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  • MORRIS, Maurice O'Connor
    RAMBLES IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS: With a Visit to the Gold Fields of Colorado.

    London: Smith, Elder, 1864. Octavo, hardcover, original green cloth. viii, 264 pp. Ex school library: spine has white call numbers and some wear to tips; cloth worn away to upper outer corner of front cover; bookplate; creases to front free endpaper; ink digits on verso of title leaf; some rippling to text paper from damp but no visible damp marks except lightly to the last page; else a good copy, tight in the binding. Howes M 831. Sabin 50853. "Morris's entertaining journal takes the reader from St. Louis to the Colorado Rockies in the summer of 1863. He had intended to travel by steamer up the Missouri to Fort Benton and the Montana gold fields. The boat broke down…

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    London: Smith, Elder, 1864. Octavo, hardcover, original green cloth. viii, 264 pp. Ex school library: spine has white call numbers and some wear to tips; cloth worn away to upper outer corner of front cover; bookplate; creases to front free endpaper; ink digits on verso of title leaf; some rippling to text paper from damp but no visible damp marks except lightly to the last page; else a good copy, tight in the binding. Howes M 831. Sabin 50853. "Morris's entertaining journal takes the reader from St. Louis to the Colorado Rockies in the summer of 1863. He had intended to travel by steamer up the Missouri to Fort Benton and the Montana gold fields. The boat broke down at Saint Joseph, however, and the author changed his destination to Denver where he spent several months before returning to the Atlantic states". - Wagner-Camp-Becker 404.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 20560
    View cart More details Price: USD $125.00 USD $112.50
  • HEWES, Charles Edwin
    THE THEATRE TERRIBLE: A Creation, Presenting Various Aspects of the Greater Drama.

    Chicago & Denver: Egerton-Palmer Press, 1910. Second edition, with new author introduction. Green decorated buckram stamped in black and gilt. (xxxii), 543 pp + frontispiece and 2 other plates. Light spotting, rubbing to covers; spine gilt dull; VG unworn copy otherwise. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in 1911 in Colorado. A vanity press novel about mining in Colorado. Hewes also wrote hundreds of poems about Rocky Mountain National Park.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 2691
    View cart More details Price: USD $35.00 USD $31.50