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The Hidden Place: Redstone.

By Norma Kenney.

Redstone, CO Redstone Press, 1992. Paperback First Edition (1992), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. First Edition (1992), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a small coffee-like stain at the bottom edge of the text block and a former owner's address label affixed to the lower rear panel; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of any creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws only. Bright and clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.35 x 5.5 x 0.2 inches). 94 pages. Illustrated with numerous vintage duotone photographs; fold-out map. Colorful souvenir postcard laid in. Language: English. Weight: 6.5 ounces. Edited by Winifrid Kitts and Ken Johnson. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps. Redstone Castle, also known as Cleveholm or Osgood Castle, is a mansion south of Redstone, Colorado, United States. It is a large timber frame structure built in the early 20th century as the home of John C. Osgood, founder of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, in a simplified version of the Stick style. In 1971 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places, the first property in Pitkin County to be listed. It was later additionally listed as a contributing property to the Redstone Historic District.

$9.41

They Came by Covered Wagon: A History of the Billings Family.

By Frank Weaver.

Lyons, CO The New Lyons Recorder, 1977. Paperback First Edition (1977), First Printing stated. First Edition (1977), First Printing stated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a small, very faint red (perhaps red pencil) mark at the upper front panel and the shadow from a price sticker that has been removed at the uppe corner of same else flawless; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of any creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws only. Bright and clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 x 0.15 inches). 36 pages. Profusely illustrated with vintage duotone photographs. Language: English. Weight: 2.3 ounces. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$49.00

Adventures of a Telluride Native.

By Evelyn Gustafson Eggebroten.

Boulder, CO Johnson Printing Company, 1999. Hardcover First Edition [1999], so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition [1999], so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. FAINT DAMPSTAINING to the bottom corner of the text pages, which has imparted a little 'crinkliness' to the pages at that point. Else Very Good+: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the corner tips; some mottling to the top edge of the text block; sunning around the outside and bottom edges of the front panel; very mild rubbing to the lamination; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean, but there is a handwritten note to library acquisitions personnel across the top of the title page. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only very mild wear, but a serious flaw. In overall appearance, remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11.25 x 8.8 x 2 inches). xiii, 696 pages. Liberally illustrated with vintage duotone photographs. Language: English. Weight: 4 pounds, 15.1 ounces. Hardcover: Pictorial Laminate Boards. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$29.40

Ruffles and Drums.

By Doris E. Samford.

Boulder, CO Pruett Press, 1966. Hardcover First Edition (1966), unstated. No subsequent printings listed. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR. First Edition (1966), unstated. No subsequent printings listed. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a small (1/8") coffee-like stain at the bottom edge of the text pages; the binding is slightly cocked, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a hint of wear. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows three short, closed tears along the top edge of the panels: a finger-nail indentation along the front gutter; some faint smudges and soiling to the cream-toned background field of the rear panel; unclipped. Flawed, but remains relatively clean and attractive. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.3 x 0.8 inches). ix, 165 pages. Illustrated with Duotone Drawings by Arminta Neal. Language: English. Weight: 17.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR.

$21.76

Norse to the Palouse: Sagas of the Selbu Norwegians.

By Marvin G. Slind and Fred C. Bohm.

Pullman, WA Norlys Press, 1990. Paperback First Edition (1990), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1990), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: the text pages have toned ever so slightly, presumably due to aging; the binding is very slightly cocked off square, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of creases to the cover. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only minor, unobtrusive flaws. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.6 inches). xiv, 155 pages. 32-page section of vintage duotone photographs and portraits and maps in the text. Language: English. Weight: 13 ounces. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps. Life in Southeast WA, Norwegian Lutheran church on the Palouse frontier, Everyday life in the Selbu Community

$19.60

Veteran, District 13: Homesteading in Goshen Hole.

By Hazel Denny.

Philadelphia, PA Dorrance & Company, 1976. Paperback First Edition Thus (1976); unstated. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of creases to the covers. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.35 x 5.5 x 0.75 inches). vii, 251 pages + a 15-page Index. Language: English. Weight: 13.8 ounces. First Edition Thus (1976); unstated. May be a paperback reprint of the original hardcover edition; retains the same copyright date and ISBN as the hardcover edition. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$49.00

I Looked in the Brook and Saw a Face: Images of Childhood in Early Colorado.
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I Looked in the Brook and Saw a Face: Images of Childhood in Early Colorado.

By David N. Wetzel.

Englewood, CO Westcliffe Publishers, 2002. Hardcover First Edition (2002), unstated in accordance with Westcliffe's customary practice. No subsequent printings noted. First Edition (2002), unstated in accordance with Westcliffe's customary practice. No subsequent printings noted. Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows no flaws; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the no flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ is also flawless; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. As New. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Oblong 4to. (10.3 x 12.4 x 0.75 inches). 128 pages. Profusely illutrated with vintage duotone photograpsh selected and edited from the Collections of the Colorado Historical Society by Mary Ann McNair. Decorated Endpapers. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 12.6 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$34.30

Hands Up; or, Twenty Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains.

By General D.J. Cook, Superintendent of the Rocky Mountain Detective Association.

Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press, 1958. Hardcover First Edition Thus (1958); First Printing stated. First Edition Thus (1958); First Printing, so stated. Very Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: three small, faint white stains to the front panel; the top edge is a little dusted; else without flaw, if no longer quite so bright as when new; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.15 x 1.3 inches). xvi, 319 pages. Introduction by Everett L. DeGolyer, Jr. Illustrated with Nine Duotone Prints. Language: English. Weight: 17.4 ounces. The Western Frontier Library Series. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

The Texas Breed: A Cowboy Anthology.

By Don Hedgpeth.

Flagstaff, AZ Northland Press, 1978. Hardcover First Edition (1978), so stated. First Edition (1978), so stated. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows just a hint of rubbing to the extremities; else, flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows the faintest sunning (we're having difficulty even determining that it is at all sunned); the very mildest rubbing and barely discernible soiling to the bright yellow background field of the panels; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x 0.75 inches). ix, 120 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 2 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$19.60

A Sketch of Sam Bass, The Bandit: A Graphic Narrative (His Various Train Robberies, His Death, and Accounts of the Deaths of His Gang and Thier History).

By Charles L. Martin.

Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press, 1956. Hardcover First Edition Thus (1956); First Printing stated. First Edition Thus (1958); First Printing, so stated. Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book is without flaw; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; faint soiling, mostly to the white background field of the rear panel; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.05 x 0.9 inches). xiii, 166 pages. Introduction by Ramon F. Adams. Illustrated with Nine Duotone Prints. Language: English. Weight: 11.5 ounces. The Western Frontier Library Series. Hardback with DJ.

$17.15

The Banditti of the Plains; or, The Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in 1892 (The Crowning Infamy of the Ages).

By A.S. Mercer.

Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press, 1954. Paperback First Edition Thus (1954); Seventh Printing (1975). Eighteen pages show UNDERLINING AND MARGIN LINES IN INK Else, Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: slight spine lean; light wear to extremities; the price has been neatly blocked out at the upper corner of the front panel; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers; numerous pages have been dog-eared in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A sturdy reading copy only. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.5 x 4.75 x 0.75 inches). l, 198 pages. Foreward by William H. Kittrell. Illustrated with Twelve Duotone Portrait Drawings, Maps, and Prints. Language: English. Weight: 10.4 ounces. The Western Frontier Library Series. First Edition Thus (1954); Seventh Printing (1975). University Press Paperback.

$8.33

A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee, Written by Himself.

By David ("Davy") Crockett.

Cincinnati, OH U.P. James, 1834. Hardcover Reprint Edition (undated). Very Good: shows very light wear to the extremities. The binding leans very slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Still cose to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.5 x 4.5 x 0.7 inches). 211 pages. Foreward by Sarah M. Doughterty, Director of the David Crockett Tavern-Museum. Powder blue cloth over boards with gilt titles at the front panel. Reprint Edition (undated). FACSIMILE COPY OF THE ORIIGNAL EDITION. Reprint of the first edition, written in 1830, kept at least at ther time of publication in the David Crockett Tavern-Museum in Morristown, Tennessee and published in 1834 by U.P. James of Cincinnati. Language: English. Weight: 9.5 ounces. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$19.60

A Frontier Lady: Recollections of the Gold Rush and Early California.
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A Frontier Lady: Recollections of the Gold Rush and Early California.

By Mari Sandoz .

Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press: Bison Books, 1977. Paperback First Edition Thus (1977); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1977); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of rubbing to the panels; a couple of pages may perhaps have been handled with damp fingers, imparting the faintest waviness to the outside edge; two tiny insect dots at the top edge of the text block; former owner's colorful bookplate affixed to the inside of the front cover; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages. Free of any creases to the covers. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a bit of very mild wear and several minor, unobtrusive flaws; not quite absolutely pristine, but remains very close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.4 inches). xiv, 144 pages. Forward by Katherine Royce. Edited by Ralph Henry Gabriel. Attractive Cover design by Jack Brodie of a a frontier woman, but we are not sure she is Ms. Royce. Language: English. Weight: 6.8 ounces. This title was first published in 1932 in hardcover by the Yale University Press. Trade Paperback.

$10.98

Nebraska History (Summer 1977).

By Marvin F. Kivett, (Editor).

Lincoln, NE Nebraska State Historical Society, 1977. Paperback Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel of the wrapper covers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Just the hint of a crease right at the lower corner of the front panel. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a couple of minor flaws. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library.8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.35 inches). 142 pages. Liberallyy illustrated with maps, charts, posters, and vintage photographs in black & white. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$9.41

The Salinas: Upside Down River.

By Anne B. Fisher.

New York, NY Farrar & Rinehart, 1945. Hardcover First Edition (1945); probable later printing, as there is no F&R colophon at the the copyright page, nor is there an explicit statement of first edtion. On the other hand, it appears from exterior evidence that subsequent printings were explicitly noted; this is not the case here. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR at the dedication page. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The Book shows light wear to the lower extremities; a bit of crimping to the heel of the backstrip; a little dust-dulling to the top edge; the binding remains square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only mild wear and several minor flaws. The DJ shows rubbing and soiling; light wear to extremities, with scant loss to chipping and rubbing; just a hint of soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; faint sunning to the backstrip; the price is intact; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 1.05 inches). xviii, 316 pages. Illustrated with duotone drawings by W.K. Fisher. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 0.5 ounces. The Rivers of America Series. First Edition (1945); probable later printing, as there is no F&R colophon at the the copyright page, nor is there an explicit statement of first edtion. On the other hand, it appears from exterior evidence that subsequent printings were explicitly noted; this is not the case here. Hardback with DJ. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR at the dedication page.

$147.00

Journal of the Texian Expedition Against Mier, Subsequent Imprisonment of the Author, His Sufferings and Final Escape Form the Castle of Perote with Reflections upon the Present Political and Probable Future Relations of Texas, Mexico, and the United States

By General Thomas J. Green.

Austin, TX The Steck Company, 1935. Hardcover Reprint Edition (1935). Very Good: shows very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; a bit of soiling to the upper portion of both the front and rear panels; former owner's name and date inked at the upper front free endpaper; the very slightest spine lean. The binding is perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only mild wear and a couple of minor flaws. No longer bright, but remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.5 x 1.25 inches). 487 pages. Illustrated with duotone drawings taken from life by Charles McLaughlin, a Fellow-Prisoner. Fold-Out Map. Green cloth over boards with gilt titles at the backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 3.2 ounces. Originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1845. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$93.10

The Big Ditch: Small Stories of the Ohio Canals.

By Jim Baker.

Worthington, OH The Pioneer Press, 1971. Paperback Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing and faint overall soiling to the panels of the wrapper covers. There is also a little spotting along the outside edge of the front panel and a former owner's name along the top edge of same; the stapled binding is secure and the text is clean. A clean, sturdy, presentable reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7 x 4.9 x 0.2 inches). 48 pages. Illustrated throughout in black & white. Language: English. Weight: 1.9 ounces. Jim Baker's Historical Handbooks Series. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps. A Comic Book style treatment of the subject.

$8.23

Ghost Towns of the Montana Prairie.

By Don Baker.

Boulder, CO Fred Pruett Books, 1997. Paperback First Edition (1997), unstated. Very Good in Wraps: a mild bump and a quarter-inch tear at the heel of the backstrip; another mild bump at the upper corner of the front panel and a tick of wear a the lower corner of same; the binding is a little cocked, although the backstrip remains square and and binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing just a touch of wear, but also showing several flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.5 x 0.25 inches). 88 pages. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs, mostly by the author. Language: English. Weight: 10.5 ounces. First Edition (1997), unstated. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps. Don Baker has put together a handsome book dealing with ghost and near-ghost towns located in the eastern half of Montana. He begins with an in-depth chapter on the influence of the railroads on settlement, and then a short chapter each on homesteading, ethnic communities, pioneer politics, and a couple of poems about places lost to time. Then comes the main part of the book: an alphabetical listing of the towns, from Aldridge to Whitlash. Descriptions of each town and usually a photograph are included (there is usually something still standing in these town worth seeing).

$24.50

Hostiles and Friendlies: Selected Short Writings of Mari Sandoz.
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Hostiles and Friendlies: Selected Short Writings of Mari Sandoz.

By Mari Sandoz .

Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press: Bison Books, 1992. Paperback First Edition Thus (1992); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1992); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of creasing to the top edge of the front panel and near the upper corner of the rear panel; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a bit of very mild wear and a couple of minor flaws; not quite absolutely pristine, but remains very close to it. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.05 x 5.35 x 0.55 inches). xxi, 250 pages. Introduction by Virginia Faulkner. Language: English. Weight: 11 ounces. This title was first published in 1959 in hardcover. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

Dig Here!

By Thomas Penfield.

San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company: Book Publishers of the Southwest, 1962. Hardcover First Edition (1962), unstated, in accordance with Naylor's customary practice. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR at the half-title page. First Edition (1962), unstated, in accordance with Naylor's customary practice. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The Book shows light shelving wear to the lower extremities; slight spine lean; the upper corner tips are lightly bumped; faint foxing to the outside edges of the text block; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, structurally sound and tightly bound; quite presentable. The DJ shows mild rubbing to the panels; light wear to extremities, with a two-inch closed tear at the top of the rear hinge and tiny nicks at the upper corner tips; the price is intact; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 6.1 x 1 inches). viii, 196 pages. Endpaper maps. Jacket Design and illustrations by Donald M. Yena. Language: English. Weight: 17.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$63.70

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