AROUND THE WORLD WITH MARK TWAIN. by Robert Cooper.
In 1895 Twain made a worldwide tour entertaining more than 100 audiences across North America--to Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka, and South Africa. Here author Cooper retraces that journey with his and Twain's insights along the way. Appendix lists stops and performances; historical photographs, 420 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-55970-522-1. 2000. Order #: MISC2756 cloth$27.95.
#THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Franklin.
Classic American literature of Franklin's life odyssey. 159 pages.
Inventory = Check stock. ISBN: 0-8049-0071-X.Order #: AIRM6016 paper$4.95.
THE BARON, THE LOGGER, THE MINER, AND ME--paper. by John H. Toole.
People-crammed Montana history, wonderful tales of adventure; biography of author and his family during earlier periods--their industries and lives. Illustrated with photographs, 280 large-format pages, with index. Still in shrink-wrap from publisher.
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-87842-185-8. 1984. Order #: MOPR2046 paper$14.95.
THE BARON, THE LOGGER, THE MINER, AND ME--cloth. by John H. Toole.
People-crammed Montana history, wonderful tales of adventure; biography of author and his family during earlier periods--their industries and lives. Illustrated with photographs, 280 large-format pages, with index. 2 tears on dust jacket.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87842-174-2. 1984. Order #: MOPR4638 cloth$35.00.
#THE BITTER ROOT: the pursuit of freedom by a Man of Our Time. Salisbury.
Autobiography of a man who did about one of each in earlier days when life was supposed to have been simple, but obviously wasn't for him. Photos, 258 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: .Order #: DARW1990 paper$4.95.
BOLD WOMEN IN COLORADO HISTORY. by Phyllis J. Perry.
For ages 12 and up. From pioneers to playwrights, educators to entrepreneurs, portrays ten heroines who helped make Colorado what it is today. Included are Isabella Bird, Augusta Tabor, Molly Brown, and more. 159 pages, photographs.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87842-584-6. Order #: MOPR7919 paper$12.00.
CAPTAIN & TENNILLE. by James Spada.
Children's story. Biography of popular singing duo, early lives, breaks, awards one, TV success. 32 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87191-615-0. 1978.Order #: MISC3822 cloth$7.95
CHAMPLAIN: explorer of New France. by Matthew G. Grant.
Children's story of exploration of St . Lawrence River and Great Lakes region of United States and Canada. Champlain eventually became governor of New France, with his main activity in Quebec, where he died on Christmas Day in 1635.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-87191-287-2. 1974. Order #: MISC3821 cloth$4.95
CLARA BARTON NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE (MD). by Elizabeth Brown Pryor.
Guide to this Maryland National Historic Site plus biography of teacher/humanitarian/women's rights advocate/Red Cross founder. Inspired by the need to care for Civil War soldiers, a Sanitary Commission was organized and that grew into the American Red Cross. Chronology lists Bartons, life history including her causes and accomplishments along with important national events. Includes associated sites. National Park Service Handbook #110. Photographs and drawings in black-and-white and color; some historical. 80 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 024-005-00806-3. 1981.Order #: USGB2337 paper$5.50.
DEEP POWDER: 40 years of ecstatic skiing, avalanches, and Earth wisdom. by Dolores LaChapelle.
Autobiographical recount of devoted powder skier and early environmentalist from Colorado's San Juan Mountains and Utah's Alta Canyon with story of the development and use of technique for skiing in powder, life with avalanche pioneer Ed LaChapelle, being caught in an avalanche and rescued, international travel for study of snow, considerations of philosophies and relationships--all tied together by a person whose being comes from and is related to skiing deep powder. Can your relate? 112 little pages, a few illustrations, reference notes for pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-882308-21-2. 1993. Covers slightly marred. Order #: MISC2751 paper$6.95.
EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE 55. by Paul Hill.
Biography of pioneer photographer of much of the last half of the 1800s, with details of his landscape photographs of Yosemite, Native Americans, his panoramas of San Francisco in its early days and especially of his development of technique of "instant photographs" in which a sequence of images shows the movement patterns of horses and humans. Historical photographs, chronology of life, 128 small pages 5.5" x 6.25".
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-7148-4042-4. 2001. Non-mint copy. Order #: MISC 2632 paper$12.95.
#EDISON: a biography. Josephson.
Story of the man who invented the electric light, phonograph, and movie camera, plus many more practical devices, and how he did it. Photos, 524 pages.
Inventory = Check stock. ISBN: 0-07-033046-8. Order #: MCGH4024 paper$7.95.
THE FIRST LADIES. Klapthor.
Personal sides and contributions made by all US Presidents' wives Washington to Clinton--personalities, education, family roles, challenges, contributions. 44 color illustrations, 96 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-912308-50-8.Order #:INPU9204 paper$9.95.
FIRST GOVERNOR, FIRST LADY--John and Eliza Routt of Colorado. Joyce B. Lohse.
A dual biography of Colorado’s first governor John L. Routt and his wife, Eliza. The Routts came to Colorado when John was appointed territorial governor. They stayed for the rest of their lives. John was elected governor twice and served one term as Denver’s mayor. Their story is the exciting story of early days of Colorado statehood. Foreword by former Governor Richard Lamm. 192 pages. Illustrated with maps and photographs. 2003 EVVY Award Winner. First Governor, First Lady was awarded the Best Biography awarded by the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-86541-063-3. Order #: FILT4222paper$7.50.
FLORENCE RENA SABIN: pioneer scientist. by Sybil Downing & Jane Valentine Barker.
Story of early Colorado woman medical scientist, for children. Sabin's research eventually led to the discovery of the lymphatic system. Then initiated the fight to establish public health regulations in Colorado. Among her honors is the place for her image in the U.S. Capitol Sanctuary Hall as one of the state's most distinguished citizens. Drawings, 99 pages.
Inventory = Check stock.ISBN: 0-87108-237-3. 1981.Order #: JABA9427paper$4.50.
THE FOREST ROSE: a tale of the frontier. by Emerson Bennett.
Rose Forester, orphaned by her father's
death at the Battle of Cowpens during the American Revolution, was captured by
native Americans and carried away from her remote forest home in eastern Ohio near Lancaster and the Hocking Valley. Rescue came through a boy who loved here and an old mountain man. May be fiction and not necessarily factually accurate. Originally written in late 1800s about a time a century earlier. Once was required reading for some students in Ohio. 118 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-8214-0128-9. 1973.Order #:SWAL3736 cloth$7.50.
THE FOUR LIVES OF MUNDY TOLLIVER. by Ben Lucien Burman.
Classic Southern novel written in 1953 of soldier returning from war and drifting to find a life at home again, giving a picture of the swampland Cajun country of southern Louisiana--dance-halls and carnivals, moss-hung swamps, river towboat, mountain jail and moonshiners, and a shrimp-drying platform/village in the marsh, thus also exploring the varied lives of that region. 217 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-345-23806-0. 1974.Order #: MOCK3598 paper$1.50.
GEORGE WASHINGTON: man and monument. by Frank Freidel & Lonnelle Aikman.
Biography of first president--surveyor, war general, set precedents for those who would follow. Includes history of and building of monument in District of Columbia plus its use in historical events as well as recreation on its grounds. 83 color illustrations, 72 pages. Publication of Washington National Monument Association with the National Geographic Society.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-686116-31-3. 1973.Order #: INPU9397 paper$8.95.
HONORABLE POLITICIAN: Mike Mansfield of Montana. by Louis Baldwin.
Biographical anthology. Highlights from Senator Mansfield's eloquently direct and reasonable speeches, all put into historical perspective. 274 pages, bibliography and index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87842-106-8. 1979. Dust jacket scuffed and small tear. Order#: MOPR3765 cloth$14.95.
I SAW STARS. by H. Arthur Lamar.
Some memories of Commander Hal Lamar, Fleet Admiral Nimitz' Flag Lieutenant, 1941-45, mainly about the admiral with lots of personal insights even though during a period of war. Contacts with the Roosevelts and other military leaders are also recounted. From The Admiral Nimitz Foundation of Fredericksburg, Texas. Photos and drawings, some whimsical. 42 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. Order #: MISC3374 paper$3.95.
JOHN DENVER (1943-1997): man for the world. Stansfield.
Singer, songwriter, world-renowned performer, and humanitarian. Biography of popular songster from youth through career, with timeline of events. Includes index and sources. 112 pages, illustrated.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-86541-088-6.Order #: FILT8575 paper$8.95.
LAFITTE: the Terror of the Gulf. by Catherine Troxell Gonzalez.
Biography of coastal pirate for young readers. Lafitte and his men operated a "back-door" route through the bayous and bays to get around New Orleans with goods stolen from ships off the coast. He sided with Americans in the Battle of New Orleans when the British attempted to take the city, and now his name is on the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park.64 pages, drawings, map.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-89015-284-5.Order #: EAKI3777 cloth$6.95.
THE LIFE OF PAT F. GARRETT and the taming of the Border Outlaw. by John Milton Scanland.
A history of the gunmen, outlaws, and a life history of the greatest sheriff of the Old Southwest. Includes "Billy the Kid", ethics of the "drop" cattle disputes, murders. 5 illustrations, 44 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-910584-18-4. 1971.Order #: FILT0485 paper$3.95.
MARIE CURIE: a life. Quinn.
Biography of X-ray pioneer. 509 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-67542-7.Order #: SISC4569 cloth$30.00.
MY MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS. by Charles F. "Tiny" Shield.
Autobiography. Study of the events in the life of a boy, the life of a youth, and the life of a man. Born in Texas as the son of an early day preacher, author grew up with mixed emotions regarding life, here and hereafter, and later traveled into the great wastelands of Alaska, where he began his search for yellow gold, then drilled the earth for "black gold", having drilled the first well in the Great Alaska oil fields. Gain respect for advantages made in developing the wilds, for which Tiny Shield had a leading part. 323 pages.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: None. 1972. Order #: ALPR3802 cloth$15.95.
AND HIS ARMY. by Paul Andrew Hutton.
Definitive account of Sheridan's western career against native Americans, role in Chicago after its great fire, with Buffalo Bill, and as proponent of national park system. Sheridan's command stretched from the Missouri to the Rockies and from Mexico to Canada; all of the Indian wars of the Great Plains fell under his jurisdiction. 494 pages. Out of print.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-8032-7227-8. Order #: UNNE2293 paper$14.95.
PIONEERS in PETTICOATS: Yosemite's early women, 1856-1900. by Shirley Sargent. Introduction by Francis P. Farquhar.
Cover photograph: Kitty Tatch and friend on the Overhanging Rock at Glacier Point, 1901. 80 large-format pages, 60 illustrations, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. Order #: GRWE7467paper$9.95.
POWELL'S CANYON VOYAGE. by W. L. Rusho.
History of J. W. Powell's first expedition through the Grand Canyon, organized as an endeavor to gather scientific information on the route of the river and its character, being in one of the last places of the then-United States to be explored. In addition, the venture also became an adventure as Powell's group navigated uncharted rapids in wooden boats. 44pages, illustrated with engravings and photographs from early expeditions..
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-910584-12-5.Order #: FILT0461 paper$4.00.
THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. by Hugh H. Sidey.
Concise portrayals--education, politics, elections, actions in office, war involvements, personalities, religion, family. With official portraits of all US Presidents--Washington to Clinton. 44 color illustrations, 94 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-912308-48-6. 1994. Order #: INPU9058 paper$9.95.
See also The First Ladies INPU9204.
RANCH LIFE IN THE FAR WEST. by Theodore Roosevelt.
After being president, Roosevelt stated "I would not have been president had it not been for my experience in North Dakota" And so here are his experiences, as he wrote about them, of cattle, ranching, sheriff's work, hunting game, and frontier types. Tales of round-ups, breaking broncos, and arresting thieves are included, as well as the harshness of the winters on his Elkhorn Ranch, much of which is now in the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park. Foreword is by park naturalist Gerard T. Altoff. Reprinted from 1888 and 1893. Illustrated primarily with engravings done by Frederic Remington for the original publication. 96 large-format pages. See sample pages, illustrations.
Inventory = in stock in quantity. ISBN-10: 0-89646-034-7. ISBN-13: 978-0-89646-034-8. Order #: VIST0034 paper$9.95.
THE RAVEN: the story of Sam Houston. by Marquis James.
Biography of the man who built Texas--from the frontier to state governor to senator. Houston was commander-in-chief of an army, governor of two states, senator, president of the Republic of Texas, not to count his engagement against Santa Ana of Mexico. 384 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-89176-022-9. 1981.Order #: MOCK3589 paper$4.95.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND THE DAKOTA BADLANDS. by Chester L. Brooks and Ray H. Mattison.
Traces early history of the badlands through fur traders, Indian wars, coming of railroad, and the open range cattle industry plus the nature of towns, the main rivers, and the general lawlessness of the Little Missouri region. Then covers Roosevelt as buffalo hunter, cattle rancher and organizer or stockmen's association, disastrous drought and fierce winter conditions that devastated the industry, and later return by Roosevelt to the region as well as the president's conservation initiatives and the establishment of this park in his memory. Photographs and maps, 56 pages, selected readings.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1983.Order #: MISC2748 paper$6.95.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT: the story behind the scenery (ND)--paper. Schoch.
Eroded bluffs, wildlife, human story of ND park once ranched by Roosevelt. 42 color photos, 32 large-format pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-916122-13-1. 1979. Second printing. Order #: KCPU0737 paper$8.95.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT: the story behind the scenery (ND)--cloth. Schoch.
Eroded bluffs, wildlife, human story of ND park once ranched by Roosevelt. 42 color photos, 32 large-format pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-916122-38-7. 1979. Second printing.Order #: KCPU5869 cloth$14.95.
THOMAS JEFFERSON: his life and words. Beilenson.
Includes excerpts from Jefferson's "Declaration of Independence" and "Notes on the State of Virginia", embodying the best of American democratic idealism. Illustrated, 64 pages.
Inventory = Check stock. ISBN: 0-88088-347-2..Order #: KAMP4282 cloth$4.95.
THIS TIMELESS MOMENT: a personal view of Aldous Huxley. by Laura Huxley.
Story of Huxley's later years, when he devoted his time to lecturing, writing and, in partnership with wife, Laura, to finding ways of "opening the mind". Huxley was a deep philosopher with an interest in mystic religions, psychedelic experiences and in Eastern and Western techniques for the development of human potentialities and in unorthodox healing methods. 239 pages..
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-89087-022-5. 1975.Order #: CEAR3657 paper$7.95.
#THE UNSINKABLE TITANIC THOMPSON. Stowers.
Story of a good ole boy who became a world super star gambler and hustler. 244 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-89015-352-3.Order #: EAKI4028 paper$9.95.
WHITE HOUSE LADIES: fascinating tales and colorful curiosities. by Webb Garrison.
Here are the U.S. presidents' wives from Martha Washington to Hillary Clinton; public roles these women have played and their private accomplishments and peculiarities, naturally providing insights into the presidents, too. Some rode horses, some painted, some chose china dishware. There were even some marriages in the White House. Photographs, 256 pages, index.
Inventory=1. ISBN: 1-55853-417-2. 1996. ex-library with owner signature and scuffed covers. Order #: MISC1044 paper$12.99.
THE WORLD OF EMILY HOWLAND: odyssey of a humanitarian. by Judith Colucci Breault.
Biography of Emily Howland, a central figure in key 19th century reform movements--anti-slavery,women's rights, peace, temperance, and education of women and black people. Her life is reconstructed through her diaries and her correspondence with celebrated figures, beginning in 1836 and continuing until her death at the age of 101 in 1929. Story of a dynamic yet gentle woman who committed her life to make the world better for having lived in it. Family photographs and drawings done by Ms. Howland, 174 pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-89087-904-4. 1974. Order #: CEAR3633 paper$6.95.
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