I think that’s a fault of age, not…

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A Guide to Indian Jewelry of the Southwest (Pamphlet)

Author: Simpson, Georgianna Kennedy Publisher: Southwest Parks and Monuments Association (SPMA) Pub Date: 1999 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Stapled binding tight.  No marks, tears.  One approx. 1/2″ fold at lower front cover corner. Notes: Pamphlet.  Photos and descriptions of types of jewelry–applique, repousse, clusterwork, mosaic, fetish.  Basic introduction to Navajo, Hopi and Zuni jewelry styles. …

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