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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

(Native American)
click for a larger image of item #34623, Escorts to White Earth (Minneapolis), Four Winds, 1968. A celebration of 100 years of the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota. Compiled, edited and introduced by Vizenor. Shot from typescript; only issued in wrappers. Creasing to spine, tiny tear to crown; a very good copy. An early, uncommon work by Vizenor, and one of his first books to deal with Native subject matter, after publishing several collections of haiku. [#034623] $375
Minneapolis, Nodin Press, (1984). His sixth book of haiku. Inscribed by the author to Joe Bruchac. Mild sunning; near fine in wrappers. An excellent association copy. [#025797] $150
Hanover, Wesleyan University Press, (1991). A collection of "crossblood stories" by "the supreme ironist among American Indian writers of the twentieth century" (N. Scott Momaday). This is the scarce hardcover issue. Signed by the author. Fine without dust jacket, as issued. [#025800] $30
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click for a larger image of item #34467, Native American Literature Catalog Hadley, Ken Lopez, Bookseller, 2006. Vizenor provides the introduction to this catalog of Native American literature: 4 pages, in which Vizenor writes of his own writing, and that of others, such as N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Silko, Gordon Henry, Louis Owens, Michael Dorris, and Louise Erdrich. As far as we know, this essay has not been reprinted elsewhere. Fine in wrappers. [#034467] $25
Normal/NY, Illinois State University/Fiction Collective, (1987). The simultaneous issue in wrappers of his second novel, about a tribal trickster who becomes a teacher in China, contending with socialist regimentation and Chinese bureaucracy, with hilarious results. Winner of the 1986 Illinois State University/Fiction Collective Award and the 1988 American Book Award. Signed by the author. Fine. [#025799] $20
Hanover, Wesleyan University Press, (1997). Eleven interrelated stories that comprise "An Almost Browne Novel." Browne is a crossblood trickster storyteller, who first appeared in Vizenor's fiction in the 1980s. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#025802] $20
Bowling Green, Bowling Green State University Popular Press, (2000). Essays on Vizenor, edited by A. Robert Lee. Includes "The Last Man of the Stone Age" by Louis Owens. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#025804] $20
click for a larger image of item #25793, Seventeen Chirps (Minneapolis), Nodin Press, (1968). Second printing of this early collection of haiku by a writer of Chippewa (Anishinabe) heritage. Fine in wrappers. [#025793] $20
NY, Crowell-Collier, (1972). Tales of contemporary Ojibway and Chippewas, nonfiction, by a noted writer of Anishinabe descent. Illustrated with photographs. Near fine in a rubbed, near fine dust jacket. [#025795] $20
click for a larger image of item #3274, The Heirs of Columbus Hanover, Wesleyan/UPNE, (1991). A postmodern novel with a trickster theme, in which Columbus is a Mayan Indian returning to his homeland. The advance reading copy. A few small nicks; near fine in wrappers. [#003274] $20
click for a larger image of item #3263, Empty Swings (Minneapolis), Nodin Press, (1967). A collection of haiku. Near fine in wrappers. [#003263] $20
(Minneapolis), Nodin Press, (1967). A collection of haiku. Vizenor has been writing since the late Fifties, although his books prior to 1970 are poetry and are exceptionally scarce. Creasing at spine fold; small name inside front cover; very good. [#002719] $20
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