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MANITOU AND VICINITY PIKE'S PEAK RAILWAY

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Ward Bros:

Seller ID: 000488


12 accordion-folded pages with 34 sepia-tone views of Manitou, CO, the surrounding vicinity with lithographs of rock sculpures and the Pike's Peak Railway. Lithographs are pristine, crisp and clean. Decorative boards show wear to edges and spine missing small pieces. Back cover hinge broken. No date (1892?). On first lithograph: "Gesetzlich geschutzi in Deutschland." View more info

SCIENCE, April 17, 1885. Volume V. No. 115

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003164


Article by Famous American: A. W. GREELY "The scientific results of the Lady Franklin Bay expedition" with full page illustration of "The station of the Greely Party at Lady Franklin Bay". Other articles: "Footprints in the rocks of Colorado" by H.W. Parker with 2 illustrations; and "Successful extraction of a bullet from the brain" with 2 illustrations. Under News and Notes, a paragraph on the "remarkable halo seen in Orleans, France ... View more info

DENVER: A COMPLETE GUIDE AND MAP OF THE CITY

By: N/A

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Denver, Clason Map Co.: 1910

Seller ID: 005493


The Oxford's Map to the City of Denver, given to train passengers as they arrive into Denver's Union Depot (now Union Station). "Perched a mile above sea level and protected by the towering Rockies, Denver has the ideal climate of the world, dry, equable and invigorating - a climate that puts an edge on wearied appetites and lulls worn nerves with the sleep of childhood!" Large advertisement of the historic Oxford Hotel, the Welcome Arch and Union Depot in down... View more info

THIRTY-SECOND ANNUAL REGISTER OF THE OFFICERS AND STUDENTS OF THE COLORADO AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE. AGRICULTURE AND MECHANIC ARTS. PROSPECTUS FOR 1911-1912.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO, Press of the Courier Printing and Publishing Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 006776


Series XI, Number 1. Bulletin of the State Agricultural College. Agriculture and Mechanic Arts 1911-1912. Fort Collins, Colorado. 176 pages with index. Paperback with green paper covers. Cover is dirty and soiled, bottom corner is creased with creasing occuring through most of book, ink spots on back cover, spine ends are torn exposing interior, spine is creased from use. Smudges to page edges. Marks and light soiling to interior. Book in Good- condition. View more info

DENVER IN SLICES

By: Arps, Louisa Ward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denver, Sage Books: 1959

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006340


"Since the author of this book has borrowed practically everything else in it from earlier writers--only the inevitable mistakes are hers!--it seems fitting to borrow the title. Denver in Slices is appropriate to the present book, which is not history of Denver--just a slice here and a slice there with enough of the "Whole Loaf" to indicate the position of the slices." Signed by author on half-title page. 263 pages with index. Tan cloth covers. Missing DJ... View more info

THE MENTOR MAGAZINE: RECLAIMING THE DESERT. OCTOBER 15, 1918 (Volume 6, Number 17, Serial No. 165)

By: Blanchard, C. J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Mentor Association: 1918

Seller ID: 002746


Department of Science. Volume 6, Number 17, October 15, 1918. 12 pps. plus 6 loose gravure illustrations: "A Miracle of Irrigation, Uncompahgre Valley, Colorado", "High Line Canal, Utah Valley, Utah", "Gunnison Tunnel, Colorado", "Roosevelt Dam, Arizona", "Arrowrock Dam, Idaho..", "Suburb of Phoenix, Arizona--Reclaimed from Desert Land." Each of the plates has a descriptive essay on the reverse side. Have 2 copies of gra... View more info

GEODESY. Primary Triangulation on the One Hundred and Fourth Meridian, and on the Thirty-Ninth Parallel in Colorado, Utah, and Nevada

By: Bowie, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1914

Seller ID: 003706


Special Publication 19."The primary object of this publication is to give the geographic positions, elevations, and descriptions of the main scheme, subsidiary and intersection stations determined by primary triangulation in the state of Colorado and northward, from the line Pikes Peak-Divide of the thirty-ninth parallel triangulation, approximately along the one hundred and fourth meridian to the Canadian Border, and also similar data for the various stations of the... View more info

ESTES PARK: PAST AND PRESENT

By: Carothers, June E.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Denver, The University of Denver Press: 1951

Seller ID: 007348


"The story of Estes Park, a western wonderland with a fascinating past. Since its discovery in 1859 by Joel Estes, the Park has been the haven for such colorful characters as Isabella Bird and Rocky Mountain Jim, linked in romantic legend, and the Earl of Dunraven who attempted to establish his own feudal domain by acquiring the whole of Estes Park." 89 pp. Trade paperback with b/w image of Rocky Mountains on front cover. Covers are creased, chipped, browning and... View more info

GEOLOGY AND MINING INDUSTRY OF LEADVILLE, LAKE COUNTY, COLORADO

By: Emmons, S. F.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1882

Seller ID: 005002


"The extremely complicated nature of the geology of the region examined, the wide area over which comparatively large underground workings have been carried on, and the fact that a large portion of the actual rock surface in the immediate vicinity of Leadville is covered to an average depth of nearly 100 feet by glacial drift or re-arranged moraine material, have rendered necessary the accumulation of an immense number of notes..." pp. 201-290. two double-paged c... View more info

NATIONAL FORESTS OF COLORADO: SNOWMASS LAKE AND PEAK, HOLY CROSS NATIONAL FOREST

By: Forest Service

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1928

Seller ID: 006908


U.S. Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publication No. 18. 38 pp. Light wear and chipping to document edges and corners, front and back covers are dirty. Front inside cover is dirty, rest of pages clean. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

RECOLLECTIONS AND REFLECTIONS

By: Hart, Henry Martyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, The Smith-Brooks Printing Company: 1917

Seller ID: 006324


Memoir of Dean of St. John's Cathedral in Denver, Colorado. 205 pp. Blue cloth cover with gilt title on front and spine. Cover corners rubbed, edges rubbed, mild scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Interior is clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

GOLD, SILVER, COPPER, LEAD, AND ZINC IN COLORADO IN 1922. Mines Report

By: Henderson, Charles W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1924

Seller ID: 003594


Mineral Resources of the United States, 1922-Part I (Pages 519-556). Department of the Interior. United States Geological Survey. Slightly faded at spine otherwise Exterior is VG+. Interior tight, clean and VG+. Numerous Tables. I:26 View more info

THE VEGETATION OF THE ALPINE REGION OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS IN COLORADO

By: Holm, Theodore

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1923

Seller ID: 003076


Tan wraps with black lettering: Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences Vol. XIX Third Memoir. 45 pp. some pages uncut.7 plates and explanations. Plates protected with tissue guard. a few tears to paper spine, otherwise exterior is Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. View more info

THUNDER IN THE ROCKIES: THE INCREDIBLE DENVER POST

By: Hosokawa, Bill

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1976

Seller ID: 005191


447 pp. with index. "This is the no-holds-barred story of a controversial newspaper that has had enormous impact on a vast section of the Rocky Mountain West." Minor edging to DJ, but otherwise in Very Good condition. Dirt smudges to bottom of back cover. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good ++. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR AD INTERUM, TRANSMITTING A STATEMENT OF THE SETTLEMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS OF THE COLORADO MILITIA FOR 1864 AND 1865

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1867

Seller ID: 006622


Colorado Militia. 40th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 7. December 3, 1867 -- Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed. 23 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book and some creasing along spine edge. Light browning to page edges, otherwise clean. Document in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, RETURNING TO THE SENATE THE BILL ENTITLED "AN ACT FOR THE ADMISSION OF THE STATE OF COLORADO INTO THE UNION," WITH HIS OBJECTIONS TO ITS BECOMING A LAW

By: Johnson, Andrew

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1866

Seller ID: 006298


39th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 45. May 16, 1866 -- Read, ordered to lie on the table and be printed. 4 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge. Some mild creasing to page edges. Document in VG+ condition. View more info

EARL MORRIS & SOUTHWESTERN ARCHAEOLOGY

By: Lister, Florence C. And Robert H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, The University of New Mexico Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005960


"The life of Earl Halstead Morris (1889-1956) coincides with the great period of scientific interest in the prehistory of the San Juan Drainage of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona." 204 pages with index. Decorative white cloth covers with image of Morris on front and ruins on back. DJ in VG- condition with chipping/small tears to top edge and top spine, small tears to corners, some dirt spots, browning throughout. Cover corners are lightly bumped, spine... View more info

ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE : HIGH COUNTRY TRAIL

By: Robbins, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S.A., National Geographic Society: 1981

Seller ID: 001708


Photographs by Paul Chesley. 199 pages with index. DJ is VG with some wear to edges, small tears to corners. Interior is tight and clean. Book in NF condition. View more info

CLIMATOLOGY AND VEGETATION IN COLORADO

By: ROBBINS, W.W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Botanical Gazette: 1910

Seller ID: 003086


(with seven figures) Reprinted from the Botanical Gazette, 49: pp.256-280 No. 4, April, 1910. most pages uncut. no covers. faded around edges. mildly soiled back cover. Interior is tight, clean and VG. View more info

ROCKY MOUNTAIN VIEWS ON THE RIO GRANDE, "SCENIC LINE OF THE WORLD"

By: The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Denver, The Smith-Brooks Printing Company: 1917

Seller ID: 007361


Consisting of Twenty-Four Colored Views from Recent Photographs. Made Exclusively for the Van-Noy Inter-State Company in Denver, Colorado. For Sale Only en Route on The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Images include: Denver; Castle Rock; Palmer Lake; Elephant Rock; Colorado Springs; Manitou; A Park in Pueblo; Sky Line Drive and Canon City; The Royal Gorge; Salida and Mount Ouray; Marshall Pass and Mount Ouray; Summit of Pike's Peak; Mount Princeton, Collegiate Range; Leadv... View more info