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Auction 7 Catalogue

Lots 601-650

601. [NATURAL HISTORY, SCIENCE & MEDICINE]. Lot of 55 titles, including:

AUDUBON, John J. The Original Water-Color Paintings...for the Birds of America. New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., 1966. 2 vols. Folio, original cloth in publisher’s slipcase.

BAILEY, Alfred M. Birds of Colorado. [Denver]: Denver Museum of Natural History, 1965. 2 vols., profusely illustrated (mostly photographic, but some color plates by various artists), folio. Small stain on vol. 1 title, else very fine in dust wrappers.

BAILEY, Florence M. Birds of New Mexico.... N.p.: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, 1928. xxiv, 807 pp., plates (some in color) by Allan Brooks & Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Thick 8vo, original gilt pictorial dark green cloth. Front hinge cracked, contemporary news clipping, etc. affixed to endpapers and prelims. (resulting in some staining).

CANTWELL, Robert. Alexander Wilson: Naturalist and Pioneer. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [c1961]. Folio, original cloth. Fine in d.j. Biography of the father of American ornithology.

EWAN, Joseph. Rocky Mountain Naturalists. [Denver]: University of Denver Press, [c1950]. Fine in d.j. with two tears.

HERRICK, Francis H. Audubon the Naturalist: A History of His Life and Time. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1917. 2 vols., complete, original blue cloth with gilt embossed portrait of Audubon on each upper cover.

JEHL, Francis. Menlo Park Reminiscences. Dearborn: Edison Institute, [1936]. Fine in slate green wrappers.

JUETTNER, Otto. Daniel Drake and His Followers: Historical and Biographical Sketches. Cincinnati: Harvey Publishing Company, [c1909]. Large 8vo, original dark green cloth. Fine.

LUDLOW, William. Report of a Reconnaissance of the Black Hills of Dakota, Made in the Summer of 1874. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1875. 121 pp., 3 folding maps, plate. Small folio, original brown cloth. Some spotting to covers, else fine.

First edition. Howes L558. Geological report. Also a Custer High Spot.

McKAY, R. H. Little Pills: An Army Story.... Pittsburg, Kansas: Pittsburg Headlight, 1918.

MUIR, John. Two Essays on the Forests and Lakes of the Sierra Nevada. Ashland: Lewis Osborne, 1971. Very fine in green cloth.

Limited edition.

MUMEY, Nolie. Silas Weir Mitchell: The Versatile Physician (1829-1914).... Denver: The Range Press, 1934. Very fine in original navy blue cloth over blue boards.

Limited edition (#6 pf 100 copies, signed by Mumey).

PEATTIE, Donald C. Audubon’s America: The Narratives and Experiences of John James Audubon. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1940. Very fine in original cloth and publisher’s box.

Limited edition, signed.

Plus 53 others.


(71 vols.)

602. [ODD BOOKS]. Lot of 5 titles, including:

The Odd Volume. A Collection of Odds and Ends, in Prose and Verse. By an Odd Fellow. Second Series. New York: Published for the booksellers, n.d. [1840s?]. 288 pp. (printed on goldenrod, blue, yellow, pink, and white paper), frontispiece engraving by A. B. Durand entitled The Power of Love (cherub being held by a horrible winged monster), humorous illustrations. 16mo, original red embossed sheep. Front joint cracked, binding worn, a bit of light staining at front of vol. Yes, this is an odd book.

CHRISTENSEN, A. H. Little Known Facts. Denver, 1962. 12mo, original colored wrappers. Mimeographed. 6 (of 10) vols. Fine. A strange collection of odd facts. When the author commences with a lengthy explanation of how he typed the books with two fingers, you know that something odd is in store. Subjects range from speculation that the Maya were Hittite in origin, the cause of cracks in the earth, the reason why the poor are poor and God’s attitude toward them, the work of Charnay, etc.

TAMMEN, H. H. Beauties of the Rockies. Denver: The H. H. Tammen Curio Co., [c1905]. Fine. Tourist view book with top of book in the shape of a mountain range.

VAN LOON, Hendrik. Man the Miracle Maker. N.p.: Horace Liveright, [c1928]. Colored plates, black and white illustrations. 8vo, original tan gilt-lettered cloth with colored illustrations on upper cover. Fine. A bizarre history of the human race, with unusual illustrations.

Plus 1 other.


10 vols.

603. [OUTLAWS]. Lot of 48 titles, including:

ALLEN, William A. Adventures with Indians and Game or Twenty Years in the Rocky Mountains. Chicago: A. W. Bowen & Co., 1903.

COOK, John R. The Border and The Buffalo: An Untold Story of the Southwest Plains. Topeka: Crane & Co., 1907.

CUNNINGHAM, Eugene. Triggernometry: A Gallery of Gunfighters. New York: Press of the Pioneers, Inc., 1934.

DAVID, Robert B. Malcolm Campbell, Sheriff. Casper, Wyoming: Wyomingana, Inc., 1932.

HOUGH, Emerson. The Story of the Outlaw: A Study of the Western Desperado. New York: The Outing Publishing Co., 1907.

HUNTER, J. Marvin and Noah H. Rose. The Album of Gun-Fighters. N.p., 1951. Inscribed and signed by Hunter.

KELLY, Charles. Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch.... Salt Lake City: Privately printed, 1938. First edition, signed. Dust jacket.

YOUNG, Charles E. Dangers of the Trail in 1865: A Narrative of Actual Events. Geneva, New York: Privately printed, 1912.

YOUNG, Harry. Hard Knocks: A Life Story of the Vanishing West. Chicago: Laird & Lee, 1915.

Plus 39 others.


(56 vols.)

603A. Now Lot 910.

604. [OUTLAWS]. Lot of 26 titles, including:

BARTHOLOMEW, Ed. Cullen Baker: Premier Texas Gunfighter. Houston: The Frontier Press, 1954.

GARD, Wayne. Sam Bass. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936.

GILLETT, James B. Six Years with the Texas Rangers 1875 to 1881. Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., [c1921].

HALEY, J. Evetts. Jeff Milton: A Good Man with a Gun. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1948.

[MALTBY, W. J.]. Captain Jeff: Or Frontier Life in Texas with the Texas Rangers.... Colorado: Whipkey Printing Co., 1906.

ROBERTS, Dan W. Rangers and Sovereignty. San Antonio: Wood Printing & Engraving Co., 1914.

STERLING, William W. Trails and Trials of a Texas Ranger. N.p., [c1959].

Plus 19 others.


(26 vols.)

605. [OUTLAWS]. Lot of 25 titles, including:

BELL, Horace. Reminiscences of a Ranger: Or Early Times in Southern California. Santa Barbara: Wallace Hebberd, 1927.

COSSLEY-BAT, Jill L. The Last of the California Rangers. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1928.

FERGUSON, Charles D. The Experiences of a Forty-Niner During Thirty-Four Years Residence in California and Australia. Cleveland: The Williams Publishing Company, 1888.

SAWYER, Eugene T. The Life and Career of Tiburcio Vasquez the California Stage Robber. Oakland: Biobooks, 1944.

WILLIAMS, Mary F. History of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851.... Berkeley: University of California Press, 1921.

Plus 20 others.


(25 vols.)

606. [OUTLAWS]. Lot of 30 titles, including:

BREAKENRIDGE, William M. Helldorado: Bringing the Law to the Mesquite. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928.

DE BACA, Manuel C. Vicente Silva & His 40 Bandits. Washington: Edward McLean Libros Escogidos, 1947.

FORREST, Earle R. Arizona’s Dark and Bloody Ground. Caldwell: The Caxton Printers, 1936.

KELEHER, William A. Maxwell Land Grant: A New Mexico Item. Santa Fe: The Rydal Press, [c1942].

MARTIN, Douglas D. Tombstone’s Epitaph. N.p.: [The University of New Mexico Press, c1951].

Plus 25 others.


(30 vols.)

607. [OUTLAWS]. Lot of 54 titles, including:

COE, George W. Frontier Fighter: The Autobiography of George W. Coe Who Fought and Rode with Billy the Kid. As Related to Nan Hillary Harrison. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1934.

KELLY, Charles and Hoffman Birney. Holy Murder: The Story of Porter Rockwell. New York: Minton, Balch & Co., 1934.

LECKENBY, Chas. H. (compiler). The Tread of Pioneers. Steamboat Springs: Pilot Press, 1944. First edition. Signed by author.

PARKHILL, Forbes. The Law Goes West. Denver: Sage Books, 1956. Signed. Dust jacket.

TILLOTSON, F. H. How to be a Detective: A Complete Text Book.... Kansas City, Missouri: Hailman Printing Co., 1909.

SPARKS, William. The Apache Kid: A Bear Fight and Other True Stories of the Old West. Los Angeles, Skelton Publishing Co., 1926.

VAN CISE, Philip S. Fighting the Underworld. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Riverside Press, 1936. Second edition.

Plus 47 others.


(54 vols.)

608. [OUTLAWS]. COOK, D. J. Hands Up: Or Twenty Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains. Denver: Republican Pub. Co., 1882. 285 pp., wood-engraved plates (lacking 4 plates). 8vo, disbound. Defective copy of a rare outlaw item.

First edition. Adams, One-Fifty 34 (citing the wrappers issue): “This rare book was originally published to be sold on trains by newsboys.... It is said the book was largely written by Thomas Fulton Dawson, a prolific writer and editor. The scarcity of the first edition is claimed by some to be the result of using its pages for gun wadding during an Indian scare;” Guns 483. Eberstadt 105:94: “Cook was Chief of the Rocky Mountain Detective Association and from 1871 to 1879 Sheriff of Arapahoe County.” Graff 861. Howes C728.


(1 vol.)

609. [OUTLAWS]. CUMMINS, Jim. Jim Cummins’ Book Written by Himself.... Denver: The Reed Publishing Company, 1903.


(1 vol.)

610. [OUTLAWS]. DE BARTHE, Joe. The Life and Adventures of Frank Grouard, Chief of Scouts, U.S.A. St. Joseph, Missouri: Combe Printing Co., 1894.


(1 vol.)

611. [OUTLAWS]. DIMSDALE, Thomas J. Vigilantes of Montana: Or, Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains. Being a Correct and Impartial Narrative of the Chase, Trial Capture, and Execution of Henry Plummer’s Notorious Road Agent Band. Virginia City, MT: D. W. Tilton, 1882. 241 pp. 8vo, original grey printed wrappers. Fragile wraps lightly chipped and with old tape repaired.

Second edition. Adams, One-Fifty 48n: “Republished in 1882 , 1915, and later, all editions being issued by different publishers except the second. The third edition in 1915 was issued by Al Noyes with footnotes and illustrations and with an appended history of Southern Montana.”


(1 vol.)

612. [OUTLAWS]. ELLIOTT, David Stewart. Last Raid of the Daltons. A Reliable Recital of the Battle with the Bandits in Coffeyville, Kansas, October 5, 1892.... 72 pp., including portrait. 8vo, disbound (lacking wrappers). Some staining and wear, last leaf chipped.

First edition. Adams, One-Fifty 52: “The author was editor of the Coffeyville Journal and was an eye-witness to the battle of the citizens and the Dalton Gang. It is said that he was the first man to reach the wounded Emmett Dalton. He wrote this little book to give an account of what he saw and published it in a limited edition immediately after this battle took place.... This is about the best account of this battle written thus far.” Howes E107.


(1 vol.)

613. [OUTLAWS]. HARDIN, John Wesley. The Life of John Wesley Written by Himself. Seguin: Smith & Moore, 1896. 144 pp., illustrations. 12mo, original grey printed wrappers. Paper browned as usual, otherwise fine, much better condition than usually found.

First edition. Adams, Guns 919; One-Fifty 66. Basic Texas Books 84. Graff 1780. Howes H188. C. L. Sonnichsen wrote that “Hardin was an unusual type killer, a handsome gentlemanly man who considered himself a pillar of society, always maintaining that he did not kill anyone who did not need killing.”


(1 vol.)

614. [OUTLAWS]. KELLY, Charles. Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch.... Salt Lake City: Charles Kelly, 1938. Very fine in d.j.

First edition. Adams, Guns 1221: “Now quite scarce.” Howes K58.


(1 vol.)

615. [OUTLAWS]. KUYKENDALL, W. L. Frontier Days: A True Narrative of Striking Events on the Western Frontier. [Denver?]: J. M. and H. L. Kuykendall Publishers, 1917. xi, 251 pp., frontispiece portrait. 8vo, original green cloth. Very fine.

First edition. Adams, Guns 1221: "Contains some information on the Black Hills outlaws." Howes K284: "Personal narrative, by the presiding judge at the trial of Wild Bill Hickok's assassin, of life in the West after the Civil War."


(1 vol.)

616. [OUTLAWS]. MURPHY, J. W. Outlaws of the Fox River Country: Story of the Whiteboard and Spencer Tragedies, the Assassination of Judge Richardson, the Execution of John Baird, and the Mobbing of W. J. Young. Hannibal: Hannibal Printing Company, 1882. 138 pp., frontispiece, engraved portraits and plates. 8vo, original yellow pictorial wrappers. Slight soiling and wear to fragile wraps. Scarce.

First edition. Adams, Guns 1181: “History of the outlaws of the Navoo country. The author, an Alexandria, Missouri, editor, was personally acquainted with many of the desperate characters in this chronicle.” Graff 2935. Howes M907: “Lurid narrative of midwestern crime, comparable to Bonney’s classic Banditti of the Prairies.”


(1 vol.)

617. [OUTLAWS]. Lot of 31 titles, including:

STANLEY, F. Clay Allison. [Denver: World Press, c1956].

______. Desperadoes of New Mexico. [Denver: The World Press, c1953].

______ (compiler). One Half Mile from Heaven or The Cimarron Story. [Denver: World Press Publishing Co., c1949].

______. Socorro: The Oasis. [Denver: World Press, c1950].

Plus 27 others.


(31 vols.)

618. [OUTLAWS. BILLY THE KID]. Lot of 30 titles, including:

BROTHERS, Mary H. Billy the Kid: The Most Hated, the Most Loved Outlaw New Mexico Ever Produced. [Farmington: Hustler Press, c1949].

BURNS, Walter N. The Saga of Billy the Kid. Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926.

CUNNINGHAM, Eugene. Triggernometry: A Gallery of Gunfighters.... New York: The Press of the Pioneers, 1934.

GARRETT, Pat F. Pat F. Garrett’s Authentic Life of Billy the Kid. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927.

HAMLIN, William L. The True Story of Billy the Kid: A Tale of the Lincoln County War. Caldwell: The Caxton Printers, 1959.

KELEHER, William A. Violence in Lincoln County 1869-1881. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, [c1957].

KOOP, W. E. Billy the Kid: The Trial of a Kansas Legend. N.p., [c1965].

OTERO, Miguel A. The Real Billy the Kid: With New Light on the Lincoln County War. New York: Rufus Rockwell Wilson, 1936.

POE, John W. The True Story of the Killing of “Billy the Kid” (Notorious New Mexico Outlaw).... Los Angeles: E. A. Brininstool, [c1919].

______. The Death of Billy the Kid. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1933.

SONNICHSEN, C. L. & William V. Morrison, Alias Billy the Kid. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1955.

Plus 19 others.


(30 vols.)

619. [PENITENTES]. Lot of 9 titles, including:

DARLEY, Alex M. The Passionists of the Southwest, or the Holy Brotherhood. Pueblo, 1893.

FISHER, Reginald (editor). The Way of the Cross: A New Mexico Version. Santa Fe: School of American Research Publication, 1958.

FRY, James B. Army Sacrifices; or , Briefs from Official Pigeon-Holes.... New York: D. Van Nostrand, Publisher, 1879.

HOW, Louis. The Penitentes of San Rafael: A Tale of the San Luis Valley. New York: Hurst & Company Publishers [c1900].

[WESTERNERS]. 1955 Brand Book Being Volume Eleven of the Denver Posse of the Westerners. N.p.: [The Westerners, c1956].

Plus 4 others.


(9 vols.)

620. [PHOTOGRAPHY & THE WEST]. Lot of 24 titles, including:

ANDREWS, Ralph W. Redwood Classic. Seattle: Superior Publishing Company, [c1958]. Original cloth. Binding lightly soiled.

BROWN, Mark H. & W. R. Felton. Before Barbed Wire: L. A. Huffman, Photographer on Horseback. New York: Henry Holt and Company, [c1956]. Fine in d.j.

______. The Frontier Years: L. A. Huffman, Photographer of the Plains. New York: Henry Holt and Company, [c1955]. Fine in d.j.

HALEY, J. Evetts. Focus on the Frontier. Amarillo: The Shamrock Oil and Gas Corporation, c1957. Fine in slightly worn wraps.

HURT, Wesley R. & William E. Lass. Frontier Photographer: Stanley J. Morrow’s Dakota Years. N.p.: University of South Dakota Press and University of Nebraska Press, [c1956]. Fine in d.j.

JACKSON, Clarence S. Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William S. Jackson. Minden: The Harold Warp Pioneer Village, [c1958]. Small folio, original cloth. Very fine in d.j. Author’s signed presentation copy.

Limited edition.

JACKSON, Clarence S. & Lawrence W. Marshall. Quest of the Snowy Cross. [Denver]: University of Denver Press, [c1952]. Fine in d.j.

JACKSON, William H. Time Exposure: The Autobiography of William Henry Jackson. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, [c1940]. Fine in original cloth.

First edition.

JACKSON, William H. & Howard R. Driggs. The Pioneer Photographer: Rocky Mountain Adventures with a Camera. Yonkers-on-Hudson: World Book Company, 1929. Fine in original cloth. Inscribed by Jackson.

LANDRY, Janet & Joan Lane. “Horsethief” Kelley and His Camera. [Aspen, 1972]. Fine in wraps.

MILLER, Nina H. Shutters West. Denver: Sage Books, [c1962]. Fine in d.j.

NIMS, Franklin A. The Photography and the River 1889-1890: The Colorado Diary Cañon Diary of.... Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, [c1967]. Very fine in d.j.

SHELTON, Charles E (compiler). Photo Album of Yesterday’s Southwest. Palm Desert: Desert Magazine, Inc., [c1961]. Very fine in original black padded leather done up in the style of a nineteenth-century photographic album.

TAFT, Robert. Photography and the American Scene: A Social History, 1839-1889. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938. Large 8vo, original green cloth. Covers lightly worn and soiled, endsheets stained.

First printing.

Plus 9 others.


(24 vols.)

621. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. ALLEN PRESS]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

HAMMOND, George P. (editor). 1830 On the Ambitious Projects of Russia in regard to North West America, with Particular Reference to New Albion & New California. N.p.: The Book Club of California, 1955. (Produced at the Allen Press).

STEVENSON, Robert L. La Porte de Malétroit. Cagnes-Sur-Mer: The L-D Allen Press, 1952.


(2 vols.)


BARNES, Will C. Apaches & Longhorns: The Reminiscences of Will C. Barnes. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1941.

BEAN, Col. Ellis P. Memoirs of Col. Ellis P. Bean Written by Himself, About the Year 1816. N.p.: Book Club of Texas, 1930.

BIDWELL, John. A Journey to California... San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1937.

CARRILLO, Don Carlos Antonio. Exposition Addressed to the Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of the Union by Señor Don Carlos Antonio Carrillo, Deputy for Alta California Concerning the Regulation and Administration of the Pious Fund. San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1938.

CUSHING, Frank H. The Nation of the Willows. Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1965.

ELDER, Paul. The Old Spanish Missions of California. San Francisco: Paul Eler and Co., 1913.

[GODFREY, Edward S]. The Field Diary of Lt. Edward Settle Godfrey, Commanding Co. K, 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer... Portland: Champoeg Press, 1957.

GREEN, Ben K. Ben Green Tales. Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1974. 4 volume set.

HAFEN, LeRoy R. Broken Hand: The life of Thomas Fitzpatrick: Mountain Man, Guide and Indian Agent. Denver: The Old West Publishing Co., 1931

ISBELL, F. A. Mining & Hunting in the Far West. Burlingame: William P. Wreden, 1948.

McCOMAS, E. S. A Journal of Travel. Portland: Champoeg Press, 1954

MUIR, P. H. Catnachery. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1955.

[MULFORD, Prentice]. Prentice Mulford’s California Sketches. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1935.

OWEN, John. The Journals and Letters of Major John Owen, Pioneer of the Northwest 1850-1871... New York: Edward Eberstadt, 1927. 2 vol.

PHILLIPS, Catherine C. Cornelius Cole, California Pioneer and United States Senator: A Study in Personality and Achievements Bearing upon the Growth of a Commonwealth. San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1929.

PONTING, Tom C. Life of Tom Candy Ponting: An Autobiography. Evanston: The Branding Iron Press, 1952.

PRITCHARD, James A. The Overland Diary of James A. Pritchard from Kentucky to California in 1849. Denver: The old West Publishing Co., 1959.

RUSSELL, Osborne. Journal of a Trapper. Portland: Champoeg Press, 1955.

SWAN, John A. A Trip to the Gold Mines of California in 1848. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1960.

WAGNER, Henry R. Peter Pond: Fur Trader & Explorer. N.p.: Yale University Library, 1955.

WIERZBICKI, F. P. CALIFORNIA As It Is & As It May Be: or a Guide to the Gold Region.

Plus 54 others.


(79 vols.)

623. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. COLT PRESS]. Lot of 10 titles, including:

BLACK, Eleanora and Sidney Robertson. The Gold Rush Song Book: Comprising a Group of Twenty-Five Authentic Ballads....

San Francisco: The Colt Press, 1940.

BROWNE, J. Ross. The Indians of California. [San Francisco: The Colt Press, 1944].

HALL, Carroll D. The Terry-Broderick Duel. San Francisco: The Colt Press, [c1939].

LEWIS, Janet. The Wife of Martin Guerre. San Francisco: Colt Press, 1941.

TROLLOPE, Anthony. A Letter from Anthony Trollope Describing a Visit to California in 1875. San Francisco: The Colt Press, 1946.

Plus 5 others.


(11 vols.)

624. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. ENCINO PRESS]. Lot of 20 titles, including:

ADAMS, Ramon F. The Cowman & His Philosophy. Austin: The Encino Press, 1967.

______. The Horse Wrangler & His Remuda. Austin: The Encino Press, 1971.

DOBIE, J. Frank. Bob More: Man and Bird Man. Dallas: The Encino Press, 1965.

KILPATRICK, Jack F. Sequoyah of Earth & Intellect. Austin: The Encino Press, 1965.

LEA, Tom. Western Beef Cattle: A Series of Eleven Paintings.... [El Paso]: The Encino Press, [c1967].

LOMAX, John A. Cow Camps & Cattle Herds. [Austin]: The Encino Press, [c1967].

SUMPTER, Jesse. Paso del Águila: A Chronicle of Frontier Days on the Texas Border.... [Austin: The Encino Press, c1969].

Plus 13 others.


(21 vols.)

625. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. FINE ARTS PRESS]. Lot of 4 titles, including:

DUFLOT DE MOFRAS, Eugene. Duflot de Mofras’ Travels on the Pacific Coast. Santa Ana: The Fine Arts Press, 1937. 2 volumes.

Plus 3 others.


(5 vols.)

626. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. GRABHORN]. Lot of 20 titles, including:

BAIRD, Joseph A. California’s Pictorial Letter Sheets 1849-1869. San Francisco: David Magee, 1967. (Printed by Edwin Grabhorn & Andrew Hoyem.)

CASTAÑEDA, Pedro de et al. The Journey of Francisco Vazquez de Coronado 1540-1542.... San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1933.

DU BOIS, John V. Campaigns in the West 1856-1861.... Tucson: Arizona Pioneers Historical Society, 1949. (Printed at the Grabhorn Press.)

OATMAN, Lorenzo D. & Olive A. Oatman. Life Among the Indians or: The Captivity of the Oatman Girls among the Apache & Mojave Indians.... San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1935.

ROBERTSON, John W. Francis Drake & Other Early Explorers along the Pacific Coast. San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1927.

13 California Towns from the Original Drawings. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1947. (Printed at the Grabhorn Press.)

TOKE, Monroe T. The Peyote Ritual: Visions and Descriptions of Monroe Tsa Toke. San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, [c1957].

TWAIN, Mark. Letters from the Sandwich Islands.... San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1937.

WHEAT, Carl I. Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861. San Francisco: The Institute of Historical Cartography, 1963. Volume 5, parts 1 & 2.

WILTSEE, Earnest A. Gold Rush Steamers (of the Pacific). San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1938.

Plus 10 others.


(21 vols.)

627. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. HERTZOG]. Lot of 63 titles, including:

DAVIS, Oscar Ezekiel. Recollections 1872-1951: An Autobiography. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1951.

DEGOLYER, E. The Journey of Three Englishmen Across Texas in 1568. El Paso: The Peripatetic Press, 1947. (Printed by Carl Hertzog.)

FUGATE, Francis. The Spanish Heritage of the Southwest. El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1952. Printed by Carl Hertzog.

HALLENBECK, Cleve. The Journey of Fray Marcos de Niza. Dallas: University Press, 1949. (Printed at The Pass of the North, designed and produced by Carl Hertzog.)

HISLOP, Herbert R. An Englishman’s Arizona: The Ranching Letters of Herbert R. Hislop 1876-1878. Tucson: The Overland Press, 1965. (Printed at The Pass of the North by Carl Hertzog.)

JESSEN, Bubi. Humbert the Lion. N.p., [c1959]. (Typography by Carl Hertzog.)

NICHOLS, James W. Now You Hear My Horn: The Journal of James Wilson Nichols 1820-1887. Austin: University of Texas Press, [c1967]. (Design and typography by Carl Hertzog.)

RHODES, Eugene M. The Little World Waddies. Chico: William Hutchinson, [c1946]. (Designed and Printed at The Pass on the Rio Bravo by Carl Hertzog.)

Some Southwestern Trails. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1948.

STRICKLAND, Rex W. El Paso in 1854 with a 30-page Handwritten Newsletter by Frederic Augustus Percy.... El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1969.

WEBB, Walter P. Flat Top: A Story of Modern Ranching. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1960.

WILLIAMS, O. W. Pioneer Surveyor - Frontier Lawyer: The Personal Narratives of O. W. Williams 1877-1902. El Paso: Texas Western College Press, 1966. (Design by Carl Hertzog.)

Plus 50 others.


(68 vols.)

628. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. HOWELL, JOHN-BOOKS]. Lot of 21 titles, including:

ABERT, James W. Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845.... [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1970.

ABERT, J. W. Western America in 1846-1847.... [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1966.

CAMP, Charles, L. New Light Shed on Mr. Pegleg Smith. [San Francisco: John Howell-Books], n.d.

CAMPA, Miguel de la. A Journal of Explorations: Northward along the Coast from Monterey in the year 1775. [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1964.

CUTTER, Donald C. Malaspina. [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1960. 2 copies.

DAVIS, William H. Seventy-Five Years in California.... San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1967.

DOWNEY, Joseph T. Filings from an Old Saw: Reminiscences of San Francisco and California’s Conquest . San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1956.

GALVIN, John. The Coming of Justice to California Three Documents. [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1963.

GARCES, Francisco. A Record of Travels in Arizona and California 1775-1776. [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1967.

GIFFEN, Helen S. Trail-Blazing Pioneer: Colonel Joseph Ballinger Chiles. [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1969.

HARTE, Bret & Mark Twain. Sketches of the Sixties. San Francisco: John Howell, 1926.

MARIA, Vicente. The First Spanish Entry into San Francisco Bay 1775.... San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1971.

MARTI, Werner H. Messenger of Destiny: The California Adventures, 1846-1847 of Archibald H. Gillespie U.S. Marine Corps. [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1960.

MARTÍNEZ, José L. Journal of José Longinos Martínez.... [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1961.

NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor). Letters of a Young Miner: Covering the Adventures of Jasper S. Hill During the California Goldrush, 1849-1852. San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1964.

[ROBBINS, Irving W.]. An Investigation into the Printing of the First Annual Message of Governor Brigham Young Utah Territory, September 22, 1851. [San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1963].

ROGERS, Fred B. Montgomery and the Portsmouth. [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1958.

ROGERS, Fred B. William Brown Ide Bear Flagger. San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1962.

SIMPSON, Lesley B. The Letters of José Señán, O.F.M. Mission San Buena Ventura 1796-1823. N.p.: John Howell-Books, 1962.

SIMPSON, Lesley B. The San Saba Papers: A Documentary Account of the Founding and Destruction of San Saba Mission. San Francisco: John Howell-Books, [c1959].


(21 vols.)


ABERT, J. W. Western America in 1846-1847.... [San Francisco]: John Howell-Books, 1966.

HAMMOND, George P. & Dale L. Morgan. Captain Charles M. Weber: Pioneer of the San Joaquin and Founder of Stockton, California.... Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1966.

MORGAN, Dale L. (editor). The West of William H. Ashley: The International Struggle for the Fur Trade.... Denver: The Old West Publishing Company, 1964.

PADEN, Irene D. & Margaret E. Schlichtmann. The Big Oak Flat Road: An Account of Freighting from Stockton to Yosemite Valley. San Francisco, 1955.

SHIRK, David. The Cattle Drives of David Shirk from Texas to the Idaho Mines 1871 and 1873. [Portland]: The Champoeg Press, 1956

Plus 32 others.


(42 vols.)

630. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. OSBORNE]. Lot of 13 titles, including:

BOURKE, John G. With General Crook in the Indian War. Palo Alto: Lewis Osborne, 1968.

BREWERTON, George D. A Ride with Kit Carson.... Palo Alto: Lewis Osborne, 1969.

DOUGLAS, David. The Oregon Journals of David Douglas, of His Travels and Adventures among the Traders & Indians.... Ashland: The Oregon Book Society, 1972.

MUIR, John. Two Essays on the Forests and Lakes of the Sierra Nevada. Ashland: Lewis Osborne, 1971.

MUIR, John. The Treasures of the Yosemite. Ashland: Lewis Osborne, 1970.

Plus 9 others.


(13 vols.)

631. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. RITCHIE]. Lot of 12 titles, including:

COWAN, Robert E. et al. The Forgotten Characters of Old San Francisco.... N.p.: The Ward Ritchie Press, [c1964].

EDWARDS, E. I. “Into and Alkali Valley”: The First Written Account of Death Valley. Los Angeles: Edwards and Williams, 1948. (Printed by the Ward Ritchie Press.)

GREENLEAF, Benjamin. The California Almanac for 1849. San Marino: Friends of the Huntington Library, 1942.

HAFEN, LeRoy R. Letters of Lewis Granger: Reports of the Journey from Salt Lake to Los Angeles in 1849.... Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1959. (Printed by Ward Ritchie.)

KINDERSLEY, David. Mr Eric Gill: Recollections of David Kindersley. N.p.: The Book Club of California, 1967. (Printed by the Ward Ritchie Press.)

PINART, Alphonse. Journey to Arizona in 1876. Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 1962. (Bound by Ward Ritchie at the Silver Lake Bindery.)

RITCHIE, Ward. Job Printing in California. Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1955.

Plus 5 others


(12 vols.)

632. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. FINE PRESS. RYDAL PRESS]. Lot of 10 titles, including:

FERGUSSON, Erna. Murder & Mystery in New Mexico. Albuquerque: Merle Armitage Editions, [c1948].

KELEHER, William A. Maxwell Land Grant. Santa Fe: The Rydal Press, [c1942].

LONG, Haniel. The Grist Mill. Santa Fe: The Rydal Press, 1945.

______. Malinche (Doña Marina). Santa Fe: Writers’ Editions, Inc., [c.1939]. (Printed by the Rydal Press.)

Plus 6 others.


(10 vols.)

633. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. PRIVATE PRESS. DAWSON’S]. Lot of 87 titles in 12mo, original bindings, all very fine, including:

DAWSON’S BOOK SHOP. Baja Travel Series. Los Angeles: Dawson’s Book Shop, 1965-91. 38 (of 50 vols.). Limited editions. Publisher’s note: “An immense corpus of knowledge of the natural and human history of the peninsula.” Reprints and original material on natural history, archaeology, ethnology, Spanish maritime exploration and attempted colonization, missions and missionaries, political history, ranching, whaling, mining, visitors from many lands, and bibliography.

DAWSON’S BOOK SHOP. Early California Travel Series. 44 (of 50) vols. Limited editions. Another of the Dawson’s excellent series. Publisher’s note: “The Early California Travel Series has...followed the print obscure and rare texts not generally available.... The set gives samples from 1683 to 1878 from the grand sweep of California history.... An attempt has been made to show the travelers of many different nations who took part in the exploration and settlement of California.... Much of the interest in the series has been due to the notable California printers who produced these volumes with a variety of typographical design..”

Plus five other Dawson’s publications not from the series above.


(87 vols.)


BELL, Horace. Reminiscences of a Ranger: Or Early Times in Southern California. Santa Barbara: Wallace Hebberd, 1927.

CARLETON, J. Henry. The Prairie Logbooks: Dragoon Campaigns to the Pawnee Villages in 1844, and to the Rocky Mountains in 1845. Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1943.

FINERTY, John F. War-Path and Bivouac: The Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1955. (Printed by the Lakeside Press.)

LEONARD, Zenas. Narratives of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1934. (Printed by the Lakeside Press.)

LONG, John. John Long’s Voyages and Travels in the Years 1768-1788. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1922. (Printed by the Lakeside Press.)

MANLY, William L. Death Valley in ‘49. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1927. (Printed by the Lakeside Press.)

MOLKER, Alfred J. Transition of the West: Portrayal of the Indian Problem in the West.... Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1927. (Printed by the Lakeside Press.)

MORGAN, Gene. “Westward the Course of Empire...”: The Story of the Pony Express, Forerunner of the Burlington Zephyrs. Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1945.

NOWLIN, John. The Bark Covered House: Or, Back in the Woods Again. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1937. (Printed by the Lakeside Press.)

QUAIFE, Milo M. Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1923. (Printed by the Lakeside Press.)

Plus 20 others.


(32 vols.)

635. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. PRIVATE PRESS. MUMEY]: Lot of 71 titles, including:

MUMEY, Nolie. History and Laws of Nevadaville. Boulder: The Johnson Publishing Company, 1962.

______. History of the Early Settlements of Denver (1599-1860). Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1942.

______. The Teton Mountains: Their History and Tradition with an Account of the Early Fur Trade.... Denver: The Artcraft Press, 1947.

______. The Ute War: A History of the White River Massacre. Boulder: Johnson Publishing Company, 1964.

Plus 65 others.


(90 vols.)

636. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. PRIVATE PRESS. RIO GRANDE]. Lot of 17 titles, including:

[BOURKE, John G]. Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology.... Cover Title: The Medicine-Men of the Apache. Glorieta: The Rio Grande Press, Inc., [1970].

JAMES, George W. Indian Basketry.... Glorieta: The Rio Grande Press, Inc., [1970].

[MASON, Otis T.]. Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.... Cover Title: Aboriginal Indian Basketry. Glorieta: The Rio Grande Press, Inc., [1970].

[MATTHEWS, Washington]. Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology.... Cover Title: The Mountain Chant: A Navajo Ceremony. Glorieta: The Rio Grande Press, Inc., [1970].

Plus 13 others.


(17 vols.

637. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. PRIVATE PRESS. STAGECOACH PRESS]. Lot of 24 titles, all very good to very fine, including:

JONES, Fayette. Old Mining Camps of New Mexico 1854-1904. Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1964.

NAPTON, William B. Over the Santa Fe Trail 1857. Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1964. Limited edition (99 copies).

NOEL, Theo. A Campaign from Santa Fe to the Mississippi: Being a History of the Old Sibley Brigade... Houston: Stagecoach Press, 1961. Limited edition (700 copies).

RITTENHOUSE, Jack D. The Man Who Owned Too Much: Maxwell’s Land Grant... Houston: Stagecoach Press, 1958. Limited edition (450 copies).

SCHAEFER, Jack. The Great Horse Endurance Race. Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1963. Limited edition (#312 of 750 copies).

SIMMONS, Marc (translator and editor). Border Comanches: Seven Spanish Colonial Documents 1785-1819. Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1967. Limited edition (400 copies).

Plus 18 others.


(24 vols.)

638. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. PRIVATE PRESES. TORCH PRESS]. Lot of 7 titles, original bindings, very good to very fine, including:

CONNELLEY, William E. Quantrill and the Border Wars. Cedar Rapids: The Torch Press, 1910.

CRAWFORD, Lewis F. Rekindling Camp Fires: The Exploits of Ben Arnold (Connor).... Bismark: Capital Book Co., [ca. 1926].

LIPPS, Oscar H. The Navajos. Cedar Rapids: The Torch Press, 1909.

MINER, William H. The Iowa. Cedar Rapids: The Torch Press, 1911.

Plus 3 others.


(9 vols.)


BOLTON, Herbert E. Coronado on the Turquoise Trail: Knight of the Pueblos and Plains. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1949.

Coronado Cuarto Centennial: What It Will Mean to New Mexico. N.p., n.d.

ESPINOSA, J. Manuel. First Expedition of Vargas into New Mexico, 1692. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1940.

HACKETT, Charles W. Revolt of the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico and Otermín’s Attempted Reconquest. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1942. 2 volumes.

HODGE, Frederick W. et al (editors). Fray Alonso de Benavides’ Revised Memorial of 1634. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1945.

HAMMOND, George P. & Agapito Rey (editors). Don Juan de Oñate: Colonizer of New Mexico 1595-1628. N.p.: The University of New Mexico Press, 1953.

______. Narratives of the Coronado Expedition 1540-1542. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1940.

______. The Rediscovery of New Mexico 1580-1594: The Explorations of Chamuscado, Espejo, Castaño de Sosa, Morlete, and Leyva de Bonilla and Humaña. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1966.

PFEFFERKORN, Ignaz. Sonora: A Description of the Province. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1949.

THOMAS, Alfred B. The Plains Indians and New Mexico, 1751-1778: A Collection of Documents Illustrative of the History of the Eastern Frontier of New Mexico. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1940.

WHITE, Leslie A. Pioneers in American Anthropology: The Bandelier-Morgan Letters 1873-1883. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1940. 2 volumes.


(14 vols.)


LUXAN, Diego Perez de. Expedition into New Mexico made by Antonio de Espejo 1582-1583. Los Angeles, The Quivira Society, 1929. Vol. 1 of the Series. 8vo, original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition (#229 of 500 copies). Howes P226. Wagner, Spanish SW 8n.

TARAVAL, Sigismundo. The Indian Uprising in Lower California 1734-1737. Los Angeles, The Quivira Society, 1932. Vol. 2 of the Series. 8vo, original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition (#463 of 665 copies). Barrett 2371. Wagner, Spanish SW 124n.

SIGUENZA Y GONGORA, Carlos de. The Mercurio Volante of Don Carlos de Siguenza Y Gongora: An Account of the First Expedition of Don Diego de Vargas into New Mexico in 1692. Los Angeles: The Quivira Society, 1932. Vol. 3 of the Series. 8vo., original parchment over tan boards. Fine. First English translation. Limited edition (#245 of 665 copies). Howes S445.

VILLAGRA, Gaspar Perez de. History of New Mexico by Gaspar Perez de Villagra, Alcala, 1610. Los Angeles: The Quivira Society, 1933. Vol. 4 of the Series. 8vo. Original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition (#501 of 665 copies). Wagner, Spanish SW 14n.

CELIZ, Francisco. Diary of the Alarcon Expedition into Texas, 1718-1719. Los Angeles: The Quivira Society, 1935. Vol. 5 of the Series. 8vo. Original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition (#142 of 600 copies). Basic Texas Books 29.

MORFI, Juan Agustin de. History of Texas 1673-1779. Albuquerque: The Quivira Society, 1935. In 2 vol. Vol. 6 of the Series. 8vo. Original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition (#421 of 500 copies). Basic Texas Books 145.

WAGNER, Henry R. The Spanish Southwest 1542-1794: An Annotated Bibliography by Henry R. Wagner. Albuquerque: The Quivira Society, 1937. In 2 vol. Vol. 7 of the Series. 8vo. Original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition (#294 of 501 copies). Basic Texas Books 202.

MONTOYA, Juan de. New Mexico in 1602, Juan de Montoyas’s Relation of the Discovery of New Mexico. Albuquerque: The Quivira Society, 1938. Vol. 8 of the Series. 8vo. Original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition.

LEONARD, Irving A. (translator). Spanish Approach to Pensacola, 1689-1693. Albuquerque: The Quivira Society, 1939. Vol. 9 of the Series. 8vo. Original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition (#128 of 550 copies).

BANDELIER, Adolph F. Scientist on the Trail: Travel Letters of A. F. Bandelier 1880-1881. Berkeley: The Quivira Society, 1949. Vol. 10 of the Series. 8vo. Original parchment over tan boards. Very fine. Limited edition (#461 of 500 copies).

PINO, Pedro Bautista et al. Three New Mexico Chronicles: The Exposition of Don Pedro Bautista Pino 1812; the Ojeada of Lic. Antonio Barreiro 1832; and the Additions by Don Jose Agustin de Escudero, 1849. Albuquerque: The Quivira Society, 1942. Vol. 11 of the Series. 8vo. Original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition (#336 of 557 copies).

GALVEZ, Bernardo de. Instructions for Governing the Interior Provinces of New Spain, 1786. Berkeley: The Quivira Society, 1951. Vol. 12 of the Series. 8vo. Original parchment over tan boards. Fine. Limited edition (#131 of 500 copies). Howes N224.


(14 vols.)

641. [PRESSES AND PUBLISHERS. PUBLISHER’S SERIES. STEWART COMMISSION]. Lot of 6 titles, original bindings, very good set, including:

HULBERT, Archer B. & Dorothy P. Hulbert (editors). The Call of the Columbia: Iron Men and Saints Take the Oregon Trail. N.p.: The Stewart Commission of Colorado College and The Denver Public Library, [c1934].

______. Marcus Whitman, Crusader. N.p.: The Stewart Commission of Colorado College and The Denver Public Library, [c1936]. Parts 1, 2 & 3.

______. The Oregon Crusade: Across Land and Sea to Oregon. N.p.: The Stewart Commission of Colorado College and The Denver Public Library, [c1935].

______. Southwest on the Turquoise Trail: The First Diaries on the Road to Santa Fe. N.p.: The Stewart Commission of Colorado College and The Denver Public Library, [c1933].

______. Where Rolls the Oregon: Prophet and Pessimist Look Northwest. N.p.: The Stewart Commission of Colorado College and The Denver Public Library, [c1933].

______. Zebulon Pike’s Arkansaw Journal: In Search of the Southern Louisiana Purchase Boundary Line. N.p.: The Stewart Commission of Colorado College and The Denver Public Library, [c1932].


(8 vols.)


KELLY, Charles & Dale L. Morgan. Old Greenwood: Trapper, Pathfinder, and Early Pioneer. Georgetown: The Talisman Press, 1965.

KING, Frank M. Mavericks: The Salty Comments of an Old-Time Cowpuncher. Pasadena: Trail’s End Publishing Co., [c1947].

M’COLLUM, William. California As I Saw It.... Los Gatos: The Talisman Press, 1960.

SAWYER, Eugene T. The Life and Career of Tiburcio Vasquez the California Stage Robber. Oakland: Biobooks, 1944.

Plus 36 others.


(40 vols.)

643. [RAILROADS]. Large lot of books and ephemera on railroads, about 450 titles (some duplication), mostly twentieth century, various formats, generally fine. Contained within the lot are some schedules, about four or five of which are heavily duplicated, which bring the total count to slightly over 1,900 items.


644. [RAILROAD HISTORY]. Lot of 7 titles, including:

ACKERMAN, W. K. Early Illinois Railroads.... Chicago: Fergus Printing Company, 1884. 8vo, original yellow printed wrappers. Very fine.

SILVERTON NORTHERN RAILROAD CO. Wine List. Silverton Northern Railroad Co. Car: Animas Forks. N.p., n.d. (early 20th century?). 8vo, printed in red and blue on heavy white clay-coated card stock. Fine. Railroad and wine ephemera, offering Mumm’s Extra Dry Champagne at $2.50 per pint, Greenbier Bourbon Whiskey at 20 center per drink, etc.

UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD. The Union Pacific Railroad Company, Chartered by the United States. Progress of their road West from Omaha, Nebraska, Across the Continent. Making, with Its Connections, an Unbroken Line from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.... New York: C. A. Alvord, 1867. 24 pp. 8vo, original engraved pictorial wrappers with creative lettering and vignettes of scenes along the route. Wraps with moderate staining and dust-soiling. Text block detached from wraps.

UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD. The Union Pacific Tourist. Illustrated Sketches of the Principal Health and Pleasure Resorts of the Great West and Northwest, Embracing Yellow Stone Park and Yosemite and the Chief Points of Interest in the Rocky Mountain Region, all Most Easily Reached Via the Union Pacific Railway.... Buffalo: Union Pacific Passenger Department, 1884. 64 pp., maps on inside of wraps, numerous text illustrations. 4to, original full color pictorial wrappers with illustration of Salt Lake City. Wrappers chipped, stained. First edition. Scarce, well-illustrated promotional.

WESTERN RAIL-ROAD CORPORATION. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Western Rail-Road Corporation.... Boston, 1840. 8vo, original blue printed wrappers, stitched. Wraps chipped, else fine.

WESTERN RAIL-ROAD CORPORATION. Proceedings of the Western Rail-Road Corporation...Including an Address to the People of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on the Application for a Restoration of the Original Privileges of the Corporation. Boston, 1842. 8vo, stitched. Dusty and a few leaves dog-eared.

WHITE, Henry K. History of the Union Pacific Railway. Chicago, 1895. Very fine in original green cloth.


(7 vols.)

645. [RAILROAD HISTORY]. KANSAS CENTRAL RAILWAY. Statement of the Condition and Resources of the Kansas Central Railway (Narrow Gauge) from Leavenworth, Kansas to Denver, Colorado. Leavenworth: Office of the Kansas Farmer, 1871. 19 pp., folding map (Map of the Kansas Central Railway and its Connections (12-1/2 x 23-1/4 inches, printed on onionskin, route outlined in red) in printed pamphlet). 8vo, original blue wrappers printed and decorated in black and gold, sewn. Light wear to fragile wraps and a bit of mild foxing. Upper right border of folding map adhering to lower section. First edition. Graff 2273.


(1 vol.)

646. [RAILROAD HISTORY]. NICHOLS, Joseph (editor). Condensed History of the Construction of the Union Pacific Railway.... Omaha: Klopp, Bartlett, 1892. 191 pp., frontispiece plate, illustrations. 12mo, original dark blue cloth. Binding dark and with a few stains and abrasions. Front hinge cracked. Very scarce.

First edition. Howes N143.


(1 vol.)

647. [RAILROAD HISTORY]. ROGERS, A. N. Communication Relative to the Location of the U. P. across the Rocky Mountains Through Colorado Territory. Central City: Collier & Hall, 1867. 16 pp. 8vo, original goldenrod printed wrappers. Fragile wraps slightly worn, some staining to text.

First edition. Graff 3550. McMurtrie & Allen, Early Printing in Colorado 305 (two locations, University of Colorado and Streeter). Wilcox, p. 97. The subject is getting the railroad across the Rockies, and the author favors an intermediate route between the two under contemplation (Bridger’s Pass and Berthoud Pass), namely via the Boulder Creeks through Middle Park and Gore’s Pass. He gives considerable detail regarding the little-known region and summarizes with eleven convincing conclusions as to the comparative advantages of his proposals.


(1 vol.)

648. [RAILROAD HISTORY]. WOOD, Nicholas. A Practical Treatise on Rail-Roads, and Interior Communication in General; with Original Experiments, and Tables of the Comparative Value of Canals and Rail-Roads. London: Knight and Lacey, 1825. [4] 314 pp., folding engraved frontispiece of Stephens’s and Dodd’s Grand Puffing Billy, 5 other plates. 8vo, later three-quarter smooth tan calf over black cloth, green leather spine label. Light shelf wear, intermittent mild foxing, generally a very good copy.

First edition. Ottley 294. This work is considered the first standard book on railroads. On p. 290, the author states: “It is far from my wish to promulgate to the world...the ridiculous expectations...of the enthusiastic speculists that we shall see [trains] travelling at the rate of 12, 16, 18, or 20 miles an hour.”


(1 vol.)

649. [RANCHING]. Lot of 5 titles, including:

ADAMS, Ramon F. Cowboy Lingo. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1936. Dust jacket.

ADAMS, Ramon F. The Old-Time Cowhand. New York: Macmillan, 1961. Limited edition. Slipcase.

KING, Frank M. Mavericks: The Salty Comments of an Old-Time Cowpuncher. Introduction by Ramon F. Adams. Pasadena: Trail’s End, 1947. Limited edition, signed by author.

Plus 2 others.


(5 vols.)

650. [RANCHING]. Lot of 9 titles, including:

ANDERSON, J. W. From the Plains to the Pulpit. Goose Creek: J. W. Anderson & Sons, 1907.

BARLER, Miles. “Early Days in Llano.” N.p., n.d.

BROTHERS, Mary H. A Pecos Pioneer. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1943.

HUTTO, John R. Howard the Making. N.p., 1938.

RAHT, Carlysle G. The Romance of Davis Mountains and Big Bend Country. El Paso: The Rahtbooks Company, [c1919].

Plus 4 others.


(9 vols.)

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