viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Recently found by viaLibri....

Land of the Spotted Eagle
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, 1933. Octavo Illustrated original brown cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in black, top edges stained black pictorial dust jacket (with some tears and loss of paper) "This unusual book gives an intimate, unadorned picture of the world of the Lakotas, or western Sioux Indians, by the last great chief of the tribe. From the time the young Indian babe first leaves his mother's arms to his solemn, picturesque initiation as a brave, every important event in his life is presented in its true significance. The 'professions' open to the Indian youth, the civil arrangement of bands, chiefs, and lodges, tribal customs, the Sun Dance and the ritual of purification, the magic of the medicine-man and the worship of the Great Spirit - these things require the pen of a full-blooded Indian, like Chief Standing Bear, for their proper interpretation to the white man's world." - from the dust jacket Fine Signed by the author on front free endpaper
      [Bookseller: Antiquarian open bookshop Randall House ]
Last Found On: 2017-06-22           Check availability:      maremagnum.com    

LINK TO THIS PAGE: www.vialibri.net/years/items/10384868/1933-bear-chief-standing-land-of-the-spotted-eagle

Browse more rare books from the year 1933


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     561 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     


Copyright © 2017 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.