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The Peace Chiefs of the Cheyennes

by HOIG, Stan

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Bluebird Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780806115733
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NZ$22.98

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 0806115734 . A stated first edition of Stan Hoig's history of the Cheyenne Indians of the high plains. Arising in Minnesota and North Dakota, the Cheyenne worked their way west in search of buffalo, but encountered trouble with white settlers and… Read more
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Twentieth-Century Montana: A State of Extremes

by TOOLE, K. Ross

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Published
1979
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Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
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NZ$25.13

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. Stated fifth printing, 1979. K. Ross Toole describes the turmoil encountered in Montana in the 20th century, despite her prodigious mineral, timber and agricultural assets. Political, economic and labor difficulties all contributed to the disruption of economic progress. With plentiful black &… Read more
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Dakota Territory 1861-1889: A Study of Frontier Politics

by LAMAR, Howard Roberts

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Bluebird Books
Published
1997
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Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
ISBN
9780911042474
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NZ$45.96

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Fargo: Institute for Regional Studies / North Dakota State University. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1997. Hardcover. 0911042474 . A 1997 reprint edition of the original 1956 Yale University Press edition. The author describes developments in the political history of the Dakota Territory, prior to statehood. Includes discussion of railroads, new settlers, oligarchs, corruption, unrest among… Read more
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The Northern Colonial Frontier 1607-1763 (Histories of the American Frontier series)

by LEACH, Douglas Edward

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Published
1966
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Good with no dust jacket
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Good with no dust jacket. 1966. Hardcover. A description of the first settlements in the northeastern United States, beginning in 1607. Though visited by fishing vessels, the coastal areas from Maine to Delaware had not seen attempts at new settlements until the early 17th century. With several black & white illustrations… Read more
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The Transportation Frontier: Trans-Mississippi West 1865-1890 (Histories of the American Frontier series)

by WINTHER, Oscar Osburn

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Published
1964
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Good with no dust jacket
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Good with no dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. An examination of the various means of transportation in use in the American West following the Civil War. Wagon roads, railroads and early auto transport are all addressed. With numerous black & white photos, drawings and maps (including maps of early wagon roads… Read more
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The Frontier Newspapers and the Coverage of the Plains Indian Wars (Native America: Yesterday and Today series)

by REILLY, Hugh J.

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Bluebird Books
Published
2010
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN
9780313354403
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NZ$56.01

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Santa Barbara, California: Praeger / ABC-CLIO, LLC. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2010. Hardcover. 0313354405 . Probable first printing. Hugh J. Reilly describes the ways contemporary newspapers of the day covered skirmishes and battles between American Indians and settlers or cavalries. The author argues that this coverage often presented the accounts of these clashes in a way… Read more
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Adventures of America, 1857-1900: A Pictorial Record from Harper's Weekly

by KOUWENHOVEN, John A.

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Published
1938
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Very Good in Fair dust jacket
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NZ$35.18

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New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1938. Hardcover. A collection of hundreds of black & white illustrations from the pages of Harper's Weekly showing people and scenes from around America from 1857 to 1900. The illustrations are accompanied by the text of John A. Kouwenhoven. --- In pictorial paper-covered boards with facsimiles… Read more
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The Pioneer Women of the West: Alta Edition

by ELLET, Mrs. Elizabeth F.

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Bluebird Books
Published
[c.1870s-1910s]
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Poor with no dust jacket
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Philadelphia: Porter & Coates. Poor with no dust jacket. [c.1870s-1910s]. Hard Cover. A well-worn copy of Elizabeth F. Ellet's 1852 work which presents profiles of American women who settled in the American Midwest and West in the late 1700s and through the first half of the 1800s. Though the word "illustrated" appears on spine, the only illustration… Read more
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image of The Federalist: A Commentary on The Constitution of the United States,  Being a Collection of Essays written in Support of the Constitution agreed  upon September 17, 1787, by the Federal Convention (Modern Library #139.4)

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. [c.1960]. Hardcover. A Modern Library reprint edition offering the text of the "The Federalist" papers; a series of 85 essays by American founders Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison. The Federalist was influential in persuading the nascent republic to adopt their newly-written… Read more
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin & Selections from His Other Writings (Modern Library #39.2)

by FRANKLIN, Benjamin

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Published
[c.1947]
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Very Good in Fair dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. [c.1947]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition offering one of the world's most famous autobiographies, which explores the rich diversity that was the life of Benjamin Franklin. Also included are other Franklin writings, such as selections from his "Poor Richard's Almanack." With an introduction… Read more
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Crossroads of Freedom, Antietam: The Battle that Changed the Course of the Civil War

by McPHERSON, James M.

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Bluebird Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195135213
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NZ$33.75

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New York: Oxford University Press. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0195135210 . A first printing of James M. McPherson's account of the pivotal Battle of Antietam. The battle was fought on September 17, 1862 along Antietam Creek north of Washington in Maryland during the American Civil War. It is described on the… Read more
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Gettysburg: The Last Invasion

by GUELZO, Allen C.

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Bluebird Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780307594082
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NZ$34.47

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. 0307594084 . A stated first edition of allen C. Guelzo's examination of the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. Spread over three days during the fourth year the American Civil War, the battle was probably the most pivotal of the many Civil… Read more
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The Longest Night: A Military History of the Civil War

by EICHER, David J.

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Bluebird Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684849447
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NZ$42.36

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New York: Simon & Schuster. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0684849445 . A first printing of David J. Eicher's detailed analysis of the chief military battles of the American Civil War. The accounts of the conflicts are presented chronologically and in a lucid, highly readable style. With 81 maps by Lee Vande… Read more
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Gettysburg: A Test of Courage

by TRUDEAU, Noah Andre

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Bluebird Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060193638
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NZ$30.16

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New York: HarperCollins Publishers (Harper Collins). Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060193638 . A first printing of Noah Andre Trudeau's detailed examination of the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. Spread over three days during the fourth year of the American Civil War, the battle was probably the most pivotal of the… Read more
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Cheyenne Dog Soldiers

by HALAAS, David F.; MASICH, Andrew E.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1997
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Very Good
ISBN
9783895100550
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NZ$28.00

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[Denver]: Colorado Historical Society. Very Good. 1997. Stapled wraps. 3895100552 . A guide to the Cheyenne Indian band known as Cheyenne Dog Soldiers in the form of an article entitled "You Could Hear the Drums for Miles: A Cheyenne Ledgerbook History" by the authors. The band was noted for their ferocity and effectiveness as they fought ever-increasing… Read more
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A Sioux Chronicle

by HYDE, George E.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1956
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$51.70

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Norman: The University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. A first edition of an examination of the struggles of the Sioux Nation after they were defeated and forced to live on reservations. Per the jacket flap, the Sioux were proud warriors, forced to live as farmers on unarable land.… Read more
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Forts of the Upper Missouri (American Forts Series)

by ATHEARN, Robert G.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1967
Condition
Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$40.21

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs. Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. A first edition of author's history of the American West, detailing the establishment of forts along principal rivers in the drainage of the Missouri River starting in 1819. Includes a section of black & white plates at center of volume… Read more
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image of American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm  Publications (2nd Edition)

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Washington: National Archives Trust Fund Board. Very Good-. 1995. Stapled wraps. 0911333096 . A catalog of available microfilm records held by the Natiohnal Archives as they pertain to American Indians. Includes various government documents, tribal census rolls, letters, civilian records, court filings and much more. --- In stapled wraps with photo of granddaughter of Cochise to … Read more
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image of Yupika: The Plains Indian Woman's Dress / Die Kleidung der  Plainsindianer-Frauen An overview of historical developments and styles /  Ein Überblick über historische Entwicklungen und Stile

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Wyk auf Foehr, Germany: Verlag für Amerikanistik. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1997. Hardcover. 3895100528 . A bilingual guide to the clothing worn by women of various American Plains Indian tribes. With numerous black & white and color images of women and their assorted dresses, robes, leggings and other garments. Presented side-by-side in both English and… Read more
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Old Jules

by SANDOZ, Mari

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Bluebird Books
Published
[c.1962]
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Very Good with no dust jacket
ISBN
9780803251731
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NZ$22.26

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Lincoln, Nebraska USA: A Bison Book / University of Nebraska Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. [c.1962]. Softcover. 0803251734 . A softcover edition of Mari Sandoz's acclaimed account of her father's life. Jules Sandoz was a Swiss immigrant who homesteaded in the Niobrara River sandhill country of western Nebraska in the 19th century. The author had… Read more
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