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Image for Fair Shake in the Wilderness: The Life and Times of Rix Robinson [Michigan History]

Fair Shake in the Wilderness: The Life and Times of Rix Robinson [Michigan History]

By: Harrington, Steve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Maritime Press, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 2711

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy wraps, 13.9 by 21.5 cm, 103 pp., illus. Unread copy, near fine with only faint signs of shelf wear to the wraps. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. From the back cover: “Settling the Great Lakes area required a variety of unusual skills. Rix Robinson was a man of exceptional character and ability. He proved that Indians should be treated fairly, even though the old Northwest Territory was flooded with white settlers. Rix Robinson quickly discovered that adventure and conflict were a large part of taming the wilderness. He learned to speak several Indian languages... View more info

Image for One Man’s Vision… The Michael Walsh Collection of 19th Century Children’s Moccasins [Opening Sale and Exhibition Catalog]

One Man’s Vision… The Michael Walsh Collection of 19th Century Children’s Moccasins [Opening Sale and Exhibition Catalog]

By: Lanford, Benson; Michael Walsh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Sherwoods Spirit of America: [2002]

Seller ID: 2991

Condition: very good +


Staple-bound wraps, glossy full-color covers and leaves, 21.5 by 27.8 cm, 16 pp. Very good with only faint signs of shelf wear to the wraps. A heavily-illustrated sale and exhibition catalog featuring full-color images of over 150 children’s moccasins along with basic details and prices. View more info

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Songs of the Navajo Country - SIGNED

By: Ricketts, Orval; Carey Holbrook, foreword

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1940

Edition: Limited ed

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2124

Condition: Very Good


Number 271 of 500 printed. Signed by Ricketts on the title page. Staple-bound wraps, 16 by 23.5 cm, viii 56 pp. edge wear with a few small edge tears; focing to the wraps, especially the back cover. Includes a preface by the author, “The Navajo and His Country.” We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition. View more info

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Warfare On The Colonial American Frontier: The Journals of Major Robert Rogers & An Historical Account of the Expedition Against the Ohio Indians in the Year 1764, Under the Command of Henry Bouquet, Esq.

By: Rogers, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bargersville, IN, Dresslar Publishing: April 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2981

Condition: very good


Glossy wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm, x 218 xx 99 pp. Very good with light shelf wear to the covers and corners, and light bumping to the lower corner. Appears unread. This book has been reproduced from a 1769 Dublin printing of this historical memoir. Rogers and bouquet are two of the most experienced British frontier commanders during the time of the French and Indian War and Pontiac’s Uprising. The exploits of Rogers and his Rangers captured the public’s attention on both sides of the Atlantic during that era, and in our own time have been popularized in books and film. Less well-known is t... View more info

Image for Another Man’s Vision: The Larry Williams Collection of 19th Century Tobacco Bags [Native American Indian Exhibition and Sale Catalog]

Another Man’s Vision: The Larry Williams Collection of 19th Century Tobacco Bags [Native American Indian Exhibition and Sale Catalog]

By: Sherwoods; Larry Williams

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Sherwoods Spirit of America: nd (c.2000)

Seller ID: 2634

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound glossy wraps, 21.5 by 28 cm, 20 pp., fully illus. in color. Very good with light scuffing and scratches to the covers; the interior is clean and bright. A striking exhibition and sale catalog featuring a brief history of Native American tobacco bags and 49 bags with a brief description, sizes, and prices (ranging from $6,500 to $55,000). Scarce. View more info