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Bishop, J. B., Ed. / THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S LETTERS TO HIS CHILDREN, New York, 1919, cl, 240 pages, - 2 -, $ 35


Bimson, W. R. / LOUIS D. RICKETTS (1859 -1940): Mining Engineer, Geologist, Banker, Industrialist, and Builder of America, New York, 1949, pb, 32 pages, - 3 -, $ 15 [Publication of Newcomen Society of England in North America fostering American - British traditions / ideas in Arts & Sciences]

Bond, E. / PERCY BOWDEN, BORN TO BE A FRONTIER LAWMAN, Douglas, 1976, cl, 82 pages, - 3 -, $ 15 [Bisbee Deportation, Chasing Bootleggers, Wars Along the Border, more...]

Campbell, M. and Hatton, H. / HERBERT H. DOW: Pioneer in Creative Chemistry, New York, 1951, cl, 168 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Conner, D. E. / JOSEPH REDDEFORD WALKER AND THE ARIZONA ADVENTURE, Edited by D. J. Berthrong and O. Davenport, Norman, 1956, cl, 364 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

de la Garza, P. / THE STORY OF DOS CABEZAS, Tucson, 1995, cl, 202 pages, - 1 -, $ 30

Fairbanks, H. R. and Berkey, C. P. / LIFE AND LETTERS OF R. A. F. PENROSE, JR., New York, 1952, cl, 765 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Fathauer, I. S. / LEMUEL C. SHATTUCK: “ A Little Mining, a Little Banking, a Little Beer,” Tucson, 1991, cl, 337 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Havighurst, W. / VEIN OF IRON: THE PICKANDS MATHER STORY, 75 YEARS OF GREAT LAKES ENTERPRISE, Cleveland, 1958, cl, 223 pages, - 3 -, $ 24

Makley, M. J. / THE INFAMOUS KING OF THE COMSTOCK - WILLIAM SHARON AND THE GUIDED AGE IN THE WEST - A Biography, Reno, 2006, cl, 291 pages, - 1 -, $ 33

Mason, B. / VICTOR MORITZ GOLDSCHMIDT: FATHER OF MODERN GEOCHEMISTRY, The Geochemical Society SP 4, San Antonio, 1992, cl, 184 pages, - 1 -, $ 40

Miller, D. A. / CAPTAIN JACK CRAWFORD, BUCKSKIN, POET, SCOUT, AND SHOWMAN, Albuquerque, 1993, cl, 363 pages, - 1 -, $ 45

Noel, T. J. and Norman, C. M. / A PIKE’S PEAK PARTNERSHIP: The Penroses and the Tutts, Boulder, 2000, cl, 264 pages, - 1 -, $ 35

Noel, T. J. and Norman, C. M. / A PIKE’S PEAK PARTNERSHIP: The Penroses and the Tutts, Boulder, 2000, pb, 264 pages, - 1 -, $ 25, on sale, $ 20

Older, F. / MR. AND MRS. GEORGE HEARST: California Pioneer, Los Angeles, 1966, cl, 240 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Pyne, S. J. / GROVE KARL GILBERT: A GREAT ENGINE OF RESEARCH, Austin, 1980, cl, 306 pages, - 2 -, $ 18 [Gilbert was an explorer, theoretician, experimentalist, and methodologist]

Roberts, R. J. / A PASSION FOR GOLD: An Autobiography, Reno, 2002, cl, 232 pages, - 1 -, $ 30

Scamehorn, H. L. / ALBERT EUGENE REYNOLDS: Colorado’s Mining King, Norman, 1995, 308 pages, cl, - 1 -, $ 15 [Covers the life of a man destined to make a fortune thought to be as much as $60 million as the owner of the Palmetto Mine near Lake City, the Virginius and Revenue Tunnel near Ouray, the Cimarron Mine at Telluride, and the Commodore Mine at Creede, eventually managing 600 claims on 6,000 acres of mineral land]

Shaler, N. S. / THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF NATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER with a supplementary memoir by his wife, with illustrations, Boston, 1909, cl, 481 pages, - 3 -, $ 35

Shirley, G. / BUCKSKIN JOE, Lincoln, 1966, 194 pages, pb, - 1 -, $ 7 [Book is the story of Edward J. Hoyt, a hunter-trapper, scout, soldier, showman, frontiersman, and friend of the Indians, and served as a trouble-shooter for “Haw” Tabor, the Silver King of Leadville]

Smiles, S. / JOSIAH WEDGEWOOD F.R.S., HIS PERSONAL HISTORY, London, 1894, cl, 304 pages, 14 page listing of works by S. Smiles, - 3 -, $ 45 [Josiah Wedgewood was a Master Potter of Staffordshire; this is the story of his life from birth, his family, his appointment as the Queen’s Potter, Amputations of his right leg, more...]


Smith, D.A. / HENRY M. TELLER: Colorado’s Grand Old Man, Boulder, 2002, cl, 252 pages, - 1 -, $ 30

Smith, D. A. / HORACE TABOR: His Life and the Legend, Boulder, 1989, pb, 395 pages, - 1 -, $ 20

Sparks, B. / BOOT STRAPS: The Autobiography of Tom M. Girdler, New York, 1944, cl, 471 pages, - 3 -, sun fading on spine, ovg, $ 25 [Republic Steel]

Tyson, C. N., Thomas, J. N., and Faulk, O. B. / THE McMAN: THE LIVES OF ROBERT M. McFARLIN AND JAMES A. CHAPMAN, Norman, 1977, cl, 224 pages, - 2 -, $ 20 [They developed the largest independent oil company in Oklahoma]

Waters, F. / MIDAS OF THE ROCKIES: Biography of Winfield Scott Stratton, Croesus of Cripple Creek, Athens, 1972, 347 pages, - 1 -, $ 16

Winkler, J. K. / THE DuPONT DYNASTY, Babson Park, 1935, cl, 342 pages, - 3 -, chip on front end-plate, ovg, $ 25

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