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1 DESERT MAGAZINE, December 1949.
William Knyvett Paper Cover Good Magazine: Desert Photographs, Maps, Drawings, 
December 1949 issue with cover showing White Christmas on the Desert. Some articles include: Valley of the Cathedrals, by Charles Kelly; We found Ant Hills covered with Jewels, by Edith Rutenic McLeod; Panamint Pack Trip, by Randall Henderson; Pom Poms at Christmas, by Dorothy L. Pillsbury; and Adobe Maker of Scottsdale, by Christine B. MacKenzie. Pictorial cover with some rubbing. Several small nicks at spine joint. Back cover 4 1/2" tear at spine.Mildly soiled back cover. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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2 SCIENCE, August 31, 1883. No. 30.
Cambridge The Science Company 1883 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Etchings, Tables, Graph 
Articles: Notes on the Geology of the Troad, by J.S. Diller; Occurrence of Mound-Builders Pipes in New Jersey, by Charles C. Abbott with an illustration; The Igloo of the Innuit. -III. with 9 illustrations; Minnesota Weather; Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Geology of Philadelphia by Henry Carvill Lewis; The Iroquois Book of Rites; The Evidence for evolution in the history of the extinct Mammalia with a table; A classification of the natural sciences by T. Sterry Hunt with a table; Orbit of the great comet of 1882 by Edgar Frisbie; The tornado at Racine, May 18, 1883 ; A Method for the calibration of a galvanometer with an illustration; The utilization of the sun's rays for warming and ventilating apartments by E. S. Morse; New form of selenium cell, with some remarkable electrical discoveries made by its use; 3 articles by B. F. Thomas: A Method of determining the centre of gravity of a mass with an illustration; Two forms of apparatus for Boyle's law with 2 illustrations; and A new heliostat with an illustration; The static telephone by Prof. A. E. Dolbear; Report of the committee on indexing the literature of chemical elements; The kinetic theory of the specific heat of solids and A kinetic theory of melting boiling by H. T. Eddy; On y-dichlordibrompropionic and y-dichlorbromacrylic acids by C.F. Mabery; The sub-aqueous dissociation of certain salts with a graph; Suggestions for computing the speed of chemical reactions; Twelve months of lysimeter record at the New York agricultural experiment station by E.L. Sturtevant; The composition of American wheat and corn with a table; The sotol, A Mexican forage plant; American butters and their adulterations by H. W. Wiley; A Comparison of terr-cotta lumber with other materials; Improvements in shaping-machines; Regularity of flow in double-cylinder rotary pumps; The early History of the North American Continent; and The Remington Type-Writer by Richard A. Proctor with an illustration. pp. 255-298. Covers are advertisements for Photo-Engraving, Park Place, N.Y. and Electrical Test Instruments.. Additional page front and back with advertisements, before articles. ex.-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Some small chips on side and bottom edges.Spine split up 6" but covers still intact. overall exterior is Good.. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Around borders some age-toning, not on text. 
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3 SCIENCE, November 20, 1885. Volume VI. No. 146
New York The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good to Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Tables, Engravings 
With Science Supplement. Article by a Famous American: in Science Supplement: E. J. JAMES "Recent land legislation in England". Other articles: "Blackfoot Tribes"; "Some Reaction-Time Studies" with a table; "Ben Nevis Meteorological Observatory" with an illustration of the observatory; and "Entomology in the National Museum" with a table. In Letters to the Editor: "Effigy mounds in Iowa" with an illustration. Covers slightly soiled. ex.mus. stamp on front. vertical crease, mildly seen throughout publication, very minor. Slight chipping at bottom edge, very slightly at top. Overall covers are Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Supplement's bottom edge mildly chipped otherwise in VG condition. 
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4 Adams, Ben Q. And Richard Newlin R. C. GORMAN: THE GRAPHIC WORKS
Albuquerque, New Mexico Taos Edition, Ltd. In Association with Western Graphics Workshop, Inc. And Houston Fine Art Press 1987 0-9619950-0-9 / 9780961995003 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good- Art Size: Approx. 14 1/2" x 11 1/4" R. C. Gorman Signed by Artist
Forward by John Redhouse. Catalogue Raisonne by Nancy Steen. Commentary by Robert and Hazel Tohe. Signed by artist, R. C. Gorman, on half title page. 254 pp. Grey cloth covers with grey/silver linen spine. DJ in Good- to Good condition with significant wear to edges and corners, large tear to front of cover, scuffing and wear to faces, tears to folds on back of jacket that have been "repaired" with scotch tape. Cover corners slightly rubbed, bottom cover edge has discoloration spots and some rubbing, spine ends are bumped and rubbed. Interior pages crisp, clean. Book in VG+ condition. Due to the size and weight of this book, additional postage may be required. 
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5 Bryant, Edwin ROCKY MOUNTAINS ADVENTURES, Bristling with Animated Details of Fearful Fights of American Hunters with Savage Indians, Mexican Rancheros, and Beasts of Prey
New York Hurst & Co 1885 Arlington Edition Hard Cover Good American History Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" Frontis. Engraving 
"Awful fate of hundreds of overland emigrants amid the snow drifts of the Truckee Peaks, from whence half-frozen men, women, and children were carried over slippery cliffs, lashed to the backs of their gallant rescuers." Also, a "full account" of "The Bear Conquest of California". 452 pp. plus 4 pages of book advertisements. Decorative front cover with Arlington Edition written along cover. Spine faded. Title illegible. Spine ends rubbed/fraying. Overall covers are Good. Frontis. engraving with tissue guard protection. Front hinge broken. paper label with previous owner's name and number on front endpaper. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG. Brown toned to pages, possibly due to age of book. 
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6 Calhoun, J. C. REPORT ON THE COMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS, WHO WERE INSTRUCTED, BY A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, TO INQUIRE INTO THE EXPEDIENCY OF REPEALING THE ACT OF MAKING PROVISION FOR THE CIVILIZATION OF THE INDIAN TRIBES...
Washington Government Printing Office 1824 Paperbound Very Good- Native Americans Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
...Adjoining the Frontier Settlements of the United States, &c, &c. 8th Congress, 1st Session, Doc. [92]. March 23, 1824. Read: Ordered that it lie upon the table. 5 pp. Fold-out table of "Statement in relation to Establishments in the Indian country, for the purpose of civilizing the Indians." Government document bound in gray stiff paper wrap. Document pages are browning, foxed, but text is still easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
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7 Cleland, Robert Glass THE IRVINE RANCH
San Marino, California The Huntington Library 1978 0873280229 / 9780873280228 Trade Paper Very Good California Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Photographs, Maps 
Revised with an Epilogue by Robert V. Hine. "The colorful history of the Irvine Ranch -- from the days of the Gabrieleno Indians, through the days of Spanish and Mexican government, to the ownership and administration of four generations of the Irvine family. The ranch was a combination of three large land grants which went, wholly or in part, into the making of the Irvine property. Dr. Cleland tells the history of these grants and provides reproductions of old maps and portraits of early owners." 167 pages with index. Trade paperback with olive green paper covers. Slight edging to cover edges, tears to top spine end corner. Reminants of price sticker on top corner of front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
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8 Denig, Edwin Thompson FIVE INDIAN TRIBES OF THE UPPER MISSOURI. Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows.
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1961 Cloth Good+ to Very Good- Native American Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Facsimiles 
Edited By John C. Ewers. Civilization of the American Indian series.217 pp. including Index and Bibliography. ex.lib. markings. Front cover 2 white blemishs? otherwise covers are VG. Description flap from DJ glued to front free endpaper. College library bookplate glued on front endpaper. Library stamp and numbers on Editor's Acknowledgment page. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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9 Godfrey, Elizabeth H. YOSEMITE INDIANS
Yosemite Natural History Association 1973 Revised Wraps Very Good+ Native American Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" 
Published in cooperation with the National Park Service. 35 pp. Orange stiff paper wraps. Interior clean. Pamphlet is VG+. 
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10 Grant, Ulysses S. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING, IN ANSWER TO A SENATE RESOLUTION OF MARCH 15, 1875, INFORMATION IN RELATION TO THE BLACK HILLS COUNTRY IN THE SIOUX INDIAN RESERVATION
Washington Government Printing Office 1875 Paperbound Very Good- Native American Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Special Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 2. March 17, 1875.--Read and ordered to lie on the table and be printed. "Copies of papers relating to proposed emigration to the Black Hills country in the Sioux Indian reservation, and measures taken by the military authorities in the matter." Discussion on background to the Little Big Horn massacre. 15 pp. Disbound government document. Spine edge is creased with chipping and small tears. Edges of document are darkened, and last pages (no text) are quite brown and dark. Bottom edge is slightly rippled, corners creased. Text is crisp and easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
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11 House of Representatives ADDITIONAL LAND FOR THE MOAPA INDIANS IN NEVADA
Washington Government Printing Office 1902 Paperbound Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Map 
Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting copy of a report from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to the necessity of additional land for the Moapa indians in Nevada. 57th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Document No. 65. Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed, December 5, 1902. 4 pp. Fold-out map of the Moapa River Indian Reservation. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine. Page edges are significantly chipped and torn. Slight browning to paper. Map is clean. Overall document in Good condition. 
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12 House of Representatives CAPTAIN J. ALLEN'S EXPEDITION. Letter From The Secretary Of War.
Washington Government Printing Office 1846 Paperbound Very Good U. S.Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
29th Congress. 1st Session. Doc. No.168. House of Representatives. "Transmitting The report, journal, and map of Captain J. Allen, of the first regiment of dragoons, of his expedition to the heads of the rivers Des Moines, Blue Earth, &c, in the northwest..." .(Research done indicates that the Map mentioned was not issued.) 18 pp. Report of an expedition into the Indian country (Sioux).Submitted by W.L. Marcy, Secretary of War.(President James K. Polk). Mild foxing along side margin otherwise document is Very Good. 
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13 House of Representatives CATLIN'S INDIAN GALLERY
Washington Ritchie & Heiss 1846 Paperbound Very Good - U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
29th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 806. Read, and laid upon the table. July 24, 1846. "The Joint Committee on the Library, to whom was referred the memorial of Mr. Catlin, for the purchase of his gallery of Indian collections and paintings, and also the memorial of American artists abroad, and of American citizens resident in London..." Catlin's Indian Gallery, which is housed at the Smithsonian Institute American Art Museum, is recognized as a great cultural treasure, offering rare insight into native cultures and an important chapter in American history. 3 pp. Disbound government document. Spine edge is chipped. Browning and foxing to pages, but text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
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14 House of Representatives CHEROKEE INDIAN LANDS. Joint Resolution fo The Legislature of Kansas
1866 Paperbound Very Good Cherokee Indians Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Praying For such legislation as may enable persons entitled thereto to purchase certain lands under the seventeenth article of the treaty of July 19, 1866, between the United States and the Cherokee Indians. House of Representives. Mis. Doc. No. 91, 43d Congress, 2d session. February 22, 1875. Disbound. 2 pp.(front and back) Very Good. 
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15 House of Representatives CITIZENS OF GEORGIA -- CLAIMS ON CREEK INDIANS
Washington Government Printing Office 1828 Paperbound Very Good- Native American Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
20th Congress, 1st Session, Ho. of Reps., Rep. No. 128. February 5, 1828. Read, and committed to a Committee on the Whole House to-morrow. "The Committee on Indian Affairs, who were instructed, by a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 18th of December, to inquire into the expediency of providing, by law, to carry into full effect, the fourth article of the treaty of the eighth of January, 1821, between the United States and the Creek Indians, so far as it relates to the claims of the citizens of Georgia against the said Indians, for injury done prior to the year 1802, report:..." 23 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, chipping and creasing to spine edge. Some creasing to the document corners, pages feel "wavy" to the touch. Light foxing and browning, text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
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16 House of Representatives ESTIMATE FOR INDIAN DEPARTMENT FOR 1838 (To Accompany Bill No. 269)
Thomas Allen, Print 1837 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" Table 
Estimate of the sums required for the service of the year 1838, to meet the current expenses of the Indian Department, for miscellaneous purposes, and for the payment of annunities and other objects provided for by treaties with the various Indian tribes. 25th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 57. Printed by order of the House of Representatives, January 28, 1837. 31 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Light foxing/browning throughout. Document in VG condition. 
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17 House of Representatives ESTIMATES OF APPROPRIATIONS. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting Estimates of Additional Appropriations required For The Service of the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 1861, and June 30, 1862.
Washington Government Printing Office 1861 Paperbound Very Good Civil War Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" Tables 
House of Representatives. 37th Congress, 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 1. Civil War years. Estimates for "Indian Department", Army, Armoires, Arsenals, Munitions of War, Fortifications, etc. Numerous tables. 91 pp. Disbound but intact, clean and in Very Good+ condition. 
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18 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR, TRANSMITTING A LIST OF CLAIMS FOR DEPREDATIONS COMMITTED BY INDIANS, &c., CALLED FOR BY HOUSE RESOLUTION OF APRIL 30, 1874
Washington Government Printing Office 1875 Paperbound Very Good Native Americans Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures 
Indian Depredation Claims. 43D Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 65. January 11, 1875.--Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed. 59 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and chipping to spine edge. Minor tanning to page edges, some foxing spots, few corners are creased, text is easily legible. Document in VG condition. 
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19 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING ADDITIONAL ESTIMATES FOR THE INDIAN SERVICE, &c.
Washington Government Printing Office 1852 Paperbound Very Good Native American Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Additional Estimates--Indian Service. 32d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 4. December 23, 1853.--Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and ordered to be printed. 20 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, chipping and some creasing to spine edge. Page edges are browning, some foxing spots, text easily legible. Small punch holes on left margin, text is not affected. Pages starting to separate. Document in VG condition. 
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20 House of Representatives REMOVAL OF THE WINNEBAGOES
Washington Government Printing Office 1850 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" 
31st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 501. Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed, September 17, 1850. "The Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom was referred the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 6th May, 1850, respecting the contract made with Henry M. Rice for the removal of the Winnebagoes from Iowa and Wisconsin to their lands in Minnesota..." 64 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book remain on spine edge. Light foxing/browning throughout pages. Document in VG condition. 
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