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Image for Singing Melodies:  An Album of Piano Solos

Singing Melodies: An Album of Piano Solos

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bryn Mawr, Theodore Presser Co.: 1936

Seller ID: 130658

Condition: Very Good


You can teach both little and big fingers to play with this book, because the arrangements are very simple and generously interlarded with fingerings. 16 songs, including such chestnuts as "My Biddy" and "The Polliwog." See what passed for Native American music in the 1930s. 32 pages. Previous pianist's name on flyleaf but no other markings. Stapled binding, slight corner wear. View more info

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Ned Jalbert

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ned Jalbert Interiors: 2007

Seller ID: 143963

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Glossy catalogue of American Indian Art from Ned Jalbert, American Indian Masterworks dealer, Westboro, MA. 8 7/8"w x 12"h. 43 pages. View more info

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Tipi: Traditional Native American Shelter, The

By: Adolf Hungrywolf

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Native Voices: 2006

Seller ID: 139816

ISBN: 1570671745

Condition: Very Good


HARDCOVER BOOK re-bound by the library from a paperback into heavy, hardback covers. Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book is very clean and shows little to no wear. 222 pages with a great many b&w photos. View more info

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Indian Primitive

By: Andrews, Ralph W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y., Bonanza: 1960

Seller ID: 146155

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Full gray cloth boards. Edge wear and small tears to dust jacket. 8 3/8"w x 10 5/8"h. 174 pages. Many b&w photos. From the racist dust jacket blurb: "...it is not difficult to imagine the daring and enterprise of the pioneers who pointed crude cameras at these savages as they butchered whales in native rituals or pounded drums as the spirit doctor danced over a sick man. Did they get other pictures or spears in their backs?" View more info

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Waterless Mountain

By: Armer, Laura Adams

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1953

Seller ID: 141513

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 212 pages. 6"w x 8 3/4"h. Many b&w illustrations. Waterless Mountain is a novel by Laura Adams Armer that was awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1932. View more info

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Daughters of the desert: Women anthropologists and the native American Southwest, 1880-1980 : an illustrated catalogue

By: Barbara A Babcock

Price: $47.50

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144226

ISBN: 0826310877

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect except for rectangular cut-out at top of half title page, perhaps where a previous owner was listed. All else Fine/as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 241 pages, heavily illustrated with b&w photos, line drawings, charts, prints. View more info

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Indian Art of Ancient Florida

By: Barbara A. Purdy

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University Press of Florida: 1996

Seller ID: 138732

ISBN: 081301462X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows scuffing, light edge wear and light signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 124 pages with a great many color photos. A superb book--and one that is long overdue. A fine sampling of a unique native American artistic heritage is laid out before you, in text and in pictures, in this exciting book. --Gordon R. Willey, Peabody Museum, Harvard UniversityFor thousands of years, the Indians of Florida created exq... View more info

House and Home: Spirits of the South

By: Belcher, Max; Buchanan, Beverly; Christenberry, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Andover, MA / Seattle, WA, Addison Gallery of American Art / University of Washington Press: 1996

Seller ID: 134210

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 100 pages. Black and white photos. Essays by Rebecca Walker and Jack Reynolds, who curated this exhibition that appeared in the Addison Gallery of American Art, the Phillips Academy and elsewhere, with artwork by Buchanan, Christenberry and Belcher. Max Belcher's subject is comparing houses built by American freed slaves in Liberia with those built in the south of the U.S. Beverly Buchanan photographs "shacks." William Christenberry photographs structures in his native Alabama. Oblong format: 11"w x 10 1/2"h. View more info

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Pawnee

By: Bell, Thelma Harrington

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, Viking Press: 1956

Seller ID: 141239

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Full brown buckram cloth boards with white title and white and black illustration. Black and white illustrations by Corydon Bell. 64 pages. 8"w x 10 1/8"h. The story of a boy's buckskin Indian doll who comes to life. View more info

Native American Picture Books of Change: The Art of Historic Children's Books

By: Benes, Rebecca C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Press: 2004

Seller ID: 143596

ISBN: 0890134715

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. As-new, still in shrink wrap. Oblong format: 11 1/4"w x 9 1/4"h. View more info

Early Years of Native American Art History: The Politics of Scholarship and Collecting

By: Berlo, Janet Catherine (ed.)

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Univ of Washington Pr: 1992

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 120015

ISBN: 0295972025

Condition: Very Good


This copy has been withdrawn from a library; solid binding, text has been underlined occasionall in pen. Dust jacket is wrapped in mylar and has been taped to the covers. 244pages. View more info

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The Story of Little-Big

By: Beyer, Ernestine Corbern

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1962

Seller ID: 145462

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Small tears on dust jacket. 48 pages. Sepia toned drawings by Vee Guthrie. View more info

Survival This Way: Interviews With American Indian Poets

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114638

ISBN: 0816510245

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Dust jacket in mylar. 363 pages. N. Scott Momaday, James Welch, Louise Erdrich, Paula Gunn Allen... twenty-one leading American Indian poets discuss the role of Native American culture in their work, the forces that shape contemporary Native American poetry, and the prospects of that poetry's surviving as a form apart from the poetry of the dominant culture. View more info

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Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum

By: Conn, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, Denver Art Museum / University of Washington Press: 1979

Seller ID: 135046

ISBN: 0295956372

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 351 pages. Full brown cloth boards. Large format: 8 7/8"w x 11 3/4"h. Five hundred plates, 100 in full color, trace the flowering of many cultures--their kinships and rivalries, traditions and innovations, extravagances and austerities. View more info

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Red Feather

By: Cory, David

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap: 1934

Seller ID: 132206

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 126 pages. Edge wear to cover. Pictorial cover with cloth spine. 6 7/8"w x 8 3/4"h. From "The Little Indian" series. Cool pictorial endpapers. Black and white illustrations. View more info

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Edward Sheriff Curtis: Visions of a Vanishing Race

By: Curtis Graybill, Florence ; Victor Boesen

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1986

Seller ID: 144225

ISBN: 0826322492

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Biographical essay by Curtis' daughter and 175 of his greatest photographs. 9"w x 12"h, View more info

Talent for Detail: The Photographs of Miss Frances Benjamin Johnston 1889 -- 1910, A

By: DANIEL, PETE ; SMOCK, RAYMOND

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1974

Seller ID: 137735

ISBN: 0517516438

Condition: Very Good


Covers show light wear only. Book is otherwise in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, , text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Black and white illustrations, often full page. 182 pages. "Frances Benjamin Johnston was a prominent studio photographer and photojournalist at the turn of the twentieth century. She presented three bodies of work at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900: a collection of photographs by American women, a series of photographs of students in the Washington, D.C., school system, and a series of photographs of students from the... View more info

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Father Junipero Serra: Sketches of His Life in California

By: DeGrazia, Ted

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ward Ritchie Press: 1969

Seller ID: 133305

ISBN: 0943869013

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Unpaginated. Full beige cloth boards with a horse and rider sketch on cover. Price-clipped dust jacket shows slight edge wear. Sketches by the American artist DeGrazia of 18th century .Spanish Franciscan friar Junipero Serra. Introduction and observations by Carl S. Dentzel. View more info

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Bill Reid: Beyond The Essential Form (Museum Note, No 19)

By: Duffek, Karen; Reid, Bill

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press: 1986

Seller ID: 141798

ISBN: 0774802634

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 58 pages. Many color and b&w photos. Slight edge wear to cover and scuff marks on spine. View more info

Image for Land of Little Rain:  A Story of Hopi Indian Children, The

Land of Little Rain: A Story of Hopi Indian Children, The

By: Fellows, Muriel H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Junior Literary Guild and The John C. Winston Company: 1936

Seller ID: 138491

Condition: Good


Black, orange, and teal hopi chevron design on cloth cover. Wear to corners and top and bottom of spine. 6 1/8"w x 9"h. 121 pages. Printed on thick, creamy paper. Black and white and color illustrations by the author. Previous owner's name and dust jacket blurb pasted on front endpapers. Sah-mee and Moho make clay bowls and a clay house; they also participate in the Snake Dance to bring rain to their desert home. View more info