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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

Condition: 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 View more info

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First Annual Report of the Union Colony of Colorado: Including a History of the Town of Greeley, From Its Date of Settlement to the Present Time, with Descriptive Chapters

By: N/A

Price: $176.00

Publisher: New York, George W. Southwick: 1871

Stock No.: 82461

Condition: Fair


A sewn brochure reporting on the first year of existence of the Union Colony of Territorial Colorado, at the site of present-day city of Greeley. Includes information on agriculture, irrigation, climate, mountain scenery, flora, churches, schools, societies, etc. The colony was organized in 1870 as a utopian agricultural community with high moral standards by Nathan C. Meeker. Meeker, who had been a reporter and author, later became an Indian agent in Western Colorado a... View more info

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A Thousand-Year Rain: The Historic Flood of 2013 in Boulder and Larimer Counties [Colorado Floods of 2013]

By: N/A

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: 2013

Stock No.: 82532

ISBN: 1597254851

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The incredible 2013 flood which struck the northern Colorado Front Range areas from Boulder County north through Larimer County is documented in this collection of photos from area newspapers. With contributions from the Boulder Daily Camera, the Longmont Times-Call, the Loveland Reporter-Herald and the Estes Park Trail-Gazette. --- In textured black paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with representative photos on front and back and on flaps.... View more info

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Colorado Counties, 1963

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Colorado State Association of County Commissioners: 1963

Stock No.: 82791

Condition: Very Good


A county-by-county guide to the 63 governmental subdivisions of Colorado in 1963. Presented alphabetically by county, with black & white photos throughout. With a fold-out map showing areas of the state which are comprised of publicly-owned lands. --- In yellow softcovers, with color photo of Aspen area's Maroon Bells to cover. --- A bright, clean, tight copy but with rubberstamping and price sticker to cover; along with a little soiling.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall)... View more info

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We Pointed Them North: Recollections of a Cowpuncher

By: ABBOTT, E. C. ("Teddy Blue"); SMITH, Helen Huntington

Price: $282.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82420

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A relatively scarce first edition of E. C. "Teddy Blue" Abbott's memoirs of his days driving cattle from Texas to Montana in the 1870s & 1880s. The story was told to "ghost writer" Helena Huntington Smith, who has supplied an introduction. With frontis map of the Texas Trail, several photos on plates and with drawings by Ross Santee. Includes a section of cowboy songs, with musical notations. Indexed. --- In rose cloth-covered boards with titling and ill... 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

ISBN: 0880299061

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

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Logging Railroads of the West

By: ADAMS, Kramer A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1961

Stock No.: 82807

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A summary of the railroads that were built to address the needs of loggers and mills in the Western U.S. With dozens of black & white photos depicting logging operations, locomotives, and several impressive but rather dodgy-looking trestles. Includes listing of logging railroads by state at rear of volume; indexed. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with spine titling in dark brown. Jacket with blue monochrome image of train pulling logs. --- A very nice copy: clean... View more info

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The University of Colorado 1876-1976: A Centennial Publication of the University of Colorado

By: ALLEN, Frederick S.; FOSTER, Mark S.; ANDRADE, Ernest, Jr.; MITTERLING, Philip I.; SCAMEHORN, H. Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82729

ISBN: 0151930007

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


First edition. A history of the University of Colorado, published at the institution's centennial in 1976. With several black & white photos depicting scenes from the history of CU. This volume written by a committee of five CU historians, with general editorship by Frederick S. Allen. --- In full black cloth, with the University seal in silver to cover; titling in gilt to spine. Gold dust jacket with photo of campus scene to back panel. --- A sound, bright copy lacking ... 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

Condition: 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 fronti... 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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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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Famous Aspen: Its Fabulous Past--Its Lively Present

By: BANCROFT, Caroline

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Denver, Bancroft Booklets: Golden Press: 1957

Stock No.: 82942

Condition: Very Good


A pictorial guide to the Aspen, Colorado area of the early 1950s. With black & white photos, many by Franz Berko and Margaret B. Chase. Originally published in 1951, this 3rd printing issued in 1957 by Bancroft Booklets (later printings were published by Johnson Publishing). --- In stiff wraps, with Berko photo of Aspen's Maroon Bells peaks to cover. --- An excellent copy though with a little rubbing to covers.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 56 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

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Denver! An insider's look at the high, wide and handsome city.

Denver! An insider's look at the high, wide and handsome city.

By: BARKER, Bill; LEWIN, Jackie

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82450

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first edition. Former radio and TV host Bill Barker and Jackie Lewin team up to tell all about Denver, it's history, and what sets it apart from other places. Signed 'Blessings!/Bill Barker/and/Jackie Lewin' on half title page. Includes 16 pages of b&w photos; maps at endpapers. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards. Price-clipped jacket with image of Denver and the Colorado capitol building to cover. --- A sound copy, though with minor edge wear and prior owner's... View more info

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A Quick History of Lake City, Colorado

By: BATES, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colorado, Little London Press: 1973

Stock No.: 82721

Condition: Very Good


A slim booklet describing the history of the small town of Lake City, in the San Juan mountains of Colorado. The town was an active center for gold and silver mining in the 1800s, and today is tourist destination. With numerous black & white photos. --- A softcover copy in stapled wraps. Booklet in very nice condition; clean and bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 36 pages View more info

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Northwest Congress Park Neighborhood (Historic Denver Guides)

By: BECK, Rhonda; GORDON, Diane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Historic Denver, Inc.: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82922

ISBN: 0914248502

Condition: Near Fine


A tour of the Northwest Congress Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; focusing on notable homes and buildings with text, photos and maps. Photography by Frank Ooms. Signed by co-author Rhonda Beck on title page: "Enjoy the stories! / Rhonda Beck". An entry in publisher's Historic Denver Guides series. --- A compact softcover in blue-toned wraps, with photo of historic home to cover. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and newish.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 9... View more info

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Narrow Gauge in the Rockies

By: BEEBE, Lucius; CLEGG, Charles

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif., Howell-North Books: 1970

Stock No.: 82809

ISBN: 083107003X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated 6th printing, February 1970. The high, narrow valleys of the Rocky Mountains necessitated railroads that were narrower than the normal, flatland railroads. This is the story, in words and pictures, of these roads that attained the height of their popularity in the late 1800s. Loaded with 250 b&w photos, color paintings, maps, drawings and with fold-out chart of Pleasant Valley Creek bridge near Ophir, Colorado. Includes map of Colorado and northern New Mexico at e... View more info

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Historical Album of Colorado: Rush to the Rockies Centennial 1859-1959

By: BOWE, Richard J. (editor and publisher)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Richard J. Bowe: 1959

Stock No.: 82725

Condition: Very Good


A portfolio of color and black & white photos detailing the history of Colorado. The subjects are arranged by proximity to various towns and cities: Boulder, Durango, Greeley, Denver, etc. This work published in conjunction with the centennial of the "Rush to the Rockies" gold and silver rush of 1859. Labeled on cover as "An Official Souvenier". Unpaginated (about 48 pp). --- A softcover copy in stapled wraps with color image of a covered wagon, being gua... View more info

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Fred Rosenstock: A Legend in Books and Art

By: BOWER, Donald E.

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Arizona, Northland Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82576

ISBN: 0873581490

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Stated first edition of a biography of Fred A. Rosenstock (1895-1986), a Denver-based antiquarian bookseller, collector, and dealer in books and fine art. The author traces Mr. Rosenstock's life, from birth in present-day Ukraine to his lengthy career as a bookseller in Denver. Much of the text was taken from interviews with the subject. Includes several black & white photos, and a color frontis photographic portrait of Mr. Rosentock. With a foreword by Frank Waters and ... View more info

Image for The Parks and Mountains of Colorado: A Summer Vacation in the Switzerland of America, 1868

The Parks and Mountains of Colorado: A Summer Vacation in the Switzerland of America, 1868

By: BOWLES, Samuel (author); PICKERING, James H. (editor)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1991

Stock No.: 82731

ISBN: 0806124083

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Massachusetts newspaper editor Samuel Bowles visited the mountains of Colorado in 1868 and described his travels there in a series of letters sent back to his paper, the Springfield Republican. The letters were later published as a book, which informed many in the eastern U.S. of the beauty of the Colorado Rockies. That book is republished here, in a modern edition, edited by James H. Pickering, who supplies an introduction and notes. Includes numerous black & white phot... 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

Condition: 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 View more info

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Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Railroads in the West

By: BROWN, Dee

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1977

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 82728

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A full-sized book club edition of Dee Brown's examination of the importance of transcontinental railroads in building the American West. With several black & white photos and drawings, as well as maps of western rail routes at endpapers by Rafael Palacios. --- In full black cloth, with titling in gold and red foil to spine. Dust jacket with image of steam locomotive to cover. --- A sound, bright copy but with spot of soiling to top textblock edge. Jacket with sunned spin... View more info

Image for The Official Correspondence of James S. Calhoun [First Governor of New Mexico Territory] (Office of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior)

The Official Correspondence of James S. Calhoun [First Governor of New Mexico Territory] (Office of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior)

By: CALHOUN, James S.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82589

Condition: Very Good


A collection of letters by and to James S. Calhoun (1802-1852), acting in his position as Indian agent at Santa Fe, Superintendent of Indian Affairs in New Mexico, and first Governor of New Mexico Territory. The letters sat in various locations in Washington, D.C. until organized and edited into this volume by Annie Heloise Abel, and published in 1915. A common thread in the letters is Mr. Calhoun's ". . .complaint of inadequate support from Washington." With an ... 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

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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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A Short History of Steam Trains Over Cumbres: Farewell to Cumbres

By: CHAPPELL, Gordon

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Golden, Colorado, Colorado Railroad Historical Foundation: 1967

Stock No.: 82794

Condition: Very Good


A thin pictorial history of narrow gauge railroading over Southern Colorado's and Northern New Mexico's 10,015 foot Cumbres Pass, ("Los Cumbres"), the highest rail pass in the United States. The line also runs through the steep Toltec Gorge. Originally built starting in 1879 by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, the line ran from Alamosa, Colorado to Chama, New Mexico and ceased operations in 1967. However, a joint effort by the two states resulted in the 1970 reb... 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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


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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Doniphan's Expedition: War with Mexico, 1846-1847 and the Conquest of New Mexico and California

By: CONNELLEY, William Elsey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, Bryant & Douglas Book and Stationery Co.: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82426

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An account of the campaigns waged during the Mexican-American War of 1846-47 led by Col. Alexander W. Doniphan in present-day New Mexico, California and northern Mexico. With two large fold-out maps and numerous smaller maps, photos, and drawings. Includes a reprint of the account by John T. Hughes of the campaign in New Mexico and Mexico. Back matter includes roster of participating troops and other pertinent articles by other authors. A first edition, in the Kansas Cit... 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

ISBN: 0933472757

Condition: 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 View more info

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He Hanged Them High: An Authentic Account of the Fanatical Judge Who Hanged Eighty-Eight Men

By: CROY, Homer

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New York / Boston, Duell, Sloan and Pearce / Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82554

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An ex-library, first edition copy of this biography of frontier Judge Isaac C. Parker. This account contends that Judge Parker sentenced 88 men to death by hanging, working out of Fort Smith, Arkansas as he administered justice in lawless western Arkansas and Indian country to the west. With black & white frontis photographic portrait of Judge Parker, as well as about 10 photos on plates (all present). First edition confirmed with "Forth" typo i.l.o. "Fort... View more info

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Cherry Creek Gothic: Victorian Architecture in Denver

By: DALLAS, Sandra

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82987

ISBN: 0806109106

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


A first edition of this guide to early Denver architecture by Sandra Dallas. With over 200 photos and illustrations of an eclectic mix of structures. Endpapers illustrated with drawn maps of early Denver. --- In decorative red and black paper-covered boards w/titling and decorations on spine in gilt; orange topstain. Jacket with image of Victorian-era two-story Denver house. --- An very nice copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked. Price-clipped dust jacket with a couple... 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

Condition: 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... View more info

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Denver Then and Now

By: DINAR, Joshua

Price: $12.50

Publisher: San Diego, Thunder Bay Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82994

ISBN: 1571457933

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First edition. Historic black & white photos of Denver buildings and scenes are presented along with modern-day color photos from the same point of view, with text by the author. --- In pictorial covers with views of the state capitol building in 1904 to front cover, and the capitol in the 21st century to back. Jacket repeats the images of the capitol. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy lacking damages worthy of mention, in similar jacket.; Oblong Tall Octavo (9 to ... View more info

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The New Eldorado: The Story of Colorado's Gold and Silver Rushes

By: DORSET, Phyllis Flanders

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82058

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated first printing. The wild and woolly quest to find gold and silver in Colorado from the mid-1800s through the early part of the 20th century is analyzed in this work. Includes a section of plates bearing black & white images of scenes and people; along with several maps. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With sunning to spine area, dulling to spine titling, and prior owner's bookplate and signatu... View more info

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McLoughlin and Old Oregon: A Chronicle (Sixth Edition)

By: DYE, Eva Emery

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1906

Stock No.: 82561

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Stated 6th edition of this biography of Dr. John McLoughlin (1784-1857), Chief Factor of the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Vancouver and credited with helping pioneer the Oregon Territory. He became known as the "Father of Oregon". With frontis photographic portrait of Dr. McLoughlin. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with titling in red to cover, decorations to cover in navy; gilt-stamped spine titling & top edge gilt. Volume has no dust jacket. --- Front hinge is ... View more info

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Towers of Healing: The First 125 Years of Denver's Saint Joseph Hospital

By: FISHELL, Dave

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Denver, Saint Joseph Hospital Foundations: 1999

Stock No.: 83004

Condition: Very Good+


The story of Denver's Saint Joseph's Hospital is told in words and historic photos upon the 125th anniversary of its founding. --- In stiff wraps with sepia images of the hospital to covers. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and sound but with retailer's back cover sticker.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xv, 207 pages View more info

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Hidden History of Fort Collins

By: FLEMING, Barbara

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Charleston, S.C., The History Press: 2017

Stock No.: 82984

ISBN: 1625858949

Condition: Fine


The author shares various tidbits from the history of Fort Collins, Colorado. With several black & white photos. Indexed. --- In stiff wraps with black & white image of an old-time Fort Collins street scene. --- An excellent copy: clean, newish and tightly bound.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 141 pages View more info

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The South Park Sketchbook

By: FLEMING, Dale

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Canton, Ohio, Railhead Publications: 1988

Stock No.: 82793

ISBN: 0912113340

Condition: Very Good


In the foreward, author/artist Dale Fleming says that he was told ". . .if you really want to learn about something you should write a book about it. Being an artist and not a writer, I DREW a book about it." The "it" is railroading and history of Colorado's South Park area. The story of narrow gauge trains and the towns they served is told in pictures in this attractive book. Includes a section of drawings of locomotives and railroading equipment at rear... View more info

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Centennial State Trolleys: The Life and Times of Colorado's Streetcars

By: FLETCHER, Ken

Price: $14.50

Publisher: [Golden, Colorado], Colorado Railroad Museum: 1995

Stock No.: 82801

ISBN: 0918654513

Condition: Near Fine


A rundown of the various now-defunct trolleys, tramways and streetcars in Denver, Colorado Springs and other cities in Colorado. With numerous black & white historic photos, route maps and descriptions of the various lines. --- In an oblong softcover edition, with color Joe Priselac painting of a Denver Tramway car to front cover; back cover with color photo of a Pueblo, Colorado streetcar in action shortly before service was discontinued in that city. --- A clean, brigh... View more info

Image for Tales the Western Tombstones Tell: Historic Graves of the Old West

Tales the Western Tombstones Tell: Historic Graves of the Old West

By: FLORIN, Lambert

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, Superior Publishing Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82170

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first edition of this photographic history of the Old West. With black & white photos throughout by the author, and with illustrated endpapers by David C. Mason. Seventh in author's Ghost Town series, and second on the tombstones. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with darker green cover & spine titling. Jacket with color image cemetary cross high above a mountain town. --- A nice copy: clean, tightly-bound and sturdy. Price-clipped jacket with scratches and ... View more info

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Geronimo: His Own Story

By: GERONIMO; BARRETT, S. M. & TURNER III, Frederick W. (editors)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1970

Stock No.: 82070

ISBN: 0525113088

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The life story of Geronimo, chief of the Apaches, is told in his own words. The book was written by the original editor, S. M. Barrett, who transcribed the words of Geronimo after translation by Geronimo's second cousin Asa Daklugie. This work further edited by Frederick W. Turner III, who also provides a lengthy introduction. With numerous black & white illustrations. --- In red-brown paper-covered boards backed in rust cloth with titling in gilt to spine. Volume lacks ... 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

Condition: 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 textbloc... View more info