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  • NO EXIT. by Adams, Taylor.
    Adams, Taylor.
    NO EXIT.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2019) dj. Hardcover - The author's third novel - "A brilliant, edgy thriller about four strangers, a blizzard, a kidnapped child, and a determined young woman desperate to unmask and outwit a vicious psychopath. . . On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado. With the roads impassable, shes forced to wait out the storm at a remote highway rest stop. Inside are some vending machines, a coffee maker, and four complete strangers.." Outside is a little girl locked in a van. 333 pp. ISBN: 978-0062875655.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 75507
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  • NO EXIT. by Adams, Taylor.
    Adams, Taylor.
    NO EXIT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2019). First edition - The author's third novel - "A brilliant, edgy thriller about four strangers, a blizzard, a kidnapped child, and a determined young woman desperate to unmask and outwit a vicious psychopath. . . On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado. With the roads impassable, shes forced to wait out the storm at a remote highway rest stop. Inside are some vending machines, a coffee maker, and four complete strangers.." Outside is a little girl locked in a van. 335 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76275
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  • THE LEGEND OF THE WHISTLE PIG WRANGLER. by Allen, Kate. Illustrated by Jim Harris.
    Allen, Kate. Illustrated by Jim Harris.
    THE LEGEND OF THE WHISTLE PIG WRANGLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Del Mar, CA: Kumquat Press, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A humorous children's tale of perserverance and courage set 'long, long ago in Castle Rock, Colorado." Whistle pig is the name given to marmots. Illustrated in full color by Jim Harris, Includes 2 pp of cowboy lingo. Large oblong format, unpaginated.(32 pp.). ISBN: 1887218009.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a near fine dust jacket (creasing to edges of dust jacket,.)

    Book ID: 51917
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  • DEAD DRY. by Andrews, Sarah.
    Andrews, Sarah.
    DEAD DRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Tenth mystery featuring forensic geologist Em Hansen. 306 pp,. ISBN: 0-312-342527.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 46308
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  • WRITING THE WESTERN LANDSCAPE. by Austin, Mary and Muir, John (edited by Ann H. Zwinger.)
    Austin, Mary and Muir, John (edited by Ann H. Zwinger.)
    WRITING THE WESTERN LANDSCAPE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Beacon, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes excerpts from Austin's 'Earth Horizon' and 'The Land of Journeys' Ending' and Muir's 'The Grand Canyon of the Colorado' and 'Travels in Alaska.' Selected by Ann Zwinger, who also wrote the introduction and provided the illustrations for this attractive volume. In her introduction, she states: 'Muir and Austin are the first truly western nature writers... Their writing, their point of view, their dedication to the mountains and the deserts of the West have sustained western nature writers from their day forward.' Austin was also a pioneering feminist and her writings are often tinged with her political awareness. xxvi, 182 pp. ISBN: 0-8070-8526x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 50508
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  • TOMBOY BRIDE by Backus, Harriet Fish
    Backus, Harriet Fish
    TOMBOY BRIDE

    Edition: First edition.

    Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing, (1969) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A Woman's Personal Account of Life in the Mining Camps of the West" - in 1908, right after their marriage in Denver, Harriet and her husband George, a mining engineer, went to the Tomboy Mine in the San Juan mountains of Colorado above Telluride. Later they were at the copper mines in British Columbia and at remote mines in Idaho. By 1913, they had returned to Colorado - to Leadville - where George helped developed a process for milling molybdenum during the years of the first World War. The Tomboy closed in 1925, the copper mines of Britannia in 1934, but the Climax went on to become one…

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    Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing, (1969) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A Woman's Personal Account of Life in the Mining Camps of the West" - in 1908, right after their marriage in Denver, Harriet and her husband George, a mining engineer, went to the Tomboy Mine in the San Juan mountains of Colorado above Telluride. Later they were at the copper mines in British Columbia and at remote mines in Idaho. By 1913, they had returned to Colorado - to Leadville - where George helped developed a process for milling molybdenum during the years of the first World War. The Tomboy closed in 1925, the copper mines of Britannia in 1934, but the Climax went on to become one of the greatest mining enterprises - because of molybdenum. Very personally INSCRIBED opposite the title page to "my dear friends who had much affection for my beloved George." Illustrated with photographs. 273 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (a few dates and "read" on front endpaper, dj is tearing along fold of front flap, now protected by an archival cover)

    Book ID: 76337
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  • Ballantine, Bill.
    HIGH WEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Rand McNally & Co, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the front flap: "Ballantine, his wife and three of their teen-aged children traveled throughout eight Rocky Mountain states: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. [This book] is an offbeat and highly personal (and a bit impertinent) look at the vacation places and tourist centers within these states, both well known and obscure, and at Americans at large, both tourist and native." Starting at Frontier Days in Cheyenne to the Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, from mining towns like Cripple Creek and Leadville in Colorado to visiting artist Georgia O'Keefe in New Mexico, this is a combination of interviews, and…

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    New York: Rand McNally & Co, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the front flap: "Ballantine, his wife and three of their teen-aged children traveled throughout eight Rocky Mountain states: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. [This book] is an offbeat and highly personal (and a bit impertinent) look at the vacation places and tourist centers within these states, both well known and obscure, and at Americans at large, both tourist and native." Starting at Frontier Days in Cheyenne to the Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, from mining towns like Cripple Creek and Leadville in Colorado to visiting artist Georgia O'Keefe in New Mexico, this is a combination of interviews, and reporting on the West, illustrated with photographs (including one of O'Keefe) by the author. Note at the beginning of the book states that the trip was made in a 'Goldline pickup camper, Model 220, manufactured by Travel Industries, Inc, Oswego, Kansas and mounted on a Ford Motor Co. camper special.' 303 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (chipping to upper edge of dj spine, slight sunning to spine.)

    Book ID: 38961
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  • HARD TRUTH. by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    HARD TRUTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - set in Rocky Mountain National Park, where three girls disappeared during a religious retreat. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-399-152415.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some annotations on a blank page in the rear of the book)

    Book ID: 41994
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  • ILL WIND by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    ILL WIND

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - this one set in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-399-14015-8.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 59790
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  • ILL WIND by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    ILL WIND

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - this one set in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park. SIGNED on the title page. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-399-14015-8.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dustjacket. (flaws to glue or a burn? - in the gutter of endpapers - minor - does not affect text or binding - a good reading copy.)

    Book ID: 16761
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  • HARD TRUTH. by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    HARD TRUTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - set in Rocky Mountain National Park, where three girls disappeared during a religious retreat. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-399-152415.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53921
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  • ILL WIND by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    ILL WIND

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - this one set in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park. SIGNED on the title page. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-399-14015-8.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37806
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  • Bass, Rick.
    THE LOST GRIZZLIES: A Search for Survivors in the Wilderness of Colorado.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of his experiences, along with veteran grizzly expert Doug Peacock and biologist Dennis Sizemore, searching for signs that grizzly bears might still exist in Colorado's San Juan Mountains, a region in which they are presumably extinct. SIGNED by Bass on the title page. Illustrated with drawings by Russell Chatham. 239 pp plus an epilogue and final drawing. ISBN: 0-395-717590.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37465
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  • Bickham, Jack.
    BAKER'S HAWK.

    Edition: Family Bookshelf edition (despite the first edition statement.)

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1974. dj. Hardcover - The story of a boy, a wild bird and a coming of age, set in Colorado in the 1880's,. ISBN: 0-385-057245.

    Condition: Contents are clean and near fine, but dustjacket and edges of the boards both have lots of wear, so overall only good in a fair dj.

    Book ID: 19622
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  • NEVER COME DOWN. by Black, Michelle.
    Black, Michelle.
    NEVER COME DOWN.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Frisco, Colorado: Wolf Moon Press, (1996). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book, a novel of modern and historic Colorado, in which a ghost town high in Tenmile Canyon holds a century-old secret. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the CIPA Award for fiction. 300 pp. Cover art by Ann T, Weaver. ISBN: 0-9658014-03.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 61084
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  • THE CHASE. by Cussler, Clive.
    Cussler, Clive.
    THE CHASE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An historical thriller featuring detective Isaac Bell, ranging from 1906 San Francisco to 195's Montana. The first book in the Isaac Bell series. SIGNED on the title page. Map endpapers. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-399-154386.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73296
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  • Davidson, Bruce (photographs), text by Carol Hill.
    SUBSISTENCE U.S.A.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1973.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Glimpses of the lives of those living at a subsistence level in the United States in the early 1970's - a term that Hill and Davidson eventually used to include a way of life marked by 'principles of survival, originality, wholeness and independence.' Mostly told in the words of the individuals they interviewed in Maine, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Texas and places in between - from a couple who survive in Colorado by trapping, to hippies in Canyon, California, just outside Berkeley, to a ghetto in Plainfield, New Jersey, and the black residents, descendants of slaves, still living on Daufuskie Island in South Carolina. Farmers, trappers, schoolteachers, hobos,…

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    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1973.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Glimpses of the lives of those living at a subsistence level in the United States in the early 1970's - a term that Hill and Davidson eventually used to include a way of life marked by 'principles of survival, originality, wholeness and independence.' Mostly told in the words of the individuals they interviewed in Maine, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Texas and places in between - from a couple who survive in Colorado by trapping, to hippies in Canyon, California, just outside Berkeley, to a ghetto in Plainfield, New Jersey, and the black residents, descendants of slaves, still living on Daufuskie Island in South Carolina. Farmers, trappers, schoolteachers, hobos, prisoners and hitchhikers - black, white and Native American - some living their life by choice, but most enduring what life dealt them, More than with words, their endurance and strenghth is most vividly shown in Davidson's striking black and whte photographs. Slightly oversized format, printed on heavy stock throughout, bound in coarse linen cloth. 186 p. ISBN: 0-030912237.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a good only dustjacket. (some edgewear and overall light soiling to the dj, now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38102
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  • DOUBLE SHOT. by Davidson, Diane Mott.
    Davidson, Diane Mott.
    DOUBLE SHOT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow, (2004.). SIGNED first edition - The 12th culinary mystery, featuring Aspen, Colorado caterer and amateur sleuth Goldy Schultz. SIGNED on the title page. Decorative borders on recipe pages. 308 pp. including 25 pp of recipes.

    Condition: Very good overall (some wear to covers, curling to corners).

    Book ID: 38386
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  • STUMP RANCH PIONEER. by Davis, Nelle Portrey.
    Davis, Nelle Portrey.
    STUMP RANCH PIONEER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1942. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An uncommon account of one family's journey to the Northwest and the panhandle of Idaho. Driven from their Colorado sheep farm after a long struggle with the dust-bowl conditions of the late 1930s, Nelle Davis and her husband migrated, with their two children, to the second growth forests of northern Idaho to begin again as stump ranch farmers. SIGNED on the front endpaper with the word "sincerely." Synopsis from the dust jacket has been pasted onto the first blank page. 245 pp.

    Condition: From a school library with a donation bookplate on the front endpaper, several stamps, remnants of a pocket. Front hinge is cracking, and some fraying to the fore-edge of the front cover, but otherwise tight and clean, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76776
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  • FOOTPRINTS IN THE BUTTER. by Dietz, Denise.
    Dietz, Denise.
    FOOTPRINTS IN THE BUTTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lee' s Summit, MO: Delphi Books, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Ingrid Beaumont mystery, co-starring Hitchcock the Dog., set in Denver - SIGNED on the title page. Promotional color photograph of the author laid in. ISBN: 0-9663397-2x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 29176
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  • FOOTPRINTS IN THE BUTTER. by Dietz, Denise.
    Dietz, Denise.
    FOOTPRINTS IN THE BUTTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lee' s Summit, MO: Delphi Books, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Ingrid Beaumont mystery, co-starring Hitchcock the Dog., set in Denver. SIGNED on the title page. 227 pp. ISBN: 0-9663397-2x.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (some sunning to spine of dj).

    Book ID: 43998
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  • DEAD SOUL. by Doss, James A.
    Doss, James A.
    DEAD SOUL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another in the highly praised mystery series featuring the 'amiable, outsized Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon and his irrascible shaman aunt Daisy Perika.' Set in Southern Colorado. 328 pp. ISBN: 0-312-317441.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46115
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  • SNAKE DREAMS. by Doss, James A.
    Doss, James A.
    SNAKE DREAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another in the highly praised mystery series featuring the 'amiable, outsized Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon and his irrascible shaman aunt Daisy Perika.' Set in Southern Colorado. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-312-364601.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. (old ink price scribbled over on front endpaper, otherwise tight and clean.)

    Book ID: 46116
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  • SNAKE DREAMS. by Doss, James A.
    Doss, James A.
    SNAKE DREAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another in the highly praised mystery series featuring the 'amiable, outsized Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon and his irrascible shaman aunt Daisy Perika.' Set in Southern Colorado. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-312-364601.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43379
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  • COFFIN MAN. by Doss, James A.
    Doss, James A.
    COFFIN MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2011.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sixteenth in the highly praised mystery series featuring the 'amiable, outsized Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon' Set in Southern Colorado. 340 pp. ISBN: 9780312613709.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61814
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  • SHADOW MAN. by Doss, James A.
    Doss, James A.
    SHADOW MAN.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: St Martin's, (2005.) dj. Hardcover - Another in the highly praised mystery series featuring the 'amiable, outsized Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon and his irrascible shaman aunt Daisy Perika.' Set in Southern Colorado. 326 pp. ISBN: 0-312-340532.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (toning to the pages.).

    Book ID: 56415
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  • WITCH'S TONGUE. by Doss, James A.
    Doss, James A.
    WITCH'S TONGUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another in the highly praised mystery series featuring the 'amiable, outsized Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon and his irrascible shaman aunt Daisy Perika.' Set in Southern Colorado. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-312-317425.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56419
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  • STONE BUTTERFLY. by Doss, James A.
    Doss, James A.
    STONE BUTTERFLY.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2006.) dj. Hardcover - Another in the highly praised mystery series featuring the 'amiable, outsized Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon and his irrascible shaman aunt Daisy Perika.' Set in Southern Colorado. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-312-340540.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56420
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  • Douglass, Jack (as told to William A. Douglass)
    TAP DANCING ON ICE: the Life and Times of a Nevada Gaming Pioneer

    Edition: First printing.

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Oral History Program, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the early days of Nevada gaming - the home-grown variety which sprung up in the small mining towns after gambling was legalized in 1931. Douglass, who recounted his story to his son, a professor involved in Reno's oral history program, began his career in Tonopah in the 1930's and eventually wound up as owner of the Cal-Neva, so his story spans the development from the simple slot machines (his primary business was the Nevada Novelty Company) to the growth of the large casinos. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 10 black and white photographs, notes, index. xvi, 255 pp. ISBN: 1-564753735.

    Condition: SIGNED by both authors on the half title page. Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32813
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  • Downing, Sybil.
    THE BINDING OATH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2000. Interesting historical mystery featuring newspaper reporter Liz O'Brien, and set in Denver in 1922. Based on a little known part of Colorado history, when the Ku Klux Klan attempted to gain political control of the state.

    Condition: Fine inglossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 19905
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