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Pre-Historic Races of the United States of America

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: History: Pre 1900   item# 1080612 (stock# 1110)

Pre-Historic Races of the United States of America
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$50 

J. W. Foster, LLD. Pre-Historic Races of the United States of America. Fifth edition. Chicago. S. C. Griggs & Co., 1881. (Original edition 1873.) Dark green cloth over bevel-edged boards; gold titles and black borders. An important work produced when the concept of evolution was still gaining acceptance. (Darwin’s On the Origin of Species was published in 1859.) Focus is on the Mound-Builders of North America. Interior hinges cracked, front text section separated. Otherwise all is present an ...click for details


The American Settler’s Guide

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: History: Pre 1910   item# 1080607 (stock# 1107)

The American Settler’s Guide
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$15 as-is 

Henry N. Copp. The American Settler’s Guide: a popular exposition of the public land system of the United States of America. Twenty-second edition, 1902. In supple, soft paper covers, missing several pages of ads at the back—however, all interior contents are otherwise complete. 97 pages as-is, with browned cover and tape on spine. Offers practical guidance such as “how to find a tract of land,” “instructions for surveys,” and “manner of establishing corners by posts.” Listed on ABE at $75 to $1 ...click for details


The Origin of the North American Indians

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: History: Pre 1900   item# 1080605 (stock# 1106)

The Origin of the North American Indians
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$100 

John McIntosh. The Origin of the North American Indians; with a faithful description of their manners and customs both civil and military, their religions, languages, dress, and ornaments. New edition, improved and enlarged. New York. Nafis & Cornish; Philadelphia, John B. Perry. 1843. Illustrated with several hand-colored plates. 4-3/4 by 7-1/2” in faded original blue blind-stamped and gilt covers with outer edge of hinge splitting. Several interior sections loose but all contents are prese ...click for details


Indian Money as a Factor in New England Civilization

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: History: Pre 1900   item# 1080603 (stock# 1105)

Indian Money as a Factor in New England Civilization
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$15 as-is 

William B. Weeden, AM. Indian Money as a Factor in New England Civilization. Second Edition. Baltimore. Johns Hopkins University. August and September, 1884. Part of the second series of Johns Hopkins University Studies in historical and political science (Herbert B. Adams Editor). Second series, VII-IX. Research finds only facsimile editions of this title. In very good condition with normal chips and wear to the brittle paper covers. Interior is excellent. Stapled construction; ask about profes ...click for details


The Penn Wampum Belts, Heye Foundation

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: History: Pre 1930   item# 1080601 (stock# 1104)

The Penn Wampum Belts, Heye Foundation
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$120 

The Penn Wampum Belts. Leaflets of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, New York, NY. Number 4, March 22, 1925. 9-1/2” by 13” in original stiff paper covers and tied binding. In good condition with a few chips to the covers, split in the cover spine (see photos). Includes all 4 plates including a tipped-on x-ray image of the beads in one of the belts. A very scarce item.

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