Gregath Company, Inc. is pleased post this review of many new genealogy/history listings from July below. The 49ers’, As Reported By Columbia Missouri Sentinel and St. Louis, Missouri Daily Morning Herald, Intelligencer, Republican Newspapers, Volume 10, by Kenneth E. Weant, 2010. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 232 pages. January 5, 1850 to October 30, 1857, 9,055+ names indexed by state. AD960-$30.00

Vernon County, Missouri, Volume 2, by Kenneth E. Weant, 2010. 244 pages, 8½x11″, softbound book. Includes 4285 Reported Deaths, Chronological Index to selected articles from Nevada Daily Mail (includes 1179 Marriages), spanning August 16, 1893 to June 29, 1901.  AD784-$28.00

Civil War Records: Missouri Confederate Infantry Regiments – Volume 6 (41st through 48th Regiments), by Kenneth E. Weant, 2010. 8½x11″, 224 pages, softbound book – 10,154 names. AD009-$28.00

Civil War Records: Missouri Confederate Infantry Regiments – Volume 5 (33rd through 40th Regiments), by Kenneth E. Weant, 2010. 8½x11″, 210 pages, softbound book – 9458 names.

AD783-$28.00What’s in a Name? Everything You Wanted to Know, by Leonard R. N. Ashley, 1989 Revised. 266 pages, 8½x11″, softbound book. AD780-$18.00

Genealogy As Pastime and Profession, by Donald Lines Jacobus, 1968. 120 pages, 5½x8½”, softbound book. Describes the principles of genealogical research, evaluation of evidence, and relationship of genealogy to chronology, eugenics, and the law. Covering early nomenclature, Royal ancestry, use of source material, and methods of both compiling and publishing a family history. Also included is information on characteristic blunders and misconceptions – a classic.  AD785-$9.00

Native American Mythology, by Hartley Burr Alexander. 384 pages, 5.5×8.5″, softbound book. This fascinating and informative compendium of Native American lore recounts the continent’s myths chronologically and region-by-region, offering a wide range of nomadic sagas, animist myths, cosmogonies and creation myths, end-time prophecies, and other traditional tales. Legends include stories of sun worship, trickster pranks, the ghost world, and secret societies. Republication of the Boston, 1916 edition. ADD2070-$16.00

The Gibson Girl and Her America: The Best Drawings of Charles Dana Gibson, by Charles Dana Gibson, 2010. 48 pages, 11×8.5″, softbound book. Among the most famous American illustrators of the Gilded Era at the turn of the last century, Gibson is fondly remembered as the creator of the Gibson Girl. His thousands of images of independent and beautiful young ladies came to define a feminine ideal. This collection features more than 100 of Gibson’s finest pen-and-ink drawings, showcasing his “Girl” in amusing social settings — dinner parties, fancy balls, and sporting events. ADD2092-$15.00

Native American Creation Myths, by Jeremiah Curtin, 2004. 384 pages, 5.5×8.5“, softbound book. Every aboriginal nation has its gods, from whom the people receive all that they have, and all that they know. Traditional American Indian life revolved around communication with divinity, and these authentic stories about the origin of the earth and its creatures embody every facet of their culture — customs, institutions, and art. Unabridged republication of Creation Myths of Primitive America, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1898. ADD2069-$15.00

Shamans and Shamanism, by John Lee Maddox, 2003. 352 pages, 5.5×8.5“, softbound book. Compares the development of the shaman, or medicine man, among tribal societies. A go-between for man and the spirit world, the shaman explains and resolves issues surrounding misfortunes, bodily ailments, and death. In drawing from tribal societies around the world, the author discusses causes (ill winds, evils spirits) and cures (exorcism, enchanted drinks). ADD2068-$15.00

The Myths of the North American Indians, by Lewis Spence. 480 pages, 5.5×8.5″, softbound book. Rich anthology of the myths and legends of the Algonquins, Iroquois, Pawnees, and Sioux, prefaced by an extensive historical and ethnological commentary. Simply written tales of warrior rivalries, steadfast love, and victory over powerful forces are suitable reading for youngsters and entertaining enough for adults. 36 illustrations. ADD2072-$15.00

Taos Tales, by Elsie Clews Parsons. 192 pages, 5.5×8.5″, softbound book. Nearly 100 authentic tales offer an unparalleled glimpse into beliefs and culture of the Pueblo Indians: “The Kachina Suitors and Coyote,” “Magpie and the Corn Mothers,” “Turquoise Boy Races the Deer Boys,” “The Envious Hunter,” “The Jealous Girls,” “Echo Boy,” “Escape Up the Tree,” and many more. ADD2071-$8.00

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