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THE MEDICINE BIRD by Gerard Curtis Delano, 1956

GERARD CURTIS DELANO original 1956 art print: THE MEDICINE BIRD, painted by Gerard Curtis Delano.  Dimensions: 14 inches wide by 11 inches in height.  Condition: fine.  Guaranteed to be an original 1956 print that was published separate from any other Delano publication.  Delano was born in Massachusetts in 1890; studied at the Grand Central School of Art in New York and worked as an illustrated in New York until 1919.  Delano moved to Colorado in 1920, worked as an illustrator until 1940, and then modified his work to become a painter.  In 1943 he traveled to Arizona where he focused on the Navajo people and their culture.  Delano died in 1972.    Price: $150.00

 

WILLIAM S. HART (1864 - 1946), actor, writer, director, producer

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MY LIFE EAST & WEST, Illustrated.  Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston and New York; The Riverside Press Cambridge; published in 1929.  First edition.  Illustrated by Charles Russell.  Inscribed by Hart, Christmas 1936.  Near fine; no dust jacket.  Price: $275.00

THE GOLDEN WEST BOYS SERIES, "INJUN AND WHITEY."  Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston and New York; The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1919.  First edition.   Illustrated by Morris H. Pancoast.  Inscribed by Hart.  Near fine condition; no dust jacket.  Price: $275.00

 

OVERLAND TO THE PACIFIC SERIES.  THE STEWART COMMISSION AND THE DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY.  1932 - 1941.  All 8 volumes in very good plus condition to near fine.

COURIERS AND CRUSADERS (8 volumes).  The Charles B. Voorhis Series of OVERLAND TO THE PACIFIC.  A Narrative-Documentary History of the Great Epochs of the Far West

Edited by Archer Butler Hulbert, L.H.D., Litt.D., F.R.G.S.  Director of the Philip B. and Frances C, Stewart Commission on Western History of Colorado College; Adviser in Americana, Denver Public Library

VOLUME 1: ZEBULON PIKE'S ARKANSAW JOURNAL: In Search of the Southern Louisiana Purchase Boundary Line (Interpreted by His Newly Recovered Maps).  Edited with Biographical Resume, 1800-1810, by Stephen Harding Hart and Archer Butler Hulbert, Fully Illustrated.  Original blue cloth binding with gold print on spine; 200 pages, indexed; 1932; Smith-Brooks Press, Denver.  Discrete bookplate on front endpaper.  Near fine.

VOLUME 2: SOUTHWEST ON THE TURQUOISE TRAIL: The First Diaries on the Road to Santa Fe.  Edited with Biographical Resume, 1810-1825, by Archer Butler Hulbert, With Maps and Illustrations.  Original blue cloth binding with gold print on spine; 301 pages, indexed; First Printing May, 1933; Smith-Brooks Press, Denver.  Several discrete library stamps.  Very good plus.

VOLUME 3: WHERE ROLLS THE OREGON: Prophet and Pessimist Look Northwest.  Edited with Biographical Resume, 1825-1830, by Archer Butler Hulbert, With Maps and Illustrations.  Original blue cloth binding with gold print on spine; 244 pages, indexed; First Printing December, 1933; Smith-Brooks Press, Denver.  Near fine.

 VOLUME 4: THE CALL OF THE COLUMBIA: Iron Men and Saints Take the Oregon Trail.  Edited with Biographical Resume, 1830-1835, by Archer Butler Hulbert, With Maps and Illustrations.  Original blue cloth binding with gold print on spine; 317 pages, indexed; First Printing October, 1934; Smith-Brooks Press, Denver.  Near fine.

VOLUME 5: THE OREGON CRUSADE: Across Land and Sea to Oregon.  Edited with Biographical Resume, 1830-1840, by Archer Butler Hulbert and Dorothy Printup Hulbert, With Maps and Illustrations.  Original blue cloth binding with gold print on spine; 301 pages, indexed; First Printing August, 1935; Smith-Brooks Press, Denver.  Near fine.

VOLUME 6: MARCUS WHITMAN, CRUSADER: Part One, 1802 - 1839.  Edited by Archer Butler Hulbert and Dorothy Printup Hulbert, With Maps and Illustrations.  Original blue cloth binding with gold print on spine; 341 pages, indexed; First Printing July, 1936; Smith-Brooks Press, Denver.  Book in near fine; dust jacket chipped, overall very good.

VOLUME 7: MARCUS WHITMAN, CRUSADER: Part Two, 1839 - 1843.  Edited by Archer Butler Hulbert and Dorothy Printup Hulbert, With Maps and Illustrations.  Original blue cloth binding with gold print on spine; 342 pages, indexed; First Printing June, 1938; Smith-Brooks Press, Denver.  Book in near fine; dust jacket near fine.

VOLUME 8: MARCUS WHITMAN, CRUSADER: Part Three, 1843 - 1847.  Edited by Archer Butler Hulbert and Dorothy Printup Hulbert, With Maps and Illustrations.  Original blue cloth binding with gold print on spine; 275 pages, indexed; First Printing June, 1941; Smith-Brooks Press, Denver.  Book in near fine, some light scuffing on cloth; dust jacket near fine.

Plus prospectus for the 8-volume series; and, a 1930 separate reprint of "Trans-Mississippi West: Undeveloped Factors in the Life of Marcus Whitman."

Price for complete set of books: $1,450.00

 

RECOLLECTIONS OF A NEW YORK CHIEF OF POLICE

By George W. Walling, An Official Record of Thirty-Eight Years as Patrolman, Detective, Captain, Inspector and Chief of the New York Police.  Illustrated from Original Drawings and Photographs and Historic Supplement of the Denver Police, By A. Kaufmann

Illustrated.  Specially Issued for the Benefit of the Denver Police Mutual Aid Fund, 1890.  Original brown cloth, embossed and gold-imprinted binding; 679 pages, plus 58 pages of Colorado advertisements in back of book.  Book is complete and in very good condition; endpapers have been replaced with exquisite matching marbled paper.

Price: $350.00

 

MEMOIRS OF MY LIFE by JOHN CHARLES FREMONT

Including in the Narrative Five Journeys of Western Exploration, during the Years 1842, 1843-4, 1845-6-7, 1848-9, 1853-4.  Together with a Sketch of the Life of Senator Benton, In Connection with Western Expansion by Jessie Benton Fremont

A Retrospect of Fifty Years, Covering the Most Eventful Periods of Modern American History.  Superbly Illustrated by Original Portraits, Descriptive Plates, and, From the Missouri River to the Pacific, by a Series of Sketches and Daguerreotypes Made During the Journeys.The Illustrations are Masterpieces of Darley, Hamilton, Schussele, Dallas, Kern, Wallin and Others; Engraved under the Supervision of J.M. Butler, with Maps and Colored Plates.  Volume I (there was no Volume II).  Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke & Company, 1887.

Original illustrated brown cloth binding; 655 pages, with foldout map tipped onto back flyleaf.  Condition: very good , bright, with strong spine and clean pages.  Minor wear to some cover edges.  What makes this volume different from the usual is that contains 24 plates from the original 1845 edition of Fremont's Explorations.  Plus, the first original 79 text pages from the original REPORT OF THE EXPLORING TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS IN THE YEAR 1842, and to OREGON AND NORTH CALIFORNIA in the Years 1843 - '44 by Brevet Captain J.C. Fremont.

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THE BUFFALO BILL STORIES

THE BUFFALO BILL STORIES: A Weekly Publication Devoted To Border History.  Issued Weekly.  This issue: Buffalo Bill’s Desperate Strategy or The Mystery of the Cliff.  By the author of “Buffalo Bill.”  New York : October 11, 1902.  30 pages.  1 page of advertisements.  Front and back covers present.  General condition: good; chipping to edges of covers; binding reinforced in interior; pages toned and chipped; otherwise complete and readable.

Price: $37.50

 

THE ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY NORTHWEST MAGAZINE, March 1892

THE ILLUSTRATED NORTHWEST MAGAZINE, Devoted to Western Interests and Progress.  St. Paul , Minnesota .  E.V. Smalley, editor and publisher.  Issue: March, 1892, Volume X, No. 3.  Original illustrated wrappers; 48 pages.  Dimensions: approximately 13-1/2 inches by 10-1/2 inches.  Articles include:  Lower Red River Valley , Its History, Progress, Climate and Products, North Dakota by H.J. Ross, illustrated with photographs; The New Minnesota Iron District along the Mesaba Range ; On the Pend D’Oreille by Allison French; Mag of Cisco Junction; Chief Garry of the Spokane Indians; and more.  Covers are in very good condition; interior pages are near fine.

Price:  $25.00

 

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WE BUY COLLECTIONS LARGE AND SMALL!

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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