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Last Updated December 1, 2016


1. Bair, Elmer O. Elmer Bair's Story: 1899 to 1987. N.p.]: Privately Printed, 1987. 484 pages. Signed by the author. Some shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Dust jacket has some small tears to the edges. Privately printed reminiscences of this long-time Colorado rancher and local LDS Church leader. $32.50

2. Ball, George S. Into the Sunset: Reminiscent of Early Days in Northern Weld County. Greely Tribune, 1966. Slight shelf wear to the spine edges and corners.  $42.50

3. Bennett, Edwin Lewis. BOOM TOWN BOY:  IN OLD CREEDE, COLORADO. Chicago: Sage Books, 1968. 213 pages. Ex-library, with labels on spine of book and dust jacket, and labels and pocket inside the front cover. There is a library label on the front cover of the dust jacket. Shelf wear to the spine and corners. The binding is tight. $13.50

4. Bollinger, Edward T. & Frederick Bauer. The Moffat Road. Swallow P, US, 1962. 359 pages. Light wear to the binding and slight discoloration to the spine. The dust jacket has some wear to the edges and a couple of small chips to the spine edges. $20.00

5. Cafky, Morris. Colorado Midland. Signed Limited Edition. Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, 1965. Sturdy black cloth binding shows light wear. Limited edition, signed by the author. The five folding maps in the pocket inside the back cover are present and in very good condition. A beautiful book and an excellent historical work. $110.00

6. Chappell, Gordon &  Robert W. Richardson &  Cornelius W. Hauck. The South Park Line: A Concise History.  Colorado Railroad Museum, 1974. 280 pages. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Some light soiling on the covers. Dust jacket has chips and tears. $24.95

7. Codman, John. The Round Trip, By Way of Panama, Through California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Colorado with Notes on Railroads, Commerce, Agriculture, Mining, Scenery, and People. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1879. 1879 edition. Green cloth covers show wear and rubbing to the spine edges, with the corners slightly bumped. Some discoloration and small soiled spots to the covers. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. A solid copy. $49.50

8. Coffin, Morse H. The Battle of Sand Creek. W.M. Morrison, 1965. Slight shelf wear to the spine and corners. Pages untrimmed. Limited to 300 copies. $65.00

9. Criqui, Orvel A. Fifty Fearless Men: The Forsyth Scouts and Beecher Island. Walsworth Pub, 1993. 332 pages. Signed by the author. Limited edition. Slight shelf wear, else VG in lightly worn dust jacket.  $68.00

10. Crossen, Forest. The Switzerland Trail of America. Signed, Limited Edition. PRUETT, 1962. Limited edition, signed by the author. Shelf wear to the binding. The dust jacket has a few small tears and chips to the edges. $42.50

11. Ferrell, Mallory Hope. Colorado & Southern Narrow Gauge. Pruett Publishing Co., 1981. 238 pages. Very good condition in light wear to the edges of the dust jacket. $59.00

12. France, L.B. Mountain Trails and Parks in Colorado.  Chain, Hardy & Co., 1888. Ex-Library stamps on the title page and markings on a few other pages. Heavy shelf wear to spine extremities. Binding sound. A few repaired tears to the cloth. The corners are rubbed through. 1888 edition. $15.00

13. Frank C. Robertson and Beth Kay Harris. Soapy Smith: The King of the Frontier Con Men. Hasting House, Publishers, 1961. Shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Dust jacket has small chips and tears. $20.00

14. Fry, Eleanor. Salida, The Early Years. Arkansas Valley Pub. Co, 2001. 264 pages. Glossy softbound covers show light wear to the edges. $33.50

15. Hafen, Leroy R.-editor. Colorado and Its People: A Narrative and Topical History of the Centennial State. Complete set of 4 volumes. Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1948. Complete set of 4 volumes. Green cloth covers show some wear to the spine edges and corners. A few rubbed spots and small scuffs to the bindings, but overall near very good condition. No priority or international shipping. $135.00

16. Hunt, Inez. Horsefeathers and Applesauce: The Story of Bishop Frank Hamilton Rice. Sage Books, 1959. 27 pages. Softbound covers with stapled binding. There is some bumping and creasing to the spine and edges of the corners. The pages are clean and tightly bound. This is #731 of a limited edition of 1000 copies and is signed by both authors. $17.50

17. Jefferson County Historical Commission. From Scratch: A History of Jefferson County, Colorado. Jefferson County Historical Commission, 1985. Oblong softbound covers in very good condition. $7.50

18. Judson Harold Flower, Junior. Mormon Colonization of the San Luis Valley, Colorado, 1870-1900. H.H. Haynie, 1981. 188 pages. Glossy softbound covers show shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. A few rubbed spots to the covers. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. A scarce title. $30.00

19. Kloberdanz, Timothy J. The Tragedy at Summit Springs: From the Viewpoint of the Indians. 1969. Softbound covers with stapled binding. Some wear to the edges of the covers. Slight discoloration to the edges of the covers. The upper right corner of the front cover is creased and bumped. $45.00

20. Kushner, Ervan F. A Guide to Mineral Collecting at Ouray, Colorado: With Notes As to the History and Geology,. Ervan Kushner, Books, 1973. 77 pages. Softbound covers. There is some browning around the edges of the front and back covers. Former owner's name on the bottom of front cover. $15.00

21. Lassan, Amelia Lessels. Lessels Chronicles. Durango Herald, 1980. Softbound covers. The edges of the covers show some rubbing and slight discoloration. A clean and tight copy. $9.95

22. MacDonald, Eleanor Davenport & John Brown Arrington. The San Juan Basin: My Kingdom Was a County. Green Mountain Press, 1970. Slight shelf wear, else VG in slightly worn dust jacket. $15.00

23. Mumey, Nolie. Poker Alice: History of a Woman Gambler in the West. Artcraft Press, 1951. Signed copy, limited to 500 copies. Softbound covers. Wear and soiling to the edges. Front cover creased. There are some rubbed and scuffed spots to portions of the cover, with some of the paper scarred on the covers. $45.00

24. Mumey, Nolie. Anselm Holcomb Barker, 1822-1895: Pioneer Builder and Early Settler of Auraria. Golden Bell Press, 1959. Signed, limited to 500 copies. Slight shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. $34.00

25. Mumey, Nolie. History and Laws of Nevadaville. The Johnson Publishing Co., 1962. Signed by the author. Light wear to the edges. Overall very good condition. $14.50

26. Mumey, Nolie. Amos Steck Forty-Niner: His Overland Diary to California; a Pioneer Coloradan, Prominent Citizen, Jurist, Educator, Builder and Philanthropist. The Range Press, 1981. Very good condition in the original glassine covering. The glassine has a few small chips to the edges. Signed, limited edition of 200 copies. $150.00

27. Mumey, Nolie (Editor). DENVER CITY AND AURARIA, The Commercial Emporium of the Pike's Peak Gold Regions, in 1859. Nolie Mumey, 1970. Facsimile editon of the1859 rare original. Paper covers with stapled binding. Near fine condition. $15.00

28. Mumey, Nolie-editor. The Diary of Edward Dunsha Steele, Across the Plains to Boulder Colorado in the Year of 1859. Johnson Publishing Co, 1960. Light wear to the covers. The top right corner is slightly bumped. The system limited edition of 500 copies, signed by the author. Does not include the commemorative box with other facsimiles. $55.00

29. Peake, Ora Brooks. The Colorado Range Cattle Industry. Arthur H. Clark Company, 1937. 357 pages. Shelf wear and rubbing to spine edges and corners. Corners bumped. $33.50

30. Reed, Alan D. Colorado Prehistory: A Context for the Northern Colorado River Basin. Eagle, Colorado: Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists, 1999. 28 pages. Glossy softbound covers. Light shelf wear to the edges of the covers. Near fine condition. $55.00

31. Robert, Frank H.H. Early Pueblo Ruins in the Piedra District, Southwestern Colorado. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Ink, 1930. 190 pages. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges. $25.00

32. Roberts, Edwards. The City of Denver, 1888. An early history of "The Queen City of the Plains". Outbooks, 1976. 24 pages. Softbound covers with stapled binding in very good condition. $8.50

33. Schoolland, John B. &  Joseph Sturtevant. Boulder Then and Now: Picturesque Boulder and Gems of Boulder County. Johnson Pub Company, 1976. Some shelf wear to the spine and corners. $17.50

34. Shaw, Luella. TRUE HISTORY OF SOME OF THE PIONEERS OF COLORADO. Hotchkiss, Colorado: W.S. Coburn-et al., 1909. 1st Edition. 268 pages. Ex-library, with labels on the spine and a small label on the top of the front cover and labels inside the front cover. Shelf wear to the spine and corners. Binding is tight. $10.00

35. Smiley, Jerome C. SEMI-CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF COLORADO. Volumes I and II. Complete set of two volumes. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1913. Complete set of two volumes. Original 1/2 brown leather binding. Bindings are tight. There is shelf wear to the spine edges and the corners. Some rubbed and scuffed spots to the leather. Corners are rubbed through in places. A scarce and important Colorado history. $175.00

36. Spell, Leslie Doyle. Forgotten Men of Cripple Creek. Big Mountain Press, 1959. 160 pages. Some shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Dust jacket has some soiling and small chips and tears to the edges. $20.00

37. Tice, John H. Over the Plains, on the Mountains, or, Kansas, Colorado, In the Rocky Mountains Agriculturally, Mineralogically, and Aesthetically Described. St. Louis, Missouri: Industrial Age Printing Company, 1872. 282 pages. 1872 printing. Quite a bit of wear to the edges of the spine and rubbing to the spine and corners. There is a chip to the cloth at the top of the spine. Aorners are bumped. The binding is tight.  $100.00

38. Townshend, R.B. A Tenderfoot in Colorado. University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. 282 pages. Very good in lightly edge-worn dust jacket. $5.95

39. USGS. Storm and Flood of July 31-August 1, 1976, in the Big Thompson River and Cache La Poudre River Basins, Larimer and Weld Counties, Colorado. United States Geological Survey, 1979. Softbound covers show some wear and slight soiling. A few small tears to the edges of the front cover. $20.00

40. Wallace, Elizabeth Virginia Steele. History With the Hide Off. Sage Books, 1965. Some shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Dust jacket has small chips and tears. Jacket has been taped along the top and bottom of the spine, with some soiling to the panels of the jacket. Inside front cover has slight residue along the corner edges. $7.50

41. Wilkins, Tivis E.. Short Line to Cripple Creek, Colorado Rail Annual No. 16. Colorado Railroad Museum, 1983. 180 pages. Very good condition in dust jacket with a couple of very small tears to the edges. $18.50

42. Wilkins, Tivis E.. Florence and Cripple Creek: Colorado Rail Annual No.13. Colorado Railroad Museum, 2000. Very good condition in dust jacket with some wear and small chips to the edges. A clean and tight copy. $28.75

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