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Indian Country

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $20.40

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008897

ISBN: 0670397873

Condition: Very Good


338 pp, quarterbound w/light tan papercovered boards w/red cloth spine w/gilt lettering, grey-blu-tan-brn dj. The author explores ten important instances where the white man's encroachments upon the sacred grounds of Indian tribes show the tragic effects of a confrontation that is bound to harm both sides. He goes to the lands of the Miccosukee, Hopi, Cherokee, Mohawk, Yurok & Karuk of the Pacific Northwest, Lakota, Chumash, Paiute, Shoshone & Ute of Great Basin, and Navajo. View more info

Under the Mountain Wall : a Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Ice Age

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $136.00

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition, 2nd State

Seller ID: 028171

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 256 pp, xxxii, black cloth covered boards w/blind stamped front board w/gilt-green lettering on the spine, dj black w/light brown-orange lettering w/pictorial front, green-wht-grey illustrated map front endpapers & illustrated rear endpapers of mountain wall. The photos are located in correct order after page 160 & the rear endpapers are correct. States book club edition at bottom of the tipped in table of contents. volume has price printed on the upper corner of the front flap. Contains 85 plates. This volume is an account of people that were untouched by civilization in Baliem Valley, N... View more info

The Children of Bladensfield

By: Ward, Evelyn D. w/essay by Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1978

Seller ID: 036260

ISBN: 0670216615

Condition: Very Good


141 pp, quarterbound w/light brown boards w/dark brown spine w/gilt lettering, geneaolgy chart on the rear free endpapers, copied letters on the front free end papers, dj dark brown w/wht lettering w/pictorial front & rear panels. A Sand Dune Press Book. Evelyn War lived with her large family at Bladensfield and her memoirs during the CIvil War were prepared for future generations. She describes the beauty adn tranquillity of life at Bladensfield before the War. Pmatthiessen, one of the "children of Bladensfield," tells of his return there, of the Ward cousins and ow what has hap... View more info