First edition. Olive green cloth with gilt bust of a Native American on the front cover. 440 pages including index. With black and white photos throughout, as well as a few sepia toned plates by Rodman Wanamaker. All present as called for. Two fold out maps also present. A survey of the Native American Indian in the United States, examining the changes in their culture and society as influenced by actions of the U.S. Government, as well as providing a history of notable tribes and Native Americans during the years 1850 to 1914. This includes the Sioux and the Messiah Craze, the death of Sitting Bull and the tragedy at Wounded Knee, Red Cloud, Sitting Bull, Apache, Pueblo and Papago Indians, the Navaho, Geronimo, the Indians of California, etc. Moorehead was a notable American archaeologist and served as a reporter during the 'Ghost Dance' on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation just prior to the Massacre at Wounded Knee. He advocated for justice and better treatment of the Native American by the US Government, appointed to a board of commissioners on the Bureau of Indian Affairs by Theodore Roosevelt. In GOOD+ condition. Minor general fading to the covers, with light scuffing and soiling. Small faded spot on the lower front cover near the spine, with a faint area of discoloration on the rear cover. Spine darkened. Some scuffing along the extremities. Interior solid, with several owner's notations on the first endpaper including 'Phoenix Indian Center Library' written at the top and crossed out in red ink. No other indication of library status. Interior hinges weakening. Text block solid with very minor scattered pencil notations/tick marks present. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The American Indian in the United States. ...
Publisher: The Andover Press
Publication Date: 1914
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Andover Press; Andover, Massachusetts; 1914., 1914. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt spine and front board lettering, gilt front board decoration (gilt bright), 9 7/8 x 7 5/8 inches, 440 pp., index, numerous illustrations, 2 fold-out maps. Very good. A very nice copy of a fascinating book. "As time passes, and men view dispassionately the events of the Plains, our historians will record that most of the wars had their origin with ourselves. The Indians never began them." (3214003). Seller Inventory # 2971
Book Description The Andover Press, Andover, 1914. 1st edition (Howes M-871). , 440, [5 (blank)] pp. Frontis + 2 folding maps, intratextual images, and inserted plates. 9-7/8" x 7-1/2" Professionally recased. Bookplate to front pastedown, previous owner's signature to FFEP. Very Good. Green cloth binding with gilt stamped lettering to spine and cover. Seller Inventory # 37791