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Indigenous Peoples in International Law

By: Anaya, S. James

Price: $15.25

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7563

ISBN: 0195140451

Condition: Fine


Tables; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.40 inches; xi, 267 pages; Soft cover is brown with white lettering on front and spine; shallow vertical crease on front cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "James Anaya has done for indigenous people in international law what Felix Cohen did for Native Americans in the United States. He has brought clarity, understanding, and order to a field previously understood only in isolated bits and pieces. It will now be impossible ... View more info

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Powwow

By: Ancona, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, HMH Books for Young Readers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9773

ISBN: 0152632689

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is glazed boards; light rubbing, bumping, scuffing. Red spine with white lettering. Previous owner's name written on front end paper. Pages show light signs of careful use. Illustrated with many color photographs. Pages not numbered; 48 pages. 'Throughout the year in cities and towns and on reservations across the U. S. And Canada, Native Americans gather to celebrate their shared culture and ancestry in the traditions o... View more info

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Roughstock The Toughest Events in Rodeo

By: Annerino, John

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, Four Walls Eight Windows: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3797

ISBN: 1568581777

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Cover is red with gold embossed cowboy boot in lower right corner; gold lettering on spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ in a mylar cover. Lavishly illustratd with 110 color photos, many of them full page sized. "From California to Virginia, Roughstock documents traditional as well Native American, African-American, and all-women roughstock rodeos with gritty, action-packed behind-the-chutes photographs, up close, mean and personal... View more info

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Roughstock The Toughest Events in Rodeo

By: Annerino, John

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, Four Walls Eight Windows: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7364

ISBN: 1568581777

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Cover is red with gold embossed cowboy boot in lower right corner; gold lettering on spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ in a mylar cover. Lavishly illustratd with 110 color photos, many of them full page sized. "From California to Virginia, Roughstock documents traditional as well Native American, African-American, and all-women roughstock rodeos with gritty, action-packed behind-the-chutes photographs, up close, mean and personal... View more info

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Cannibalism From Sacrifice to Survival

By: Askenasy, Hans Ph. D.

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2168

ISBN: 0879759062

Condition: New


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 15 b/w pictures. Sections are: A Historical and Geogrphical Overview; Motivational Factors for Cannibalism; Cannibalism in Culture and Society. Has information on the Aztecs, Donner Pass Party of 1846, Siege of Leningrad 1941, Andes Plane Crash, Jeffrey Dahmer serial killer, etc. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 268 pages; NEW. Cover... View more info

Michigan History Winter 1973, #4

By: Authors, Various

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Lansing, Michigan, Michigan department of State: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9356

Condition: Very Good


B&W maps & Illustrations; 6 X 9; 88 pages; Soft cover is red with white lettering on spine. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w maps and pictures. Contains 88 pages, from 278--366. Covers a wide variety of topics, pertinent to Michigan history, most notably the 'Michigan Fencibles,' and 'Vandenberg: The Polish Question and Polish Americans, 1944-1948'. Book reviews, index. Scarce title. View more info

The Pueblo Storyteller Development of a Figurative Ceramic Tradition

By: Babcock, Barbara A. , Guy & Doris Monthan

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Univ of Arizona Press: 1986

Seller ID: 7158

ISBN: 0816508704

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 11 X 7 X 0.60 inches; xix, 201 pages; Hard cover has very slight rubbing/bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Black cover with gold lettering on spine. Brown endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with27 color plates and 43 b/w figures. "This book is impressively illustrated and features a large section of color plates by the award-wining photographer Guy Monthan. Photographs of Storytell... View more info

Michigan Mammals

By: Baker, Rollin H

Price: $103.25

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Wayne State University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 6529

ISBN: 0870132342

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is brown, stitched binding, with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with 120 b/w figures, 6 color plates, 69 b/w maps, 20 tables; appendix; glossary; index. "The first comprehensive work on Michigan mammals to be published in 35 years, this meticulously documented study should be an indispensable addition to the literature of animal life....summarizes the dramatic post-glacial developments which contribute... View more info

Huron And Wyandot Mythology With An Appendix Containing Earlier Published Records No. 11 Anthropological Series: Memoir 80

By: Barbeau, C. M.

Price: $43.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Dept. of Mines: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6259

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is heavy, gray paper with black lettering on front and spine. This is the true, first printing of this title, from 1915, not a reprint, nor from a library. Overall, pages are clean and tight, although weakening. Illustrated with 11 pages of b/w plates, which include 21 photographs. Sections are: Introduction; Cosmogonic and Sociological Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions; Appendix: Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions and Anecdotes; Abstracts. At the back of the book, aft... View more info

Bentley Historical Library: Its Purpose And History: Issued On The Occasion Of The Dedication Of The Addition To The Building October 2004

By: Bentley Historical Library

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan: 2004

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7613

Condition: Near Fine


B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 54 pages; Stapled wraps. Slight bumping and rubbing to soft covers, shallow upper crease on back cover. Illustrated with mostly b/w photographs, a few color ones, some charts and graphs. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Laid in is Spring 2004 issue of 'The Bentley Historical Library' quarterly. Very nice and clean copy. "The Bentley Historical Library houses the Michigan Historical Collections, which documents the history ... View more info

Mining Camp Days

By: Billeb, Emil W.

Price: $27.25

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Howell-North Books: 1968

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8512

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


9 X 6 X 1 inches; vii, 229 pages; Hard cover is orange with black lettering on front and spine. Light bumping to boards and some foxing spots on top and side of textblock. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, sunning, shelf wear, front flap is price clipped; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 203 b/w photographs, from the author's collection, as well as a b/w map showing the camps along the California and Nevada border... View more info

Kachina Dolls Form and Function in Hopi Tithu Plateau Series #4

By: Breunig, Robert and Michael Lomatuway'ma

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Museum of Northern Arizona: 1985

Seller ID: 5970

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is stapled wraps, orange ground with black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 18 b/w photographs and drawings and 26 color photographs. Sections are: introduction to Hopi Kachinas; the Ceremonial Year; Hopi Kachina Dolls. Great title on a Native American cultural treasure. ; Museum of Northern Arizona Quarterly Series; Vol. 54; Photographs; 8 1/2 x 11; 32 pages; Cover has slight rubbing/scuffing. View more info

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Night Flying Woman An Ojibway Narrative

By: Broker, Ignatia & Paulette Fairbanks Molin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Minnesota Historical Society Press: 1983

Seller ID: 7963

ISBN: 0873511670

Condition: Near Fine


Native Voices Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.35 X 5.28 X 0.47 inches; xiv, 135 pages; Cover art may be different. Soft cover has white spine with brown lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Small bump to back corner. Illustrated with 10, full page sized, b/w pictures. "...Recounts the life of her great-great-grandmother, Night Flying Woman, who was born in the mid-nineteenth century and lived during a chaotic time of enormous change, uprooting, and loss for Minnesota's... View more info

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The Face in the Window and Other Alabama Ghostlore

By: Brown, Alan

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, University Alabama Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7358

ISBN: 081730813X

Condition: Very Good+


B & W photographs; 8.48 X 5.49 X 0.52 inches; xi,158 pages; Label with number taped onto bottom of front; blue stamps on end papers and couple of pages through out book. OTW, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Soft cover is rust colored with black lettering on spine. Illustrated with 9 b/w photographs. Book is divided into geographic sections of Alabama, to recount the tales. Bibliography. "..is the first scholarly collection of ghostlore from throughou... View more info

The Earth Under Sky Bear's Feet: Native American Poems Of The Land Signed Copy

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1996

Seller ID: 6876

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Inside the front cover is an inscription and SIGNATURE OF THE AUTHOR, dated 1996. Pages are clean and tight, overall; first 3 leaves are loose at bottom, but still attached the rest of the way to the book. Illustrated with lavish, colored pictures. Pages not numbered. ISBN in book is 0590131532. ; Color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; Unpaginated pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping; owner's name written inside front cover.... View more info

The Squash History, Folklore, Ancient Recipes

By: Capatti, Alberto & Giuseppe Vaccarini

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Konemann: 1998

Seller ID: 5982

ISBN: 3829014627

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover has illustrated cover, same as DJ. Black spine with orange lettering. Illustrated end papers, showing all kinds of gorgeous squash. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of color photographs to accompany the luscious recipes. First published in Italian, 1996. Translated by Pamela Marwood/Ros Schawartz Translations, London. Printed in Hungary. Background on the squash until page 24. Then recipes, from the Renais... View more info

Prentice Alvin: The Tales Of Alvin Maker, Book III: Abridged Read by Nana Visitor

By: Card, Orson Scott;

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Newstar Media Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 5586

ISBN: 0787118419

Condition: New


Sealed in publisher's shrink wrap. This is an abridged audio version of the book. It's on 4 cassettes with a run time of ca. 6 hours. Read by Nana Visitor, the actress who played Major, later Colonel, Kira on the TV program Star Trek: Deep Space Nine for it's entire run. Orson Card is a multiple Hugo and Nebula award winner. "Using the lore and folk-magic of the men and women who settled a continent, and the beliefs of the tribes who were there before them...has crea... View more info

A History Of Marshall: Signed

By: Carver, Richard W.

Price: $67.75

Publisher: Virginia Beach, VA, The Donning Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6096

ISBN: 0898658543

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front end paper. Brown hard cover with gold lettering on front and spine. Tan ground end papers with a photograph. Exhaustively illustrated with ca. 600 color and b/w photographs. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Marshall, Michigan, is a charming city, located in the lower center part of the state. It has retained much of its historic appearance, through the ardent efforts of preservationists, such as former mayor Harold C. Brooks, and... View more info

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Arctic Dance The Mardy Murie Story

By: Craighead, Charles & Bonnie Kreps

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Graphic Arts Center Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6720

ISBN: 1558686002

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Sewn binding is tight; pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Green end papers. Extensively illustrated with over 100 color and b/w photographs, and a b/w map. "After her Yukon River wedding to naturalist Olaus Murie, Mardy [Margaret 'Mardy' Murie: 1902-2003] joined her husband for years of wilderness adventure...For more than 7 decades, Mardy Murie has tirelessly championed the environment...led to the foun... View more info

White Buffalo Woman An Indian Legend

By: Crowl, Christine

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Chamberlain, SD, Tipi Press: 1991

Seller ID: 8651

ISBN: 1877976105

Condition: Near Fine


American Heritage Series Series; Color Illustrations; 8.5 x 11 inches ; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Light rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight. Pages not numbered; 19 pages. Beautifully illustrated with brightly colored pictures. White Buffalo Calf Woman (Lakota: Pte Ska Win / Pteskawin / Ptesanwi) is a sacred woman of supernatural origin, central to the Lakota religion as the primary cultural prophet. Oral traditions relate that she brought t... View more info