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Auction 7 Catalogue

Lots 251-300

251. [KANSAS]. Lot of 23 titles, including:

BAY, J. Christian (editor). Heroine of the Frontier: Miriam Davis Colt in Kansas, 1856. Cedar Rapids: Torch Press, 1941.

BERNHARDT, C. Indian Raids in Lincoln County, Kansas, 1864 and 1869. Lincoln: Lincoln Sentinel Print, 1910.

COUES, Elliott (editor). The Journal of Jacob Fowler. New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898. Limited edition. Howes F298. Rittenhouse 224.

HALE, Edward E. Kanzas and Nebraska: The History, Geographical and Physical Characteristics, and Political Position of those Territories. Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Co., 1854. Becker 239a. Graff 1709.

WARE, Eugene F. The Indian War of 1864: Being a Fragment of the Early History of Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming. Topeka: Crane, 1911. Graff 4586. Howes W103.

Plus 18 others.

(23 vols.)


252. [KANSAS]. Lot of 5 titles, including:

WEAVER, Flave J. Six Years in Bondage and Freedom at Last: A Tale of Prison Life by Flave J. Weaver. N.p., n.d. [2] 20 pp., illustrated. 8vo, original red printed wrappers (chipped). Text browned and friable. First edition. Very scarce outlaw item about a good Kansas boy gone bad.

Plus 4 others.

(5 vol.)


253. [KANSAS (BORDER WARS & OUTLAWS)]. Lot of 15 titles, including:

MARTIN, George W. The First Two Years of Kansas. Topeka: State Printing Office, 1907. Adams, Guns 1456. Howes M335.

Report of the Special Committee Appointed to Investigate the Troubles in Kansas. 34th Congress, 1st session. Washington: Cornelius Wendell, 1856.

McNEAL, T. A. When Kansas Was Young. New York: Macmillan, 1922. Adams, Herd 1417; Guns 1426.

THOMPSON, George G. Bat Masterson; The Dodge City Years. Topeka: Kansas State Printing Plant, 1943. Adams, Herd 2299; Guns 2201.

WRIGHT, Robert Marr. Dodge City, the Cowboy Capital, and the Great Southwest. Wichita: Wichita Eagle Press, 1913. First edition. Colored frontispiece with copyright date on recto. Graff 4756. Howe W706.

Plus 10 others.

(15 vols.)


254. [KANSAS (KANSAS CENTRAL RAILWAY)]. 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. Graff 2273.

(1 vol.)


255. [KANSAS (LOCAL HISTORY)]. Lot of 31 titles, including:

BIRD, J. S. Prairies and Pioneers. Hays, Kansas: McWhirter-Ammons Press, 1931. Second edition.

COE, Elmer. Fort Scott as I Knew It. Fort Scott, Kansas, 1940.

Early Day History of Coffey County, Dating Back to the 1870’s. Burlington, Kansas: The Daily Republican, n.d.

Golden Jubilee of the German-Russian Settlements of Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas. N.p., 1926.

GRAVES, W. W. Legend of Greenbush: The Story of a Pioneer Country Church. St. Paul, Kansas: Journal Press, 1937.

HUNT, Elvid. History of Fort Leavenworth: 1827-1927. Fort Leavenworth, Kansas: General Service Schools Press, 1926. Howes H800.

JELINEK, George. Ellsworth, Kansas, 1867-1947. Salina, Kansas: Consolidated, [1947]. Adams, Guns 1163; Herd 1167.

JELINEK, George. 90 years of Ellsworth and Ellsworth County History. [Ellsworth, Kansas.]: Messenger Press, [1957]. Adams, Guns 1163; Herd 1167.

JOHNSON, Harry. A History of Anderson County, Kansas. Garnett, Kansas: Garnett Review Company, 1936.

LEWIS, Richard W. Early Day History of Home City, Kansas. Marysville, Kansas: Marysville Advocate, 1949.

LINVILLE, Leslie. My Life on the Kansas Plains. Colby, Kansas, [1967].

MILLBROOK, Minnie Dubbs. Ness Western County Kansas. Detroit, Michigan: Millbrook Printing Company, 1955.

MITCHELL, William Ansell. Linn County, Kansas: A History. Kansas City, Missouri: Campbell-Gates, 1928. Adams, Herd 1504; Guns 1519.

One Hundred Years of Freedom and Progress in Leavenworth, Kansas, 1861-1961. [Leavenworth], 1961.

PRIDE, W.F. The History of Fort Riley. [Fort Riley, Kansas], 1926. Rittenhouse 473. Adams, Guns 1770.

Plus 16 others.

(31 vols.)


256. [MONTANA]. Lot of 31 titles, including:

ATHEARN, Thomas G. Thomas Francis Meagher: An Irish Revolutionary in America. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 1949. Meagher served as Acting Governor of Montana in 1865. According to legend, he took the whole of the Territorial papers to Virginia City in one pocket.

(1 vol.)


257. [MONTANA]. Lot of 3 titles, including:

BIRNEY, Hoffman. Vigilantes. Philadelphia Penn Publishing, [1929]. 8vo, original charcoal cloth (slightly faded). First edition, limited edition (#101 of 250 signed copies). Adams, One-Fifty 11. This limited edition is scarce in commerce.

(4 vols.)


258. [MONTANA]. DIMSDALE, Thomas J. Vigilantes of Montana: Or Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains. Virginia City: Montana Post Press, D. W. Tilton & Co., 1866. iv [5]-228 [4] pp. 12mo, three-quarter contemporary black leather over black cloth. Hinges neatly reinforced, short tears and one small hole to title-page expertly restored (three letters supplied in photofacsimile on sympathetic paper), last leaf of ads chipped at right blank margin. From the collection of Don Maguire, with his bookplate on front pastedown, decorative ink stamp on blank flyleaf, and his ink note dated 1915 at end of text. Very good copy of a rare and early Montana imprint.

First edition of the first book printed in Montana. Adams, One-Fifty 48: “Excessively rare. The original edition is said to be the first book produced by a printing press in Montana. Perhaps no book excels Dimsdale’s in presenting the lawless condition that characterized the mining camps of the Rocky Mountain country. The author was editor of the Virginia City Montana Post and a participant in the extraordinary campaign against lawlessness.” Eberstadt 105:109: “One of the most celebrated and important works dealing with the early occupation, upbuilding and civilization of the West.” Graff 1086. Howes D345. McMurtrie, Montana Imprints 1864-1880 #2: “Charles Dickens is reported to have said: ‘This is the most interesting book I ever read in my life’” (The Collector’s Journal, 3:6 (April-June, 1933, p. 367). Streeter, Americana Beginnings 72. Streeter Sale 2221 (brought $750 in 1968): “The first book printed in Montana and one of the best accounts of the action of the Vigilance Committee, the institution that brought justice to the western frontier.”

(1 vol.)


259. [MONTANA]. Lot of 3 titles, including:

DIMSDALE, Thos. 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 moderately chipped and lightly stained. Some text leaves dog-eared. Second edition of preceding.

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.”

plus 2 othres

(3 vols.)


260. [MONTANA]. HELENA BOARD OF TRADE. Helena Illustrated, Capital of the State of Montana: A History of the Early Settlement and the Helena of To-Day Showing the Resources of the City, Its Commercial Advantages, Manufactures and Wonderful Growth. Minneapolis: Frank L. Thresher, 1890. 68 [4] pp., map, numerous engraved and photographic illustrations. Oblong folio, original tan pictorial wrappers. Light marginal browning to wraps and a few minor chips. -First edition. The illustrations in this refined promotional include some unexpected offerings, such as photographs of H. J. Lowry’s photographic studio (exterior, interior, the photographer at work, portrait of Lowery).

(1 vol.)


261. [MONTANA]. HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTANA. Contributions to the Historical Society of Montana: With Its Transactions, Act of Incorporation, Constitution, Ordinances, Officers and Members. Helena, Montana: Independent Publishing Company, 1902. Fine.

(7 vols.)


262. [MONTANA]. History of Montana: 1739-1885. Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885. 1367 pp., folding colored map, profusely illustrated with lithographic plates (portraits, architecture, town views, ranches, mining operations, scenery). Thick 4to, original three-quarter dark burgundy sheep over gilt-decorated dark brown cloth. Binding worn and dry; shaken and a few signatures loose, text, plates, and map fine. Ownership inscription dated in ink 1905.

First edition. Adams, Herd 1322: “Has a chapter on cattle and cowboys.” Graff 2448. Howes L228. Very scarce history with a plethora of images of Montana in the early 1880s.

(1 vol.)


263. [MONTANA]. Lot of 13 titles, including:

McCLINTOCK, Walter. Old Indian Trails. London: Constable, 1923.

PALLADINO, L. B. Indian and White in the Northwest; A History of Catholicity in Montana. Baltimore: John Murphy & Company, 1894.

PALLADINO, L. B. Indian and White in the Northwest; A History of Catholicity in Montana, 1831-1891. Lancaster: Wickersham Publishing Co., 1922. Second edition, revised and enlarged.

WAGNER, Glendolin Damon & William A. Allen. Blankets and Moccasins. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1933.

Plus 9 others.

(13 vols.)


264. [MONTANA]. MULLAN, John. Miners and Travelers’ Guide to Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado via the Missouri and Columbia Rivers. New York: Wm. M. Franklin, 1865. 153 pp., large folding colored lithographic map by J. Bien. 12mo, original charcoal blind-stamped cloth. Spinal extremities chipped and light outer wear staining, including a small swath of white paint on spine. Map with a few neat old reinforcements at folds.

First edition of the first Montana guidebook. Graff 2933. Howes M885. Plains & Rockies IV:420a: Smith 7153. Wheat, Transmississippi West 1126 & V(1), pp. 137-140 (reproduced as colored frontispiece to this volume): “Serious guide-making notable map, interesting and sometimes surprising for its showing of trails.” Almost the entire preface of the Montana volume of the American Guide Series is devoted to ,’s work which is described as “The First Montana Guidebook.”

(1 vol.)


265. [MONTANA (BATTLE OF LITTLE BIG HORN)]. Lot of 32 titles, including:

BRININSTOOL, E. A. Custer Fight: Captain F. W. Benteen’s Story of the Battle of Little Big Horn, June 25-26, 1876. Hollywood, California: E. A. Brininstool, 1940.

BURDICK, Usher. Last Battle of the Sioux Nation. Stevens Point, Wisconsin: Worzalla Publishing, [1929].

CARROLL, John M., and PRICE, Byron, compilers. Roll Call on the Little Big Horn, 28 June 1876. Fort Collins, Colorado: Old Army Press, [1974].

CHANDLER, Melbourne C. Of Garry Owen in Glory: The History of the Seventh United States Cavalry Regiment. [Washington D.C.: Hendrix-Miller Typographic Co., 1960].

GODFREY, Edward Settle. Field Diary of Lt. Edward Settle Godfrey. Portland: [Printed by Lawton Kennedy for] Champoeg Press, 1957. Limited edition. Illustrations by Frederic Remington.

HAMMER, Kenneth. Men with Custer. Fort Collins, Colorado: Old Army Press, [1972]. Limited edition (250 copies).

LUCE, Edward S. Keogh, Comanche and Custer. Ashland, Oregon: Lewis Osborne, 1974. Second edition.

MASTERS, Joseph G. Shadows Fall Across the Little Horn: “Custer’s Last Stand”. Laramie: University of Wyoming Library, 1951.

Plus 24 others.

(32 vols.)


266. [MONTANA (LOCAL HISTORY)]. Lot of 4 titles, including:

FREEMAN, Harry C. Brief History of Butte, Montana; the World’s Greatest Mining Camp. Chicago: Henry O. Shepard, [1900].

KOURY, Michael J. Military Posts of Montana. Bellevue, Nebraska: Old Army Press, [1970]. Signed and numbered by author.

Plus 2 others.

(4 vols.)


267. [MONTANA (RANCHING)]. Lot of 9 titles, including:

FLETCHER, Robert H. Free Grass to Fences: The Montana Cattle Range Story. New York: University Publishers, [1960].

COBURN, Walt. Pioneer Cattleman in Montana: The Story of the Circle C Ranch. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [1968].

PRICE, Con. Trails I Rode. Pasadena: Trail’s End, [1947]. Deluxe edition.

[RUSSELL, CHARLES M.]. YOST, Karl & Frederic G. Renner. Bibliography of the Published Works of Charles M. Russell. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, [1971]. 4to, original full morocco. Limited edition (#234 of 600 copies).

WATSON, Art H. Devil Man With a Gun. White Sulphur Springs, Montana: Meagher County News, [1967].

Plus 4 others.

(9 vols.)


268. [NEBRASKA]. Lot of 14 titles, including:

BARNS, Cass G. The Sod House: Reminiscent Historical and Biographical Sketches Featuring Nebraska Pioneers 1867-1897. Madison, Nebraska: Privately printed, 1930.

COLLINS, Dennis. The Indians’ Last Fight: Or the Dull Knife Raid. [Girard, Kansas], n.d. Adams, Herd 232; Guns 867. Graff 807. Howes C590.

FURNAS, Robert W. Nebraska. Her Resources, and Advantages, Advancements and Promises. New Orleans: E. A. Brandao & Co., 1885. Adams, Herd 867. Graff 1466.

PAINE, Bayard H. Pioneers, Indians and Buffaloes. Curtis, Nebraska: Curtis Enterprise, 1935. Adams, Herd 1750; Guns 1670.

Pioneer Sketches. Nebraska and Texas. Hico, Texas: Hico Printing Co., 1915. Adams, Herd 2186. Howes S1059.

Plus 9 others.

(14 vols.)


269. [NEBRASKA]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

BRATT, John. Trails of Yesterday. Lincoln: University Publishing, 1921. 8vo, original blue gilt pictorial cloth. Spine abraded.

First edition. Adams, Herd 310. Howes B725. Reese, Six Score 13: “The author was one of the first ranchers in Nebraska. An Englishman, Bratt came to American in 1864 at the age of seventeen. In the late 1860s he worked as a bullwhacker supplying Ft. Kearney and other army posts. He started his cattle business in 1870, and most of his narrative is devoted to the development of the ranching industry on the central plains.”

MILES, W. H. & John Bratt. Early History and Reminiscence of Frontier County Nebraska. Maywood, Nebraska: Boyd Perkin, n.d.

(2 vols.)


270. [NEBRASKA]. Lot of 14 titles, including:

BRININSTOOL, E. A. (editor). Crazy Horse: The Invincible Ogalalla Sioux Chief. Los Angeles: Wetzel Publishing, 1949.

HYDE, George E. Pawnee Indians. Denver: University of Denver Press, [1951].

MATTES, Merrill J. Great Platte River Road: The Covered Wagon Mainline via Fort Kearny to Fort Laramie. N.p.: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1969.

NICOLL, Bruce H. & Ken R. Keller. Sam McKelvie Son of the Soil: Sketch of a Self-Reliant American who Cheerfully Fought His Own Battles. Lincoln, Nebraska: Johnsen Publishing Co., 1954.

SANDOZ, Mari. Old Jules Country: A Selection from Old Jules and Thirty Years of Writing Since the Book was Published. New York: James F. Carr, Hastings House, 1965. Limited edition.

SANDOZ, Mari. Hostiles and Friendlies: Selected Short Writings of Mari Sandoz. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1959.

Plus 8 others.

(14 vols.)


271. [NEBRASKA (LOCAL HISTORY)]. Lot of 17 titles, including:

BENSCHOTER, George E. Book of Facts Concerning the Early Settlement of Sherman County, Descriptive of Its Present Business and Agricultural Developments and Natural Advantages. Loup City, Nebraska: Loup City Northwestern Print, [1897]. Graff 264. Herd 244. Howes B359. Guns 201.

CARTER, William Harding. History of Fort Robinson. Crawford, Nebraska: Northwest Nebraska News, [1942].

COX, W. W. History of Seward County, Nebraska. Lincoln: State Journal Co., 1888.

JENKINS, A. O. Olive’s Last Round-Up. [Loup City, Nebraska: Sherman County Times], n.d. Adams, Herd 1169. Howes J90.

MILES, W. H., and John Bratt. Early History and Reminiscences of Frontier County, Nebraska. Maywood, Nebraska: Boyd Perkin, n.d. Reprint of 1894 and 1911 publications. Adams, Herd 1482. Graff 2796. Howes M596.

SORENSON, Alfred. Early History of Omaha: Or, Walks and Talks Among the Old Settlers. Omaha: Omaha Daily Bee, 1876. Adams, Guns 2071. Graff 3897. Howes S765.

TURNER, Martha M. Our Own History: Columbus, Nebraska 1541-1860. Columbus, Nebraska: Privately printed, 1936.

Plus 10 others.

(17 vols.)


272. [NEVADA]. Lot of 16 titles, including:

CHEEL, Chester W. Truth About Virginia City Nevada: 1850-1940. N.p.: [Silver State Press], n.d. 16mo, wrappers. Fine. Paher 316: “Comstock myths amid facts about its flush days.”

DAVIS, Sam. The Mystery of the Savage Sump. N.p., n.d. 12mo, wrappers. Fine. Paher 451: “The famous Sutro Tunnel is the setting of this amusing short story. This small book may well have been a forerunner of today’s paperback novels.”

FULTON, Robert Lardin. Epic of the Overland: An Account of the Building of the Central and Union Pacific Railroad. Los Angeles: N. A. Kovach, 1954. Very fine in d.j. Paher 646n: “Fulton emigrated to Carson Valley in the 1850s, when it was still part of Utah Territory. A number of references to Nevada, including an excellent profile of Mark Twain and his Nevada influence.”

GOODWIN, C.C. The Comstock Club. Salt Lake City: Tribune Job Printing Co., 1891. 8vo, original brown cloth. Lower cover with old paper remains (removable). Paher 711.

SHINN, Charles Howard. Story of the Mine, as illustrated by the Great Comstock Lode of Nevada. New York: D. Appleton, 1897. 8vo, original tan pictorial cloth. Some outer wear, front hinge cracked. Ownership signature and bookplate. Paher 1788n.

Plus 11 others.

(16 vols.)


273. [NEVADA]. Lot of 21 titles, including:

CLEMENS, Samuel L. Roughing It by Mark Twain. Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1872. xviii [19]-591 [1, ad] pp., 2 engraved frontispieces, plates, numerous text illustrations. 8vo, original gilt pictorial black cloth. Spine tips and corners frayed and worn, front hinge cracked, a bit of minor staining on rear endleaves and last few leaves, overall a very good copy with ink ownership inscription: “Morris F. Sheppard 1872 N.B. If borrowed be decent enough to return it & oblige.”

First American edition, with the ad on p. 592 and p. 242 with lines 20-21 reading “premises--said he / was occupying his” (Blanck notes that State A probably came first). Adams, Guns 443. BAL 3337. Cowan, p. 130. Graff 762. Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers 1289. Hill, pp. 377-78. Howell 50:378. Howes C481: “Valuable as an autobiographical chapter in the author’s life and as a vivid portrayal of Nevada mining life in the ’60s.” Johnson, Twain, pp. 13-16. Libros Californianos (Hanna list), p. 66. Paher 350: “This is one of Nevada’s all time books.” Powell, California Classics, pp. 92-102. Wright II:554. “A rambling reminiscence of the author’s journey by overland stage from Missouri to Nevada, together with his sojourns in the latter state, California, and the Hawaiian Islands, in the course of which a projected trip of three months lengthened to one of seven years. The author’s delightful humor has taken in its stride “the eternal Spring of San Francisco,” “the deathless Summer of the Sacramento Valley,” “pocket mining” in old Tuolumne, and has endeared him to all confirmed Californians with perhaps the finest and certainly one of the best known descriptions of Mono Lake.”—Leslie E. Bliss.

MILLS, Lester W. A Sagebrush Saga. Springville, Utah: Art City Publishing Co., 1956. Adams, Guns 1503. Paher 1293.

MORRIS, Henry Curtis. The Mining West at the Turn of the Century. Washington:, [1962]. Paher 1340.

THOMAS, Sewell. Silhouettes of Charles S. Thomas: Colorado Governor and United States Senator. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1959. Limited edition. Signed and numbered. Paher 1959.

Plus 17 others.

(21 vols.)


274. [NEVADA]. Lot of 3 titles, including:

DE QUILLE, Dan. A History of the Comstock Silver Load & Mines: Mineral and Agricultural Resources of Silver Land. Virginia City, Nevada: F. Boegle, [1889]. 158 pp. 12mo, original printed wrappers. Some minor chipping and staining to fragile wraps, internally very fine.

First edition. Howes W711. Paher 2221: “Informative history of the initial Comstock discovery and the ‘rush to Washoe,’ other historical events, routes and distances, a directory of western Nevada towns with interesting historical summaries.”

DE QUILLE, Dan. Snow-shoe Thompson: 1856-1876. Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1954. xvi, 64 pp., title illustration by Mallette Dean. 12mo, original white parchment paper spine, Swedish pattern-paper sides. Very fine.

Limited edition (210 copies), printed in Bulmer types on Arches paper. Allen Press Bibliography 14. Paher 2222. Snowshoe Thompson was known as “The Skiing Mailman of the Sierras.” Because this book has been avidly sought by collectors of postal history and skiing, it has become the most elusive of all Allen Press books.

Plus 1 other.

(3 vols.)


275. [NEVADA]. Lot of 7 titles, including:

FRÉMONT, John Charles & Jessie Benton. Memoirs of my Life by John Charles Fremont Together with a Sketch of the Life of Senator Benton, in Connection with Western Expansion. Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1887. xx, 655 pp., numerous illustrations and maps (including the large folding map). 4to, original dark brown morocco over brown cloth, spine gilt. Some shelf wear (particularly at corners), hinges reinforced, generally a fine, desirable copy, much better than usually found, and in the special morocco binding.

First edition. Cowan, p. 224. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and Rockies 171. Howes F367: “Embraces his first three exploring expeditions and the part played by him in the conquest of California.” Co-authored by “The Pathfinder” and his wife, Jessie, to whom we owe the literary style of the famous exploring expeditions published under her husband’s name. Included is a sketch of Jessie’s father, Senator Benton, noted champion of westward expansion. Excellent illustrations by Darley, Hamilton and other leading artists. Paher 638.

FRÉMONT, John Charles. Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in 1842. Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1845. Paher 640.

HAFEN, Mary Ann. Recollections of a Handcart Pioneer of 1860. Denver, 1938. Paher 753.

VANDIVEER, Clarence A. The Fur Trade and Early Western Exploration. Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1929. Paher 2056.

Plus 3 others.

(7 vols.)


276. [NEVADA]. HUMPHREYS, A. A. Preliminary Report Concerning Explorations and Surveys Principally in Nevada and Arizona. Washington: GPO, 1872. 96 pp., large folding lithographed map. 4to, original green cloth. Some outer wear and mild staining. Map excellent, except for a short tear at juncture with book block.

First edition. Edwards, Enduring Desert, p. 256: “These explorations.touch upon California desert areas, particularly in and around Death Valley.” Howes H792 & W3. Paher 2135: “Wheeler conducted the first official explorations of southern Nevada’s interior area. His corps of engineers contributed to the report concerning the climate, geology, wildlife, the Indians and white settlement of southern Nevada in 1871. The map contains dozens of place names and is in itself a significant record. A valuable report.” Wheat, Transmississippi West 1237 & V(2), pp. 338-39: “Enough of the West is shown to give the map great interest.”

(1 vol.)


277. [NEVADA]. Lot of 4 titles, including:

KELLY, Charles. Old Greenwood: The Story of Caleb Greenwood Trapper, Pathfinder, and Early Pioneer of the West. Salt Lake City: Western Printing Company, 1936. Limited edition. Paher 1019.

KELLY, Charles. Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff. Salt Lake City: Western Printing Company, 1930. Howes K59. Paher 1020.

Plus 2 others.

(4 vols.)


278. [NEW MEXICO]. BAILEY, Florence M. Birds of New Mexico. [Washington]: New Mexico Dept. of Game and Fish, 1928. [2] xxiv, 807 pp., color plates & text figures by Louis Agassiz Fuertes, maps. Royal 8vo, original dark green gilt pictorial leather, t.e.g. A fine, bright copy. First edition, limited edition (#264 of 350 signed copies). Nissen 56.

(1 vol.)


279. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 3 titles, including:

BANDELIER, Adolph F. A. Contributions to the History of the Southwestern Portion of the United States. Cambridge: John Wilson and Son, 1890. 206 pp., folding map. 8vo, original stiff printed tan wrappers. Fragile wraps rubbed and lightly chipped.

First edition. Howes B93. Raines, p. 21. Saunders 346. Bandelier’s pioneering work on early Spanish expeditions into the far Southwest, especially Cabeza de Vaca, Niza, and the Villasur expedition of 1720. “Bandelier was truly the peer of the archaeological pioneers of the American Southwest. His studies are of importance not only to the archaeologist, but to the historical scholar as well, for his discoveries and deductions were all based upon profound historical research”—Mecham.

BANDELIER, Adolph F. A. The Delight Makers. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1890. iv, 490 pp. 12mo, original orange gilt-lettered cloth decorated in red. Some outer wear and light soiling. 1910 ownership inscription.

First edition. Howes B94. Powell, Heart of the Southwest 12: “This first of a long line of Southwest Indian documentary novels has never been surpassed in its faithfulness to the facts of Pueblo Indian culture and the New Mexican landscape.” Classic work based on eight years of archaeological and ethnological study.

BANDELIER, Adolph F. A. A Scientist on the Trail: Travel Letters of Adolph Bandelier 1880-1881. Berkeley: Quivira Society, 1949. xii, 142 pp. 8vo, original boards with gilt stamp of Quivira Society emblem. Very fine.

First edition in English of Bandelier’s letters, which first appeared in German in the Highland Union in 1880 and 1881. The distinguished scientist’s letters document his travels in Mexico (Mexico City and Teotihuacán, Puebla, Cholula, Oaxaca, Mitla) and among Native Americans in the pueblos of New Mexico). Through these travels, Bandelier began to develop the ideas that would lead to a complete reassessment of the patterns of evolution of the social systems of Native Americans and analysis based on field world instead of uncritical acceptance of Spanish sources.

(3 vols.)


280. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 14 titles, including:

BRAYER, Herbert Oliver. To Form a More Perfect Union: The Lives of Charles Francis and Mary Clarke from their Letters 1847-1871. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1941. Limited edition.

Kearny Code: Laws of the Territory of New Mexico, Santa Fé, October 7, 1846. [Denver]: Nolie Mumey, 1970.

Proposed New Mexico Constitution as Adopted by the Constitutional Convention. Santa Fe: Ernestine D. Evans, Secretary of State, 1969.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NEW MEXICO. Journal of New Mexico Convention of Delegates to Recommend a Plan of Civil Government, September, 1849. Santa Fe: New Mexican Printing Company, 1907.

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. The Leading Facts of New Mexican History. Cedar Rapids: Torch Press, 1911. 2 vols. Howes T443.

Plus 9 others.

(15 vols.)


281. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 18 titles, including:

BROTHERS, Mary Hudson. Billy the Kid: The Most Hated, the Most Loved Outlaw New Mexico ever Produced. Farmington, New Mexico: Hustler Press, [1949]. Adams, Guns 290.

CRICHTON, Kyle S. Law and Order, Ltd.: The Rousing Life of Elfego Baca of New Mexico. Santa Fe: New Mexican Publishing Corp., 1928. Adams, Guns 511. Howes C886.

DE BACA, Manuel C. Vicente Silva and his 40 bandits. Washington: Edward McLean, Libros Escogidos, 1947. Wraps. Adams, Guns 108. Howes B10.

FULTON, Maurice Garland. History of the Lincoln County War. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, [1968]. Adams, Guns 786.

KELEHER, William. Violence in Lincoln County 1869-1881. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, [1957]. First edition. Adams, Guns 1216; Herd 1264. Reese, Six Score 64.

OTERO, Miguel Antonio. The Real Billy the Kid: With New Light on the Lincoln County War. New York: Rufus Rockwell Wilson, 1936. Adams, Guns 1661. Howes O142.

SONNICHSEN, C. L. & William V. Morrison. Alias Billy the Kid. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1955. Adams, Guns 2064.

THOMPSON, Albert W. They Were Open Range Days: Annals of a Western Frontier. Denver: World Press, 1946. Adams, Guns 2200; Herd 2297.

Plus 10 others.

(18 vols.)


282. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 15 titles, including:

DAVIS, W. W. H. El Gringo: Or, New Mexico and Her People. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1857. 432 pp., wood-engraved plates. 12mo, original green cloth. Binding lightly worn and a few signatures sprung, overall very good, text very clean and binding bright. Bookplate.

First edition of one of the earliest full-length books on New Mexico in English. Alliot, p. 63. Dobie, p. 76: “Excellent on manners and customs.” Graff 1021. Howes D139. Plains & Rockies IV:289: “Davis traveled the Santa Fe Trail from Independence to Santa Fe in 1853 and made an excursion to the Navajo country in 1855. His book gives a detailed account of his stay in New Mexico and sketches its history. Davis was one of the first writers to have access to the archives in Santa Fe.” Raines, p. 64.: “Touches somewhat on the early exploration of the Rio Grande region of Texas.” Rittenhouse 153. Saunders 4013. According to the preface, the plates are from drawings by Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Eaton and F. A. Percy, Esq., of El Paso, Texas.

DYE, Job Francis. Recollections of a Pioneer, 1830-1852, Rocky Mountains, New Mexico, California. Los Angeles: Dawson, 1951.

FALCONER, Thomas. Letters and Notes on the Texan Santa Fé Expedition 1841-1842. New York: Dauber & Pine Bookshops, 1930. Howes F14. Rittenhouse 198.

KENDALL, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé Expedition. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844. 2 vols. Basic Texas Books 116.

MAGOFFIN, Susan Shelby. Down the Santa Fé Trail and Into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1926. Howes M211. Rittenhouse 392.

WALKER, Joel P. A Pioneer of Pioneers. Los Angeles: Dawson, 1953.

WALLACE, William Swilling. Antoine Robidoux, 1794-1860: A Biography of a Western Venturer. Los Angeles: Dawson, 1953. Limited edition.

WALLACE, William Swilling (editor). A Journey Through New Mexico’s First Judicial District in 1864. Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1956. Limited edition (350 copies).

Plus 7 others.

(16 vols.)


283. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 5 titles, including:

HAINES, Helen. History of New Mexico from the Spanish Conquest to the Present Time 1530-1890 with Portraits and Biographical Sketches of its Prominent People. New York: New Mexico Historical Publication, 1891. Adams, Herd 957. Howes H21.

READ, Benjamin M. Illustrated History of New Mexico. [Santa Fe]: Benjamin M. Read, 1912. Limited edition (500 copies) Graff 3430. Howes R90.

Plus 3 others.

(5 vols.)


284. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 20 titles, including:

HAMMOND, George P. Don Juan de Oñate Colonizer of New Mexico 1595-1628. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1953. 2 vols.

CHÁVEZ, Fray Angélico. Origins of New Mexico Families in the Spanish Colonial Period. Santa Fe: Historical Society of New Mexico, 1954.

DE FREYTAS, Nicholas. Expedition of Don Diego Dionisio de Peñalosa from Santa Fe to the River Mischipi and Quivira in 1662. Albuquerque: Horn and Wallace, 1964.

DOMINGUEZ, Francisco Atanasio. The Missions of New Mexico, 1776: A Description. Translated and Annotated by Eleanor B. Adams & Fray Angelico Chávez. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1956. Large 8vo, original beige pictorial cloth. Fine in slightly worn d.j. First edition.

HAMMOND, George P. Obregón’s History of 16th Century Explorations in Western America. Los Angeles: Wetzel Publishing, 1928.

HORGAN, Paul. Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History. New York: Rinehart & Company, 1954. 2 vols. in slipcase.

PINO, Pedro Bautista, Antonia Barreiro, & José Agustín de Escudero. Three New Mexico Chronicles the Exposición of Don Pedro Bautista Pino 1812. the Ojeada of Lic. Antonio Barreiro 1832 and the Additions by Don José Agustín de Escudero, 1849. Albuquerque: Quivira Society, 1942.

THOMAS, Alfred Barnaby. Forgotten Frontiers: A Study of the Spanish Indian Policy of Don Juan Bautista de Anza, Governor of New Mexico 1777-1787. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1932. First edition.

Plus 12 others.

23 vols.


285. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 7 titles, including:

HEWETT, Edgar L. and Wayne L. Mauzy. Landmarks of New Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1940.

HORGAN, Paul. Lamy of Santa Fe: His Life and Times. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975.

KELEHER, William A. The Fabulous Frontier: Twelve New Mexico Items. Santa Fe: Rydal Press, 1945. Adams, Guns 1214; Herd 1262. Howes K37.

LIPSEY, John J. The Lives of James John Hagerman: Builder of the Colorado Midland Railway. Denver: Golden Bell Press, 1968.

LONG, Margaret. The Smoky Hill Trail: Following the Old Historic Pioneer Trails on the Modern Highways. Denver: W. H. Kistler Stationery Co., 1947. Second edition. Adams, Herd 1352.

WARNER, Louis H. Archbishop Lamy: An Epoch Maker. Santa Fe: Santa Fe New Mexican Pub. Co, 1936.

Plus 9 others.

(16 vols.)


286. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 28 titles, including:

KELEHER, William A. Turmoil in New Mexico 1846-1868. Santa Fe: Rydal Press, [1952]. Rittenhouse 344, “The text is general, but the extensive notes (pp. 108-38) add new biographical material on many participants.”

LONG, Margaret. The Santa Fe Trail: Following the Old Historic Pioneer Trails on the Modern Highways. Denver: W. H. Kistler Stationery, [1954]. Rittenhouse 369, “An extensive guide for anyone who wishes to retrace, as far as is possible, the SFT along modern roads.”

PERRINE, Fred S. Military Escorts on Santa Fe Trail. N.p.: [The New Mexico Historical Review], 1927. Wrappers. Rittenhouse 461.

RITTENHOUSE, Jack D. Santa Fe Trail: A Historical Bibliography. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, [1971]. First edition.

RUSSELL, Marian. Land of Enchantment: Memoirs of Marian Russell along the Santa Fe Trail. Evanston, Ill.: Branding Iron Press, 1954. Limited edition. Rittenhouse 497, “Together with the memoirs of Susan Magoffin, this is one of the two best detailed accounts by a woman traveler over the SFT.”

STORRS, Augustus & Alphonso Wetmore. Santa Fe Trail, First Reports: 1825. Houston: Stagecoach Press, 1960. Limited edition.

WEBB, James Josiah. Adventures in the Santa Fe Trade 1844-1847. Glendale: Arthur H. Clark, 1931. Rittenhouse 625, “Considered by many to be second only to the book by Josiah Gregg as a firsthand account by a trader over the SFT.”

YOUNG, Otis E. The First Military Escort on the Santa Fe Trail 1829. Glendale: Arthur H. Clark, 1952. Rittenhouse 675: “The best scholarly study of the SFT in 1828-29, with emphasis on the military escort in 1829 under Major Riley.”

Plus 20 others.

(28 vols.)


287. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 5 titles, including:

LUMMIS, Charles F. General Crook and the Apache Wars. Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1966. First edition.

LUMMIS, Charles F. The Gold Fish of Gran Chimú. Boston: Lamson, Wolffe, and Company, 1895.

LUMMIS, Charles F. The Land of Poco Tiempo. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1893.

LUMMIS, Charles F. Mesa, Cañon and Pueblo. New York: Century Co., 1925.

LUMMIS, Charles F. Some Strange Corners of Our Country: the Wonderland of the Southwest. New York: Century Co., 1892.

(5 vols.)


288. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

[NEW MEXICO BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION]. The Mines of New Mexico: Inexhaustible Deposits of Gold and Silver, Copper, Lead, Iron and Coal: A Mineral Area Unequaled in Any State or Territory for the Extent and Value of its Mines. Santa Fe: New Mexican Printing Co., 1896.

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

(2 vols.)


289. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 4 titles, including:

PRINCE, L. Bradford. A Concise History of New Mexico. Cedar Rapids: Torch Press, 1912. Adams, Guns 1771.

PRINCE, L. Bradford. Historical Sketches of New Mexico from the Earliest Records to the American Occupation. New York: Leggat Brothers, 1883. First edition. Graff 3363. Howes P611. Raines, p. 168.

PRINCE, L. Bradford. Historical Sketches of New Mexico from the Earliest Records to the American Occupation. New York: Leggat Brothers, 1883. Second edition.

PRINCE, L. Bradford. Spanish Mission Churches of New Mexico. Cedar Rapids: Torch Press, 1915. Howes P613.

(4 vols.)


290. [NEW MEXICO]. Lot of 8 titles, including:

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. Leading Facts of New Mexican History. Cedar Rapids: Torch Press, 1911. 5 vols. Limited edition. Adams, Guns 2254. Howes T443. Rittenhouse 588.

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. Captain Don Gaspar de Villagra. N.p.: Historical Society of New Mexico, 1924.

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. Old Santa Fe: The Story of New Mexico’s Ancient Capital. Santa Fe: New Mexican Publishing Corp., 1925. Limited edition (1000 copies). Howes T444.

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. Story of the Conquest of Santa Fe, New Mexico and the Building of Old Fort Marcy, A.D. 1846. N.p.: Historical Society of New Mexico, n.d.

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. Leading Facts of New Mexican History. Albuquerque: Horn & Wallace, 1963. 2 vols. Limited edition.

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. The History of the Military Occupation of the Territory of New Mexico from 1846 to 1851 by the Government of the United States. Denver: Smith-Brooks Company, 1909.

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. Dr. Josiah Gregg, Historian of the Santa Fe Trail. Santa Fe: Santa Fe New Mexican Publishing Corp., n.d.

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. The Spanish Archives of New Mexico. Cedar Rapids: Torch Press, 1914. xiii [3] 525 + vi [2] 683 pp., 42 plates and facsimiles. 2 vols., 8vo, original red cloth, t.e.g. Very fine in dust jackets.

First edition. Borderlands Sourcebook, p. 395. Howes T445. Rittenhouse 590: “These volumes are a calendar or chronological guide to thousands of New Mexico Spanish documents prior to 1821.” Saunders 313. Steck, p. 88.

(14 vols.)


291. [NEW MEXICO (EPHEMERA & OFFPRINTS)]. Lot of 7 titles, including:

BEDINGER, Margery. Navajo Indian Silver-Work. Denver: John Van Male, 1936. First edition.

ESPINOSA, J. Manuel. Memoir of a Kentuckian in New Mexico 1848-1884. [New Mexico Historical Review], 1938.

McMURTRIE, Douglas C. El Payo de Nuevo-Mejico. Albuquerque, 1933.

[NEW MEXICO STATE TOURIST BUREAU]. Mission Churches of New Mexico. N.p: New Mexico State Tourist Bureau, n.d.

WOODS, Betty. 101 Trips in the Land of Enchantment. Santa Fe: New Mexico Magazine, 1956.

Plus 3 others.

(7 vols.)


292. [NEW MEXICO (FOLK ART & FOLKLORE)]. Lot of 7 titles, including:

DICKEY, Roland F. New Mexico Village Arts. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1949.

ESPINOSA, Jose E. Saints in the Valleys: Christian Sacred Images in the History, Life and Folk Art of Spanish New Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1960. First edition.

KUBLER, George. Santos: An Exhibition of the Religious Folk Art of New Mexico with an essay by George Kubler. Fort Worth: Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1964.

OTERO, Nina. Old Spain in Our Southwest. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1937.

Plus 3 others.

(7 vols.)


293. [NEW MEXICO (LOCAL HISTORY)]. Lot of 142 titles, including:

STANLEY, F. Ciudad Santa Fe: Spanish Domination (1610-1821). Denver: World Press, Inc., [1958]. Signed by F. Stanley.

BLUMENSCHEIN, Helen G. Sounds and Sights of Taos Valley. Santa Fe: Sunstone Press, 1972.

BRAYER, Herbert O. The Land Grants of Laguna. N.p., [1936].

CHARLES, Mrs. Tom. Tales of the Tularosa. Alamogordo, New Mexico, 1953.

GRANT, Blanche C. Taos Today. Taos, 1925.

GRANT, Blanche C. One Hundred Years Ago in Old Taos. Taos: Santa Fe New Mexican, 1925.

GRANT, Blanche C. Taos Indians. Taos: Santa Fe New Mexican, 1925. First edition.

HOOVER, Herman A. Early Days in the Mogollons (Muggy-Jones): Tales from the Bloated Goat. El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1958.

HORGAN, Paul. Centuries of Santa Fe. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1956. First edition.

MULLANE, William H. This is Silver City: 1885 1886 1887. Volume II. N.p., 1964. First edition. Adams, Guns 1561.

MURPHY, Larry. Out in God’s Country: A History of Colfax County, New Mexico. Springer, New Mexico: Springer Pub. Co., 1969. First edition.

NAHM, Milton C. Las Vegas and Uncle Joe: The New Mexico I Remember. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [1964]. First edition. Adams, Guns 1591.

NEAL, Dorothy Jensen. Captive Mountain Waters: A Story of Pipelines and People. El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1961.

SHINKLE, James, D. Fifty Years of Roswell History – 1867-1917. Roswell, New Mexico: Hall-Poorbaugh Press, [1964].

STANLEY, F. Ciudad Santa Fe: Mexican Rule 1821-1846. Pampa, Texas, [1962]. Limited edition (500 copies)

STANLEY, F. Ciudad Santa Fé: Territorial Days 1846-1912. Pampa, Texas, [1965]. Limited edition (500 copies)

THOMPSON, Albert W. The Story of Early Clayton, New Mexico. Clayton, New Mexico: Clayton News, [1933]. Adams, Guns 2199; Herd 2296.

THOMPSON, Mrs. Harry and William H. Halley. Clayton, the Friendly Town in Union County, New Mexico. Denver: Monitor Publishing Co., [1962]. Limited edition. Adams, Guns 2204.

VON WUTHENAU, A. The Spanish Military Chapels in Santa Fe and the Reredos of Our Lady of Light. N.p.: New Mexico Historical Review, 1935.

Plus 123 others.

(142 vols.)


294. [NEW MEXICO (MAXWELL LAND GRANT)]. Lot of 3 titles, including:

KELEHER, William. Maxwell Land Grant: A New Mexico Item. Santa Fe: Rydal Press, [1942].

PEARSON, Jim Berry. The Maxwell Land Grant. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [1961]. First edition. Adams, Guns 1698.

RITTENHOUSE, Jack D. The Man Who Owned Too Much: Maxwell’s Land Grant. Houston: Stagecoach Press, 1958. Adams, Guns 1867.

(3 vols.)


295. [NEW MEXICO (MILITARY)]. Lot of 19 titles, including:

CONNELLEY, William Elsey. Doniphan’s Expedition and the Conquest of New Mexico and California. Topeka: Wm. E. Connelley, 1907. Booklet advertising the forthcoming book.

HAFEN, LeRoy R. (editor). Fremont’s Fourth Expedition: A Documentary Account of the Disaster of 1848-1849 with Diaries, Letters, and Reports by Participants in the Tragedy. Glendale: Arthur H. Clark, 1960.

TWITCHELL, Ralph Emerson. History of the Military Occupation of the Territory of New Mexico from 1846 to 1851 by the Government of the United States. Denver: Smith-Brooks Company, 1909.

Plus 16 others.

(19 vols.)


296. [NEW MEXICO (NATIVE AMERICANS)]. Lot of 28 titles, including:

CHAPMAN, Kenneth M. Pottery of Santo Domingo Pueblo: A Detailed Study of its Decoration. Santa Fe, 1936.

CLUM, John P. Victorio: Head Chief of the Warm Spring Apaches in 1877, at Ojo Caliente, New Mexico. N.p., [New Mexico Historical Review], 1929.

FRANK, Larry and Francis H. Harlow. Historic Pottery of the Pueblo Indians, 1600-1880. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974.

HEWETT, Edgar L. The Chaco Canyon and Its Monuments. N.p., University of New Mexico Press, 1936.

HEWETT, Edgar L. Campfire and Trail. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1943.

HEWETT, Edgar L. Pajarito Plateau and Its Ancient People. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1938.

LOCKWOOD, Frank C. The Apache Indians. New York: Macmillan Company, 1938. Howes L415.

MATTHEWS, Washington. Navaho Legends, Collected and Translated. Boston: American Folk-Lore Society, 1897. Howes M427.

MEREDITH, Grace E. Girl Captives of the Cheyennes: A True Story of the Capture and Rescue of Four Pioneer Girls, 1874. Los Angeles: Gem Publishing Company, 1927.

PEYTON, John Rowzée. 3 Letters from St. Louis. Denver: Edward McLean for Libros Escogidos, 1958. Limited edition.

STANLEY, F. Jicarilla Apaches of New Mexico: 1540-1967. Pampa, Texas, 1967. Limited edition (500 copies).

TERRELL, John Upton. The Navajos: The Past and Present of a Great People. New York: Weybright and Talley, 1970.

WATTS, John S. Indian Depredations in New Mexico. Tucson: Territorial Press, 1964.

Plus 15 others.

(28 vols.)



WAUGH, Alfred S. Travels in Search of the Elephant: The Wanderings of Alfred S. Waugh, Artist, in Louisiana, Missouri, and Santa Fe, in 1845-1846. St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 1951.

ABERT, J. W. Western America in 1846-1847: The Original Travel Diary of Lieutenant J. W. Abert, Who Mapped New Mexico for the United States Army. San Francisco: [Designed and Printed by Lawton & Alfred Kennedy for] John Howell-Books, 1966. [12] 116 pp., colored plates, 2 plans, 2 folding maps, illustrations. Folio, original beige pictorial cloth in original mylar d.j. Very fine.

BREWERTON, George D. A Ride With Kit Carson: Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains. Palo Alto: Lewis Osborne, 1969.

HEFFERNAN, William Joseph. Edward M. Kern: The Travels of an Artist-Explorer. Bakersfield, California: Kern County Historical Society, 1953.

ABERT, James W. Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845. San Francisco: [Designed and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy for] John Howell-Books, 1970. Folio, original gilt-lettered beige cloth. Mint in d.j.

(5 vols.)


298. [NEW MEXICO (RAILROADS)]. Lot of 7 titles, including:

BEEBE, Lucius & Charles Clegg. Narrow Gauge in the Rockies. Berkeley: Howell-North, 1958. Limited edition (850 signed copies).

ARMITAGE, Merle. Railroads of America. [New York]: Duell, Sloan and Pearce-Little, Brown, 1952.

TICE, Henry Allen. Early Railroad Days in New Mexico. Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1965.

Plus 4 others.

(7 vols.)


299. [OKLAHOMA]. Lot of 20 titles, including:

CONOVER, George W. Sixty Years in Southwest Oklahoma, or the Autobiography of George W. Conover. Anadarko, Oklahoma, 1927. Adams Herd 899. Graff 854. Rader 899.

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

FOREMAN, Carolyn Thomas. Oklahoma Imprints 1835-1907: A History of Printing in Oklahoma Before Statehood. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1936. First edition.

FOREMAN, Carolyn Thomas. Park Hill. [Muskogee, Oklahoma: The Star Printery, 1948].

HINES, Gordon. True Tales from the old 101 Ranch, and Other Stories. Oklahoma City: National Printing Co., [1953]. Adams, Herd 1040.

PUCKETT, J. L. & Ellen. History of Oklahoma and Indian Territory and Homeseekers’ Guide. Vinita, Oklahoma: Chieftain Publishing Company, 1906. Adams, Guns 1775; Herd 1844. Graff 3399. Howes P645.

THE 89ERS. Oklahoma: the Beautiful Land. Oklahoma City: Times-Journal Publishing Co., [1943].

Plus 13 others.

(20 vols.)


300. [OKLAHOMA]. Lot of 12 titles, including:

JONES, W. F. The Experiences of a Deputy U. S. Marshal of the Indian Territory. N.p., [1937]. Guns 1200.

NIX, Evett Dumas. Oklahombres: Particularly the Wilder Ones. [St. Louis: Eden Publishing House, 1929]. Adams, Guns 1611.

RAINEY, George. No Man’s Land: The Historic Story of a Landed Orphan. Enid, Oklahoma: George Rainey, 1937. Adams, Guns 1797; Herd 1855.

TAYLOR, Nat M. A Brief History of Roger Mills County. N.p., n.d. Adams, Guns 2188; Herd 2235.

TILLOTSON, F. H. How to Be a Detective. Kansas City: Hailman Printing Co., 1909. Adams, Guns 2214.

Plus 7 others.

(12 vols.)


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