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SCIENCE, November 20, 1885. Volume VI. No. 146

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003233

Condition: Good to Good+


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 slightl... View more info

SCIENCE, August 31, 1883. No. 30.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1883

Seller ID: 003361

Condition: Good


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... View more info

DESERT MAGAZINE, December 1949.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Knyvett:

Seller ID: 005000

Condition: Good


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 ba... View more info

R. C. GORMAN: THE GRAPHIC WORKS

By: Adams, Ben Q. And Richard Newlin

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, Taos Edition, Ltd. In Association with Western Graphics Workshop, Inc. And Houston Fine Art Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 007484

ISBN: 0-9619950-0-9

Condition: Very Good+


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... View more info

ROCKY MOUNTAINS ADVENTURES, Bristling with Animated Details of Fearful Fights of American Hunters with Savage Indians, Mexican Rancheros, and Beasts of Prey

By: Bryant, Edwin

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co: 1885

Edition: Arlington Edition

Seller ID: 004294

Condition: Good


"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. ... View more info

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...

By: Calhoun, J. C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1824

Seller ID: 006846

Condition: Very Good-


...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. View more info

THE IRVINE RANCH

By: Cleland, Robert Glass

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Marino, California, The Huntington Library: 1978

Seller ID: 006345

ISBN: 0873280229

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

FIVE INDIAN TRIBES OF THE UPPER MISSOURI. Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows.

By: Denig, Edwin Thompson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1961

Seller ID: 004091

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


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+. View more info

YOSEMITE INDIANS

By: Godfrey, Elizabeth H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yosemite Natural History Association: 1973

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 001735

Condition: Very Good+


Published in cooperation with the National Park Service. 35 pp. Orange stiff paper wraps. Interior clean. Pamphlet is VG+. View more info

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

By: Grant, Ulysses S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1875

Seller ID: 007280

Condition: Very Good-


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, an... View more info

CAPTAIN J. ALLEN'S EXPEDITION. Letter From The Secretary Of War.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1846

Seller ID: 003748

Condition: Very Good


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 foxi... View more info

CHEROKEE INDIAN LANDS. Joint Resolution fo The Legislature of Kansas

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1866

Seller ID: 003881

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1861

Seller ID: 003919

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

TREATY OF SAN LORENZO EL REAL 1829

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gales & Seaton: 1829

Seller ID: 005022

Condition: Very Good


Letter from The Secretary of State Transmitting Copies of certain letters of Andrew Ellicot, Commissioner &c. relating to the head or source of St. Mary's River. 20th Congress. 2nd Session. House of Representatives. Executive. Doc. No. 96. "The Secretary of State...to communicate to the House the following letters of Andrew Ellicot, The Commissioner of the United States for carrying into effect the treaty of San Lorenzo el Real of the 27th of October, 1795 between H... View more info

ADDITIONAL LAND FOR THE MOAPA INDIANS IN NEVADA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1902

Seller ID: 005738

Condition: Good


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... View more info

ESTIMATE FOR INDIAN DEPARTMENT FOR 1838 (To Accompany Bill No. 269)

By: House of Representatives

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomas Allen, Print: 1837

Seller ID: 005743

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

REMOVAL OF THE WINNEBAGOES

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1850

Seller ID: 005744

Condition: Very Good


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 b... View more info

CATLIN'S INDIAN GALLERY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Ritchie & Heiss: 1846

Seller ID: 005956

Condition: Very Good -


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 re... View more info

CITIZENS OF GEORGIA -- CLAIMS ON CREEK INDIANS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1828

Seller ID: 006872

Condition: Very Good-


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... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING ADDITIONAL ESTIMATES FOR THE INDIAN SERVICE, &c.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1852

Seller ID: 007088

Condition: Very Good


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 conditi... View more info