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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Aspen, Colorado

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Civil War Surgeon's Set


Colorado Catalogue

Colorado Historical Boosterism & Tourism

Colorado Bottles, historical

Colorado Business Directories

Colorado Checks

Colorado Geology

Colorado Labor Wars

Colorado Letterheads

Colorado Maps

Colorado Midland Railway

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Colorado Pamphlets

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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Stagecoach Passes

Colorado Territory Mining Stock Certificates

Colorado Whiskey Jugs, historical

Coors Golden Brewery

Creede, Colorado

Cripple Creek, Colorado

Cripple Creek checks 

Cripple Creek Mining Directories

Cripple Creek mining stock certificates

Cripple Creek photographs

Custer County, Colorado

Custeriana, General George Armstrong Custer

Denver and Rio Grande Railroad

Denver, Colorado

Einstein, Albert

Equestrian & Rodeo

Express, Telegraph and Miscellaneous Passes

Feynman, Richard P.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Foott, George Art of

Gardner, John C.

Gilpin County, Colorado

Gunnison County, Colorado, including Crested Butte

Hecht, Ben

Hemingway, Ernest

Hutchinson Soda Bottles

Jackson, William Henry

Labor Wars

Lawmen and Outlaws

Leadville, Colorado

Leadville Directories

Lewis and Clark publications


Mesa Verde, Colorado

Mills, Enos


Miscellaneous Publications

Mumey, Nolie

Native American

Nell's Map of Colorado

New Mexico

Pamphlets & Booklets


Pike, Zebulon

Railroad Books

Railroad Passes


Revenue Stamped Checks

Rolls-Royce & Bentley

San Juan Mountains, Colorado

Southwestern American Archaeology

Special Newspaper Editions & Magazines

Steamship Company Passes

Stratton, W. S.

Travel Guides

University of Colorado

U.S. Bank Checks

U.S. Military in the Old American West

Ward, Lynd

Western American Exploration

Western Guide Books

Wolfe, Thomas


Astro & Nuclear Physics



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Colorado, mostly, Page 2


TROUTING IN COLORADO WATERS, by B. L. Winchell, issued by the Passenger Department of The South Park Line,

Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railway


Scarce Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railway publication, circa 1896, with articles by L. B. France, C. F. Orvis, and Charles Hallock.  Original illustrated covers; 35 pages, including 2 pages of advertisements for other booklets published by The Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railway.  Articles on "Trouting in Colorado Waters," "About Rods," "Reels," "Flies," "Hooks," "Haunts and Habits of Trout," "Fishing, Casting the Fly, Etc.," and, "Colorado Waters."  Near fine condition.

Price: $750.00




BUFFALO BILL'S HOTELS In the Rockies, circa 1905

Original illustrated covers; 25 enamel-coated pages.  Paul C. Blum, Manager, Irma Hotel, Cody, Wyoming.  Publication written by Louis E. Cooke.  Other Cody establishments: Pahaska Teepe and Wapiti Inn.  Subtitled, "An Ideal Outing."  "Pen Picture of Nature's Wonderland: A Vivid Portrayal of a few of the Scenes Encountered on the Cody Route to Yellowstone Park, Letter of Appreciation sent to Col. Cody."  Illustrated with photographs.  Near fine condition.

Price: $495.00



"JACKSON'S DIARY OF '59" published for sale by Placer Inn. 1929


Original gold-printed suede covers; 20 pages, illustrated.  Near fine condition.  George A. Jackson is considered the man who "first discovered gold in Colorado."  Photographs courtesy History of Denver by Jerome C. Smiley, Harper's Magazine, 1872, and Idaho Springs, Colorado, 1905 booklet.  History concerning early placer mining in Gilpin County, Colorado Territory.

Price: $300.00



AL G. BARNES and SELLS-FLOTO combined CIRCUS, Season of 1938


Who doesn't love a circus?  Program for a circus outfit once associated with one of The Denver Post's founders, H. H. Tammen.  Original illustrated wrappers; 42 pages, illustrated.  Promotional of the Circus's programme: 1) Display No. 1: Stupendous Introductory Tournament of Inconceivable Magnificence; 2) Display No. 2: On the Hippodrome Track; 3) Ring No. 1: Troop of Liberty Troops; 4) Ring No. 2: Massive Steel Arena with Group of Ferocious Lions; and, 5) Ring No. 3: Squadron of Free-Running Ponies.  Numerous advertisements.  Very good plus to near fine condition.

Price: $150.00




Published by Georgetown Courier, June 1886

Original illustrated wrappers; 20 pages, illustrated with engravings.  Text generally concerned with the promotion of Georgetown, Clear Creek County, Colorado and its surrounding mines.  Information on: Mills and Reduction Works; Ore Markets; Ore Shipments; Georgetown as a Home; Public Schools; Churches; Water Supply; Gas Works; Hotels; Banking Institutions; Newspapers; The Famous Knot in a Railroad; Developed Mines; Mineral Wealth; etc.  Very good plus condition.

Price: $400.00




Being a Complete and Comprehensive Statement of Facts Concerning the Resources and Advantages of Golden and Jefferson County, Colorado, Compiled and Published by George M. Kimball and Louis E. Slingerland, at Golden, Colorado, March 15th, 1902.  Original red-printed yellow wrappers; 52 pages, illustrated.  Numerous local advertisements.  Articles on: Jefferson County, Colorado; Agriculture; Mining; Golden; Educational; Churches; Secret Societies; Manufactures; Business Houses; Personalities; State Industrial School; Morrison; Arvada; and other towns.  Condition: near fine.

Price: $450.00



THRU HELL GATE IN THE COLORADO ROCKIES, Colorado Midland Railway, circa 1900

C. H. Speers, General Passenger Agent, Denver, Colorado.  Smith-Brooks, Engravers & Printers, Denver, Colo.  20 color lithographed pages exhibiting scenes along the Colorado Midland Railway from Denver to Colorado's Western Slope.  Last page exhibits photographs of the Midland's officers, directors, managers, and agents.  Very good plus condition.

Price: $250.00



A City of Stars, as seen from Lookout Mountain Park.  Original illustrated tan wrappers; 16 pages, illustrated with photographs.  Rees C. Vidler, president and former owner of Lookout Mountain Park.  W. W. Borst, secretary, The Lookout Mountain Park Development Company.  Location of property: just west of the City of Golden, Colorado.  Proposal to build a funicular road at base of mountain near Golden to top; rustic hotel; summer homes and golf links.  Pamphlet in near fine condition.

Price: $250.00



Issued by The Colorado Promotion and Publicity Committee, Denver, Colo.  Original illustrated gray wrappers; 52 pages, illustrated.  The Smith-Brooks Printing Co.  Promotion for Colorado's agriculture in: the Platte and tributary valleys; Arkansas Valley; San Luis Valley; Western Slope; Southwestern Colorado; Northwestern Colorado.  Details on irrigation and water supply; ditches and canals; storage and reservoir systems; sub-irrigation; soil and crops; railway facilities; educational aids; etc.  Near fine condition.

Price: $250.00



A compilation of various Colorado cartoonists' perspective of promotions and developments in Colorado in the early 1890s.  Original printed covers; 50 pages with one satirical cartoon printed on the front of each page.  Some of the satirical cartoons are obvious and humorous to today's reader; others are racist as well as obscure.  Certainly an excellent view of significant issues playing out in the State of Colorado in the early 1890s.  Condition: near fine.




Issued by The Colorado Promotion and Publicity Committee, Denver, Colo.  Original illustrated gray wrappers; 39 pages, illustrated.  The Smith-Brooks Printing Co.  Promotion for Colorado's manufactures: coal and iron deposits; rapid manufacturing progress; Denver as a manufacturing center; Pueblo: Pittsburg, the second; other manufacturing centers: Colorado City; beet-sugar manufacture; natural oil & gas; new industries: commercial rubber, cement, lithographic stone, onyx, etc.; clay and pottery; gilsonite; building stone and quarries; etc.  Near fine condition.

Price: $250.00


HILLS OF COLORADO: A Story Told in Pen and Picture for 1905 Convention Visitors


Colorado Midland Railway.  Issued by the Passenger Department.  The Smith-Brooks Press, Denver.  Original black-printed red wrappers; 24 pages, illustrated with photographs.  Articles: Ute Pass; The Cripple Creek Way; Mountain Flowers; G. A. R. Encampment, Denver; Side Trips; Nearing the Summit, Leadville; Rounding Hell Gate; Some Favored Spot; On to Salt Lake City; with small Map of Colorado Midland Railway on back page.  Water-staining to covers that has led to some bleeding into front and back pages, otherwise, very good plus condition.

Price: $225.00



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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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