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SKETCH OF THE GOVERNOR'S GUARD - "B" COMPANY, 1ST BATTALION,
COLORADO NATIONAL GUARD, 1893, by Captain William Heinig
publication: illustrated colored wrappers; tie-bound; 24 pages.
Photographic illustrations; local and regional advertisements; historical
descriptive of the Governor's Guard.
Hurst & Harper, Art Printers, Engravers, & Embossers, Denver,
Colorado. Unable to locate listings for this publication in any
institution. Printed on enamel-coated paper. Photographic
image of Governor Davis H. Waite, populist politician under whose
governance ensued Denver and Cripple Creek labor strikes.
a Roster of Active Members of the Company, as well as Friends and
Patrons. Condition: very good plus to near fine.
of Heinig's "History" can be found in Appendix F of Major John
H. Nankivell's "History of the Military Organizations of
Colorado"; however, there are no direct bibliographical references in
REVIEW: TWENTY-FIRST INFANTRY, U.S.A., FORT LOGAN, COLORADO, 1909
Poem, "Soldiers," written for this publication by Alfred Damon
an Historical Sketch of the Movements and Operations of the Regiment since
Organization. Roster of its Present Officers, Field, Staff and Line;
Non-Commissioner Staff; Band; Companies A, B, C, D, E, G, H, I, K, L, M
and Detachment of the Hospital Corps. With Illustrations. The Name
of Veterans of the Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American War, Philippine
Insurrection and China Relief Expedition now serving with the
Regiment. And the Qualifications of Marksmanship of the Enlisted
and Compiled by Martin B. Russell, Private Company M, Twenty-First
Infantry. Author of, "A Soldier in the Philippines."
Medley & Russell, Publishers, Denver, Colorado. Copyrighted 1909
by Medley & Russell. Photos by W. M. Bevington, Denver,
Colorado. Engraved and Printed by The Smith-Brooks Company, Denver.
is in its original binding with illustrated boards and gray cloth spine;
60 pages. Dimensions: 13-3/4 inches by 7 inches (oblong).
Condition: very good; original boards lightly soiled; corners bumped;
enameled pages clean and bright with no problems, except for the last
page, which has a touch of damp-staining near the gathers; original
endpapers with no inscriptions, bookplates, or previous owners' names.
MARCHING WITH THE ARMY OF THE WEST, 1846 -
By Abraham Robinson Johnston, Marcellus Ball Edwards, and
Philip Gooch Ferguson. Edited by Ralph P. Bieber. The Arthur H. Clark Company: Glendale, California, 1936, 1st
edition. Original red cloth binding with gold print on spine. 368 pages, complete with all illustrations, including fold-out
map in rear of book. Volume IV of The Southwest Historical Series, edited by Ralph
P. Bieber. Fine condition.
FORT CASPAR (Platte Bridge
by Alfred James Mokler
Comprising a Description of
the Killing of Lieutenant Caspar W. Collins and the Massacre of Sergeant Amos J.
Custard and Twenty-Four of their Comrades July 26, 1865.
The Prairie Publishing
Company, Casper, Wyoming, 1939. First edition: original illustrated
wrappers; 74 pages; complete with illustrations and maps. Condition: near
Athearn, Robert G. WILLIAM
AND THE SETTLEMENT OF THE WEST.
, 1956, first edition. Original gray
cloth binding with blue and white lettering on spine; 371 pages; complete with
all illustrations and maps. Fine in
very good plus, price-clipped dust jacket. Price:
Davidson, Homer K. BLACK
JACK DAVIDSON: A Cavalry Commander on the Western Frontier: the Life of
General John W. Davidson. The Arthur
H. Clark Company:
California, 1974. Original blue cloth binding;
gold print o spine; 273 pages; complete with all illustrations and maps.
First edition in dust jacket. Fine
in fine dust jacket. Price:
Frazer, Robert W., editor and with an
ON THE CONDITION OF THE WESTERN
FORTS, 1853 – 54.
, 1963. First edition, signed
by author. Original green
cloth binding; black and gold print on spine; 254 pages; illustrated.
Fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
Mattes, Merrill J. INDIANS,
INFANTS AND INFANTRY: Andrew and Elizabeth Burt on the Frontier.
Fred Rosenstock, The Old West Publishing Company, Denver, Colorado, 1960,
first edition. Signed by author.
Original blue cloth binding; gold embossing on spine; 304 pages;
illustrated. Fine in near fine dust
THE STORY OF THE LITTLE BIG HORN: Custer's
Last Fight, by Lieut. Col. W.A. Graham.
The Century Company: New York and London; 1926; first
edition; 174 pages. No dust jacket. Book is in very good plus to
near fine condition: binding shows little wear; pages are clean and bright;
spine is tight and strong with only a lightly noticeable bit of wear.
Illustrated with 23 plates and 2 foldout maps. Price: $125.00
AND COFFEE or The Handwritten Story of Army Life, including
chapters on Enlisting, Life in Tents and Log Huts, Jonahs and Beats, Offences
and Punishments, Raw Recruits, Foraging, Corps and Corps Badges, The Wagon
Trains, The Army Mule, The Engineer Corps, The Signal Corps, etc., by John D.
Billings, past Department Commander of Massachusetts G.A.R., formerly of
Sickles' Third and Hancock's Second Corps, Army of the Potomac.
Illustrated with six elegant color plates; and over two hundred original
sketches by Charles W. Reed, member of Ninth Massachusetts Battery, also
Assistant Engineer on General Warren's Staff, Fifth Corps, Army of the
Potomac. Boston: George M. Smith & Co., 1889 (first edition, 1887);
electrotyped by C.J. Peters and Son, Boston. Book in its original
illustrated brown cloth binding with gold lettering on front cover and spine;
408 pages. Book is in very good plus condition: nicks of light wear to
corners, toe and head of spine; front flyleaf has short inscription from a
previous owner (1890); binding is strong and tight; pages are clean and
bright. Price: $175.00
Inscribed by author
HISTORY OF THE MILITARY OCCUPATION OF THE TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO,
from 1846 to 1851 by the Government of the United States together with
Biographical Sketches of Men Prominent in the Conduct of the Government During
that Period. By Ralph Emerson Twitchell, Vice-President New Mexico
Historical Society. Denver, Colorado: The Smith-Brooks Company,
Publishers, 1909. First edition, Inscribed by Twitchell. Book is in
its original illustrated brown cloth binding with gold embossing on front cover
and spine, and tipped on colored illustration; 394 pages. Binding is
strong and tight; some light wear to corners, head and toe of spine.
Printed on coated paper; numerous drawings and half-tone photograph
illustrations. Inscribed by Twitchell on front flylleaf; otherwise, no
other markings on endpapers and flyleafs. Overall, book is in very good
condition. Price: $275.00