Lot 161 of 435:
Scarce WPA Title - Land of Nakoda  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$168
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
Land of Nakoda: The Story of the Assiniboine Indians. From the tales of the Old Ones told to First Boy (James L. Long), with drawings by Fire Bear (William Standing), under the direction of the Writers' Program of the World Projects Administration in the State of Montana.
Author:
Long, James L.
Place:
Helena, MT
Publisher:
State Publishing Co.
Date:
1942
Description:

296 pp. Profusely illustrated from sketches by Fire Bear. (4to) 10½x8, original tan cloth. First Edition.

Excellent collection of Native American tales, lore, and history, all assembled by a Native American member of the Montana Project, and illustrated by an Indian artist. One of the most sought after of the Federal Writers Project books.

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Condition:
Remnants of dust jacket present; light wear; near fine.
 
Item number:
290632
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