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1 Cremony, John C. LIFE AMONG THE APACHES.
New York Indian Head Books 1991 0880296526 / 9780880296526 Facsimile Reprint. Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
322 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). Facsimile reprint of 1868 edition. From the Introduction: "We have never striven to make ourselves intelligently acquainted with (the various tribes occupying the vast region which extends from the Colorado river on the west, to the settlements of Texas on the east, and from Taos in New Mexico to Durango in the Mexican Republic). Nearly all that relates to them is quite as uncertain and indefinite to our comprehension as that which obtains in the center of Africa. Those who were best informed on the matter, and had given it the closest attention, were, at the time - most unfortunately - the least capable of imparting their information; while those who were ignorant of the subject have been the most forward to give the results of their fragmentary gleanings. If this volume shall have the effect of bettering our present deplorable Indian policy, by letting in some light, it will accomplish the author's object." The author was "Interpreter to the U.S. Boundary Commission, under the Hon. John R. Bartlett, in 1849, '50 and '51, and late Major of California Volunteer Cavalry, operating in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Western Arkansas." Dust jacket has a few areas of very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
2 Wilkinson, Nevile. YVETTE IN SWITZERLAND AND TITANIA'S PALACE.
London Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press Hard Cover Very Good Good 
132 pp, 9 7/8" H. (c1925). Buff coloured boards with red lettering and decoration on spine and front board, map endpapers, 20 b&w and colour plates. Follows the adventures of Yvette (aged 14), her friend, Marietta (aged 13) and their guide and friend, The Painter, as they journey through Swizerland - interleaved with stories about Queen Titania and her Palace (as built by Mr. Wilkinson). Contents: Prologue; One Morn in May; The Arrival; Marietta's Chapter; The Journey; Yvette's Chapter; Lusmore's Trefoil; The Grand Chalet; A Page of History; Oberon's Peacock; Marietta's Second Chapter; Titania's Palace; Zermatt; Waterfalls and Music; Yvette's Second Chapter; The Gnomic Theory; The Merriest Music; Epilogue. The form at the back of the book for membership in the Companions (Boys) or Rose-Maidens (Girls) is present and attached. Gift inscription at top of half title page, small bookstore stamp on free rear endaper, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has some light edge wrinkling, small chips/tears - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, Light browning - mainly on spine and at edges, light soiling, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 


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