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STATE FIREMENS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION 1918, GEORGETOWN, COLORADO
Annual Convention. Colorado State Firemen's Association. Held
at Georgetown, Colorado. August 22, 23 and 24, 1918. Compiled
and published under the auspices of The Citizens of Georgetown and The
Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department, celebrating its Fiftieth
Anniversary. Illustrations and design, half-tone engravings and zinc
etchings by The Cocks-Clark Engraving Co., Denver, Colorado, 1918.
illustrated gray wrappers; 64 enamel-coated pages. Illustrated with
photographs of Colorado locations, buildings, towns, mines, fire
department buildings and equipment, fire department personnel, and
scenery. Dimensions: 12-1/4 inches in width by 9-1/2 inches in
height. Condition: fine.
of the descriptive articles contained in this publication include: The
Fire Fighter; Roster of Denver Membership; Roster of Georgetown Fire
Department, 1918; History of The Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department by
W. E. Swanton; A Brief History of Georgetown by Father M. P. Boyle.
Numerous local and regional advertisements.
COLORADO: United States, America; Its
History, Geography, and Mining, 1869
Old, R.O. COLORADO:
United States, America; Its History, Geography, and Mining, by R.O. Old;
London: Published under the auspices of the British & Colorado Mining
Bureau, Bartholomew House, Bank of England, 1869. Original printed
wrappers; 64 pages, with foldout MAP OF COLORADO TERRITORY, United States
(dimensions: approximately 9 inches by 7 inches), with short
directory, schedule of ores from mining districts, miscellaneous businesses,
and local advertisements. Very good condition, spine strengthened.
MINING REGIONS OF COLORADO, 1865
J. P. Whitney
MINING REGIONS OF COLORADO, with Some Account of the Different Processes
Now Being Introduced for Working the Gold Ores of that Territory.
York: D. Van Nostrand, 192 Broadway, 1865
printed tan wrappers; 106 pages.
of silver mining regions in Clear Creek and gold mining regions of Gilpin
County, Colorado Territory, along with reduction processes, mining laws,
and testimonials. A very early promotional publication of the silver
and gold mines of the young Colorado Territory.
SUMMERING IN COLORADO,
1874, Colorado Territory
Richards & Co., Publishers,
No. 372 Larimer Street, Denver, Colorado Territory, 1874. Press of Wm N. Byers. Original green cloth binding; gold print on front cover;
158 pages, plus advertisements.
14 original albumen prints by Joseph Collier tipped into book.
Albumens are scenes from around the Colorado Territory, such
as Central City, Garden of the Gods, Boulder Falls, Clear Creek Canon along the
Colorado Central Railway, On the Grand River, etc. Condition: very good plus; cloth cover shows some wear;
however, pages are clean and fresh; photographs are bright and detailed.
THREE YEARS AND A HALF
IN THE ARMY; OR, HISTORY OF THE SECOND COLORADOS, 1885
Mrs. Ellen. THREE YEARS AND A HALF
IN THE ARMY; OR, HISTORY OF THE SECOND COLORADOS. New York:
Published for the Author by Fowler & Wells Company, 1885, first
edition. Original illustrated and embossed red cloth covers; gold and red
print on front cover and spine; 178 pages; plus, 8 pages of publisher's
advertisements; steel-engraved frontispiece of author. Original green
floral endpapers: front endpapers slightly marred; corner of back flyleaf torn
and a triangle section of two inches by 3 inches missing. Interior pages
are bright and clean. Top of spine frayed and one-fourth of an inch of
cloth missing; bottom of spine also frayed with an eighth of inch of cloth
missing. Overall condition of book: good plus to very good. From
Preface: "In placing this work before the public the author has but
one aim; that is, to give to the Soldiers of Colorado a record which shall
impart pleasure to themselves, their families and friends; the reading of it
will take them over the same ground again, through the same hardships, showing
their powers of endurance, of bravery and valor ...." Accounts of
battles with Confederate forces, Texans, and Native American Indians; also,
experiences with Major Chivington. Book includes a roster of the
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