Brian Levine

P.O. Box 3048, Crested Butte, CO 81224-3048 USA

Specialists in Western American, literature, and quantum physics; with a particular focus on Colorado history and the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Original publication: illustrated colored wrappers; tie-bound; 24 pages.  Photographic illustrations; local and regional advertisements; historical descriptive of the Governor's Guard.  

Carson Hurst & Harper, Art Printers, Engravers, & Embossers, Denver, Colorado.  Unable to locate listings for this publication in any institution.  Printed on enamel-coated paper.  Photographic image of Governor Davis H. Waite, populist politician under whose governance ensued Denver and Cripple Creek labor strikes.  

Also, a Roster of Active Members of the Company, as well as Friends and Patrons.  Condition: very good plus to near fine.

Extracts of Heinig's "History" can be found in Appendix F of Major John H. Nankivell's "History of the Military Organizations of Colorado"; however, there are no direct bibliographical references in this publication.

Price: $1,500.00




Special Poem, "Soldiers," written for this publication by Alfred Damon Runyon 

Embracing an Historical Sketch of the Movements and Operations of the Regiment since Organization.  Roster of its Present Officers, Field, Staff and Line; Non-Commissioner Staff; Band; Companies A, B, C, D, E, G, H, I, K, L, M and Detachment of the Hospital Corps. With Illustrations.  The Name of Veterans of the Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition now serving with the Regiment.  And the Qualifications of Marksmanship of the Enlisted Personnel.

Written and Compiled by Martin B. Russell, Private Company M, Twenty-First Infantry.  Author of, "A Soldier in the Philippines."  Medley & Russell, Publishers, Denver, Colorado.  Copyrighted 1909 by Medley & Russell.  Photos by W. M. Bevington, Denver, Colorado.  Engraved and Printed by The Smith-Brooks Company, Denver.

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Book is in its original binding with illustrated boards and gray cloth spine; 60 pages.  Dimensions: 13-3/4 inches by 7 inches (oblong).  Condition: very good; original boards lightly soiled; corners bumped; enameled pages clean and bright with no problems, except for the last page, which has a touch of damp-staining near the gathers; original endpapers with no inscriptions, bookplates, or previous owners' names.

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Price: $2,500.00



By Abraham Robinson Johnston, Marcellus Ball Edwards, and Philip Gooch Ferguson.  Edited by Ralph P. Bieber.  The Arthur H. Clark Company: Glendale, California, 1936, 1st edition.  Original red cloth binding with gold print on spine.  368 pages, complete with all illustrations, including fold-out map in rear of book.  Volume IV of The Southwest Historical Series, edited by Ralph P. Bieber.  Fine condition.

Price: $150.00



FORT CASPAR (Platte Bridge Station)

by Alfred James Mokler

Comprising a Description of the Killing of Lieutenant Caspar W. Collins and the Massacre of Sergeant Amos J. Custard and Twenty-Four of their Comrades July 26, 1865.

The Prairie Publishing Company, Casper, Wyoming, 1939.  First edition: original illustrated wrappers; 74 pages; complete with illustrations and maps.  Condition: near fine condition.

Price: $100.00


Athearn, Robert G.  WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN AND THE SETTLEMENT OF THE WEST. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press , 1956, first edition.  Original gray cloth binding with blue and white lettering on spine; 371 pages; complete with all illustrations and maps.  Fine in very good plus, price-clipped dust jacket.  Price: $50.00

Davidson, Homer K.  BLACK JACK DAVIDSON: A Cavalry Commander on the Western Frontier: the Life of General John W. Davidson.  The Arthur H. Clark Company: Glendale, California, 1974.  Original blue cloth binding; gold print o spine; 273 pages; complete with all illustrations and maps.  First edition in dust jacket.  Fine in fine dust jacket.  Price: $60.00


Frazer, Robert W., editor and with an introduction by.  MANSFIELD ON THE CONDITION OF THE WESTERN FORTS, 1853 54.  University of Oklahoma Press: Norman , Oklahoma , 1963.  First edition, signed by author.  Original green cloth binding; black and gold print on spine; 254 pages; illustrated.  Fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket.  Price: $65.00


Mattes, Merrill J.  INDIANS, INFANTS AND INFANTRY: Andrew and Elizabeth Burt on the Frontier.  Fred Rosenstock, The Old West Publishing Company, Denver, Colorado, 1960, first edition.  Signed by author.  Original blue cloth binding; gold embossing on spine; 304 pages; illustrated.  Fine in near fine dust jacket.  Price: $65.00


THE STORY OF THE LITTLE BIG HORN: Custer's Last Fight, by Lieut. Col. W.A. Graham. The Century Company: New York and London; 1926; first edition; 174 pages.  No dust jacket.  Book is in very good plus to near fine condition: binding shows little wear; pages are clean and bright; spine is tight and strong with only a lightly noticeable bit of wear.  Illustrated with 23 plates and 2 foldout maps.  Price: $125.00  RESERVED


HARDTACK AND COFFEE or The Handwritten Story of Army Life, including chapters on Enlisting, Life in Tents and Log Huts, Jonahs and Beats, Offences and Punishments, Raw Recruits, Foraging, Corps and Corps Badges, The Wagon Trains, The Army Mule, The Engineer Corps, The Signal Corps, etc., by John D. Billings, past Department Commander of Massachusetts G.A.R., formerly of Sickles' Third and Hancock's Second Corps, Army of the Potomac.  Illustrated with six elegant color plates; and over two hundred original sketches by Charles W. Reed, member of Ninth Massachusetts Battery, also Assistant Engineer on General Warren's Staff, Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac.  Boston: George M. Smith & Co., 1889 (first edition, 1887); electrotyped by C.J. Peters and Son, Boston.  Book in its original illustrated brown cloth binding with gold lettering on front cover and spine; 408 pages.  Book is in very good plus condition: nicks of light wear to corners, toe and head of spine; front flyleaf has short inscription from a previous owner (1890); binding is strong and tight; pages are clean and bright.  Price: $175.00



Inscribed by author

THE HISTORY OF THE MILITARY OCCUPATION OF THE TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO, from 1846 to 1851 by the Government of the United States together with Biographical Sketches of Men Prominent in the Conduct of the Government During that Period.  By Ralph Emerson Twitchell, Vice-President New Mexico Historical Society.  Denver, Colorado: The Smith-Brooks Company, Publishers, 1909.  First edition, Inscribed by Twitchell.  Book is in its original illustrated brown cloth binding with gold embossing on front cover and spine, and tipped on colored illustration; 394 pages.  Binding is strong and tight; some light wear to corners, head and toe of spine.  Printed on coated paper; numerous drawings and half-tone photograph illustrations.  Inscribed by Twitchell on front flylleaf; otherwise, no other markings on endpapers and flyleafs.  Overall, book is in very good condition.   Price: $275.00



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We are always interested in purchasing large or small collections, from countless to single items.  We purchase Western Americana -- books, documents, maps, photographs, ledgers, journals, annual reports, manuscript material, memorabilia, etc.  We also purchase first edition literature, especially books or manuscripts that are signed/inscribed and dust-jacketed, such F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Ben Hecht, Eugene O'Neill, James Joyce, etc.  And, we are interested in science books, such as those by Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, Paul Dirac, Linus Pauling, Steven Weinberg, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schroedinger, Niels Bohr, Ernest Rutherford. Max Planck, Ernrico Fermi, Robert Oppenheimer, etc.

"... But never again as during that all too short period when he and I were one person, when the fulfilled future and the wistful past were mingled in a single gorgeous moment -- when life was literally a dream...."  F. Scott Fitzgerald, from 'Early Success,' The Crack Up, October 1937

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Boltzmann equation

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Dirac equation

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