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Category: All Categories: American Indians: Dineh (Navajo)
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Bailey, Garrick & Roberta Glenn Bailey  
A History of the Navajos The Reservation Years

School of American Research Press, Santa Fe, c.1986, 1st., 8vo., cloth, 360pp., VG in edgetaped, VG- dj $

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Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 56911.
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Bender, Norman J.  
New Hope for the Indians The Grant Peace Policy & the Navajos in the 1870s

University of New Mexico Press, c.1989, 1st. trade paperbk.prtg. 8vo. 254pp. F $

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Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 34007.
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Bulow, Ernie w/foreword by Hillerman, Tony, Illustrated by: Franklin, Ernest  
Navajo Taboos

Publisher: Buffalo Medicine Books Gallup, NM 1991.
216 pp, rust cloth boards w/gilt letters & gilt buffalo skull on front cover, dj wht-tan-brown-black w/color pictorial front & spine, slipcase brown w/gilt buffalo skull on front. A exquiste original color drawing by Ernest Franklin of a coyote yipping at the moon on the blank front free endpaper. SIGNED by Bulow, Hillerman & Franklin on the ffep w/the drawing. Also, includes a holiday card SIGNED by Bulow and Franklin. The book contains fifty illustrations by Ernest Franklin. The book covers the various taboos of the Navajos, such as Coyote the Trickster and others relating to nature & natural powers, Pionon nuts, lightning, wild animals, snakes, bears, domestic animals, personal behavior, sleep, pregnancy, babies, around the hogan, food and cooking, weaving, hunting, ceremonies, witchcraft and ghosts along with others. Signed By Author, Foreword Author, Illustrator First Edition Near Fine/near Fine Slipcase Hard Cover Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 373.31 CAD 368.33 EUR 260.61 GBP 218.55 JPY 27,625.00 MXN 4,604.17 ZAR 3,946.43 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 019119.
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Corle, Edwin  

Publisher: Wallace Hebberd Santa Barbara, CA 1950.
Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Pages are not split; #46 of a 1500 limited edition.

Appr.: | AUD 33.78 CAD 33.33 EUR 23.58 GBP 19.78 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 357.14 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 4495.
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Forster, Elizabeth W. & edited by Sandweiss, Martha A. , Illustrated by: Gilpin, Laura  
Denizens of the Desert: A Tale in Word and Picture of Life Among the Navaho Indians, the Letters of Elizabeth W. Forster

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Albuquerque, NM 1988.
xii, 140 pp, quarterbound w/white paper covered boards w/light blu pattern w/dark blu cloth covered spine, dj pink w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. A tale in word and picture of life among the Navaho Indians. Elizabeth Forster accepted a job as a field nurse for the New Mexico Associationon Indian Affairs and moved to Red Rock, Arizona, where she stayed for nearly two years. These letters provide a personal account of life in a small Navaho community. small hole in dj on spine, dj in brodart protector. Good+ Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 039473.
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Gillmor, Frances and Wetherill, Louisa Wade  
Traders to the Navajos the Story of the Wetherills

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Albuquerque, NM 1979.
[6], 265 pp, light brown SC wraps w/black deco and black-light brown pictorial front panel. The supplies information concerning the Navajos and also the archaeological and geographical explorations of the Wetherill men, discoverers of the Rainbow Bridge. 6th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 039802.
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Griffen, Joyce J. & Recorded By Leighton, Alexander H. And Dorothea C., Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Lucky the Navajo Singer

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Albuquerque, NM 1992.
xxvi, 240 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/yellow lettering, dj gry w/blu lettering w/color illustrated front. A Native American life history, story presents insight into daily events in Navajo community in the 1940's First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 21.82 CAD 21.53 EUR 15.24 GBP 12.78 JPY 1,615.00 MXN 269.17 ZAR 230.71 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 000558.
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Jacka, Lois Essary, with Barton Wright Illustrated by: Illustrated by Jerry Jacka  
Enduring Traditions : Art of the Navajo (Signed)

Publisher: Northland Publishing Company; Flagstaff, Ariz: 1994.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0873585844 206 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Beautiful red cloth, copper lettering, full-color glossy photo endpapers, brief glossary, index, bibliography, over 150 stunning high-quality full-color photos and illustrations with detailed captions. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by Lois Jacka and Jerry Jacka and dated 1994.; Photos by Jerry Jacka. Introduction by Barton Wright. Edited by Susan Tasaki and Erin Murphy. ; This is a gorgeous coffeetable-style book showcasing old and new jewelry, silver, pottery, oil paintings, watercolors, rugs, sculpture, sand paintings, basketry and other art of the Navajo People of northern Arizona, with descriptions of old and new Navajo culture and traditions. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No defects. ; Photographs

Appr.: | AUD 47.30 CAD 46.67 EUR 33.02 GBP 27.69 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 583.33 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16363.
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Joe, Eugene Baatsoslanii and Bahti, Mark, Illustrated by: Branson, Oscar T.  
Navajo Sandpainting Art

Publisher: Treasure Chest Publications, Inc. Tucson, AZ 1978.
32 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/color pictorial front & back of sandpaintings. Book provides an understanding & appreciation of the Navajo religion, only as it relates to Navajo sandpainting art. No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 9.14 CAD 9.01 EUR 6.38 GBP 5.35 JPY 676.00 MXN 112.67 ZAR 96.57 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 022503.
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Kluckhohn, Clyde, 1905-1960., Illustrated by: No ill.  
A Bibliography of the Navaho Indians.
Publisher: J.J. Augustin. New York. 1940.
xiv, 93 p. Written with Katherine Spencer (Halpern). Important early bibliography. Issued in brown cloth with gilt title on top board. Some edge wear, spine rubbed. Former owner's signature on FFE: John Dollard. Possibly the psychologist. First Edition. No DJ. Cloth Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 26.67 EUR 18.87 GBP 15.82 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 285.71 

Purchase direct from: Printed on Paper. Item number: AC0055.
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La Farge, Christopher, 1901-1963  
The Enemy Gods
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1937.
325 p.; 21.5 cm. Novel of a Navajo boy torn between his native culture and the dominant whites. A murder mystery and an ethnographical study in one. Stock#NS0137. Vg/ no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 40.54 CAD 40.00 EUR 28.30 GBP 23.73 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 428.57 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: NS0138.
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Leibhton, Alexander H. & Leighton, Dorothea C., Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
The Navaho Door : An Introduction to Navaho Life

Publisher: Harvard University Press Cambridge, MA 1945.
xviii, 149 pp, yel cloth bound boards. The book covers the environment, society, religion, Indian service, Navaho ways, medical, medicine, health kinship terms and more. An ex-library book that has been rebound, stamped on three sides, card holder & stamping on FPD, numbers on spine, and other library makrings. 2nd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Ex-Library

Appr.: | AUD 19.93 CAD 19.67 EUR 13.92 GBP 11.67 JPY 1,475.00 MXN 245.83 ZAR 210.71 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 036773.
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Newcomb, Franc Johnson.  
Hosteen Klah. Navaho Medicine Man and Sand Paiinter

Publisher: University of Oklahome Norman, OK.
Dust jacket has mylar, all very good. CR 1964, this January 1971, 227 pages with index, black and white photos and sketches. One map of Navaho Country 1846-48. This biograpahy reflects Klah's story of his prominent family reflectiing nearly 200 years of Navaho history, His great grandfather, Narbona, was War Chief during their heyday. Second Printing Hard Cover

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Purchase direct from: Books by Jan. Item number: 003293.
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Parezo, Nancy J., Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
Navajo Sandpainting: From Religious Act to Commercial Art

Publisher: University of Arizona Press Tucson, AZ 1983.
xxii, 251 pp, tan cloth covered boards, blu dj w/brown lettering w/color illustrated front panel. dj water stained on edges, book water stained on top edge and fore edge. Good Hard Cover Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Paul, Doris A. , Illustrated by: Photos  
The Navajo Code Talkers

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. Pittsburgh, PA 1973.
xii, 170 pp, glossy black-brown SC w/pictorial front panel. Book about the United States Marine Navajo code talkers. They code that they used to send messages in the Central and South Pacific island battles. The code was never broken by the Japanese. 18th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 049262.
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Romaine, Florence  
The Flute Boy of the Navajos
Publisher: Newson & Co, New York, Copyright date: 1935.
Our Changing World Library Series: Our Changing World Library Signed Apparent First Hardcover. Condition: Very Good-/None "Inscribed by the author on ffep, 'For The American Indian Association-With all good wishes, ' and signed, dated June 2, 1952. Green cloth boards, titled and with illustration in black of woven basket design, lightly rubbed at extremities. Upper corner bumped. Binding firm. Interior unmarked. Small 8vo." "BOOK INFO: Illustrated by Nils Hogner, B&W drawings and musical staffs throughout. A story told around the music of the Navajo. 'To many people Indian music seems too closely identified with the m onotonous beat of the tom-tom and the harsh dissonances of unmelodic musical phrases. Yet, modern composers have availed themselves of this material, building upon themes of Indian origin with charm and originality..It is our belief that children should become acquainted with these tribal melodies, and know of their importance in the life of the people who originated them.' -from the foreword". Language: English. Pages: 80

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Purchase direct from: Quadrant Book Mart. Item number: 10849.
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Terrell, John Upton.  
The Navajos. Past and Present of a Great People.

Publisher: Weybright & Talley New York.
The story of the largest indian tribe in america. Dust jacket with mylar, X-library with stickers, stamps, etc. CR 1970, 310 pages with index and bibliography, maps by Vaughn Gray (one double page). Believe to be a First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 13.51 CAD 13.33 EUR 9.43 GBP 7.91 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 142.86 

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Williams, J. Augrey W.  
Navajo Political Process.

Publisher: Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques. Washington, D. C..
Title date 1970, CR 1970, Volume 9 of Smithsonian Contribution to Anthropology. Large coffee table size book. 75 pages with index, black and white photos, 10 plates and maps. Fold-out of the Navajo Country Political Sub-Division and the other side of the fold-out map lists the Chapters and District. All good condition. First Edition Hard Cover

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Wyman, Leland C.  
The Red Antway of the Navaho
Publisher: Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art, Santa Fe, NM, 1965.
"Navajo Religion, Vol. 5" Series: "Navajo Religion, Vol. 5" Hardcover. Condition: Very Good-/None "Sand-colored pictorial softcover, lightly soiled. Binding sound and tight. Interior unmarked. 8vo." "BOOK INFO: '..a thorough analysis of the various rituals, branches, and phases of a Navaho healing ceremonial, the Red Ant chant, along with reproductions of the sandpaintings used in it and a discussion of their symbolism.' --from the publisher. With an 18-pg. section of photographs, four pages of them in color. B&W tables throughout.". Language: English. Pages: 276

Appr.: | AUD 15.54 CAD 15.33 EUR 10.85 GBP 9.10 JPY 1,150.00 MXN 191.67 ZAR 164.29 

Purchase direct from: Quadrant Book Mart. Item number: 10855.
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Young, Robert and Morgan, William  
The Navaho Language : the Elements of Navaho Grammar

Publisher: Education Division United States Indian Service 1943.
vi, 123 pp, viii, 247 pp, v, 101 pp, brown cloth covered boards. The elements of Navaho grammar with a dictionary in two parts containing basic vocabularies of Navaho and English. Book is composed of three parts, an outline of Navaho grammar, a Navaho-English vocabulary, and an English-Navaho vocabulary. some rubbing to the boards w/slight wear on corners. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 132.09 CAD 130.33 EUR 92.22 GBP 77.33 JPY 9,775.00 MXN 1,629.17 ZAR 1,396.43 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 020896.
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