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Image for Distinctive Denver: The Romance of an American Capital

Distinctive Denver: The Romance of an American Capital

By: N/A

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Denver, The Denver Chamber of Commerce: 1926

Stock No.: 78557


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 View more info

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Sitting Bull: An Epic of the Plains

By: ADAMS, Alexander B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1992

Stock No.: 81126


A biography of the Sioux chief Sitting Bull, who led his tribe's resistance to the U.S. Government. With a section of black & white photos near the back of the volume. --- In cream paper-covered boards backed in beige cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with an image of Sitting Bull on the cover. --- With marked-over prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, else a clean, firm, bright copy. Jacket with a strip of yellowing along the top edge, otherwise n... View more info

Image for Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87)

Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87)

By: APPLEGATE, Jesse A.; PORTER, Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE, Martin (editor)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus

Stock No.: 81053


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 fronti... View more info

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High Country Names: Rocky Mountain National Park and the Indian Peaks

By: ARPS, Louisa Ward & KINGERY, Elinor Eppich

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boulder, Johnson Books: 1994

Stock No.: 80448


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 cove... View more info

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Six Racy Madams of Colorado

By: BANCROFT, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Denver, Bancroft Booklets: 1965

Stock No.: 81646


The author, known for her previous writings about various topics on Colorado history, turns her attention to six women of early Colorado who operated "parlor houses". With several black & white photos. --- In stiff orange stapled wraps with sketch of one of her madams on cover. --- A clean, unmarked copy, but with slight discoloration to front cover.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 64 pages View more info

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Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots

By: BANCROFT, Caroline; PETERSON, Daniel K. (assistant)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Johnson Publishing Co.: 1961

Stock No.: 78381


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 View more info

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The Denver Westerners Brand Book, Volume 28: Posse Edition (No. 58 of limited edition of 700 copies)

By: BATHKE, Edwin A. (editor)

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Boulder, Colorado, The Westerners / Johnson Publishing Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81659


Number 58 of 700 in this limited "Posse Edition". The 28th in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books consist of historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. This 1972 version includes a folded facsimile of the November 4, 1876 edition of the Denver Mirror newspaper tucked in a rear pocket. The stories are accompanied by lots of black &... View more info

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U. S. West: The Saga of Wells Fargo

By: BEEBE, Lucius; CLEGG, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81798


First Edition. A lavishly illustrated history of the American firm which began as a stage coach line and evolved into a financial powerhouse. This work also serves as a history of the Old West. Loaded with black & white photos, drawings and maps of people and places in the West. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on blue cover and spine blocks. Jacket with cover illustration. --- A partial split has been repaired near front of ... View more info

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Miracle on Cherry Creek: An Informal History of the Birth and Re-Birth of a Neighborhood

By: BRENNEMAN, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Denver, World Press, Inc.: 1973

Stock No.: 78397


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 View more info

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The Brand Book of the Denver Westerners: Volume XXI (No. 518 of "Regular Edition" of 735 copies)

By: CAMPA, Arthur L. (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Boulder, Colorado, The Denver Westerners, Inc. / Johnson Publishing Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81660


Number 518 of 735 of this limited "Regular Edition". The 21st in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books consist of historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. This 1965 version includes a story about gemstones in the West, Hispanic customs in the Southwest, The Killing of Wild Bill Hickok by Earl Scott and other topics. The stories ar... View more info

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The Brand Book of the Denver Westerners: Volume XXI (No. 20 of "Posse Edition" of 65 copies)

By: CAMPA, Arthur L. (editor)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Boulder, Colorado, The Denver Westerners, Inc. / Johnson Publishing Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81680


Number 20 of 65 of this limited "Posse Edition". The 21st in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books consist of historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. This 1965 version includes a story about gemstones in the West, Hispanic customs in the Southwest, The Killing of Wild Bill Hickok by Earl Scott and other topics. The stories are ac... View more info

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Boulder: Yesterday & Today, A Photographic Retrospective

By: CASTELLINO, Robert L. (text and photos)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Lafayette, Colorado, Whispering River, LLC: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79565


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.;... View more info

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Ranch on the Ruidoso: The Story of a Pioneer Family in New Mexico, 1871-1968

By: COE, Wilbur

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81220


Stated first edition, copyright page of this hardcover advance review copy. A memoir by a member of the notable Coe family of Lincoln County, New Mexico. Frank Coe, the author's father, was a principal in the vast Coe Ranch, near present-day Glencoe, New Mexico. He was also a major player in the famous Lincoln County War, which also featured Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett and many others. Includes an introduction by Peter Hurd. --- With 4 maps, 3 color plates (2 of which wi... View more info

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The 1959 Brand Book of the Denver Posse of the Westerners (No. 88 of the "Regular Edition" of 500 copies)

By: COLWELL, Raymond G. (editor)

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / Johnson Publishing Company: 1960

Stock No.: 81668


The 1959 edition is the fifteenth in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books present historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from various places in the American West. The stories are accompanied by black & white photos, maps and drawings. Some of the topics covered in this edition are the Uintah Railway, early days in Colorado Springs and a recounting of the building of the C... View more info

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The Great Diamond Hoax: And Other True Tales (Wyoming Frontier Series)

By: CONROE, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Johnson Publishing Company: 1983

Stock No.: 79538


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 View more info

Image for 1963 All Posse-Corral Brand Book of the Denver Posse of the Westerners (No. 49 of limited "Posse Edition" of 63 copies)

1963 All Posse-Corral Brand Book of the Denver Posse of the Westerners (No. 49 of limited "Posse Edition" of 63 copies)

By: CORMACK, Robert B. (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Morrison, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / The Buffalo Bill Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81662


Number 49 of 63 in this limited "Posse Edition". The 19th in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books consist of historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. This 1963 version is broken into 5 "books" with topics ranging from interactions between Indians and frontier soldiers, women in the West, early settlements and other topics... View more info

Image for Five Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri: Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows (Volume 59 in The Civilization of the American Indian series)

Five Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri: Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows (Volume 59 in The Civilization of the American Indian series)

By: DENIG, Edwin Thompson (author); EWERS, John C. (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1973

Stock No.: 80806


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... View more info

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The Year Of Decision: 1846

By: DeVOTO, Bernard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1943

Stock No.: 78531


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... View more info

Image for The Life of Olaudah Equiano: The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, The African. Written by Himself. (Lakeside Classics No. 102)

The Life of Olaudah Equiano: The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, The African. Written by Himself. (Lakeside Classics No. 102)

By: EQUIANO, Olaudah (author); BROOKS, Joanna (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus

Stock No.: 81950


A Lakeside Classic edition, presenting the memoirs of Olaudah Equiano (c.1745-1797). Mr. Equiano, known during his life as Gustavus Vassa, was born in either present-day Nigeria or South Carolina. He was enslaved as a child, bought his freedom and made his way to England where he became active in the Abolitionist Movement. His and others' efforts resulted in the creation of the Slave Trade Act of 1807. --- This deluxe edition edited and introduced by Joanna Brooks. Incl... View more info

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Ghost Towns of the Rockies

By: FLORIN, Lambert

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Promontory Press: 1992

Stock No.: 80141


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 View more info

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The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain

By: GIBSON, A. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Stock No.: 80997


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 textbloc... View more info

Image for Denver Westerners Roundup Volume XXIX Number 6: A Comprehensive Index to Denver Westerners Brand Books (July-August, 1973)

Denver Westerners Roundup Volume XXIX Number 6: A Comprehensive Index to Denver Westerners Brand Books (July-August, 1973)

By: GODFREY, George W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners: 1973

Stock No.: 81673


The July-August, 1973 issue of the monthly news bulletin of the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. This edition features George W. Godfrey's compilation of papers and authors appearing in the group's annual "Brand Books". The lists are sorted by both subject and author. The Roundup also includes book reviews and membership news for Posse Members of the Denver Westerners. --- A clean, bright copy in pale yellow, gloss stapled paper wraps.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. ta... View more info

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The West of the Imagination (The Companion to the PBS Series)

By: GOETZMANN, William H.; GOETZMANN, William N.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81021


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 ... View more info

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King of the Range -and- Rustlers of the Cattle Range

By: GREY, Romer Zane

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Hornchurch, Essex, U.K., Ian Henry Publications: 1981

Stock No.: 79712


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. Scar... View more info

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Rider of Distant Trails -and- The Lure of Buried Gold

By: GREY, Romer Zane

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Hornchurch, Essex, U.K., Ian Henry Publications: 1980

Stock No.: 79713


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 i... View more info

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The Other Side of the Canyon -and- Showdown at Lone Tree

By: GREY, Romer Zane

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Hornchurch, Essex, U.K., Ian Henry Publications: 1980

Stock No.: 79715


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 th... View more info

Image for Zane Grey, Five Complete Novels: Riders of the Purple Sage, To the Last Man, The Thundering Herd, The Hash Knife Outfit, West of the Pecos

Zane Grey, Five Complete Novels: Riders of the Purple Sage, To the Last Man, The Thundering Herd, The Hash Knife Outfit, West of the Pecos

By: GREY, Zane

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Avenel Books: 1980

Stock No.: 81189


Five of Zane Grey's most popular novels in this omnibus edition, complete and unabridges. In full brown leatherette-look paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Ray Yeldham cowboy illustrations on covers. --- A clean, bright, firm copy lacking damages worthy of mention, in similar jacket.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 786 pages View more info

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The 1961 Brand Book of the Denver Posse of the Westerners (No. 55 of limited "Posse Edition" of 61 copies)

By: GRISWOLD, Don L. (editor)

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / Johnson Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81665


Number 55 of 61 in this limited "Posse Edition". The 17th in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books consist of historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. This 1961 version includes stories about Colorado newspapers and their publishers, a history of the fires that devastated Cripple Creek, and descriptions of Indians in the West; amo... View more info

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The Best Short Stories Of Bret Harte (Modern Library #250.1)

By: HARTE, Bret

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1951]

Stock No.: 79990


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 ... View more info

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Treasures of the Old West: Paintings and Sculpture from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art

By: HASSRICK, Peter H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1984

Stock No.: 80324


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 Buffa... View more info

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Ghostly Tales of the Black Hills and Badlands

By: HEIN, Ruth D

Price: $11.00

Publisher: St. Cloud, Minn., North Star Press of St. Cloud: 2000

Stock No.: 79633


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 View more info

Image for The 1960 Brand Book, Being Volume Sixteen of the Denver Posse of the Westerners (No. 57 of limited "Posse Edition" of 60 copies)

The 1960 Brand Book, Being Volume Sixteen of the Denver Posse of the Westerners (No. 57 of limited "Posse Edition" of 60 copies)

By: HERSTROM, Guy M. (editor)

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / Johnson Publishing Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81667


The 1960 edition in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books present historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. The stories are accompanied by lots of black & white photos, maps and drawings. Some of the topics covered are New Mexico and its Conquistadores, John C. Fremont's travails in Colorado's San Juan mountains and a recounting of the San... View more info

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Denver Westerners Roundup Volume XXIX Number 4: Voices From the Deep (May, 1973)

By: HICKS, Davidson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Denver and Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners: 1973

Stock No.: 81679


The May, 1973 issue of the monthly news bulletin of the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. This edition features a paper on gold mining in the Cripple Creek, Colorado area by Davidson Hicks: "Voices From the Deep". The Roundup also includes the Complete Updated By-Laws of the Denver Posse, book reviews and membership news for Posse Members of the Denver Westerners. --- A clean, bright copy in pale yellow, gloss stapled paper wraps.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 2... View more info

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The Great American West: A Pictorial History from Coronado to the Last Frontier

By: HORAN, James D.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1959

Stock No.: 81803


The story of the taming of the American West is told in pictures in this volume. With 650 illustrations and maps (many in color) and 500 photos. The images are accompanied by text by the author. Indexed. --- In textured black paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, with titling in gilt on black spine block. Jacket with images from the west on cover. --- A clean, bright copy but with small bumps to cover extremities. Price-clipped jacket with some tears and chips but ... View more info

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Life of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter (Written by Himself: A Vindication) (Lakeside Classics No. 85)

By: HORN, Tom (author); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company: 1987

Stock No.: 81054


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 Christmas... View more info

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To Colorado's Restless Ghosts

By: HUNT, Inez; DRAPER, Wanetta W.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Denver, Sage Books: 1960

Stock No.: 81644


The authors, known for their previous writings about ghost towns in Colorado, turn their attention to ghosts in Colorado history. With several black & white photos. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with titling in dark red to cover and spine. Dust jacket with red monochrome image of broken bottle on cover. --- The boards are noticeably splayed and with prior owner's signature, otherwise a clean, unmarked, firmly bound copy. Unclipped jacket with light soiling and creases... View more info

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1957 Brand Book of the Denver Westerners (No. 41 of limited edition of 60 copies)

By: JAMES, Numa L. (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / Johnson Publishing Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81658


Number 41 of 60 in this limited "Posse Edition". The thirteenth in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books consist of historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. The 1957 version had a focus on women in the West, and on religious topics. The stories are accompanied by sepia-toned plates bearing photos, maps and drawings. with illustrat... View more info

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A Texas Ranger (Lakeside Classics No. 90)

By: JENNINGS, N. A. (author); PROCTER, Ben (editor)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company: 1992

Stock No.: 81056


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... View more info

Image for 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

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

By: JOHNSON, Charles A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Denver, Bighorn Books / Green Mountain Press: 1969

Stock No.: 80908


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. Jac... View more info

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Silver Dollar: The Story of the Tabors

By: KARSNER, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1976

Stock No.: 80782


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 cle... View more info