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680454

From Crested Butte, with a comment on the shooting of Jesse James...

Item #680454

April 12, 1882

CRESTED BUTTE REPUBLICAN, Colorado, April 12, 1882  A rare newspaper which lasted for less than two years. The only institutional holding of this title noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) was the Kansas Historical Society but that collection was purchased in its entirety by us.

In the 1860s and 1870s coal and silver mines began to open in the Crested Butte area and many litt... See More  

Item from Catalog 312 (released for October, 2021)...

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$86.00
680336

Tiny 19th century newspaper from Colorado Springs...

Item #680336

June 22, 1891

THE SUN, Colorado Springs, June 22, 1891 



* Rare miniature, amateur title



This is the volume 1, number 7 issue of a newspaper which lasted for just 2 1/2 years. Plus Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records only one institution as having any issues and we purchased all the holdings from them. Obviously printed on a small amateur press as it is of very small size, measuring ju... See More  

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$44.00
679737

Life in the Wild West...

Item #679737

November 16, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 16, 1883  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West, much more than any found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 begins with: "AT THE STAKE" "A Colorado Ranchman Tortured by a Band of Robbers" "The Victims Burned & Bastina... See More  

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$42.00
675926

Very rare title from 19th century Western Colorado...

Item #675926

February 15, 1898

SEMI-WEEKLY STAR, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, Feb. 15, 1898 



* Very rare title

* Mesa County




A nice & very rare newspaper from this town in Western Colorado along the Colorado River. Although Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records a "Grand Junction Star" there is no record of "the Semi-Weekly Star".

The front page has: "GRAND VALLEY... See More  

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$95.00
674696

Rare title from Grand Junction, Colorado...

Item #674696

January 26, 1895

GRAND VALLEY STAR-TIMES, Grand Junction, Colorado  Jan. 26, 1895 



* Rare publication



A quite rare title as it lasted from just 1893 to 1896 with this title, and Gregory notes only one institution having but 3 issues as we purchased the holdings from Kansas Historical Society (although the A.A.S. records 17 issues).

Eight pages, evenly toned, loose at the spine, some minor margin c... See More  

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$46.00
674070

No issues held by any institution...

Item #674070

November 07, 1890

THE WEST SIDE CITIZEN, Villa Park, Colorado, Nov. 7, 1890 



* Very rare publication



Although once a separate town, Villa Park today is a neighborhood of Denver, about 4 miles west of downtown. This is a very rare title, as only one institution is recorded in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) as having any issues and that collection was purchased in its entirety bu us.

An eight... See More  

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$58.00
673887

Features an engraving of the mining town of Salida, Colorado...

Item #673887

May 13, 1882

MOUNTAIN MAIL, Salida, Colorado, May 13, 1882



* Very rare Old West title

* Town view print




Printed in the masthead is: "Colorado Produces Millions of Silver, and Silver Is King." A very rare title, as there are no institutions noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) which have any holdings of this title. The holdings of the only one listed (Kansas St. Hist. Soc.) was ... See More  

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$260.00
673125

Only known issues are held by us...

Item #673125

July 10, 1882

SALIDA DAILY SENTINEL, Colorado, July 10, 1882



* Very rare Old West publication



An exceedingly rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only one institution had any issues of this title & they were recently purchased by us. No other issues are recorded in any institution. Actually a very typical newspaper of the period with news items of the day--much of it lo... See More  

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$146.00
672805

Exploring the American West... Front page map...

Item #672805

January 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 23, 1865 



* Mining the West - Colorado map

* Final months of the Civil War




The front page id dominated by a huge map headed: "THE SPECIE BASIS OF THE REPUBLIC--Map Showing the Parks of Colorado, Fringed with Auriferous Mountains--Central Position of the Isothermal Belt Around the Earth" plus over half of the first column is taken up with various heads co... See More  

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$66.00
671925

An in-house newspaper for a dry goods store...

Item #671925

June 01, 1882

THE GUNNISON ADVERTISER, Colorado, June, 1882 



* Rare Old West publication

* In-house publication for dry goods




This is an interesting "newspaper", actually more an advertising piece: "Published Semi-Occasionally by S. E. Dawson & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods, Millinery, Notions..." as noted at the top of page 2. The content is almost entirely taken up with adverti... See More  

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671923

From perhaps the most famous town of the Old West...

Item #671923

October 31, 1880

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, October 31, 1880 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in... See More  

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668423

Billy the Kid, Pat Garett, Virgil & Wyatt Earp, Frank Stilwell, Johnny Behan...

Item #668423

August 10, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in ... See More  

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$2,750.00
665949

Newspaper from the ghost town of Crystal, Colorado...

Item #665949

November 10, 1888

CRYSTAL RIVER CURRENT, Crystal, Colorado, Nov. 10, 1888 



* Very rare Colorado ghost town publication

* Abandoned mining camp town




A rare newspaper from a bonafide ghost town.

Crystal was a mining camp established in 1881 & after several decades of robust existence, was all but abandoned by1917. Many buildings still stand in Crystal, but its few residents live there only in the sum... See More  

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$228.00
665726

A Colorado newspaper printed eleven years before statehood...

Item #665726

September 15, 1865

THE DAILY DENVER GAZETTE, Colorado, Sept. 15, 1865 



* Very rare & early territory publication

* Post Civil War reconstruction era




This is actually a territorial newspaper as Colorado did not become a state until 1876, eleven years after this issue was published. And this is a volume one issue.

Outside of several issues of the Rocky Mountain News we have offered--which was Colorado... See More  

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$590.00
664627

Very rare title... Early scenes from the Old West...

Item #664627

September 17, 1881

THE GREAT WEST, Denver, Colorado, Sept. 17, 1881 



* Very rare Old West title



Certainly a great name for a newspaper from the Old West. The front page has a: "View of Main Street, Gunnison City" which would have to be one of the earliest prints of the town to be found in any periodical. Other prints on the ftpg. are: "Parlin's" being a ranch; and "A Western G... See More  

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$137.00
664249

Very scarce newspaper from Central Colorado...

Item #664249

December 29, 1883

THE SUN, Gunnison, Colorado, Dec. 29, 1883  This would seem to be an unrecorded title as Union List of Serials notes a "Sun" newspaper beginning in Sept., 1893 and lasting just one year. But I suspect the listing is in error and should have noted an n1883 beginning as this is the vol. 1 number 14 issue. In any case very rare as only one institution has any issues of this title recor... See More  

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$75.00
663060

A boom & bust mining town in Colorado...

Item #663060

December 11, 1885

WHITE PINE CONE, White Pine, Gunnison County, Colorado, Dec. 11, 1885



* Very rare Old West title

* Ghost town - silver mining




An interesting newspaper from a fascinating town which went through two boom & bust periods.

White Pine
began in 1880 as a fledgling mining camp just west of the Continental Divide, boomed in the mid-1880's then went bust by 1893. But in 1930 thru 1944 corp... See More  

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$157.00
657505

A "cute" little Colorado Springs newspaper...

Item #657505

February 26, 1892

THE EDGEWOOD SUN, Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 26, 1892  I wouldn't use the term "cute" to describe many newspapers but I think it fits here. Four pages & measuring just 5 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches, it has advertisements, promotional & news tidbits, and various witticisms. A volume one issue of a little paper that lasted for just 2 1/2 years. Toned but in good con... See More  

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$33.00
656384

Col. Fremont's disastrous fourth expedition...

Item #656384

March 29, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1849 



* John C. Fremont

* Fatal 4th expedition




The top of the front page has a nicer account headed: "Col. Fremont--A Distressing Report" which is concerning his fateful fourth expedition in the West during which his party was caught in a snowstorm in Colorado causing loss of ten of his men & 130 of his pack mules. Near ... See More  

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$49.00
655491

A "cute" little Colorado Springs newspaper...

Item #655491

February 07, 1892

THE EDGEWOOD SUN, Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 7, 1892  



* Rare title



I wouldn't use the term "cute" to describe many newspapers but I think it fits here. Four pages & measuring just 5 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches, it has advertisements, promotional & news tidbits, and various witticisms.

A volume one issue of a little paper that lasted for just 2 1/2 years. T... See More  

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$33.00
649539

Gunfight with a desperado in Colorado...

Item #649539

February 08, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 8, 1884 



* Old West street gun fight



Page 3 has a great item from the lore of the Old West: "Battle With A Cowboy" "Desperate Encounter in the Streets of Montrose, Colorado" with some nice detail of the shooting of the town marshal.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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$36.00
647424

From Territorial New Mexico...

Item #647424

January 06, 1893

LAS VEGAS DAILY OPTIC, New Mexico (Territory), Jan. 6, 1893 



* Very early for this state



An uncommon territorial newspaper from 19 years before statehood. The fist column has: "THE CATTLEMEN IN COURT" "The Wyoming Cattlemen Must Lay Aside Their Fire-Arms While in Cheyenne" "Dead-Lock In Colorado" and more.

Four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined ... See More  

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$58.00
616397

Folksy news reports from Denver...

Item #616397

January 27, 1893

PROGRESS, Denver, Valverde & Harman, Colorado, Jan. 27, 1893  A typical newspaper of the day which contains many "folksy" news items, such as "The horse hitched to the wagon of Ingtersoll & Meyer ran away last Monday & did considerable damage to the vehicle.""Our new postmistress, Miss Peters, seems to give good satisfaction to the public.&quo... See More  

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$52.00
594325

Gunnison Colorado In 1881...

Item #594325

December 29, 1881

GUNNISON REVIEW-PRESS, Gunnison, Colorado,  December 29, 1881 



* Rare from Colorado 

* Volume 1 issue
 



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners &am
... See More  

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$29.00
571287

Gunnison Colorado In 1881...

Item #571287

December 26, 1881

GUNNISON REVIEW-PRESS, Gunnison, Colorado,  December 26, 1881 



* Rare from Colorado 

* Volume 1 issue
 



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gu
... See More  

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$33.00
565517

Early issue from Colorado...

Item #565517

September 24, 1881

THE DAILY DENVER TIMES, Colorado, September 24, 1881



* Rare title

* Western America



From just 5 years after Colorado became a state. The front page has a wide variety of news & ads, with the same on page 2.



Most of pages 3 & 4 are taken up with ads however the back page has a huge number of interesting & brief tidbits under the headings: "Personal" "Announceme... See More  

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$35.00
562702

Gunnison, Colorado in 1881...

Item #562702

October 27, 1881

GUNNISON REVIEW-PRESS, Gunnison, Colorado, October 27, 1881  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

Very early for Colorado. A few
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205711

Denver Colorado...

Item #205711

January 01, 1881

THE DAILY DENVER TIMES, Denver, CO,  dated in 1881. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Colorado. Ni... See More  

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205256

Gunnison, Colorado...

Item #205256

November 01, 1881

GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Colorado, Nov. 1, 1881  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$32.00
130247

Early newspapers from Colorado...

Item #130247
THE DENVER DAILY, Colorado, 1867  A very rare and early issue from Colorado, nine years before statehood which makes this a territorial newspaper. Very nice condition.

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$46.00
130071

Famous mining town in Colorado...

Item #130071

January 01, 1884

GUNNISON REVIEW-PRESS, Colorado 1884  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.
Four pages, bit browned at edges, even toning,
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$31.00
130251

Rare title from Gunnison...

Item #130251

January 01, 1882

FREE PRESS, Gunnison, Colorado, 1882  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

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$51.00
130252

Mining town in the Rocky Mountains...

Item #130252

January 01, 1882

GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Colorado 1882  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

Complete in four pages, small folio size, a few binding h... See More  

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$36.00
130249

Early from one of the more famous Western towns...

Item #130249

January 01, 1881

DENVER TRIBUNE, Colorado, 1881 A newspaper from the "Old West" with 8 pages, a wealth of news of the day and many ads as well, several of which are illustrated. Fascinating reading on what life was like in Colorado in the 1880's.

A few minor edge tears, generally very nice condition.

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$36.00
180161

Wild West Collection II

A Broad View

Item #180161
Wild West Collection II - A Broad View - Each set contains a total of 5 issues, one issue each from 5 different old west states, revealing a broad view of this formative period in American history. Includes issues from five of the following old west locations: California, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, and Oregon, and include such titles as The Daily Boomerang. All issues ar... See More  

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This item is not eligible for free shipping.

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$90.00
130248

Early from one of the more famous Western towns...

Item #130248

January 01, 1882

DENVER DAILY TIMES, Colorado, 1882  Certainly an uncommon title from such an early date. Complete in 4 pages, various news and ads of the day, good condition.

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$36.00
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