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  • ROBINSON, Eden
    TRAPLINES: stories

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Metropolitan Books, 1996. Black and green boards. Fine copy, with the sticker of the Bukowsli literary agency (Torontoi) at front. Jacket has one small puncture, else fine. A first collection of short stories by this Canadian Native author (Haisla). The book won won the Winifred Holtby Prize for best first work of fiction in the Commonwealth and was selected as the New York Times Editor's Choice and notable book of the year. Her first novel, MONKEY BEACH, made the Giller Prize short list.; Octavo

    Book ID: 53650
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  • ROBINSON, Eden
    TRAPLINES: stories

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Metropolitan Books, 1996. Advance uncorrected proof in white non-pictorial card covers. Spine very lightly yellowed, publication month supplied by hand on front cover, else fine. A first collection of short stories by this Canadian Native author (Haisla). The book won won the Winifred Holtby Prize for best first work of fiction in the Commonwealth and was selected as the New York Times Editor's Choice and notable book of the year. Her first novel, MONKEY BEACH, made the Giller Prize short list.; Octavo

    Book ID: 53778
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  • TRAPLINES: stories (ARC) by ROBINSON, Eden
    ROBINSON, Eden
    TRAPLINES: stories (ARC)

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Metropolitan Books, 1996. Advance reading copy, an excerpt containing only the story "Contact Sports". Glossy card covers. Fine copy. Label of a literary agency inside front cover. A first collection of short stories by this Canadian Native author (Haisla). The book won won the Winifred Holtby Prize for best first work of fiction in the Commonwealth and was selected as the New York Times Editor's Choice and notable book of the year. Her first novel, MONKEY BEACH, made the Giller Prize short list. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 52927
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  • KING, Thomas
    TRUTH & BRIGHT WATER.

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: HarperFlamingoCanada, 1999. Inscribed by Author; Black boards. Fine in fine jacket, and inscribed to a noted Canadian literary couple, "good friends who helped me get started.". Third novel of this Canadian Indian author of Cherokee and Greek descent, a story of two young cousins and one long summer, one cousin living in the small American border town of Truth, the other across the Canadian border on the Indian reserve of Bright Water.; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 53723
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  • WAH'KON-TAH. Illustrated by May Todd Aaron by MATHEWS, John Joseph
    MATHEWS, John Joseph
    WAH'KON-TAH. Illustrated by May Todd Aaron

    Edition: First Edition

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1932. Octavo, orange cloth, illustrations on endpapers and in text. pp (360). Tanning to page edges, else a fine, bright, unfaded copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has nicks and minor rubbing at ends of very lightly darkened spine, white streak across head of spine, nick to front panel, else fine. A nice copy of this classic of the literature of the North American Indian. This Osage's first book, an account of the history of the Osaga nation and life on its first reservation in Oklahoma. Owing to the title being picked up by the Bookof the Month club, non-firsts are very common, while nice firsts such as this one are not. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 35669
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  • LILLARD, Charles, editor and annotator
    WARRIORS OF THE NORTH PACIFIC. Missionary Accounts of the Nortwest Coast, the Skeena and Stikine Rivers and the Klondike, 1829-1900

    Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1984. Maroon boards. 280 pp, indexed. Covers just a wee bit bowed, else fine in VG jacket. 0919203485

    Book ID: 22546
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  • (WATTS, Isaac, 1674-1748)
    Watts's First Catechism for Children, the Lord's Prayer, the Apostle's Creed, and the Ten Commandments. Translated by Mrs. Mason into the Language of the Cree Indians of Rupert's Land, North-West America

    No place (London): No publisher (M.W. Watts). Second edition, published in 1862, though the title page is dated May 7th, 1859. 12mo. Original limp purple cloth. pp 15. Small light spots and not very noticeable damp stain to upper front cover, else fine. For a description of the true first edition see Peel(3) 388. Evans 068. Pilling Alg. P338. Not in Banks. Translated by Sophia Mason. Text entirely in Cree (Western dialect), in syllabic characters.One line in Cree syllabic characters at head of title.

    Book ID: 44621
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  • WELCH, James
    WINTER IN THE BLOOD

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harper & Row, 1974. Octavo. Brown cloth and blue boards. VG+, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has creases to fore edges of flaps; soft, scarcely noticable creases to head of spine, upper inner corner of front panel; nick to rear panel ; light sunning to orange portion of spine; else fine. Nice copy of the first novel of this important Native American (Blackfeet / Gros Ventre heritage) author, the third volume in Harper & Row's Native American Publishing Program. 0064519902

    Book ID: 6459
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  • TALASWAIMA, Terrance, translator
    WINTER RABBIT HUNTS

    Oraibi, Arizona: Hopi Action Program, 1974. Square octavo, 12 pp, stapled, in cream colour illustrated card covers; colour and b&w illustrations in text. A few small tan soil spots to covers, VG otherwise. "This story was translated from the Hopi by Terrance Talaswaima and illustrated by Anthony Honahnie as an educational project of the Hopi Action, Hopi Follow Through Program." A story for younger readers.

    Book ID: 42075
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  • VIZENOR, Gerald
    WORDARROWS: Indians and Whites in the New Fur Trade

    Edition: First printing

    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1978. Octavo, brown cloth. Fine copy. Jacket has edge nicks, spine spine sunning, slight rubbing, VG otherwise. Signed by the author. With the ink ownership surname of a noted Canadian Indian novelist inside front cover (hidden by jacket flap) and his tiny pencil initials on front free endpaper. ; Signed by Author 0816608598

    Book ID: 35663
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  • LINNÉ, S.
    ZAPOTECAN ANTIQUITIES and the Paulson Collection in the Ethnographical Museum of Sweden. With 27 Text Figures and 32 Plates

    Aktiebolaget Thule, 1938. The Ethnological Museum of Sweden, Stockholm, New Series Publication No.4. Quarto. Cream card covers. pp 196, plates and figures in text. Short tears at spine tips neatly repaired; a VG+ copy otherwise, no owner names, clean, tight & unworn. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Book ID: 25881
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