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  • WINTER OF THE WHALE by Carse, Robert; illustrated by Joseph Cellini.
    Carse, Robert; illustrated by Joseph Cellini.
    WINTER OF THE WHALE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1961. dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of young boys from the Manhanset tribe who change into men as they meet one enemy after another in an attempt to find food for their starving people, illustrated with black and white drawings by Joseph Cellini. Factually accurate book for older children about how the American Indians of the Northeast hunted for whales in the pre-colonial days. Bibliography, list of Algonkian words. 160 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dust jacket (some small chips and creasing to top edge of front cover of dj). A rather hard-to-find title, and especially so in this condition.

    Book ID: 72349
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  • WINTER COUNT. by D. Chief Eagle.
    D. Chief Eagle.
    WINTER COUNT.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Boulder, CO: Johnson Publishing Co., (c. 1967.) dj. Hardcover - A historical novel, written by a Sioux Indian Chief, about the Teton Sioux from 1874-1890. 211 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (spine of dj sunned.)

    Book ID: 13061
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  • WINTER COUNT. by D. Chief Eagle.
    D. Chief Eagle.
    WINTER COUNT.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Boulder, CO: Johnson Publishing Co., (c. 1967.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A historical novel, written by a Sioux Indian Chief, about the Teton Sioux in Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska and the Dakotas from 1874-1890 . INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title page: "To --- With love & gratitude, With love and more thanks, Neta Kola, D Chief Eagle" and dated 5/15/70. 211 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some edgewear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 42703
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  • BULLET HEART. by Doane, Michael.
    Doane, Michael.
    BULLET HEART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's fifth novel, set on the Great plains where the construction of a golf course in 1972 unearths a forgotten frontier cemetery. While the remains of the white settlers are laid to rest, the skeleton of the lone Sioux girl found there is sent to a museum, igniting the 20 year long Bones War. SIGNED on the half title page. 316 pp. ISBN: 0-679425071.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (slight spine slant).

    Book ID: 64776
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  • Horgan, Paul.
    THE HEROIC TRIAD: Essays in the Social Energies of Three Southwestern Cultures.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Heinemann, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A return to the area of Horgan's Pulitzer and Bancroft Prize winning work "The Great River" - the Rio Grande - and the peoples who lived near it: Hispanic, Indian, and Anglo. Bibliography, index. Map endpapers. xii, 256 pp. ISBN: 0-434-478202.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35128
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  • Ishmole, Jack.
    WALK IN THE SKY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel - a coming of age story inspired by the "modern Mohawk warriors who battle time and space to give New York City her skyscrapers and bridges." Winner of the Edith Busby Award (a Dodd, Mead librarian and teacher prize competition). Wraparound dustjacket painting by Richard Lebenson. 185 pp. ISBN: 0-396-065120.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (embossed seal of prev owner.)

    Book ID: 36626
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  • RUNNING THE AMAZON. by Kane, Joe.
    Kane, Joe.
    RUNNING THE AMAZON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a firsthand account of the 1995 Amazon Source to Sea Expedition - the only expedition to travel the entire 4,200 mile length of the Amazon from its origins high in the Peruvian Andes to the Atlantic Ocean. Kane, an award winning environmental reporter was the only American to travel the full distance. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper to the late Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens - "run the rivers, hike the trails!" and dated in 1996. Maps, photographs. xiv, 278 pp. ISBN: 0-394-553314.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 60950
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  • RUNNING THE AMAZON. by Kane, Joe.
    Kane, Joe.
    RUNNING THE AMAZON.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1990). SIGNED - The author's first book, a firsthand account of the 1995 Amazon Source to Sea Expedition - the only expedition to travel the entire 4,200 mile length of the Amazon from its origins high in the Peruvian Andes to the Atlantic Ocean. Kane, an award winning environmental reporter was the only American to travel the full distance. INSCRIBED on the first page to the late Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens and dated in 1995. Maps, photographs. xii, 278 pp. ISBN: 0-679-72902x.

    Condition: Near fine (ink stamp on top edge)

    Book ID: 60951
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  • DESTINATION, WEST! a Pioneer Woman on the Oregon Trail. by Sengstacken, Agnes Ruth.
    Sengstacken, Agnes Ruth.
    DESTINATION, WEST! a Pioneer Woman on the Oregon Trail.

    Edition: Second edition.

    Portland, Oregon: Binford & Mort Publishers, (1992) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1942, this is the true account (written in her own words, as told to her daughter) of one woman's journey from New York State, where she was born in 1825, her travels to the Western Reserve (Ohio), to her adventures along the Oregon Trail, living on the Coquille River, and finally settling in Empire City, in the Coos Bay country of Oregon. This is full of tales of gold miners, of encounters with Indians, and references to many early settlements in Oregon. Map endpapers. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-832302074.

    Condition: Very near fine in orange boards in a good dustjacket (some rubbing and fading to the dust jacket)

    Book ID: 65657
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  • FRAY JUNIPERO SERRA AND THE CALIFORNIA CONQUEST. by Wise, Winifred E.
    Wise, Winifred E.
    FRAY JUNIPERO SERRA AND THE CALIFORNIA CONQUEST.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1967.) dj. Hardcover - A biography for young adults telling of the later years of Serra's life and the establishment of the California Missions, a task he was given in 1769, when he was already 55 years old, and suffering from a sore leg. Illustrated with photographs and vintage prints. Bibliography, index. 184 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with markings and reading wear, in a good dj.

    Book ID: 40252
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