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A Plea for the Indians; with Facts and Features of the Late War in Oregon.

By: Beeson, John

Price: $375.00

Publisher: N.Y., By Author: 1858

Seller ID: 12353

Condition: Very Good+


3rd edition, Original wraps, 144 pages, very slight edge wear. Graff 233, Wagner-Camp 284, Howes B314, Mintz 28, "Beeson left Illinois in March and travelled by way of the Humbolt to Rogue River, arriving at the end of September." Streeter, "This pamphlet's value lies not in its account of an overland journey, which takes only a few pages, but in the description of the harsh treatment of the Indians by the emigrants, and in giving the Indian point of view of ... View more info

John Gregory Bourke A Soldier Scientist on the Frontier

By: Bell, William Gardner

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Falls Church Virginia, EconoPrint: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11677

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages, illustrations, 1 of 100 copies specially bound, numbered and SIGNED by author. The Great Western Series No. 14, Potomac Corral, The Westerners . Bourke is best known for his book, "On The Border With Crook. View more info

Arming America The Origins of a National Gun Culture

By: Bellesiles Michael A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4975

ISBN: 0-375-40210-1

Condition: Fine


603 pages. Custer, Buffalo Bill, Civil War Indian Wars. View more info

Bighorse the Warrior

By: Bennett, Noel, Barry Lopez, Tiana Bighorse

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tucson, University of Arizona Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8674

ISBN: 0-8165-1189-6

Condition: Fine


113 pages, maps, illustrations, REVIEW copy with announcement laid in. Bighorse's story of the Navaho's long walk of 1864 during their forced relocation. View more info

The Indians Revenge or Days of Horror Some Appalling Events in the History of the Sioux

By: Berghold, Alexander Rev

Price: $80.00

Publisher: San Francisco, P. J. Thomas Printer: 1891

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015384

Condition: Very Good


240 pages, frontis, illustrations, original stamped cloth with gilt lettering, first bland fly-leaf missing ½ of the page, minor wear and rubbing. Mainly centers on the Minnesota Massacre by the Sioux, but also contains accounts on Custer, Little Big Horn, Sitting Bull and his return from Canada, and the Wounded Knee fight. Howes B373, Rader 348, Graff 276. View more info

The Southern Cheyennes

By: Berthrong, Donald J

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29

Condition: Very Good+


446 pgs maps, Illus. Owner name on title page and FEP View more info

The Southern Cheyennes

By: Berthrong, Donald J

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015440

Condition: Fine


446 pages maps, Illustrations, review copy with card from publisher laid in, very nice collectable copy. View more info

Reminiscences of A Soldier's Wife

By: Biddle, Ellen McGowan

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. P. Lippincott: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8786

Condition: Very Good


259 pages, frontis, illustrations, INSCRIBED by the author, top edge gilt, very light fading to spine. The author accompanied her husband on various assignments in the West, Fort Lyon, Fort Robinson, account of the Germaine girls who were taken captives and rescued, Miles, Sherman, etc. Rader 356, Howes B426, Graff 288, "A very good account of Army life at western posts after the Civil War." View more info

Reminiscences of A Soldier's Wife Introduction by Peter Cozzens

By: Biddle, Ellen, McGowan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg PA, Stackpole Books: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014533

ISBN: 0811720586

Condition: New


257 pages, frontis, illustrations. "Ellen McGowan Biddle was the wife of James Biddle, a U.S. Army officer who saw wide service on the frontier. Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife is a collection of her articulate, astute observations about life in the Army. From Macon, Georgia, to Fort Robinson, Nebraska, Ellen McGowan Biddle followed her husband throughout his career until his retirement in 1896. Throughout her "reminiscences" she relates not only the day-to... View more info

Circular No. 8 War Department Surgeon General's Office Washington, May 1, 1875 A Report On Hygiene of the United States Army With Descriptions of Military Posts

By: Billings, John S.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1875

Seller ID: 015511

Condition: Very Good


Original ½ leather binding, raised bands on spine, 567 pages, fold-out map, illus. The majority of the book is on the military posts. Howes B450, "To this Circ. 8 were added 95 new posts." View more info

Report On Hygiene of the United States Army With Descriptions of Military Posts Circular No. 8 by John Billings, and Report to the Surgeon General on the Transport of Sick and Wounded by Pack Animals by George Otis Circular No. 9

By: Billings, John S. George Otis, Herbert M. Hart, John M. Carroll

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Sol Lewis: 1974

Seller ID: 015411

Condition: Very Good+


Reprints of Cir No. 8 originally published in 1875 and No. 9 originally published in 1877. 599 total pages, fold-out. limited to 500 copies. Very useful work! View more info

In His Brother's Shadow The Life of Thomas Ward Custer

By: Bird, Roy

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Paducah Kentucky, Turner Publishing Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014387

ISBN: 1563118181

Condition: New


200 pages, photos, Collectors Edition, #194 of 500 copies, SIGNED by the author. Long needed book on a 2 time Medal of Honor winner. Feud with Rain-In-The-Face, shooting scrape with Wild Bill Hickok in Hays City, and his role as "second fiddle," to his brother George Armstrong Custer. View more info

In His Brother's Shadow The Life of Thomas Ward Custer

By: Bird, Roy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paducah Kentucky, Turner Publishing Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015425

ISBN: 1563118181

Condition: Fine


200 pages, photos, Collectors Edition, # 104 of 500 copies, SIGNED by the author. Long needed book on a 2 time Medal of Honor winner. Feud with Rain-In-The-Face, shooting scrape with Wild Bill Hickok in Hays City, and his role as "second fiddle," to his brother George Armstrong Custer. View more info

Pawnee Passage 1870-1875

By: Blaine, Martha Royce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8772

ISBN: 0-8061-2300-1

Condition: Fine


345 pages, maps, illustrations, REVIEW copy with card and announcement laid in. History of the Pawnee and their removal. View more info

Marching to Valhalla A Novel of Custer's Last Days

By: Blake, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: N.Y., Villard: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3075

ISBN: 0679448640

Condition: Very Good+


288 pages. Combination of fact and fiction, written in the form of Custer's journal. The author also wrote Dances With Wolves. View more info

Marching to Valhalla A Novel of Custer's Last Days

By: Blake, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Villard: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015332

ISBN: 0679448640

Condition: Near Fine


288 pages. Combination of fact and fiction, written in the form of Custer's journal. The author also wrote Dances With Wolves. View more info

Indian Wars of the Northwest A California Sketch

By: Bledsoe, A. J.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Bacon & Company Book and Job Printers: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8639

Condition: Very Good -


505 pages, errata, original cloth, wear to edges, owner name. Graff 328, "Includes an account of the overland expedition of the Gregg party in 1849 as well as Del Norte County history." Howes B529, "Best record of California Indian troubles to 1865." View more info

A Pictographic History Of The Oglala Sioux, Drawing by Amos Bad Heart Bull

By: Blish, Helen H. Mari Sandoz (introduction)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015179

Condition: Near Fine


530 pages, color and black & white illustrations, slight wear to slipcase. Much on Custer and the Little Big Horn fight, early warfare between the Sioux and other tribes, social organization, much of the information came from interviews with He Dog and Short Bull. Luther High-Spot 105. View more info

Mesquite and Willow

By: Boatright, Mody C. Wilson Hudson, Allen Maxwell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas Texas, Southern Methodist University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014391

Condition: Fine


203 pages. Texas Folklore Society Publication XXVII Collection of stories and tales from various writers, such as Frank J. Dobie and others. Herd 280, Six-Guns 231, "Contains a chapter on outlaws." View more info