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click for a larger image of item #25809, Riding the Earthboy 40 NY, World, (1971). The first book by this author of Blackfoot-Gros Ventre heritage, who was one of the most important and accomplished Native American writers of the post-1968 generation. Welch was a respected poet and an award-winning novelist, and wrote, with great power and sensitivity, fiction focused on both contemporary Indian life (e.g., Winter in the Blood) and historical material (the award-winning Fools Crow). Riding the Earthboy 40, a collection of poems, was never properly distributed as the publisher folded at the time of publication. It was re-published five years later in a revised and expanded form by Harper & Row. This is the first edition. Inscribed by the author to poets Sandra McPherson and Henry Carlile "with best wishes and hopes for another fishing trip soon. Love, Jim." Carlile's ownership signature and stamp; a fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket with slight wear at the spine extremities. A nice association copy. [#025809] $325
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click for a larger image of item #33648, The Death of Jim Loney NY, Harper & Row, (1979). The second novel by the acclaimed poet and novelist, who was one of the key figures in the first wave of what has been called the Native American Renaissance. Inscribed by Welch to award-winning poet James Tate and his wife: "For Jim and Lisa/ Here's a scary one for you, Love, Jim." Foxing to the edge of the text block, handled; about near fine in a very good, edgeworn dust jacket. A good association between two of the most highly regarded writers of their era. From the estate of James Tate. [#033648] $250
NY, World, (1971). The first book by this author of Blackfoot-Gros Ventre heritage, who was one of the most important and accomplished Native American writers of the post-1968 generation. Riding the Earthboy 40, a collection of poems, was never properly distributed as the publisher folded at the time of publication. It was re-published five years later in a revised and expanded form by Harper & Row. This is the first edition. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#912874] $200
NY, Norton, (1990). The uncorrected proof copy of his fourth novel. Inscribed by the author. The faintest of spine fading; still fine in wrappers. [#025821] $135
click for a larger image of item #3284, The Death of Jim Loney NY, Harper & Row, (1979). The uncorrected proof copy of his second novel. Pages reproduce copy editor's corrections. Very good in wrappers. [#003284] $115
click for a larger image of item #25820, The Indian Lawyer NY, Norton, (1990). The uncorrected proof copy of his fourth novel. Signed by the author. Some fading and staining to covers; very good in wrappers. [#025820] $95
NY, Doubleday, 2000. His last novel, published to great critical acclaim. Welch was knighted by France in 2000 for his service to French culture through his literary works; this novel depicts a Sioux Indian with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show who is stranded in Marseilles and has to make his way in the French society of the late 19th century. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#912876] $45
NY, World, (1971). The first book by this author of Blackfoot-Gros Ventre heritage, who was one of the most important and accomplished Native American writers of the post-1968 generation. Welch was a respected poet and an award-winning novelist, and wrote, with great power and sensitivity, fiction focused on both contemporary Indian life (e.g., Winter in the Blood) and historical material (the award-winning Fools Crow). Riding the Earthboy 40, a collection of poems, was never properly distributed as the publisher folded at the time of publication. It was re-published five years later in a revised and expanded form by Harper & Row. This is the first edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#002020] $40
NY, Norton, (1990). His fourth novel. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#912878] $40
NY, Norton, (1994). The advance reading copy of Welch's first book of nonfiction, a retelling and reimagining of the Custer myth and the Battle of Little Bighorn, from the Indian perspective. Stekler is a documentary filmmaker, and he and Welch collaborated on the script for "The Last Stand," which was nominated for an Emmy Award. Signed by the author. Fine in wrappers. [#025822] $30
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click for a larger image of item #34468, Native American Literature Catalog Hadley, Ken Lopez, Bookseller, 1997. Welch provides the introduction to this catalog of Native American literature, in which he talks about how, with the help of Richard Hugo, he became a poet, and one of the early voices to be heard in the larger literary landscape of the "Native American Renaissance." Not reprinted elsewhere. Fine in wrappers. [#034468] $25
NY, W.W. Norton, (1990). Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#710828] $20
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