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Seller ID: 39702
First edition. NY: Viking, 1983. Fine in price-clipped d/w. In the Spirit of Crazy Horse chronicles the history between the Sioux and the United States government, with emphasis on the 1971 shoot-out at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, a 71-day, armed stand-off between federal and state agents and upon the 1975 shootout involving the AIM activist Leonard Peltier in which two FBI agents were killed. Matthiessen investigates his later trial and conviction; and the controversies surrounding the case. Bill Janklow, the former Republican state attorney general and governor of South Dakota, and... View more info
Publisher: Andover, Andover Press,: 1917
Seller ID: k190711e
1st ed., 8vo, olive green cloth. 448 pp; ,-448 (1 advt). 10 plates (2 color) and folded map. More than 265 objects illustrated, most in b/w, with descriptions and extensive index and bibliography. Charm stones, gorgets, bird stones, mound finds, ornaments. Howes M-783. Condition: Good: Covers have moderate wear but no significant rubbing or chipping; light fade to fore-edge of front cover, some spotting on back panel. Some spotting to endpapers, small tear on title page. Text block is clean and tight. View more info
Publisher: New York: Viking: 1993
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: s180623a
1st ed., 8v, sienna boards/brown cloth. Matthiessen's controversial and suppressed book on the conflict between agents of the federal government and members of the radical American Indian Movement (AIM) in the 1970s, which culminated in a gun battle that left two FBI agents and one Indian dead. Matthiessen argues that the conviction of Leonard Peltier for the agents' death was a miscarriage of justice. His book was the subject of two lawsuits -- by one of the FBI agents involved in the case and by the former governor of South Dakota -- which effectively suppressed it for nearly a decade. A Su... View more info
Publisher: Peter Matthiessen: 1983
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: s180623d
Softcover “Samizdat” edition. One of several photocopied underground editions of the book, purportedly for distribution to tribal members after the publisher withdrew the book from distribution. The number produced is undetermined, but probably 50 copies or less. Very good: a bright copy internally but with several small stains to covers and light crease at left edge of front. No tears or marks. Signed by Matthiessen on the title page.Matthiessen's controversial and suppressed book on the conflict between agents of the federal government and members of the radical American Indian Moveme... View more info
Publisher: Berkeley [CA]: Black Oak Books: 1992
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: s180624a
7"x22" letterpress broadside containing an excerpt from In the Spirit of Crazy Horse. Published in connection with a speaking engagement to support the Leonard Peltier Defense Fund. Designed and printed in an edition of 150 copies at Okeanos Press. A Fine. pristine copy signed by Matthiessen at bottom. View more info
Publisher: Mexico, D.F., Libreria Anticuaria G.M. Ec: 1939
Seller ID: k1707043
11-1/2”x9-1/2”, quarter-leather two-post binding. 75 plates, printed in color on heavy stock including three foldout plates. 21 page prologue, 4 supplemental plates numbered A-D, frontispiece, and index sheet at rear. This is a reproduction of a 16th century Tlaxcala codex. The Lienzo de Tlaxcala uses detailed drawings to depict the time of contact and conflict between Hernando Cortez and various people groups in and around the Tlaxcala region of Mexico. It is comprised of images with accompanying headings in Nahuatl and captions in Spanish. Fine overall with some toning at binding edge of... View more info
Publisher: Sacramento CA, Press of Arden Park: 1976
Seller ID: 07154
Handset and printed in black and peacock blue ink with Indian motif illustrations. 16mo, beige cloth, 16 pp. Limited to 120 copies signed by the printer, Bud Westreich. Fine View more info