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The Navaho Door
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The Navaho Door

By Alexander H. Leighton, Dorothea C. Leighton

Stated Second Printing (originally published in 1944, but Second Printing may be from 1945). Good+ hardcover in Fair+ dust jacket. Book has tight binding and clean, unmarked pages. Some edge wear to boards, esp. at tips of spine and cover corners, light dust and shelving marks on textblock edges. DJ has wear along all edges and spine, inc. small, open tears at tips, sunning to margins, but is generally intact. The Leightons were physicians who lived among the Navajo in the years before WWII, and this volume presents an interesting snapshot of Dine life in the early-mid 20th C. Tan cloth, 149 pp. [z]

$11.00

Stories and Legends of the Palm Springs Indians
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Stories and Legends of the Palm Springs Indians

By Francisco Patencio, Margaret Boynton

First hardcover edition from 1943, published by Times-Mirror. Bound in brown cloth with decorative gilt lettering on front and spine. Copy has tight binding and unmarked text. Shows some light edge wear and rubbing to covers, primarily at corners and tips of spine (see images). Toning to pages and textblock edges, nice bookplate on front pastedown, slight bow to boards. This is a fairly nice copy, suitable for the collector if you do not require a fine copy. Octavo, 132 pages. No dust jacket, if issued. [z]

$40.00

Totem Poles of the Gitksan, Upper Skeena River, British Columbia (National Museum of Canada, Bulletin No. 61, Anthropological Series No. 12)
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Totem Poles of the Gitksan, Upper Skeena River, British Columbia (National Museum of Canada, Bulletin No. 61, Anthropological Series No. 12)

By Marius Barbeau

Uncommon First Edition (1929)--not a later reprint or print-on-demand copy. In Good condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Most wear is to covers and textblock edges, including edge wear, obvious rubbing and light soiling. Pages are clean and fairly bright given age with no foxing. From an institutional library with library stamp to front and a few pages. Includes over 30 marvelous B&W plates of photos and line drawings of totem poles. Printed tan wrappers (softcover), 275 pp. [z]

$14.00

The Northern Paiute Bands (Culture Element Distributions)
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The Northern Paiute Bands (Culture Element Distributions)

By Omer C. Stewart

Copy of uncommon First Edition (1939) in Very Good condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Light edge wear and rubs to covers, owner's stamp on front and title page. From the library of Southwest archaeologist J. Richard Ambler with his stamp. 127-149 pp. [e]

$75.00