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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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Historical City, State, and District directories for Colorado



Original editions published in 1861 and 1866


HISTORY OF THE CITY OF DENVER, From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, By J.E. Wharton

To Which is Added a Full and Complete BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF THE CITY, By D.O. Wilhelm

Denver, Colorado: Byers & Dailey, Printers, News Office, 1866, Original 1866 edition (not the 1909 reprint)

Condition: Very good plus; some foxing, but otherwise pages are clean and bright; 184 pages; recent leather binding using original exterior paper binding as endpapers.




A TRIP TO PIKE'S PEAK And Notes By the Way, with Numerous Illustrations: Being Descriptive of Incidents and Accidents that Attended the Pilgrimage; Of the Country through Kansas and Nebraska; Rocky Mountains; Mining Regions; Mining Operations, etc., etc.  By C.M. Clark, M.D.

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Chicago: S. P. Rounds' Steam Book and Job Printing House, 1861.  Original first edition: 134 pages; plus errata page; plus 18 separately inserted plates.  This original edition has been rebound in green cloth and leather, with gold lettering

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Plate: Denver City

Title page has several discrete library markings; however, there are no other markings anywhere else throughout this scarce book.  Interior pages are clean, with a very minimal amount of foxing.  Overall condition: very good plus to near fine.

Plate: Missouri City, Spring Gulch, Quartz Hill, Nevada Gulch, and Part of Central City

Going to Gregory Diggings

Price for this volume: $3,000.00



THE COLORADO DIRECTORY OF MINES, containing a Description of the Mines and Mills, and the Mining and Milling Corporations of Colorado.  Arranged alphabetically by Counties, and a History of Colorado from Its Early Settlement to the Present Time.  Edited and Compiled by Thomas B. Corbett, first edition, Denver, Rocky Mountain News Printing Company, 1879.  Original blue cloth binding; gold print on front cover and spine; 440 pages.  ORIGINAL EDITION.  Very good condition: new marbled endpapers; excellent facsimile of first two advertisements.




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Ballenger & Richards, 51st Year, 1923.

Containing a Complete List of the Inhabitants, Institutions, Incorporated Companies, Manufacturing Establishments, Business, Business Firms, Etc.  Volume LI.  The Gazetteer Publishing and Printing Co., Publishers.  Colhoun & Holmes, Printers, Denver.  Original cloth boards; original gold-printed spine; 2325 pages.  Illustrations and advertisements.  Condition: very good plus; tight spine; clean pages; some soiling and mould marks on edges of covers.




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1930.  Volume LVIII.  The Gazetteer Co., Inc.  Containing a Complete List of the Inhabitants, Institutions, Incorporated Companies, Manufacturing Establishments, Business, Business Firms, Etc.  Denver, Colorado: The Gazetteer Publishing & Printing Co.  Calhoun & Holmes Printing Co., Denver.  Rebound: maroon cloth with gold print; ex-library, very few library marks; 2422 pages.  Original title page replaced with photocopy; otherwise all other original pages, advertisements, and illustrations present.  Binding tight; pages clean and bright.




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1941. Volume LXIX.  Sixty-Ninth Year.  The Gazetteer Co., Inc.  Containing a Complete List of the Inhabitants, Institutions, Incorporated Companies, Manufacturing Establishments, Business, Business Firms, Etc.  Denver, Colorado: The Gazetteer Publishing & Printing Co.  Calhoun & Holmes Printing Co., Denver.  Original binding with gold print; original cloth boards; ex-library with very few library marks; 2355 pages.  Condition: very good plus condition; complete with advertisements, and illustrations present.  Binding tight; pages clean and bright.




Part of lots 1, 2, 3, 4; Block 45, East Denver, Colorado

Holliday Street

Dated May 25, 1875, Colorado Territory

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Noted historical Denver personalities listed in this document: E.W. Wynkoop and Amos Steck

8 legal-sized pages, very good plus condition; territorial seal

Price: $325.00


Abstract of Title

Block 32, South Side of Clear Creek, in the Town of Golden City, 

August 26, 1867, Territory of Colorado

Document related to W.A.H. Loveland, Silas Fisher, and Henry Nutt

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4 legal-sized pages; folded; territorial seal and stamps.  Very good plus condition.  Abstract of Title:

Lots 15 & 16, Block 24, East Denver, Colorado Territory, Ben Holladay owned this property in 1865 and 1866.  Dated January 14, 1868

2 legal-sized pages; folded; very good condition; territorial seal

Price: $400.00


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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

\left( c \boldsymbol{\alpha}\cdot \mathbf{\hat{p}}+\beta mc^2 \right ) \psi = i\hbar\frac{\partial \psi}{\partial t}\,\!

Dirac equation

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