NATIVE AMERICAN from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1869. Hardcover. Fair. Profusely illustrated account of the author's travels through the southwest and Nevada silver mining country, following the Gadsden Purchase and the acquisition of land from Mexico, by John Ross Browne (1821 - 1875), writer, artist & government agent. 12mo, 535pp, engraved illustrations throughout, ads [iv] pp. … Read more
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Life Among the Red Indians. An Indian Romance

by Hazelton, Harry

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Published
1867
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Very good overall
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Glasgow: John S. Marr, 1867. Very good overall. Scarce Glasgow edition of this dime western novel by Harry Hazelton, a writer of stories for Beadle Dime novels, American Tales and the Fireside series. Disbound. Title page, 127 pp. OCLC: 794812104 records only 2 copies, at the National Library of Scotland and the Library of Congress.… Read more
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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1876. First edition. Hardcover. Good condition. Capt. Simpson's report on the search for a new route from Salt Lake City to the Pacific coast for a shorter western supply route for the Army, which later became known as the Central Overland Route. Illustrated with numerous lithographic plates of fishes, fossils and plants.… Read more
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1927. Very good condition. Real b&w photograph depicting Coolidge (and his wife Grace) in feathered war bonnet, flanked by tribal leaders including Standing Bear, at the ceremony in which Coolidge would be adopted into the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The tribe's adoption of Coolidge was to honor him for signing the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924. … Read more
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The Soaking Mountain on the Upper Mississippi. Engraving

by Jordan, Henry

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Published
1839
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Very good condition
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1839. Very good condition. Steel engraving of a striking Mississippi River scene, with Native Americans, canoes and tipis in the foreground, and the mountain in the distance. The Native American name for the mountain is Hay-nee-ah-cha (also known as Trempealeau Mountain); it is an important archeological site, with numerous mounds, burial sites, and habitation sites.… Read more
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London: Longmans Green, 1879. Hardcover. Very good condition. In Proceedings of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool. Vol XXXIII. Complete with color folding diagram of the calendar of the Dakota nation (pp 233 - 253). Also an article by Nevins, on Keeling Islands; as well as Marrat on shells from the Keeling and… Read more
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Pars Undecima Americae. VII. Quomodo in alia quadam Insula Hollandi excepti suerint. Engraving

by De Bry, Theodor

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Published
1629
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Very good condition
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Frankfurt: De Bry, Theodor, 1629. Very good condition. Copper engraved plate from Theodor De Bry's "Grand Voyages" printed from 1590-1634. Latin versions were printed from 1609-1629. The engraving depicts a peaceful encounter between Native Americans and Dutch explorers, perhaps in Central America (coconut trees), showing feasting, dancing and playing, with Dutch musicians playing music at the shore… Read more
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Monarch Lightning Sawing Machine, Easy Running! Broadside

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Published
1884
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Chicago, 1884. Very good overall. Illustrated large folding advertising broadside with wonderful engraved images of the sawing machine in use by Native Americans and "the colored people of the South". The advertising copy boasts, "the Indians were among the first to discover the great labor saving qualities of the ... Sawing Machine, and we are… Read more
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"Ja ka nahnami, Sioux Chief". Native American stereoview card

by Ingersoll, Truman Ward

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Published
1880
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St. Paul, MN: T. W. Ingersoll 30 East Sixth Street, 1880. Very good overall. "American Picturesque" New Series hand colored view of the Sioux Chief and another Native American in tribal dress, beside a tipi, each carrying a tomahawk. View 3205 and title are printed below the image. The American Picturesque series include views from around… Read more
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Etats Unis D'Amerique. Part 2

by Rochelle, M. Roux de

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Published
1837
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Very good overall
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First edition
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Paris: Firmin Didot Freres, 1837. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Part 2 of L'Univers Pittoresque Amerique, illustrated with 96 wonderful engraved plates of scenes in the Eastern U. S., including West Point (p258), Philadelphia, New York, the Palisades, Lake George, Boston and more. The author was the French Minister to America, 1829-1831. 8vo, 400… Read more
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A Few of the World's Fair. Hood's Sarsaparilla Purifies all Bloods. Trade card

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Published
1891
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Lowell, Mass: C. I. Hood & Co, 1891. Very good overall. A chromolithographic trade card with illustration of 4 charming young children, including a young black child and a Native American child. Concert performance line up printed on the verso includes "Negro impersonations, original and most amusing" by Phil. Gibbons. C.I. Hood and Company of Lowell… Read more
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'Taijadaneega'. Lithographic portrait of Mohawk chief known as Joseph Brant

by [Native American] Last, C. C. A.

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Published
1836
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The Hague, Netherlands, 1836. Striking lithographic portrait of the famed Mohawk leader who fought with Great Britain in the American Revolution in the province of New York. Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (1743 - 1807) was one of the best known Native Americans to both American colonists and British, and met both King George III and George Washington.… Read more
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De Bry, Theodor, 1629. Very good condition. Copper engraved plate from Theodor De Bry's "Grand Voyages" printed from 1590-1634. Latin versions were printed from 1609-1629. The engraving depicts Native Americans, perhaps in Central America (due to coconut trees), feasting, dancing and playing, as their chief reclines at the right, a group of young children cavorts in the… Read more
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Albany: Joel Munsell, 1874. Hardcover. An account of the history of the town now called Glens Falls, NY, with ALS tipped in at the frontispiece, from the author to Edward W. Nash, dated Sept 30, 1878. The letter concerns an exchange of books predicated on the author providing half a dozen of his Queensbury work. Holden, the… Read more
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Troy, NY, 1864. First hand account of a Troy, New York Civil War veteran, written by Corporal G. A. Lord. Lord was born in Montreal, moved to the US in 1846 and was a 42 year old teacher at Troy University at the time of his enlistment. He enlisted in the 125th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment,… Read more
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Kanos van Oonalashka [Dutch Edition]

by Cook, James

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Published
1785
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Amsterdam, 1785. Two copper engraved views of native canoes, a twin and a single, from a Dutch edition of Cook's Voyages. Crack in lower margin, a contemporary fold, otherwise good + condition. 10 x 9"
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Caps Worn by the Natives of Oonalashka

by Cook, James

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Published
1785
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London, 1785. Copper engraving showing two ceremonial hats that would be worn by the native population. Closed tear in lower margin, otherwise good + condition. 6 x 8"
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Binnenste van een Huis van Oonalashka

by Cook, James

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1785
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Amsterdam, 1785. The Dutch re-engraving of Cook's view of the inside a native dwelling in Alaska. Light browning on contemporary fold, otherwise good + condition. 14 x 9"
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A Woman of Unalaschka

by Ellis, W.

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Published
1785
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London: G. Robinson, 1785. Very good condition. Copper engraved portrait of a young native woman, head and shoulders, with markings/tattoos under her eyes and mouth, a long earring in her left ear, wearing costume with a round collar. Very clean. 3 1/2 x 5 1/4"
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A Man of Oonalashka

by Webber, John and Cook, James

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1785
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London, 1785. Copper engraved portrait of a native Alaskan man in traditional garb, head and shoulders. Light fox spotting and marking outside the image, otherwise good + condition. Folio sheet, 7 x 10 with very wide margins.
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