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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: Colorado
223 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
( Jebb, Mrs. John Gladwyn ) His Widow.  
A STRANGE CAREER. LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF JOHN GLADWYN JEBB BY HIS WIDOW. With an introduction by H. Rider Haggard.

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons, 1894.
Hardcover. Good+. 1st edition, Black cloth with gilt spine title. xxv, 335 pp, frontis portrait. This book is in good shape overall; shelf-cocked, covers lightly rubbed, corners bumped, handsome bookplate, but still solid & tight, clean contents.

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2.
(Colorado Telephone Company).  
Telephone Directory, Denver and Adjoining Towns, May 1 1906.

Publisher: Dallas: Colorado Telephone Company, 1906..
Periodically Published Softcover octavo, about 8.5 inches tall, in decorated tan wraps. 387 pages. A fairly well preserved copy. A piece of the title page is detached; an order for moving a telephone at the front is detached at a perforation. Text is moderately toned and the prelims are a little fragile with some edge chipping. Some light staining - splashed coffee perhaps -- on the last few pages. A map of toll service is in two pieces, having torn at the fold, but other half is still mounted. Business numbers are integrated into the listings, but there is a separate listing of physicians. Softcover Softcover Good

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3.
(Denver Fire Department) .  
Denver Fire Department, Denver, Colorado 1866-1991 - A 125 Year Tradition.

Publisher: Denver: Denver Fire Department, 1992..
First Edition Quarto, about 12.25 inches tall, in burgundy faux leather with an inlaid silver gilt badge on cover. 303 pages illustrated by photographs, some in color. Sort of a sequel to "The History of the Denver Fire Department" published in 1982, but this one has much more history and photography of fires than the earlier effort. Clean, bright, sound and unworn. Hardcover Hardcover Fine

Appr.: | AUD 214.29 CAD 211.27 EUR 138.89 GBP 104.90 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,500.00 

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4.
(International Engineering Company, Inc.) (IECO).  
Environmental Study, Upper South Platte Unit, Mount Evans Division.

Publisher: Denver: International Engineering Company, Inc., 1973..
First Edition Illustrated cloth covers. 213 pages illustrated with maps, graphs, photographs;some maps and photographs in color. Errata sheet tipped in at front. An attractive and thorough preliminary study prepared for the Bureau of Reclamation for the construction of the "Two Forks Dam" on the South Platte near Deckers Colorado. This dam was not built after years of contentious debate. The consulting engineers for this study were Dames & Moore, and Taliesin Associated Architects of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Clean, bright and sound but for a minor corner bump and a spot of soiling at top edge of the front cover. Hardback quarto, about 11 inches square Hardback quarto, about 11 inches square Very good+

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5.
(Published by authority of Timothy O'Connor, Sec. of State).  
Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention Held in Denver, December 20, 1875 to Frame a Constitution for the State of Colorado . . .

Publisher: Denver: Smith Brooks Press, 1907..
First Edition Octavo, about 9.25 inches tall, in black cloth stamped in gilt. 778 pages. This book produces the minutes of the convention which, until then, had been kept only in manuscript form. Thus a valuable document insofar as it shows the intent of the framers with respect to the language of the constitution. A touch of extremity wear and rubbing to the covers. Otherwise a clean, bright copy. Soundly bound. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

Appr.: | AUD 178.57 CAD 176.06 EUR 115.74 GBP 87.41 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 2,083.33 ZAR 2,083.33 

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6.

Colorado in Color and Song

Publisher: FRANK S. Thayer, 1899, DENVER.
G00D Hardcover SQUARE 4TO, SQUARE 4TO. with color reproductions from photographs, verseby j.w. wright, frank h. mayer, j.d. dillenback, with verse by helen hunt jackson, 24 full color plates, , color frontispiece of the columbine, front covers are soiled, with color tinted photo in gilt frame, , all edges are gilted, text in laid in boards are disattached, still a scarce item

Appr.: | AUD 385.71 CAD 380.28 EUR 250.00 GBP 188.81 JPY 27,000.00 MXN 4,500.00 ZAR 4,500.00 

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7.

Around the Circle: One Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains...of Colorado
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Publisher: Denver & Rio Grande RR, 1904 Denver, CO.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "Being Descriptive of a Trip Among Peaks, Over Passes, and Through Canons of Colorado. A Journey which comprises more Noted and Magnificent Scenery than is compassed in any other One Thousand Miles of Travel in the known World." This is a suggested guide book for a tour of Colorado's Rocky Mountains using the services of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. It is highly descriptive, with an illustrations (black-and-white photographs or maps) on every second page. 56 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers (stapled binding). This is an original 1904 printing, not a modern reproduction.

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8.
Adams, Robert  
What We Bought : The New World, Scenes from the Denver Metropolitan Area, 1970-1974

Publisher: Sprengel Museum; Hannover, Germany: 1995.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 3891690940 208 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Oblong hardcover, red cloth, blindstamped lettering, pale gray endpapers, 208 unnumbered high-gloss pages, 193 high-quality artistic tritone (b/w) photos of ordinary life in Denver, Colorado, 1970-1974. Very little text, no captions. Text is in parallel German and English. ; Stiftung Niedersachsen. This is the German-English edition of isbn 0300149638. This book is isbn 3891690940. Stunning photos by the world renowned Robert Adams. Mostly exteriors: urban and suburban scenes, stores, billboards, mobile home parks, partly-developed subdivisions, etc, and some interiors: offices, factories, stores, tiny single-family homes, etc. ; Book shows no defects. Jacket shows light edgewear, one small closed tear near heel. Quite scarce.

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9.
Ahlbrandt, Arlene Briggs, editor.  
Memories of War Years: Memories of the Veterans of Fort Collins and Larimer County, Colorado.

Publisher: Dallas: Curtis Media, 1993..
First Edition ISBN: 088107229X Quarto in gray cloth decorated in black. 128 pages illustrated by photographs. A nicely produced volume with pictures of local servicemen going back to the 19th century but also through Vietnam. Inside is clean, bright and sound. The covers have minor extremity wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

Appr.: | AUD 178.57 CAD 176.06 EUR 115.74 GBP 87.41 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 2,083.33 ZAR 2,083.33 

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10.
Almirall, Leon V.  
From College to Cow Country.

Publisher: Caldwell ID: Caxton Printers Ltd., 1956..
1st edition Hardback. Octavo, Blue cloth with red lettering. Cover just vaguely rubbed. Interior clean, bright, unmarked, binding sound. Jacket with very light wear to extremities and top edge; color is bright and unsunned. Hardcover Hardcover Near fine/Near fine Photos.

Appr.: | AUD 114.29 CAD 112.68 EUR 74.07 GBP 55.94 JPY 8,000.00 MXN 1,333.33 ZAR 1,333.33 

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11.
American Guide Series.  
Colorado: A Guide to the Highest State.

Publisher: New York: Hastings House, 1970..
Revised Ed. Yellow cloth, nice bright and tight. No dj. Very good/None, None

Appr.: | AUD 28.57 CAD 28.17 EUR 18.52 GBP 13.99 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 333.33 

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12.
Axford, William.  
Gilpin County Gold: Peter McFarlane, 1848-1929, Mining Entrepreneur in Central City Colorado.

Publisher: Chicago: Swallow Press, 1976..
First Edition ISBN: 0804005508 Octavo, about 9.25 inches tall, in beige cloth. 210 pages illustrated by photographs and drawings. A good view of a Colorado gold mining town through the eyes of a local businessman. A lovely copy with nary a flaw to mention. The jacket is likewise bright and crisp, but price clipped. Fine in Near Fine DJ

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13.
Bakemeier, Alice Millett.  
Crestmoor Park Heritage: A History and Guide to a Denver Neighborhood.

Publisher: Denver: Heritage Press, 2005..
First Edition ISBN: 0965957438 Square octavo, about 9 inches on a side, in illustrated wraps. 120 pages including index. Illustrated by photographs. Bright and unworn. Softcover Softcover Fine

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14.
Bakemeier, Alice Millett; foreword by Thomas J. Noel.  
Hilltop Heritage: A History and Guide to a Denver Neighborhood.

Publisher: Denver: Cranmer Park/Hilltop Civil Association, 1997..
First Edition ISBN: 0965957403 Square octavo, about 9 inches on a side, in illustrated wraps. 155 pages including index. Illustrated by photographs. Bright and unworn but for a slight upturn to the tips. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 42.86 CAD 42.25 EUR 27.78 GBP 20.98 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 500.00 

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15.
Bancroft, Caroline  
Tabor's Matchless Mine and Lusty Leadville : (Colorado History)

Publisher: Johnson Publishing Company; Boulder, Colo: 1969.
Near Fine Sixth Edition Softcover 24 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, stiff green covers with dark red-brown lettering, fold-and-staple binding, 24 glossy pages, 19 historic b/w photos with captions. ; Introduction by Dan Thornton. Tells the story of the famous Matchless Silver Mine of Leadville, Colorado, and the scandalous life of its millionaire owner, Horace Tabor. ; Only a touch of wear. Appears unread.

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16.
Bancroft, Caroline , Illustrated by: Newbury, Powe, McCall, McRae, and Denver Public Library  
HISTORIC CENTRAL CITY : The Complete Story as Guide and Souvenir

Publisher: Johnson Publishing Company Boulder, CO 1970.
48 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/pictorial front panel. History about Central City, Colorado from the gold camp, "The Lace House", Pretty St. Paul's, opera house, and other items of interest about this area. 8th Edition No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 10.01 CAD 9.87 EUR 6.49 GBP 4.90 JPY 701.00 MXN 116.83 ZAR 116.83 

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17.
Bancroft, Caroline Illustrator: Illustrated by Photographs B/w & Color  
COLORFUL COLORADO Its Dramatic History

Publisher: Johnson Publishing Boulder, CO 1971.
Sixth Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Trade PB

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18.
Bancroft, Caroline, Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
Silver Queen : the Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

Publisher: Johnson Publishing Co. Boulder, CO 1969.
80 pp, yellow SC wraps w/red lettering, w/pictorial front and text back panels. Stories about Baby Doe Tabor who during the 1880's had been one of the richest persons in the United States. Her story was one of contrasts, from rags to riches and from riches to rags again, played out in Colorado. She lived in Leadville, Colorado and was owner of the Matchless Mine. 10th Edition No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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19.
Bancroft, Caroline, Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
Silver Queen : the Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

Publisher: Johnson Publishing Co. Boulder, CO 1982.
80 pp, yellow SC wraps w/red lettering, w/pictorial front and text back panels. Stories about Baby Doe Tabor who during the 1880's had been one of the richest persons in the United States. Her story was one of contrasts, from rags to riches and from riches to rags again, played out in Colorado. She lived in Leadville, Colorado and was owner of the Matchless Mine. 16th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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20.
Barker, William J. & Lewin, Jackie  
Denver! [By] Bill Barker and Jackie Lewin

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1972.
First edition. 231pp. 22 cm. Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j. good

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21.
Barney, Libeus; introduction by Thomas Hornsby Ferril.  
Letters of the Pike's Peak Gold Rush.

Publisher: San Jose CA: Talisman Press, 1959..
Facsimile Reprint Hardback octavo in quarter red cloth on gray paper covered boards illustrated in blue. 97 pages. One of a limited edition of 975 copies. Facsimile of the edition published in Denver about 1907, but which collected the letters as they had been printed in Vermont's Bennington Banner newspaper. Howes, B159, noting this edition. Barney became an important figure in Denver business circles until the 1890's. He died in New York in 1899. Very light wear to the extremities with the lightest of bumps to the lower front corner. An invitation to sign up for more books of this series from the publisher is laid in. The inside is clean and bright. The jacket shows minimal edge wear and very light soiling. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine DJ

Appr.: | AUD 71.43 CAD 70.42 EUR 46.30 GBP 34.97 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 833.33 ZAR 833.33 

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22.
Bauer, William H.; James L. Ozment; John H. Willard.  
Colorado Post Offices.

Publisher: Golden CO: Colorado Railroad Museum, 1990..
First Edition ISBN: 0918654424 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in gilt stamped red cloth. 280 pages illustrated by black and white photographs, cancellation marks, etc. The author's did publish an earlier work: Colorado Postal History, in 1971. It appears that this adds and revises to such a significant degree that it is a new book. A clean, bright and unworn copy. The jacket is very lightly edge worn, and there are two tiny edge tears on the rear panel. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 71.43 CAD 70.42 EUR 46.30 GBP 34.97 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 833.33 ZAR 833.33 

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23.
Benson, Maxine.  
Martha Maxwell: Rocky Mountain Naturalist.

Publisher: Lincoln NE: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1986..
1st edition Hardback. Octavo, Nice copy in dull yellow cloth with just a hint of soiling to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright. Jacket has light extremity wear and a half inch tear at top of front panel with crease; otherwise bright, clean and unchipped. Thorough biography of woman naturalist/hunter/taxidermist. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. Hardcover Hardcover Near fine/Very good

Appr.: | AUD 57.14 CAD 56.34 EUR 37.04 GBP 27.97 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 666.67 ZAR 666.67 

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24.
Bertozzi-Villa, Elena  
Broadmoor Memories: the History of the Broadmoor

Publisher: Pictorial Publishing Co Missoula, MT, 2003.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0929521803 Blue cloth hardback. 209 pp. Color & B&W photos. Biblio. History of Colorado Springs, CO luxury hotel; 4to; 209 pages

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25.
Betz, Ava.  
A Prowers County History.

Publisher: Lamar CO: Prowers County historical Society, 1986..
First Edition Octavo in gilt decorated blue cloth. 422 pages illustrated by photographs. A well produced local history of this southeastern Colorado county. The largest town, Lamar, is on the Arkansas River. Bright, clean, sound, with a hint of edge wear. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 57.14 CAD 56.34 EUR 37.04 GBP 27.97 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 666.67 ZAR 666.67 

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26.
Bird, Isabella L. (Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin)  
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains (The Western Frontier Library, vol. 14)

Publisher: Norman Univ. of Oklahoma Press (1966).
Reprint. Duodecimo, Hardcover, B&w illustrations, xxiv, 253 pp. Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     Bird was an English lady who made an extended tour of the Rocky Mountain area of Colorado in 1873. Her observations capture the nuances and variety of mountain life in the virgin American West. Marbled blue paper over boards with gilt lettering on a black title block on spine. Faint foxing to textblock edges and endpapers. Jacket has some light edge rubs, slight fading to spine, and faint foxing on flaps. Americana

Appr.: | AUD 18.57 CAD 18.31 EUR 12.04 GBP 9.09 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 216.67 ZAR 216.67 

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27.
Bird, Isabella L. w/intro by Boorstin, Daniel J. , Illustrated by: Illustrated  
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1975.
xxiii, 254 pp, [2], green marbled paper covered boards w/dark green title block on spine w/gilt lettering, dj light green w/dark green illustrated front panel & dark green lettering. This is the sotry of Isabella Bird's Rocky Mountain adventure told through her letters to her sister. The book provides a woman's-eye-view of the life and manners and the difficulties adn beauties of the virgin West. dj price-clipped, prev owner wrote on the ffep, light foxing to the endpapers. 6th Printing Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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28.
Black, Robert C. III.  
Island in the Rockies: The History of Grand County, Colorado, to 1930.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Pruett Publishing Co. for Grand County Pioneer Society, 1969..
First Edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, LIMITED EDITION, #185 OF 250. Gray cloth stamped in green. 435 pages including a thorough index and an excellent bibliography. Illustrated by period photographs. Two errata sheets laid in. A very good, academically grounded, local history (although not the most interesting read). Grand County is at the headwaters of the Colorado River (which used to be the "Grand River" in Colorado) and on the western side of Rocky Mountain National Park. The book is bright and unworn but with a penned price on the front endpaper. The clear acetate jacket has a strip missing at the bottom front (about a half inch deep, running for three + inches), and a small chip at the upper front tip. The gray cloth (matching the book) slipcase is very lightly edge worn. Hardback octavo Hardback octavo Fine in Very Good Dustjacket, Near fine slipcase.

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29.
Bonniwell, Charles C.; David Fridtjof.  
The History of the Denver Country Club (1887-2006).

Publisher: Denver CO: Denver Country Club, 2006..
First Edition ISBN: 093807587X Wide folio, about 13 by 11 inches, in gilt stamped red cloth. 317 pages illustrated by photographs, drawings, floor plans. A beautifully produced volume on the history of the oldest country club west of the Mississippi, founded in 1887 as the Overland Country Club. Great selection of vintage photographs and lovely aerial shots of each hole of the golf course. The book is bright, clean and unworn. The jacket has light extremity wear and a quarter-inch tear with associated creasing at the bottom front spine fold. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

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30.
Borrillo, Theodore A..  
Denver's Historic Elitch Theatre: A Nostalgic Journey.

Publisher: Denver: Published by author, 2012..
First Edition ISBN: 0974433144 Small quarto, about 10 inches tall, in illustrated red wraps. 396 pages illustrated by photographs, drawings. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. A first rate, year-by-year, history of the oldest summer theater in the U.S. The theater was on the grounds of a public garden and amusement park and it operated from 1890 to 1987. A bookmark prepared to accompany the book is present. The book is clean, bright, sound and unworn, for practical purposes As New. Softcover Softcover Fine

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31.
Brantigan, Charles O., editor.  
The 1893 Denver Directory: A New Version of the Historical Classic . . .

Publisher: Denver: Canzona Publications, 1992..
No Edition Indicated Two volumes, quartos in tan wraps, pressed strip binding. 381 and 212 pages respectively. The first volume is an alphabetical listing by name; the second a listing by street address. An original will rarely appear so this reprinting is the only version likely to be obtainable. Invaluable for genealogical research. Just a hint of edge wear. Clean and unmarked inside. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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32.
Brown, Robert L. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Linda L. Ruhoff  
Empire of Silver, An, 1e : A History of the San Juan Silver Rush (1st Edition, 1965, Colorado History)
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Publisher: Caxton Printers; Caldwell, Idaho: 1965.
Near Fine in Fair dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 328 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Black cloth, silver lettering, endpaper maps, over 100 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Illustration on jacket front by Linda L. Ruhoff. ; Covers area that includes all or part of Ouray, La Plata, Hinsdale, Saguache, and Mineral counties, Colorado. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or flaws. Jacket rubbed, with several closed tears, but everything readable. ; Cover Art

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33.
Brown, Robert L., Illustrated by: Photos  
Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd Caldwell, ID 1982.
401 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, endpaper maps, dj orange-black-white pictorial panels w/white-black lettering. In the search for precious metals in the Colorado Rockies something over four hundred towns were started. Today only a handful still retain an identity with mining with the rest becoming ghost towns. They are ususally located back in the lofty ranges of the Rocky Mountains, and still remain difficult to reach over the old cliff-hanging minigh roads which are hardly suitable for most of today's automobiles. Some of the ghost towns are Alma, Bonanza, Buckskin Joe, Camp Bird, Como, Crystal City, Gillett, Jasper, King City, Kokomo, Lulu City, Marble, Mound City, Oro CIty, Pandora, Puma City, Ruby, Russell Gulach, Salina, Silver Plume, Telluride, Tungsten, Virginia Dale and many others. dj several small tears at top & bottom of the dj spine, dj slight rubbing. 6th Printing Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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34.
Brown, Robert L., Illustrated by: Photos  
Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd Caldwell, ID 1977.
401 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, endpaper maps, dj orange-black-white pictorial panels w/white-black lettering. In the search for precious metals in the Colorado Rockies something over four hundred towns were started. Today only a handful still retain an identity with mining with the rest becoming ghost towns. They are ususally located back in the lofty ranges of the Rocky Mountains, and still remain difficult to reach over the old cliff-hanging minigh roads which are hardly suitable for most of today's automobiles. Some of the ghost towns are Alma, Bonanza, Buckskin Joe, Camp Bird, Como, Crystal City, Gillett, Jasper, King City, Kokomo, Lulu City, Marble, Mound City, Oro CIty, Pandora, Puma City, Ruby, Russell Gulach, Salina, Silver Plume, Telluride, Tungsten, Virginia Dale and many others. dj several small tears at top & bottom of the dj spine, dj slight rubbing. 5th Printing Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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35.
Brown, Robert L., Illustrated by: Photos  
Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, LTD. Caldwell, ID 1972.
245 pp, grey boards w/dark brown lettering, black-and-white endpaper maps, dj yel-brown-purple-green w/black lettering w/illustrated front & spine, w/photo of author on the rear panel. The author selected fifty-seven settlements that started and then died after the mining rush was over. Located high up in the Rockies, miles from first-class highways, these abandoned camps stand as reminders of the period when gold and silver held the promise of Colorado's future. Some of the towns were: Alice, Alta, Altman, American City, Anaconda, Burrow Park, Carson, Eureka, Gilpin, Gold Park, Hancock, Ironton, Magnolia, Middleton, Querida, Old Ophir, Romley, Rosit, St. Elmo, Santiago, Sneffels, Tomichi, Waldorf, Whitecross, Winfield, and many more. 7th Printing Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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36.
Brunk, Ivan W., Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Pike's Peak Pioneers

Publisher: Pulpit Rock Press Colorado Springs, CO 1993.
96 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/green illustrated front panel. The booklet provides a history of the little-known settlements on the east face of America's best-known mountain. The booklet provides a history of some of the early settlements in the area such as: Minnehaha, Ruxton Park, Manitou Springs. and others. It also lists brief history of some of the land claim settlers. 3rd Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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37.
Burke, John  
The Legend of Baby Doe

Publisher: Published by Putnams New York.
CR 1974 with 248 pages with index. Dust jacket has slight tears, price clipped, otherwise good+. Colorful life and times of Silver Queen of the West. Leadville, Colorado. B&W illustrations. Colorado, Western ameri cana, mining, silver. Hard Cover

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38.
Burroughs, John Rolfe.  
Where the Old West Stayed Young.

Publisher: New York: William Morrow & Co., 1962..
First Edition Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in tan cloth spine on green paper covered boards. 376 pages illustrated by photographs and maps. Several chapters on "the bad men of Brown's Park and Robber's Roost, such as the Wild Bunch, the Ketchums, Matt Warner, Tom Horn, Harry Tracey, and some of the earlier ones" (Six-Guns, 340). From the title page: "The Remarkable History of Brown's Park Told for the First Time, Together with an Account of the Rise and Fall of the Range-Cattle Business in Northwestern Colorado and Southwestern Wyoming, and much about Cattle Barons, Sheep and Sheepmen, Forest Rangers, Range Wars, Long Riders, Paid Killers and other Bad Men." And it is all of that. The best history of the range country of Northern Colorado. Previous owner stamp on the front endpaper and a very short edge tear to the frontis not affecting the picture. The jacket is price clipped and a little rubbed, the spine is modestly sunned, and the head of the spine has some shallow chips Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket

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39.
Cairns, Mary Lyons.  
Grand Lake in the Olden Days.

Publisher: No place [Denver]: Published by author, 1971..
First Edition thus Hardback octavo in blue cloth stamped in black. 308 pages illustrated by photographs, map endpapers. This book brings together two earlier works by the author: Grand Lake: The Pioneers; and The Olden Days. Grand Lake is a small Colorado town just outside the southwest boundary of Rocky Mountain National Park. The includes information on mining ghost towns in the area and considerable information for family history purposes. Light edge and extremity wear, and a couple of tiny white spots on cover (paint perhaps?). Signed at the end of the index by Patience Cairns Kemp who prepared the index. Hardcover Hardcover Very good

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40.
Cairns, Mary Lyons.  
The Olden Days: A Companion Book to Grand Lake: The Pioneers [Signed].

Publisher: Denver: World Press, Inc., 1954..
First Edition Octavo, about 8.25 inches (21 cm) tall, in red cloth stamped in black. 242 pages illustrated by photographs, map endpapers. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF-TITLE. Like the author's earlier book, a collection of anecdotes and comments on early residents. Wynar, 1023. A hint of extremity wear; endpapers toned at gutters from glue offsetting. The jacket is clean and bright with two edge tears: a half-inch tear to the top front panel and a 1.5 inch tear at the top front spine fold. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ Dustjacket

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41.
Cairns, Mary Lyons.  
Grand Lake: The Pioneers.

Publisher: Denver: World Press, Inc., 1946..
First Edition Octavo, about 8 inches tall, in red cloth stamped in black. 295 pages illustrated by photographs, map endpapers. Like her later book, "The Olden Days: A Companion Book . ", this is a collection of anecdotes and comments on early residents of this community on the western boundary of Rocky Mountain National Park. Wynar, 1022. Both books were published under one cover in 1971. Light extremity wear; mild bump to upper front cover; endpapers very lightly toned at gutters from glue transfer. The jacket has some chipping at extremities lower rear panel; upper rear panel missing a piece a bit larger than 2 by 2 inches. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Fair Dustjacket

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42.
Carlson, Eileen; June Pauls; Kathy Brethaur.  
A View of Orchard: Roots and All.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Johnson Publishing Co., 1994..
First Edition Quarto in blue cloth decorated in black. 374 pages illustrated by photographs including a panorama of the students at Orchard School in 1926 spreading across the front and back endpapers. A nicely produced local history, mostly family histories, of several communities in northeast Colorado, Morgan and Weld Counties, Orchard being along the Platte River northwest of Fort Morgan. The community was originally called Fremont's Orchard as it was a stopping point on Fremont's first expedition. Bright, clean, sound and unmarked. Hardcover Hardcover Fine

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43.
Chamblin, Thomas S., editor.  
The Historical Encyclopedia of Colorado (2 volumes).

Publisher: No place: Colorado Historical Association, No date (ca. 1960)..
First Edition Two quarto volumes in brown leatherette elaborately decorated in blue, red, brown, green, white. 1473 total pages, pagination consecutive between the volumes, plus an index in volume 2. Very much the kind of state history published around the turn of the century. The first 400 pages or so includes histories of each county and some other historical sketches including banking, education, ranching, etc., each by a writer with expertise in the field. The remainder of the first volume and the entire second volume are dedicated by biographies of important citizens and include photographic portraits. A presentation bookplate on pastedown of volume 1, but the inside is otherwise clean, bright and soundly bound. The covers have light extremity wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

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44.
Clark, C.M.  
A Trip to Pike's Peak, and Notes by the Way, etc.

Publisher: San Jose CA: Talisman Press, 1958..
Second Edition First published in 1861. Octavo, about 9.5 inches tall, in quarter brown cloth on creamy yellow paper covered boards with an illustration on the cover. 129 pages. One of 500 copies. The original edition's subtitle: "with numerous illustrations: being descriptive of incidents and accidents that attended the pilgrimage; of the country through Kansas and Nebraska; Rocky Mountains; mining regions; mining operations, etc. etc." A very well regarded narrative, Graff, at 731, calling it "one of the best" of such reports of crossing the plains. Wagner Camp, at 372, calls it "one of the few authentic accounts of that year's [1860] travel to the Rockies." Previous owner embossing stamp on the front endpaper; very light extremity wear. Laid in is a prospectus card on the publisher's series of classics of Western Americana, this book being the first one. The jacket is price clipped and moderately toned at the edges and spine; light general edge wear with several short tears. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket

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45.
Conklin, Emma Burke.  
A Brief History of Logan County, Colorado With Reminiscences of Pioneers.

Publisher: No place (printed in Denver): Elbridge Gerry Chap. D.A.R., 1928..
1st edition Octavo in gilt stamped blue cloth. 354 pages illustrated by photographs. Printed in Denver by Welch-Haffner. Nicely produced local history of this northwest Colorado county with plenty on the institutions and communities but less biographical information than usually the case with such books. Endpapers are lightly toned, but the book is otherwise clean, bright and soundly bound. The covers are very lightly soiled and spotted but otherwise just light general wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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46.
Cook, Edward Magruder.  
Justified By Honor: Highlights in the Life of James William Denver.

Publisher: Falls Church VA: Higher Education Publications, Inc., 1988..
First Edition ISBN: Octavo, about 9.25 inches tall, in gilt stamped blue-gray cloth. 176 pages illustrated by a few photographs. A series of events rather than a biography, this provides bits of information about a very active 19th century figure. The city of Denver CO was named after him while he was a territorial governor of "Bloody Kansas". A bright, fresh, unworn copy in a like dustjacket. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Fine Dustjacket

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47.
Corley, W.D., Illustrated by: B&W Photos  
THE CORLEY MOUNTAIN HIGHWAY TO CRIPPLE CREEK

Publisher: No Publisher Colorado Springs.
Folded brochure with B&W photo and red print on front panel. About 6-3/8 by 3-1/2 inches folded, opens to almost 14 inches with eight panes (four per side) containing nice B&W photos of the road and views (including late teens and early 20s automobiles) . The piece is not dated, but autos depicted are from the 1920s. Originally built as a short-line railroad which failed, the route was purchased by W.D. Corley and turned into a tourist toll road called the Corley Mountain Highway, which he operated until he turned it over to the Forest Service in 1939, a precondition of his original purchase. The route fell into disrepair in the 1960s but apparently has been, or is in the process of becoming, repaired and restored. This brochure is in very good condition with a faint corner crease and some light wear at folds. EPHEM 2035 No Edition Stated Very Good Brochure

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48.
Crum, Josie Moore.  
Ouray County, Colorado.

Publisher: Durango CO: San Juan History Inc ., No date (ca. 1970)..
Revised Edition Hardback, small quarto in blue cloth decorated in gilt. 163 pages illustrated by several maps and some very nice period photography. An excellent local history of the mining communities in the San Juans of Western Colorado with significant coverage of the railroad development. Covers a bit rubbed, but otherwise clean, bright and soundly bound. No dustjacket issued. Hardcover Hardcover Near fine

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49.
Cuzzetto, Josephine, introduction.  
Aguilar Centennial Book [Colorado].

Publisher: Dallas: Curtis Media, 1994..
First Edition ISBN: 0881072451 Quarto in gilt stamped black cloth with pictorial pastedown on cover. 226 pages including a thorough index. Illustrated by photographs. A fairly standard but very nicely produced local history. This Colorado town sits between Trinidad and Walsenberg. This includes sections on churches, schools, organizations, businesses, and a family history section, and photographs including reproductions of high school yearbook photos. Very light extremity wear but otherwise clean, bright and sound; Hardcover Hardcover Near fine

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50.
Dallas, Sandra  
No More Than Five in a Bed : Colorado Hotels in the Old Days

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, c1967.
. 208p. Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j. good

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51.
Danielson, Clarence L. & Danielson, Ralph W., Illustrated by: Photos  
Basalt:Colorado Midland Town: Colorado Midland Town

Publisher: Pruett Publishing Company Boulder, CO 1971.
(15), 382 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, white dj w/color pictorial front panel and black-and-white pictorial rear panel, five maps in rear pastedown pocket. The book includes information on the organization, operation, and demise of the Colorado Midland Railroad. The theme of the book is the town which grew from the pioneering spirit of the hardy & courageous people to become a unique and exciting place in which to grow up. It contains a section describing the geology of the area and the history of the area from the days of the Indians and early explorers. It has reminiscences of the some of the early settlers, pioneers and ranchers of the area. dj chipped on teh edges, water stain on spine of the book at the top. 2nd Edition Good+ Hard Cover Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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52.
Danielson, Clarence L. and Ralph W.  
Basalt: Colorado Midland Town [Signed].

Publisher: Boulder CO: Pruett Press, 1965..
First Edition Small quarto, about 10.25 inches tall, in brown buckram. 373 pages illustrated by photographs. LIMITED EDITION, #1498 OF 1500 copies, SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS. Four maps in rear pocket. Very nice copy of an important local history of this town in the Roaring Fork Valley between Aspen and Glenwood Springs. Covers with barely a touch of wear at extremities. Jacket has very light edge and extremity wear and the spine is ever so slightly sunned. Otherwise a clean, bright and sound copy; maps in pocket in flawless condition. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

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53.
Davis, Mark W.; Randall K. Streufert.  
Gold Occurrences of Colorado (Resource Series 28).

Publisher: Denver: Colorado Geological Survey, 1990..
First Edition Quarto size softcover, about 10.75 inches tall, in gold wraps. 101 pages illustrated by photographs, drawings, maps including 2 large folding maps in pocket at rear. A technical report on gold discoveries in Colorado. Not for the neophyte. Clean, bright and sound inside. Covers have a touch of extremity wear. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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54.
Davis, William E.  
Glory Colorado! A History of the University of Colorado, Volume II: 1963-2000.

Publisher: Boulder CO: University of Colorado, 2007..
First Edition ISBN: 9780870818936 Quarto, about 11.25 inches (28.5 cm) tall, in gilt stamped black cloth. 948 pages illustrated by photographs. A massive history of the University organized by the tenures of the various university chancellors. Sometimes a dry recitation of facts. The previously published volume I by the same author covered the period from the founding of the university to 1963. A clean, soundly bound copy with no sign of wear . The jacket has the most insignificant wear to the tips. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

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55.
Denver Public Schools.  
Denver: Queen of Mountain and Plain (Revised for the Use of Pupils in the Denver Junior High Schools from A Short History of Denver by Colorado Writers' Program of the WPA).

Publisher: Denver: Denver Public Schools, 1945..
First Edition thus Octavo, about 9.25 inches tall, in blue cloth decorated in black. 101 pages illustrated by drawings, photographs, maps. An elementary history of the city first produced in mimeograph form by the WPA funded Colorado Writer's Project during the depression. This edition contains changes suggested by teachers. Includes a good basic bibliography. Previous owner name on the front endpaper, but otherwise a clean, soundly bound copy with a hint of extremity wear and mildly sunned spine. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

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56.
Dodge, Major Gen'l [General] Grenville M.  
Biographical Sketch of James Bridger: Mountaineer, Trapper, and Guide (Reprints Unz & Company 1905)
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Publisher: None Indicated , 1970.
Stapled booklet in brown card wraps with black titles, 8vo. Not ex-lib. Reprints 1905 edition (New York: Unz). Given date of 1970 is estimate, no date or printing information indicated within. Foldout line drawing of Fort Bridger; frontis photo of Bridger. Scuffing and surface loss with no peeling or tearing rear wrap, heaviest off fore edge, small touch of scuffing on front just below principal title near fore edge. Else fine: bright, sharp and unmarked. Promotional folder for Fort Bridger laid-in. Paperback VG+

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57.
Dugan, John.  
Greeley and Weld County, A Pictorial History [Colorado] [Signed].

Publisher: Norfolk VA: Donning Company, 1984..
First Edition Quarto, about 11.25 tall, in faux wood grain covered boards decorated in gilt. 210 pages illustrated by photographs. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, LIMITED EDITION #561 OF 2000 COPIES. The limitation and signature are on a bookplate attached to the front endpaper. The "Pictorial" part of the title is apt in that it contains a wonderful collection of period photographs, all with extensive captions. The book is clean, bright and sound with the most minimal wear to the tips. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

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58.
Dunning, Harold Marion.  
Over Hill and Vale: In the Evening Shadows of Colorado's Longs Peak [Volume I] [Signed].

Publisher: Boulder CO: Johnson Publishing Co., 1956..
First Edition Octavo, about 9.5 inches tall, in blue cloth stamped in gray. 605 pages illustrated by photographs. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR WITH AN INSCRIPTION USING A SURNAME. The author's reminiscences of growing up and exploring the northern front range of Colorado, including working with Enos Mills. This is the first in a three book series although it is not denominated "volume I". Book is lightly edgeworn; discoloration to the front hinge from tape repair that has been superseded by a more professional repair; previous owner name on the front endpaper. Jacket is slightly soiled; the spine and edges are slightly darkened; about 6 square inches missing from the top right of the front panel. Note that there is another state of this book in red cloth that is notably less thick but the pagination is the same and there is no indication of later printing in either version. Priority is unknown Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Good Dustjacket

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59.
Dunning, Harold Marion.  
The Rainbow by Moonlight [Signed].

Publisher: Boulder CO: Johnson Publishing Co., 1958..
First Edition Octavo, about 8.25 inches tall, in blue cloth stamped in silver. 186 pages illustrated by a photo frontis and map endpapers. SIGNED AND DATED (1966) BY THE AUTHOR WITH AN IMPERSONAL GREETING. The author is better known for three volume history of the Rocky Mountain National Park area which is also the setting for this novel. Book is absolutely bright and crisp inside and the covers are unworn although the upper edge is lightly faded. There is also a previous owner's embossing stamp on the from endpaper. Jacket is slightly soiled; and there are a couple of tiny edge chips. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dustjacket

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60.
Dyer, John L.  
The Snow-Shoe Itinerant: An Autobiography of the Rev. John L. Dyer, Familiarly Known as Father Dyer of the Colorado Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Publisher: Cincinnati OH: Cranston & Stowe, 1890..
First Edition Small octavo, about 7.5 inches tall, in brown cloth, spine title in gilt. 362 pages illustrated by frontisportrait. An autobiography about a Methodist preacher who moved among the mining camps in the Colorado mountains. Howes, at D722, compares him to Peter Cartwright, a revivalist preacher in the mid-19th century Midwest. See Wynar & Depp, 9078. Previous owner name on the first blank, that of B.A. Arbogast, a Breckenridge doctor who was an early voice for sterilization of criminals. Otherwise clean if a little toned and soundly bound although there is a proud gathering. The covers are lightly edgeworn and soiled, and spine slightly darkened. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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61.
Dyer, Mary.  
Echoes of Como, Colorado, 1879-1973.

Publisher: No place [Dillon CO]: No publisher, 1974..
Fourth Printing, 1988 Quarto-sized soft cover, about 10.75 inches tall, in illustrated white wraps. 118 pages illustrated by photographs. While the photo reproductions are not top notch, this is a very nice book which covers Como and the people from the area, and from other small communities close by. Lots of railroad related history. A very good local history of the community in the mountains of central Colorado. A hint of edge rubbing. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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62.
Echevarria, E.A.; Jose Otero (Editors).  
Hispanic Colorado, Four Centuries: History and Heritage [Signed].

Publisher: Ft. Collins CO: Centennial Publications, 1976..
First Edition Octavo, about 9.25 inches tall, in coarse blue cloth lettered in silver. 206 pages illustrated by frontis map, photographs. SIGNED BY BOTH EDITORS ON THE TITLE PAGE. An interesting collection of short essays and papers of historical and cultural significance to the state. A bright, clean, soundly bound copy with minor edge wear. The jacket has slight spine darkening and insignificant edge wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine Dustjacket

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63.
Ellis, Amanda M.  
THE STRANGE, UNCERTAIN YEARS: AN INFORMAL ACCOUNT OF LIFE IN SIX COLORADO COMMUNITIES.

Publisher: The Shoe String Press, Inc., 1959.
Hardcover. Very Good, Dust Jacket Good+. 1st edition, Blue cloth. xv, 423 pp, illustrations. Very Good, spine a little discolored, endpapers foxed, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong binding. Dust Jacket has some very light shelf soil, light wear along top edge, now protected in a mylar cover. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on endpaper. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on endpaper.

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64.
Ellis, Erl H.  
International Boundary Lines Across Colorado and Wyoming: A Lesson in Geography [Signed].

Publisher: Boulder CO: Johnson Publishing, [1966]..
First Edition LIMITED EDITION, #447 OF 500 COPIES, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Brown cloth stamped in gilt. 47 pages. An interesting, well produced, book discussing the various boundaries that existed in Colorado and Wyoming dividing the land west and east of the Continental Divide between Spain and the holder of the territory known as Louisiana (generally either the French or the Spanish). It also discusses the method by which the rights of the Indians to the land in question was extinguished by Court decision and conquest. The book is clean, bright, sound and unworn. The plain white paper jacket is lightly soiled and darkened with a shadow caused by a book having been placed on the front cover leaving a brighter outline. Hardback quarto Hardback quarto Fine in Very Good+ Dustjacket

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65.
Ellis, Erl H., and Carrie Scott Ellis.  
The Saga of Upper Clear Creek, A Detailed History of an Old Mining Area: Its Past and Present [Signed].

Publisher: Frederick CO: Jende-Hagen Book Corp., 1983..
First Edition ISBN: 0939650398 Quarto, about 11.25 inches tall, in gilt stamped burgundy leatherette. 266 pages illustrated by photographs, maps, drawings. LIMITED EDITION, #85 of 400, SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS ON LIMITATION PAGE. An excellent local history of the mining area above Georgetown and Silver Plume Colorado including a significant commentary on the geology, natural history and specific mining operations. Rear cover lightly rubbed, but otherwise clean, bright and unworn. Published without a jacket. Hardcover Hardcover Near fine, published without jacket.

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66.
Engle, Morey, and Bernard Kelly Illustrated by: Illustrated by Harry Rhoads  
Denver's Man with a Camera : The Photographs of Harry Rhoads

Publisher: Cordillera Press; Evergreen, Colo: 1989.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Third Printing Hardcover ISBN: 0917895304 239 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Dark gray cloth, metallic green lettering, blue endpapers, index, brief biography, about 300 high-quality b/w photos (with detailed captions) taken by Harry Mellon Rhoads, who was a Denver newspaper photographer for 69 years. ; Subjects are mostly people and public events, but manyu photos feature cars, airplanes, architecture, disasters, etc. ; Small address label on front endpaper. Jacket has a small closed tear at heel. No other defects. ; Photographs

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67.
Everett, George G.  
Cattle Cavalcade in Central Colorado.

Publisher: Denver: Golden Bell Press, 1966..
First edition Octavo, about 8.75 inches tall, in blue cloth. 446 pages, illustrated by photographs and reproductions of land records. A county by county history of cattle ranching in Central Colorado. Lovely copy with just a hint of extremity wear to the covers. The book is otherwise sound and clean. The jacket is complete with minimal wear to the head of the spine, minor loss of color to the front flap fold, and the spine is modestly sunned as usual. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

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68.
FEITZ LELAND  
A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF COLORADO SPRINGS 120 RARE PHOTOS

Publisher: LITTLE LONDON PRESS, 2000, COLORADO SPRINGS.
Very Good STAPLED WRAP 4to - over 9" - 12" tall, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 64 PAGES PROFUSLEY ILLUSTRATED

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69.
Fell, James E. Jr.  
Ores to Metals: The Rocky Mountain Smelting Industry.

Publisher: Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1979..
First Edition ISBN: 0803219512 Octavo in orange cloth stamped in black, . 341 pages illustrated by a few photographs, map. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. An excellent, scholarly work on the industry that lived and died in conjunction with the much more glamorous mining history. An uncommon book. The book is clean, bright, sound and unworn. The jacket front and spine are significantly sunned (from orange to pink) with the foot of the spine faded to white and there is a narrow strip of bleaching at the head of the spine. The rear panel, still orange, has a three inch tear at bottom, and a narrow missing piece almost three inches deep and about an inch wide at the base. For all that, the jacket remains attractive and nearly complete. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Good + Dustjacket

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70.
Ferrel, Thomas H. & Helen.  
The Rocky Mountain Herald Reader.

Publisher: Wm. Morrow New York.
Dust jacket w/mylar. Title page date 1966, CR 1966, 284 pages. A weekly newspaper, May 1, 1860 and has been delighting and confusing readers ever since. A small newspaper, 8 pages weekly, composed largely of legal notices along with contemporary columns, letters, etc. Illustrated. All very good condition. First Edition Hard Cover

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71.
Fielder, John  
Colorado's Hidden Valleys

Publisher: Westcliffe Publishers Englewood, CO, 1982.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0942394003 In DJ, previous owner's gift inscriptions; Black cloth hardback. 174 pp. Color photo pictorial; Folio; 174 pages

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72.
Fishell, Dave.  
The Grand Heritage: A Pictorial History of Grand Junction [Colorado] [Signed].

Publisher: Norfolk VA: Donning Company, 1985..
First Edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON A LIMITATION BOOKPLATE ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER, #1018 OF 1500 COPIES. Quarto, about 11.25 inches (28.5 cm) tall, in gilt decorated brown faux leather. A well produced local history with an excellent selection of period photographs of this town in western Colorado at the junction of the Colorado and Gunnison Rivers. A clean, bright, sound, unworn copy. Apparently published without a jacket. Hardcover Hardcover Fine

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73.
Fowler, Gene.  
Timber Line: A Story of Bonfils and Tamman.

Publisher: New York: Covici - Friede, 1933..
First Edition Octavo in coarse yellowish cloth stamped in green. 480 pages. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER WITH A PERSONAL NOTE, DATED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION. A fascinating story of the growth of the Denver Post under the ownership of a pair of fascinating characters. Fowler brings the flair of a long time reporter to the story. Covers generally rubbed and a bit soiled with some light staining at the lower right of the front cover. Endpapers heavily toned as usual, almost certainly from glue transfer. Previous owner bookplate, and a different owner's name, on the front pastedown. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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74.
Fowler, Gene.  
Timber Line: A Story of Bonfils and Tamman.

Publisher: New York: Covici Friede, 1933..
First Edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, LIMITED EDITION, #61 OF 99 COPIES "FOR FRIENDS". Additionally, there is a tipped-in note signed by Fowler, dated 1949, with a presentation inscription to James M. Noland "under whose great father's aegis, I began newspapering and other things." That father, Jimmie Noland, was an editor of the Denver Republican newspaper who gave Fowler his first newspaper job (see the autobiographical "Solo in Tom-Toms", chapter 22). This book tells the story of fantastic characters who published the Denver Post during late 19th and early 20th centuries. Six-Guns, 753 (re: Tom Horn exploits and execution). Often reprinted, the first edition of this book is quite uncommon and a terrific association copy is a jewel. Endpapers show browning from offsetting by glue. The jacket flaps neatly tipped on front endpaper. Covers very lightly edge worn; spine slightly darkened. Otherwise a clean, soundly bound copy. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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75.
France, L[ewis] B[rowne] (Bourgeois).  
Mr. Dide: His Vacation in Colorado, and Other Sketches.

Publisher: New York: Bromfield, 1890..
First Edition Hardback 12 mo (about 7.25 inches high), in brown cloth titled in black and decorated with a gilt burro. 259 pages plus a couple of publisher ads. France (who also used the pseudonym "Bourgeois") was a Denver judge and outdoorsman who fished Colorado mountain streams, and produced a couple of other books extolling the joys of fishing. This book includes the title novella and three short stories. Binding sound; interior clean and unmarked if a little toned. Covers have a touch of extremity wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

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