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Prehistoric Artifacts of the Texas Indians: An Identification and Reference Guide

Dan R. Davis, Jr., Author/Publisher–For the professional, amateur or layman. This 450 page book identifies 193 dart points, arrow points, tools, and implements of the Texas Indians with over 1,500 life-size research quality photographs as well as 569 references.  (from the Houston Archaeological Society newsletter, The Profile, May 1995)  (That quote taken directly from rear cover of the book.  See photo.)

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Petroglyphs of Southeast Colorado and the Oklahoma Panhandle

Authors: McGlone, Bill; Barker, Ted, and Leonard, Phil Publisher: Mithras Inc. Pub Date: 1994 (First edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears.  Signed by all three authors, inscribed on front inner cover, also on title page.  Upper front cover corner bowed. Notes: Covering an area roughly the size of Massachusetts, approximately…

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Southwestern Pottery: An Annotated Bibliography and List of Types and Wares; Second Edition, revised and expanded (Bibliography)

Author: Oppelt, Norman T. (1930-2011) Publisher: Scarecrow Press Pub Date: 1988 Binding: Hardcover (without dust jacket, as issued) Condition:   Fair to Good.  Ex-library.  Library tag residue to front and rear boards and spine, library markings front and rear endpapers, top of text block.  Library abbreviation in marker on upper rear board.   Wear to head of…

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Santa Fe: The Chief Way

Authors: Strein, Robert; Vaughan, John, and Richards, C. Fenton, Jr. Publisher: New Mexico Magazine Pub Date: 2001 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by all 3 authors, in silver pen, on ffep.  Appears untouched. Notes: A look at all things Santa Fe Chief.  If…

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Language of the Robe: American Indian Trade Blankets

Author: Kapoun, Robert W. Publisher: Gibbs Smith Pub Date: 1992 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author on title page.  Previous owner’s gift inscription, in pencil, on half-title page.  Dust Jacket: Fair to Good.  Edge wear, particularly at front top edge.  Smudging…

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Miera y Pacheco: A Renaissance Spaniard in Eighteenth-Century New Mexico

Author: Kessell, John L. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 2013 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Appears unread.  Signed by the author.  Dust Jacket: Good.  Appears unread.  In mylar. Notes: Mapmaker, artist, wood carver, civil servant–look what you can do without television.

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The Manso Indians

Authors: Beckett, Patrick H. and Corbett, Terry L. Publisher: COAS Publishing and Research Pub Date: 1992 (First edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds. Notes: COAS Monograph Number 9.  Warmly inscribed by Beckett to Florence Lister on title page.  History and ethnography of a tribe that lived…

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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

Author: Tufte, Edward R. Publisher: Graphics Press Pub Date: 2001 (Second edition, first printing) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author at top of title page.  Appears unused.  Dust Jacket: Very Good.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  No edge or corner wear. …

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A Directory of New Mexico Desperados (pamphlet)

Author: Hertzog, Peter (Compiler) Publisher: The Press of the Territorian Pub Date: 1965 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Stapled binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Sunning to spine and spine edges.  Inscribed by the author on title page. Notes: Pamphlet, 44 pages.  A checklist of bad guys, e.g. “Kemp, Dave: Outlaw from Texas.  Once served…

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