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Distinctive Denver: The Romance of an American Capital
1 Distinctive Denver: The Romance of an American Capital
78557 Denver The Denver Chamber of Commerce 1926 Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A charming booklet touting the sights of Denver, Colorado and surrounding Rocky Mountains. With numerous b&w photos depicting notable buildings and mountain scenes. --- In stiff blue paper wraps. In good shape, though with back cover crease and a little yellowing to leaves. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87), APPLEGATE, Jesse A.; PORTER, Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE, Martin (editor)
2 APPLEGATE, Jesse A.; PORTER, Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE, Martin (editor) Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87)
81053 Chicago Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company 1989 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A Lakeside Classic reprint, presenting the memoirs of American pioneers Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter. Applegate was an early leader on the Oregon Trail, and was credited with finding the Applegate Trail, an alternative, southerly route to Oregon's Willamette Valley. Lavinia Honeyman Porter's memoir of her Overland Trail journey, "By Ox Team to California" is also included. Edited by Martin Ridge. --- Includes a color map showing routes, a frontis engraved illustration of emigrants crossing the plains, and several additional illustrations and photos. --- Number 87 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, owners of the Lakeside Press. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/publisher's device on cover and titling on spine; all in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks the glassine wrapper. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but with a small spot of clear soiling to back cover.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lxiii, 416 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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High Country Names: Rocky Mountain National Park and the Indian Peaks, ARPS, Louisa Ward & KINGERY, Elinor Eppich
3 ARPS, Louisa Ward & KINGERY, Elinor Eppich High Country Names: Rocky Mountain National Park and the Indian Peaks
80448 Boulder Johnson Books 1994 1555661335 / 9781555661335 Trade Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
The history of over 600 place names in the Rocky Mountain National Park and adjacent areas near the Indian Peaks and Grand Lake are listed here. With several pages of color topo-style maps at rear of volume. The authors were assisted by Hugh E. Kingery. --- This trade paperback with color photo on front cover. --- A clean, bright, sturdy copy but with inked gift inscription to half title page, remainder mark to lower textblock edge and small spot of chafing to lower cover edge.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 198 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots, BANCROFT, Caroline; PETERSON, Daniel K. (assistant)
4 BANCROFT, Caroline; PETERSON, Daniel K. (assistant) Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots
78381 Boulder, Colorado Johnson Publishing Co. 1961 Stapled wraps Good+ with no dust jacket 
A guide to Colorado ghost towns. With b&w photos and maps throughout; including a fold-out 'Plan of Tours' Colorado map. --- A firm, unmarked copy but with considerable cover rubbing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Miracle on Cherry Creek: An Informal History of the Birth and Re-Birth of a Neighborhood, BRENNEMAN, Bill
5 BRENNEMAN, Bill Miracle on Cherry Creek: An Informal History of the Birth and Re-Birth of a Neighborhood
78397 Denver World Press, Inc. 1973 Trade Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
A history of the early days of Denver, Colorado. With many b&w photos. --- In white covers, with log cabin illustration on cover. A clean, firm and bright copy but with a little curling to textblock.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 130 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Boulder: Yesterday & Today, A Photographic Retrospective, CASTELLINO, Robert L. (text and photos)
6 CASTELLINO, Robert L. (text and photos) Boulder: Yesterday & Today, A Photographic Retrospective
79565 Lafayette, Colorado Whispering River, LLC 2005 0974825832 / 9780974825830 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Stated first printing. Scenes from the early history and modern times in the spectacularly-sited Colorado Front Range town of Boulder. With color and black & white photos throughout. Text and modern photos by Robert L. Castellino. --- In realistic brown faux suede covered boards with old time picture postcard image pasted to front cover. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- A clean, firm copy with a little discoloration to covers; interior is bright and unmarked.; Oblong Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 175 pages 
Price: 80.00 USD
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The Great Diamond Hoax: And Other True Tales (Wyoming Frontier Series), CONROE, Robert
7 CONROE, Robert The Great Diamond Hoax: And Other True Tales (Wyoming Frontier Series)
79538 Boulder, Colorado Johnson Publishing Company 1983 0933472757 / 9780933472754 Stapled wraps Good with no dust jacket 
Five true stories about hucksters and adventure seekers in the early days of what became the State of Wyoming. With map of Wyoming and many black and white photos. In orange stapled wraps. Exposure to moisture and dampstains and rippling to leaves, otherwise a sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 64 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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General George Crook His Autobiography (New Edition), CROOK, General George; SCHMITT, Martin F. (edited and annotated by)
8 CROOK, General George; SCHMITT, Martin F. (edited and annotated by) General George Crook His Autobiography (New Edition)
78649 Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1960 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
1960 revised edition of a work first published in 1946, edited and annotated by Martin F. Schmitt. For General Crook, the U.S. Civil War was just the beginning as he went on to his Army career in the American West and the Indian Wars. Coverage of Crook's experiences in the Civil War, vs. Geronimo, his capture and much more. With endpaper maps, 4 interior maps, and 16 b&w illustrations. Includes bibliography and index. --- In full blue cloth-covered hardcovers with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on spine. Red-orange jacket with photo of the General on cover. --- With prior owner's signature to verso of front free endpaper and a little chafing to cover edges; otherwise a clean, unmarked and firm copy. Jacket with a few tears to edges and sunning to spine; bears orig. $5 flap price and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xx, 326 pages 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Five Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri: Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows (Volume 59 in The Civilization of the American Indian series), DENIG, Edwin Thompson (author); EWERS, John C. (editor)
9 DENIG, Edwin Thompson (author); EWERS, John C. (editor) Five Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri: Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows (Volume 59 in The Civilization of the American Indian series)
80806 Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1973 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated third printing, 1973. The author, Edwin Thompson Denig, was a fur trader on the Upper Missouri from 1833-58 and ". . .an acute and objective observer of Indian manners and customs." In this work, he provides much detail about the way of life of the Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees and Crows. Edited, and with an introduction, by John C. Ewers; includes map of the Missouri drainage area, as well as several black & white plates with paintings, photos and drawings of peoples and places mentioned herein. Volume 59 in publisher's "The Civilization of the American Indian" series. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in black on orange spine panel; orange topstain. Price-clipped dust jacket with sepia painting of an unnamed chief. --- An unmarked, solid, sound copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Jacket with rubbing and a few small tears; otherwise bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxxvii, 218 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Year Of Decision: 1846, DeVOTO, Bernard
10 DeVOTO, Bernard The Year Of Decision: 1846
78531 Boston Little, Brown and Company 1943 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Possible book club edition. The prolific author's famous book tells of the many momentous events of 1846. His focus is on big stories, but especially on the pioneers who followed the Santa Fe, Oregon and other trails to the western U.S. --- In light blue cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in maroon on cover and spine, publisher's maroon topstain. Endpapers with maps of the various emigrant routes and campaigns in the West. Jacket with color drawings on the front and author portrait on the back. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with a bit of sunning to margins and chafing to edges; is otherwise in great shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 524 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Mountain Men of Wyoming (Wyoming Frontier Series), FETTER, Richard
11 FETTER, Richard Mountain Men of Wyoming (Wyoming Frontier Series)
79537 Boulder, Colorado Johnson Publishing Company 1985 0933472641 / 9780933472648 Stapled wraps Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated second printing, 1985. This slim volume provides profiles of some of the early trappers, explorers and others who helped establish what became the State of Wyoming. Much information is included on general history of Wyoming and some of the overland trails that crossed her. With map and many black and white photos. In green stapled wraps. With slightly rippled leaves and some darkish spots to covers, otherwise a sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 60 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Rocky Mountain National Park: A 100 Year Perspective, FIELDER, John; MILLS, Enos (photography & text); BARRON, T. A. (text)
12 FIELDER, John; MILLS, Enos (photography & text); BARRON, T. A. (text) Rocky Mountain National Park: A 100 Year Perspective
80107 Englewood, Colorado U S A Westcliffe Publishers 1995 1565791231 / 9781565791237 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The 100th anniversary of the Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado is featured in this oversize volume. With stunning modern-day color photos by John Fielder and historic black and white photos by park pioneer Enos Mills throughout (179 in color and 42 in b&w). Text is provided by both photographers and by T. A. Barron. --- In green cloth-covered boards without titling, gorgeous colorful lichen photos at endpapers. Jacket features close-up wrap-around photo of wood grain. --- A clean, bright, sound copy but with a hint of sunning to edge of cloth. Jacket with very slight rubbing to edge, else newish.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 216 pages 
Price: 27.50 USD
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Ghost Towns of the Rockies, FLORIN, Lambert
13 FLORIN, Lambert Ghost Towns of the Rockies
80141 New York Promontory Press 1992 0883940671 / 9780883940679 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A guide to the ghost towns of Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. With text by the author detailing the story of each site, accompanied by lots of black and white photos. --- In full plum paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with more photos of the towns, one of which is in color. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with slight chafing to edges, else nice.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 216 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, GIBSON, A. M.
14 GIBSON, A. M. The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain
80997 Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1965 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The author explores the mystery of the murder of Colonel Fountain and his son in New Mexico in 1896. With a couple of plates bearing black & white photos; as well as a map of southern New Mexico and the El Paso, Texas areas. --- A later printing, in full navy cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in silver on spine, top edge stained in pale orange. Price-clipped dust jacket with sketch of the imagined murder scene. --- With a few of spots of minor soiling to textblock fore-edge and rear endpaper, otherwise book is clean and bright and textblock is firm. Bright jacket with very slight soiling and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xi, 301 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The West of the Imagination (The Companion to the PBS Series), GOETZMANN, William H.; GOETZMANN, William N.
15 GOETZMANN, William H.; GOETZMANN, William N. The West of the Imagination (The Companion to the PBS Series)
81021 New York W. W. Norton & Company 1986 0393023702 / 9780393023701 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A first edition of this companion volume to the PBS series of the same name. In this volume, the history the American West is presented ". . .through the eyes of artists." With dozens of black & white and color photos of representative paintings, sculptures and other art objects. --- In full reddish-brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with wrap-around color Thomas Moran work, "The Mirage". --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy but with small soiled spot to title page. Unclipped jacket with small creases and indentations, else bright and otherwise undamaged.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xviii, 458 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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King of the Range -and- Rustlers of the Cattle Range, GREY, Romer Zane
16 GREY, Romer Zane King of the Range -and- Rustlers of the Cattle Range
79712 Hornchurch, Essex, U.K. Ian Henry Publications 1981 0860251985 / 9780860251989 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A U.K. edition offering reprints of two Western stories by Romer Zane Gray, eldest son of the legendary Zane Grey. The stories bring back Zane Grey's Buck Duane character. --- In yellow paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Unpaginated (about 150 pages). Simple yellow jacket with cowboy drawing on cover. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Dust jacket bears original £5.25 flap price, with light soiling to back cover and minor creasing at spine ends. Scarce in this edition.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); [150] pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Rider of Distant Trails -and- The Lure of Buried Gold, GREY, Romer Zane
17 GREY, Romer Zane Rider of Distant Trails -and- The Lure of Buried Gold
79713 Hornchurch, Essex, U.K. Ian Henry Publications 1980 0860251802 / 9780860251804 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A U.K. edition offering reprints of two Western stories by Romer Zane Gray, eldest son of the legendary Zane Grey. The stories bring back Zane Grey's Buck Duane character. --- In black paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Unpaginated, about 180 pages. Simple purple jacket with cowboy drawing on cover. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Dust jacket bears original £4.95 flap price, with rubbing; otherwise nice. Scarce in this edition.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); [180] pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Other Side of the Canyon -and- Showdown at Lone Tree, GREY, Romer Zane
18 GREY, Romer Zane The Other Side of the Canyon -and- Showdown at Lone Tree
79715 Hornchurch, Essex, U.K. Ian Henry Publications 1980 0860251829 / 9780860251828 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
A U.K. edition offering reprints of two Western stories by Romer Zane Gray, eldest son of the legendary Zane Grey. The stories bring back Zane Grey's Laramie Nelson character. --- In brown paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Unpaginated, about 160 pages. Simple pale pink jacket with mounted cowboy drawing on cover. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Dust jacket bears original £4.95 flap price, with rubbing and small tears; otherwise nice. Scarce in this edition.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); [160] pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Best Short Stories Of Bret Harte (Modern Library #250.1), HARTE, Bret
19 HARTE, Bret The Best Short Stories Of Bret Harte (Modern Library #250.1)
79990 New York The Modern Library [c.1951] Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition offering 25 of the best stories of Bret Harte (1836-1902). Mr. Harte was best known for his depictions of the wild frontier life during the California gold rush. Edited and with an introduction by Robert N. Linscott. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 352 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1951 (though 1947 date appears in book). ML #250.1. --- With a little dulling to cover gilding and cloth, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket bears original $1.25 flap price; with sunned (but readable) spine, chips and creases to edges but still bright and protected in removable mylar.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); x, 517 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Treasures of the Old West: Paintings and Sculpture from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, HASSRICK, Peter H.
20 HASSRICK, Peter H. Treasures of the Old West: Paintings and Sculpture from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
80324 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1984 0810917815 / 9780810917811 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A wide-ranging array of paintings and sculptures from Tulsa's Gilcrease Institute, as exhibited at both the Denver Art Museum and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center of Cody, Wyoming. Noted Western American artists are represented, including Albert Bierstadt, George Catlin, Alfred Jacob Miller, Frederic Remington and many others. With 41 full-color plates and 49 duotone (b&w) illustrations. The art is accompanied by descriptions by Peter H. Hassrick, director of the Buffalo Bill Center. --- In gold cloth-covered boards with spine titling in maroon. Jacket with representative paintings on both front and back covers. --- A Near Fine copy, lacking obvious damages; jacket also lacking notable damages.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 127 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Ghostly Tales of the Black Hills and Badlands, HEIN, Ruth D
21 HEIN, Ruth D Ghostly Tales of the Black Hills and Badlands
79633 St. Cloud, Minn. North Star Press of St. Cloud 2000 0878391371 / 9780878391370 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Stated first edition. A collection of stories set in the Badlands and Black Hills of North and South Dakota. With a handful of black and white photos depicting sites of the stories. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy; pink sticker to spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 145 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Life of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter (Written by Himself: A Vindication) (Lakeside Classics No. 85), HORN, Tom (author); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor)
22 HORN, Tom (author); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor) Life of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter (Written by Himself: A Vindication) (Lakeside Classics No. 85)
81054 Chicago Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company 1987 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Tom Horn is described at frontis portrait as "packer, scout, interpreter, Chief of Scouts, prospector, rodeo champion, deputy sheriff, hired gun, Pinkerton agent, cattle detective, murderer." Edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. --- Number 85 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903. The books have never made made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they are given as gifts by them to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- This work with color map of Arizona/New Mexico/Mexico areas and with photos throughout. Back matter includes biographical directory of principal figures in Horn's life, index and listings of forts in the West and all works in the Lakeside Classics series to this point. --- In full dark brown cloth-covered boards with the publisher's device on cover and titling on spine in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, firm copy with a slight corner bump and a hint of back cover rubbing; otherwise lacking damages.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xxx, 400 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Horses I've Known, JAMES, Will (writer and illustrator)
23 JAMES, Will (writer and illustrator) Horses I've Known
79823 Cleveland, Ohio The World Publishing Company 1946 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Stated third printing in this reprint in publisher's Forum Books Edition. Illustrated in black and white throughout by Mr. James. Born in Quebec, the author changed his name and made his way to the U. S. after being accused of cattle rustling in Saskatchewan. This work, focusing on the more notable horses Mr. James rode, was first published in 1940 by Charles Scribner's Sons. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with tilting in black on spine, Will James's facsimile signature on cover. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, mild sunning to spine, light chafing & soiling to cover cloth, else a clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 281 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Texas Ranger (Lakeside Classics No. 90), JENNINGS, N. A. (author); PROCTER, Ben (editor)
24 JENNINGS, N. A. (author); PROCTER, Ben (editor) A Texas Ranger (Lakeside Classics No. 90)
81056 Chicago Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company 1992 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A Lakeside Classic reprint, presenting the memoir of "Al" Jennings, describing the chaotic situation in Texas following the Civil War. Raiders from Mexico were ever-present, and lawlessness was the order of the day. Peace and order were restored by the Texas Rangers. Edited by Ben Procter. --- Includes a color map of South Texas, a frontis photographic portrait of a mounted Texas Ranger, and several additional illustrations and photos. With a listing of all works in the Lakeside Classics series at rear of volume. --- Number 90 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, owners of the Lakeside Press. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/publisher's device on cover and titling on spine; all in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks the glassine wrapper. --- A bright, clean, firm copy with a faint cover scratch & tiny soiled spot to front free endpaper, otherwise lacking apparent damages.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lxvii, 355 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Denver's Mayor Speer  The forgotten story of Robert W. Speer, the political boss with a rather unsavory machine who transformed Denver into one of the world's most beautiful cities, JOHNSON, Charles A.
25 JOHNSON, Charles A. Denver's Mayor Speer The forgotten story of Robert W. Speer, the political boss with a rather unsavory machine who transformed Denver into one of the world's most beautiful cities
80908 Denver Bighorn Books / Green Mountain Press 1969 Hardcover Fair in Very Good dust jacket 
As mayor of Denver, Robert W. Speer was responsible for many of the parks, roads, and artistic features that shape the city of today. He served in office from 1904-1912. This biography with numerous black & white photos and illustrations. With forewords by George W. Cranmer and another by William Grant. With undated map of the city at endpapers. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine; printed on pale gold leaves. Jacket with drawings of Speer and a street scene on cover. --- The boards are somewhat warped and with soiling to cover. The binding is a little brittle, and leaves could be torn out without much effort, but otherwise volume is sound. Bright jacket with some rubbing, otherwise nice.; Bighorn books; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxviii, 255 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Silver Dollar: The Story of the Tabors, KARSNER, David
26 KARSNER, David Silver Dollar: The Story of the Tabors
80782 New York Bonanza Books 1976 0517184915 / 9780517184912 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
A biography of H. A. W. Tabor, and his wives and children. Mr. Tabor was an early silver-mine baron and later politician and generally well-connected leader in the new Colorado territory. With 9 black & white illustrations including frontis portrait of Mr. Tabor. --- This reprint edition of the original 1932 issuance by Covici Friede, Inc. in red paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling; printed on buff-colored leaves. Book protected in dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with a hint of sunning to spine, else bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); ix, 354 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Poems of Sunny Colorado, KERIN, Susie
27 KERIN, Susie Poems of Sunny Colorado
79252 Denver Susie Kerin 1922 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
A collection of poems which praise the beauty of Colorado, accompanied with numerous color plates which have the look of old color postcards. Inscribed and signed by the author on front flyleaf. --- In full maroon cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on cover. Self-published by Susie Kerin. --- A few interior leaves with small tears and a some rippling to them; otherwise a sound copy. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; (43) pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Colorado Mountain Club: The First Seventy-Five Years of a Highly Individual Corporation, 1912-1987, KINGERY, Hugh E.
28 KINGERY, Hugh E. The Colorado Mountain Club: The First Seventy-Five Years of a Highly Individual Corporation, 1912-1987
79636 Evergreen, Colorado Cordillera Press, Inc. 1988 0917895258 / 9780917895258 Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
An ex-library copy of this history of the venerable Colorado Mountain Club, founded in 1912 in order to ". . .unite the energy, interest and knowledge of the students, explorers and lovers of the mountains of Colorado." With plenty of black and white photos. The author was assisted by Elinor Eppich Kingery. --- Stated first edition, with the usual library stickers, pocket and rubberstampings; else a firm, unmarked softcover copy.; Ex-Library; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 125, (3) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Weaving Mountain Memories: Recollections of the Allenspark Area, KNOWLTON, Lorna.
29 KNOWLTON, Lorna. Weaving Mountain Memories: Recollections of the Allenspark Area
79539 Estes Park, Colorado Estes Park Area Historical Museum 1989 Trade Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
A history of the area around the small community of Allenspark, south of the Colorado resort town of Estes Park. With many black and white photos. Indexed. --- In green paper covers with photo of a lady angling on front cover. With a dampstain to lower corner to covers and leaves, otherwise a clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 262 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California (Lakeside Classics No. 91), MARSHALL, James Wilson; BUFFUM, Edward Gould (authors); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor)
30 MARSHALL, James Wilson; BUFFUM, Edward Gould (authors); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor) From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California (Lakeside Classics No. 91)
81055 Chicago Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company 1993 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A Lakeside Classic edition, presenting the memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum. Marshall was the discoverer of gold in California. Buffum arrived in California when it was a mere Mexican outpost, and witnessed its the incredible growth from 1847 to 1852. Edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. --- Includes two color maps of California, a frontis engraved illustration of a California gold-seerker, and several additional illustrations and photos. --- Number 91 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, owners of the Lakeside Press. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/publisher's device on cover and titling on spine; all in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks the glassine wrapper. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking apparent damages.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lviii,, 389 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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Great Tales of the American West (Modern Library #238.1), MAULE, Harry E. (editor)
31 MAULE, Harry E. (editor) Great Tales of the American West (Modern Library #238.1)
80313 New York The Modern Library [c.1966] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
A collection of 18 exciting stories from the Old West by noted authors such as Bret Harte, Mark Twain and Zane Grey in this Modern Library edition. Edited, and with an introduction by Harry E. Maule. Jacket features Frederic Remington illustration of potential campsite gunplay in the Old West. --- In Toledano spine 11 / green cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / tan Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1966 (though 1945 date appears in book). ML #238.1. --- With dampstain to cover corners, else a clean, firm, bright copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with chafing to extremities and some back cover soiling; but overall bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xviii, 361 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Ox Team or the Old Oregon Trail 1852-1906 (Third Edition), MEEKER, Ezra
32 MEEKER, Ezra The Ox Team or the Old Oregon Trail 1852-1906 (Third Edition)
80679 Omaha, Nebraska Ezra Meeker [c.1906-1920s] Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Stated third edition. A relic from the pioneer days, this work is an account of Ezra Meeker's trip with an ox and cow team along the Oregon Trail from the Missouri River in the east to Puget Sound in the west (in 1852) and back from west to east with an ox team at the age of 76 (in 1906). With many black & white photos. Self-published by the author. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with black & white photo of author and ox team pasted on cover. Likely published c.1906-1920s, though 1906 date appears in the book. --- Covers have darkened, with wear to edges of cloth and mottled spots to back cover. Front and rear hinges have been tape-repaired and with some light foxing but leaves remain relatively bright and textblock is firm.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 248 pages 
Price: 46.50 USD
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The Pacific Slope: A History of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah and Nevada, POMEROY, Earl
33 POMEROY, Earl The Pacific Slope: A History of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah and Nevada
78714 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1966 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated second printing, 1966. A sweeping history of the American West, with much information about 20th Century events. Included 24 pages of photos and a fold-out frontis map. --- In ivory and green cloth, with titling and mounted figure on cover & spine in gilt, with black spine decorations. --- Volume is clean, firm and unmarked. Jacket with small tears and some sunning to spine, in removable mylar protector.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiii, 404, xvii pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Art of the Old West:  From the Collection of the Gilcrease Institute [Tulsa], ROSSI, Paul A.; HUNT., David C. (selection and text)
34 ROSSI, Paul A.; HUNT., David C. (selection and text) The Art of the Old West: From the Collection of the Gilcrease Institute [Tulsa]
79581 New York Promontory Press 1981 0883940450 / 9780883940457 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A selection of paintings & sculpture from the collection of the Gilcrease Institute of Tulsa, Oklahoma. With nearly 300 plates, 134 in full color. Includes art from Remington, Russell, Miller, Moran, Leigh, Catlin and many others. Arranged chronologically from early history to more modern cowboy days, and with a guide and brief biographical sketch of the artists at rear of volume. Selected, and with accompanying text by Paul A. Rossi and David C. Hunt. --- In cream textured paper-covered boards with brown spine titling. Jacket with wrap-around color reproduction of Charles M. Russell's "The Buffalo Hunt". --- With bumped top corners (resulting in creases to several corners of leaves) else a clean, firm, bright copy. Unclipped jacket with a tape-repaired tear to lower back edge, a little rubbing and very slight edge chafing, otherwise bright. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 336 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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California, from the Conquest in 1846 to the Second Vigilance Committee in San Francisco: A Study of American Character, ROYCE, Josiah
35 ROYCE, Josiah California, from the Conquest in 1846 to the Second Vigilance Committee in San Francisco: A Study of American Character
80835 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1948 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition Thus. A 1948 re-issuance of the author's history of California, first published in 1886. This narrative focuses on the period from 1846 to 1856, including the Bear Flag Revolt. With a new introduction, written for this edition, by Robert Glass Cleland. An entry in the publisher's Western Americana series. Book design by W. A. Dwiggens. Indexed. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with Dwiggens image gilt-stamped to cover; titling & decorations in gilt on spine. Simple green jacket bears Dwiggens drawing on cover. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with small chips to edges & minor soiling; remains bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxxvii, 394, xv pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Good Medicine: The Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell, RUSSELL, Charles M.
36 RUSSELL, Charles M. Good Medicine: The Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell
79478 Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. [c.1940s-1963] Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A trade edition offering reproductions of letters by the great Charles M. Russell, written both by hand and typewritten, and illustrated by him. Drawings are in color and b&w, on pastel yellow backgrounds. With Russell paintings at frontis and endpapers. With an introduction by Will Rogers and a biographical note by Nancy C. Russell, widow of Mr. Russell. This edition followed the limited edition of 134 copies. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with dark brown steer skull image stamped on cover and spine, titling in brown on spine. Volume bears 1929 date, but likely published c.1940s-1963. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With light soiling to covers, moderately rounded tips and gift inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, bright copy.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 162 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Exploring the West, VIOLA, Herman J.
37 VIOLA, Herman J. Exploring the West
80262 Washington Smithsonian Books 1988 0810908891 / 9780810908895 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. This attractive work makes use of the Smithsonian's extensive collections and many other sources to tell the story of the exploration of the American West. With dozens of color photos and reproductions of works of art, artifacts, antiquarian photos and other ephemera. Includes numerous maps detailing various exploratory 19th Century expeditions into the West. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with copper foil titling to spine. Jacket features vivid color Thomas Moran painting: "The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone". --- A clean, bright, sound copy lacking obvious damages. Jacket in similar condition, but with very light rubbing.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall) ; 256 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar, 1827-1905: Half a Century in War and Peace, WISTAR, Isaac Jones
38 WISTAR, Isaac Jones Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar, 1827-1905: Half a Century in War and Peace
78739 New York Harper & Brothers Publishers 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition (Thus). General Wistar was an attorney, served in the Civil War, was a railroad executive and founded the Wistar Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, but is perhaps best known for his role in the development of California and the Far West. Per Howes, W598: "Largely devoted to the opening development of the far West from 1849 to 1860, in which Wistar played a conspiciuous part before achieving fame and fortune in Pennsylvania." --- In full blue cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Includes several photos, a few drawings, and a sizeable fold-out map at rear of volume showing the route taken in 1849 by Wistar from Independence, Missouri to California. Lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with rounded cover corners. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 530 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Stampede to Timberline: The Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Colorado, WOLLE, Muriel Sibell
39 WOLLE, Muriel Sibell Stampede to Timberline: The Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Colorado
80121 Boulder Muriel S. Wolle 1952 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Stated 5th Printing, April 1952. Signed by author on title page. This hefty work, which first appeared in 1949, pays tribute to the hard-rock miners of Colorado. Profusely illustrated throughout by the author, professor of Fine Arts at the University of Colorado. With maps to mining camps at endpapers and within the volume. --- In tan cloth-covered boards w/illustrations and titling in red on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A weakened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing; with rusty soiling to front gutter area, prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, slightly sunned spine along with little cover soiling, otherwise a clean, firm copy.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 544 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.00 USD
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