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55. BYERS, William N. Encyclopedia of Biography
of Colorado: History of Colorado. Vol. I. Chicago:
Century Publishing & Engraving, 1901. 477 pp.,
portraits. 4to, original full decorated calf, with title in
gilt on front cover and spine, a.e.g. Fine copy.
First edition. Wilcox, p. 20. Wynar 124. Not in Adams, Herd. Pingenot: The engraved portraits are very well executed. Only volume one was published. In addition to this works biographical aspects, Byers has included some interesting historical material. This includes the Indian War, 1864-65, Raid of Texas Guerillas, the Second Ute War, Frémonts Five Expeditions, the Santa Fe Trail, the State of Jefferson, Constitutional Convention, Live Stock and Dairy, Assassination of Italians, etc.