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Bandelier, A.F. Investigations Among the Indians of the Southwestern
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
United States, Carried on Mainly in the Years From 1880 to 1885. Parts I and II. Papers of the Archaeological Institute of America, American series III. Cambridge: John Wilson & Son Univ. Press, 1890 & 1892. 8vo, both parts bound as one in green cloth boards with detached original printed paper boards included, 591 pp including all plates and maps. Rare early reports on American SW archaeology.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
As above with margins slightly trimmed when rebound, else VG.
Est $150 - $200
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Cabinet Card of Comanches,
Lot # 618 - Cabinet Card of Comanches,
early silver print cabinet card with imprint of "Irwin Mankins, Chickasha and Duncan, I.T." Wonderful active image of two women skinning a longhorn steer on the prairie. A large group of men and women who are both on foot and horseback watch. The women are being helped (ok, not) by two dogs. Penc... > Item Details
Sioux Children’s Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 231 - Sioux Children’s Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot of 2. Both pairs have parfleche soles with painted motifs visible on the inside. Includes one pair with sinew(?)-sewn beadwork colors of red, orange, and cobalt on a crystal ground. Design on vamps consists of tiny triangles and small "T" shapes, 6.25" long; AND another pair with sinew-sewn b... > Item Details
Catlinite Hatchet and Three Buffalo Horns,
Lot # 718 - Catlinite Hatchet and Three Buffalo Horns,
lot of 4. Includes a carved catlinite hatchet with engraved floral, cross and profiled head of a Native American wearing feathered bonnet, length 7". AND three very weathered buffalo horns. > Item Details
Five Books on Ohio Archaeology,
Lot # 29 - Five Books on Ohio Archaeology,
including scarce Moorehead, Warren King. Hematite Implements of the United States Andover (MA): Phillips Academy, Dept. of Archaeology, Bulletin VI, 1912. 8vo in printed paper wraps, 97 numbered pages including all plates, maps and fold outs. PLUS Wilson, Thomas. Arrowpoints, Spearpoints, and Knives... > Item Details
Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 647 - Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with red and black triangular geometric patterns on front, back undecorated, length 39.75" x width 3.5". > Item Details
Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
Lot # 68 - Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
lot of 3. Includes two Pima woven baskets -- one a bowl and other a "tumbler" -- both of willow with devil's claw fret motifs encircling the baskets and with rims of the same material. One is a bowl, 2" high x 9" diameter; PLUS the tumbler, 4.5" high x 4.5" diameter; AND a Hopi coiled yucca plaque... > Item Details
Beaded Watch Fobs,
Lot # 206 - Beaded Watch Fobs,
lot of 7. Delightful little watch fobs woven with metallic and flat color beads in a range of designs. Three with leather ends, metallic beadwork in geometric and floral patterns, fringe at ends; 6.5" long, 6.5" long, and 9" long; PLUS an ornately woven fob beaded in multicolors, central geometric d... > Item Details
Chimayo Blanket,
Lot # 435 - Chimayo Blanket,
commercial wool woven in black and white with red ground, cotton ties on ends, serrated diamond pattern; 82" long x wide 48". > Item Details
Plains Braided Rope and Hair Ornament,
Lot # 312 - Plains Braided Rope and Hair Ornament,
lot of 2. Includes rope of braided leather. Length: 115". AND a wooden hair ornament wrapped with aniline-dyed porcupine quills in red and yellow. Same quills and tin cones stuffed with feathers decorate a large leather bow. Length: 8". > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 390 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
black and red-on-white, globular shape with indented bottom and thin walls. Wonderful geometric designs, possibly birds decorate neck and body, interior rim painted red; 7.5" high x 10.5" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
Lot # 289 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
appears to be an early piece (19th century) with file marks still visible in places, nice old patina, heavy use, traditional "T" shape, and 8.85" long x 5" high. > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
Lot # 450 - Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
lot of 4. From The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. Includes "Henry - Wichita" (Plate 656), "Walter Ross - Wichita" (Plate 657), "Water Rite Purification, Cheyenne Animal Dance" (Plate 662) and "At the Pool, Animal Dance - Cheyenne" (Plate 663). All with 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravures... > Item Details
Great Lakes Wooden Mortar and Pestle,
Lot # 218 - Great Lakes Wooden Mortar and Pestle,
ca mid 19th century. Single piece hollowed barrel shaped mortar with wrought iron bands at top and base, 8.5" diameter x 20" high, with a single piece wood double ended (reversible) pestle, 47.25" high with both square and wire nails at ends to help crush grain. Wonderful old weathered and polishe... > Item Details
Navajo Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 143 - Navajo Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930s, handspun wool woven in natural brown, speckled gray, and dyed red against a natural cream ground, with stacked diamond design, original corner ties; 46.5" long x 28" wide. > Item Details
Karl Bodmer Lithograph,
Lot # 352 - Karl Bodmer Lithograph, "Junction of the Yellowstone,"
hand colored lithograph of the above title showing view from hills above with pronghorn antelope in foreground, 13" x 18", new mat and frame. > Item Details
Northern Plains Catlinite Pipe and Wood Stem,
Lot # 509 - Northern Plains Catlinite Pipe and Wood Stem,
fine simple "L" shaped with raised rib at .75" below bowl, at angle and 1.5" from stem, shows moderate use, 5.2" long x 4.7" high with plain polished maple stem, 21.75" long; total length 26.5". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag with Flag,
Lot # 501 - Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag with Flag,
made of smoked leather, with deep sea-green beadwork border. One side has greasy yellow and red stepped triangles and other side has great flag with 48 stars. Edge and sides of bag are beaded in a striped pattern of same colors. Bag has rawhide-wrapped strips in flag colors, woven to replicate a sty... > Item Details
Pair of Chippewa Beaded Pouches,
Lot # 210 - Pair of Chippewa Beaded Pouches,
includes one made of black wool with bold flower designs on both sides, multicolor beaded loop fringe at bottom and around lip, internal drawstring closure; 12" high x 7.5" wide. AND one made of black velveteen with image of a wreath on one side, bright floral design on opposite, drawstring closure;... > Item Details
Cheyenne Beaded Awl Case,
Lot # 729 - Cheyenne Beaded Awl Case,
has beads wrapped to form stripes of color in translucent gold, green blue, rose, red, and white. Short fringe adorns the top and long fringe the bottom, length 6.5" w/o fringe. > Item Details
Four Classic Books on Illinois & Midwestern Archaeology,
Lot # 32 - Four Classic Books on Illinois & Midwestern Archaeology,
including Baker, Frank C., Griffin, James B., Morgan, Richard G., Neumann, Geo. K. and Taylor, Jay L.B. Contributions to the Archaeology of the Illinois River Valley. Philadelphia: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New series Vol. XXXII, Part I, Nov. 1941. 4to, rebound in red cloth... > Item Details
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