The Mystic Warriors Of The Plains: Mails, Thomas E. The Mystic Warriors Of The Plains: Mails, Thomas E. The Mystic Warriors Of The Plains: Mails, Thomas E.

The Mystic Warriors Of The Plains

Mails, Thomas E.

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ISBN 10: 038504741X / ISBN 13: 9780385047418
Published by Doubleday, New York, 1972
Condition: NF Hardcover
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1st trade edition/1st printing. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: 'To Ed F. My 2nd favorite Irish Indian God Bless T. Mails'. Mr. Mails has also drawn a small sign of some sort in ink above his name. Profusely illustrated in color and B&W throughout. Lovely example of this very scarce signed huge and heavy classic about the Plains Indians and their way of life. Covers the origin, distribution, daily life, social customs, government, religion, lifestyle involving the buffalo and horse, arts and crafts, achievement marks, clothing, hair styles, jewelry, headdresses, weapons, training of boys to be warriors, and the redistribution and decline of the people of the plains. The book is bound in dark maroon cloth with gilt printing, and is straight, clean, tight, has no soiling, and has no handwriting other than the author's in it; there is a small, very slightly lighter spot to the upper front binding cloth, and just a trace of binding edgewear and slight sunning at upper back panel edge. The dustjacket is price intact, clean, crisp and unfaded and has no tears or chips; there are a couple of horizontal wrinkles to the upper back panel. The most authoritative and complete work on the Native Americans of the Plains. 592 pages, plus Notes, Specific Sources, Bibliography and Index. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 12-1/2" x 9-3/8" ; 592 + Index, etc. pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 9031

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Title: The Mystic Warriors Of The Plains

Publisher: Doubleday, New York

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover; 1st Printing

Book Condition:NF

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition..

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The culture, arts, crafts and religion of the Plains Indians. Profusely illustrated. 618 pages including an extensive index. Jacket protected in mylar cover. 32 plates included. A large section devoted to their religion, their supernatural beliefs, the practice of medicine, their vision-seeking and their ceremonial practices.

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