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  • REDEYE: A Western by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    REDEYE: A Western

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in turn of the century Colorado, populated by a motley crew of innocents and scoundrels, visionaries and vultures. INSCRIBED on the title page. 244 pp. Map endpapers of Mesa Largo and the Merriweather Ranch. ISBN: 1565120604.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 42719
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  • REDEYE: A Western by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    REDEYE: A Western

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in turn of the century Colorado, populated by a motley crew of innocents and scoundrels, visionaries and vultures. 244 pp. Map endpapers of Mesa Largo and the Merriweather Ranch. ISBN: 1565120604.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 7120
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  • TUMBLEWORDS: Writers Reading the West. by Fox, William L., editor.
    Fox, William L., editor.
    TUMBLEWORDS: Writers Reading the West.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1995). First edition - Collects works by 72 western writers - featuring poets, novelists, short-story writers and essayists from Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming (the selections are arranged by state) Among the authors are Kim Barnes, William Johnson, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Jonathan Penner, Dennis Hickman and many others, Foreword by Donald Meyer and an introduction by the editor, William L. Fox. Map, notes on contributors, index of authors and titles. A title in the Western Literature Series.xxv, 377 pp.. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-874172713.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67213
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  • THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE. by Greer, Robert.
    Greer, Robert.
    THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring black Denver bail bondsman C. J. Floyd. 352 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-653x.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket. (remainder line bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 51248
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  • THE DEVIL'S RED NICKEL. by Greer, Robert.
    Greer, Robert.
    THE DEVIL'S RED NICKEL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second in the highly praised mystery series featuring black Denver bail bondsman C. J. Floyd. The author, Greer, is not only a noted short story writer and the editor of the High Plains Literary Review, he is also a practicing surgical pathologist, professor , and a cattle rancher. SIGNED on the title page. 350 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-6521.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60563
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  • THE DEVIL'S RED NICKEL. by Greer, Robert.
    Greer, Robert.
    THE DEVIL'S RED NICKEL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second in the highly praised mystery series featuring black Denver bail bondsman C. J. Floyd. The author, Greer, is not only a noted short story writer and the editor of the High Plains Literary Review, he is also a practicing surgical pathologist, professor , and a cattle rancher. 350 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-6521.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark, abraded spot on front endpaper, dust jacket folded slightly offcenter.)

    Book ID: 51033
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  • THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE. by Greer, Robert.
    Greer, Robert.
    THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1998. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring black Denver bail bondsman C. J. Floyd. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-89296653x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 19903
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  • Greer, Robert.
    THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring black Denver bail bondsman C. J. Floyd. 352 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-653x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 35560
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  • THE DEVIL'S HATBAND. by Greer, Robert.
    Greer, Robert.
    THE DEVIL'S HATBAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first in the highly praised mystery series featuring black Denver bail bondsman C. J. Floyd. The author, Greer, is not only a noted short story writer and the editor of the High Plains Literary Review, he is also a practicing surgical pathologist, professor, and a cattle rancher. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-89296-6343.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 32133
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  • RESURRECTING LANGSTON BLUE. by Greer, Robert.
    Greer, Robert.
    RESURRECTING LANGSTON BLUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Frog Ltd / North American Books, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery rooted in the Vietnam war, featuring black Denver bail bondsman C. J. Floyd and his partner, former intelligence sergeant, Flora Jean Benson. 421 pp. ISBN: 1583941363.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56444
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  • ISOLATION AND OTHER STORIES by Greer, Robert O.; illustrated by Jeff Hall III.
    Greer, Robert O.; illustrated by Jeff Hall III.
    ISOLATION AND OTHER STORIES

    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    Aurora, Colorado: Davies Group, Publishers, (2001). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first collection of short fiction by this African American author best known for his thrillers set in Denver, featuring C. J. Boyd. Greer is also a surgical pathologist, professor and Colorado cattle rancher. A limited first edition, numbered 155/1500 and SIGNED by both Robert Greer and the illustrator Jeff Hall III. Dust jacket praise from Margaret Coel, Clarence Major among others. Promotional book mark laid in. xii, 195 pp. ISBN: 1-888570474.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. An attractively produced book.

    Book ID: 80095
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  • BENEDICTION. by Haruf, Kent.
    Haruf, Kent.
    BENEDICTION.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. First edition - The fifth in his series of deceptively simple, yet eloquently moving, novels set in the fictional small town of Holt in the high plains of Colorado. 258 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (pale blue outer cover, illustrated inner cover.)

    Book ID: 57357
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  • Haruf, Kent.
    PLAINSONG.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. Hardcover - His highly praised third novel, set in the high plains east of Denver. Finalist for the National Book award. ISBN: 0-375-406182.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47756
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  • PLAINSONG. by Haruf, Kent.
    Haruf, Kent.
    PLAINSONG.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. Hardcover - His highly praised third novel, set in the high plains east of Denver. Finalist for the National Book award. 301 pp. ISBN: 0-375-406182.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40052
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  • Hatch, Dorus N.
    CIVIL GOVERNMENT OF COLORADO.

    Edition: Revised edition of a work originally published in 1892.

    Denver: Centennial School Supply Co., 1905. Hardcover - Updated to include the legislative changes enacted by the 15th General Assembly, A brief sketch of the history of Colorado and the prinicipal facts of the operation of the state government.

    Condition: Very good+. A slim volume, bound in green cloth with black lettering on front covers.

    Book ID: 21518
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  • Hauck, Cornelius W.
    NARROW GAUGE TO CENTRAL AND SILVER PLUME: Colorado Rail Annual: A Journal of Railroad History in the Rocky Mountain West. Issue # 10, 1972.

    Edition: First printing.

    Golden, Colorado: Colorado Railroad Museum, 1972. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Detailed story of the historic Clear Creek narrow gauge; begun in 1872, this railroad was the first narrow gauge line to penetrate directly into the Colorado Rockies. Since the cost of construction was only $20,000 a mile (vs $90,000 for a standard railroad), it provided an incentive for the building of other narrow gauge lines throughout the country. Large format, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and with 3 color plates at the beginning of the book, and a color painting on the table of contents page. Although there are several maps scattered throughout the book, the final section consists of rosters, station lists and more…

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    Golden, Colorado: Colorado Railroad Museum, 1972. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Detailed story of the historic Clear Creek narrow gauge; begun in 1872, this railroad was the first narrow gauge line to penetrate directly into the Colorado Rockies. Since the cost of construction was only $20,000 a mile (vs $90,000 for a standard railroad), it provided an incentive for the building of other narrow gauge lines throughout the country. Large format, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and with 3 color plates at the beginning of the book, and a color painting on the table of contents page. Although there are several maps scattered throughout the book, the final section consists of rosters, station lists and more maps. Index. 223 pp. Illustrated endpapers. SIGNED by the author (one of the founders of the Colorado Railroad Museum, an avid antique auto enthusiast as well as a railroad buff, and a graduate of Williams College. Uncommon signed.

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    Condition: Fine in navy blue cloth with silver lettering, in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31898
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  • KINGS OF COLORADO. by Hilton, David E.
    Hilton, David E.
    KINGS OF COLORADO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2011.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A powerful coming of age story, both brutal and touching, set in the 1960s at a boy's reformatory on a ranch buried deep in the Colorado mountains. There the boys learn to break wild horses and the ranch breaks the boys. 278 pp. ISBN: 1439183823.

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

    Book ID: 52359
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  • NELLY'S SILVER MINE: A Story of Colorado Life. by Jackson, Helen Hunt.
    Jackson, Helen Hunt.
    NELLY'S SILVER MINE: A Story of Colorado Life.

    Edition: Reprint (originally published in 1878.)

    Boston: Little Brown, 1937. Hardcover - A young girl leaves her New England home to travel with her family to Colorado (so her father can recover from his asthma) during the days of the Pike's Peak rush. Illustrated with four lovely full page, full color plates by Harriet Roosevelt Richards. Pictorial black and white end papers by Henry Pitz. A title in the Beacon Hill Bookshelf series. 332 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in black cloth with pasted on full color illustration.

    Book ID: 32732
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  • Karr, Leona.
    MURDER IN BANDORA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery (following several romance and gothic novels), introducing Addie Devore, journalist, who has taken over the weekly newspaper her grandfather founded in the small Colorado mountain town of Bandora. 179 pp. ISBN: 0-802732402.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38311
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  • Kilgore, Hermina Gertrude.
    ROUGH ROAD IN THE ROCKIES.

    Edition: First edition.

    Denver: Big Mountain Press, (1961.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, an account of living with her new husband in a log cabin in the Colorado Rockies during the Depression. SIGNED by author on half title page. Illustrated with photographs. 135 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (minor edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 56932
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  • THEFT: A Novel by Loren, B. K.
    Loren, B. K.
    THEFT: A Novel

    Edition: Trade paperback original - 5th printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, (2012). SIGNED - The author's first novel, recipient of The Dana Award for a novel-in-progress. Willa Robbins is a master tracker working to reintroduce the Mexican wolf to the American Southwest. But when Colorado police recruit her to find her own brother, Zeb, a confessed murderer, she is thrown back into the past, surfacing memories of a childhood full of intense love, desperate mistakes, and gentle remorse. SIGNED on the title page. List of resources about the Mexican wolf. 212 pp. ISBN: 978-1582438191.

    Condition: Very good (edges of textblock bumped, crease to upper corner of rear cover)

    Book ID: 81081
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  • THE KISSING CAMELS: Dromedarious And Camela. by Marquez, Jose, illustrator (signed); Davis, Gene H.
    Marquez, Jose, illustrator (signed); Davis, Gene H.
    THE KISSING CAMELS: Dromedarious And Camela.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Clermont, FL: Jawbone Publishing Corporation, (2006.). SIGNED first edition - This story of two young camels, who run away together in the American Southwest conveys a lot of information about the geography, history, and Indian culture. Ends in the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. Illustrated in full color by Jose Marquez. INSCRIBED on the title page by the illustrator. ISBN: 1590941152.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 47935
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  • THE FIRE. by Neville, Katherine.
    Neville, Katherine.
    THE FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which blends history, travel, and suspense in the search for a chess set which used to belong to Charlemagne - the long awaited sequel to the author's bestselling novel, "The Eight." 451 pp. ISBN: 9780345500670.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50410
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  • THE FIRE. by Neville, Katherine.
    Neville, Katherine.
    THE FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which blends history, travel, and suspense in the search for a chess set which used to belong to Charlemagne - the long awaited sequel to the author's bestselling novel, "The Eight." 451 pp. ISBN: 9780345500670.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (a new copy but with a remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 48608
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  • THE FIRE. by Neville, Katherine.
    Neville, Katherine.
    THE FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which blends history, travel, and suspense in the search for a chess set which used to belong to Charlemagne - the long awaited sequel to the author's bestselling novel, "The Eight." SIGNED on the title page. 451 pp. ISBN: 9780345500670.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some crinkling to edges of foil dj.)

    Book ID: 44522
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  • THE CONFESSIONS OF AN AMERICAN BLACK WIDOW: A True Story of Greed, Lust and a Murderous Wife. by Olsen, Gregg.
    Olsen, Gregg.
    THE CONFESSIONS OF AN AMERICAN BLACK WIDOW: A True Story of Greed, Lust and a Murderous Wife.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The story of Sharon Lynn Nelson, first the wife of a Seventh Day Adventist preacher, and then married to a Colorado optometrist and a firefighter - both of whom she encouraged her on-and-off boyfriend to kill. SIGNED on the title page. Photographs. A title in the St Martin's True Crime Library. 278 pp. ISBN: 1568658575.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66507
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  • FROM SAND CREEK: rising in this heart which is our America. by Ortiz, Simon J.
    Ortiz, Simon J.
    FROM SAND CREEK: rising in this heart which is our America.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York & Oak Park, IL: Thunder's Mouth Press, (1981). First edition - One of his most powerful collection of poems: the title refers to the massacre of 28 unarmed Cheyenne and Arapaho men, and 105 women and children at Sand Creek, Colorado, in 1864, 93 pp. ISBN: 0-938410-008.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (some toning to the covers)

    Book ID: 61582
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  • CAROLINE AT COLLEGE, #2 in series. by Richards, Lela Horne.
    Richards, Lela Horne.
    CAROLINE AT COLLEGE, #2 in series.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Little Brown, 1922. Hardcover first edition - The uncommon second book in this three volume series - in this, Caroline leaves her home to attend college at the University of California in Berkeley. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three glossy internal plates by M. L. Greer. 308 pp.

    Condition: Good only in illustrated green cloth (some spine slant, gift inscription dated Christmas 1922, other minor wear)

    Book ID: 68791
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  • THEN CAME CAROLINE, #1 in series. by Richards, Lela Horne.
    Richards, Lela Horne.
    THEN CAME CAROLINE, #1 in series.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, 1922. Hardcover - The first book in this three volume series - the story of the youngest daughter of an impoverished Southern family, which begins with Caroline as an imaginative and impulsive ten year old in their decaying Virginia mansion. It follows her as the family moves to Colorado, along with their servants, in the hopes that the father, a physicain and former Major in the Army, will be able to regain his health. llustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three glossy internal plates by M. L. Greer. 306 pp. plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated khaki cloth (slight spine slant, prev owner's name, other minor wear)

    Book ID: 69921
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  • DANNY'S PARTNER. by Rogers, W. A.
    Rogers, W. A.
    DANNY'S PARTNER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (1923). Hardcover first edition - When a Civil War veteran who had lost his leg in the fighting and who had been living in the poorhouse comes into an unexpected inheritance, he heads West towards Colorado - and takes 9 year old Danny and his dog with him. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three internal plates. 257 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated blue cloth (previous owner's name dated Oct 1923)

    Book ID: 74045
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