RMABA Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair

 
 
 
Featured items that Clausen Books plans to bring to RMBPF 2009.
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Struggles and triumphs; or, Sixty years' recollections of P.T. Barnum: including his golden rules for money-making: illustrated and brought up to 1889. In Near-Fine condition; bound in full-leather, and inscribed in 1890 by Barnum on the first blank end paper
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A History of the Birds of Colorado, by William Lutley Sclater (London) 1912. First Edition, bound in original grey cloth. 576pp. author's printed calling card glued to the front end paper, inscribed with "compliments of the author". Sclater was a friend of Colorado Springs, Colorado founder William Jackson Palmer, and Palmer's photographic frontispiece is prominently facing the title page. A Very Good copy, still tightly bound.
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The Flying Girl and Her Chum, by Edith Van Dyne (aka L. Frank Baum); illustrated by Joseph Pierre Nuyttens; (Chicago) Reilly & Britton, 1912. First Edition. One of the earliest children's books published in which the new invention, the aeroplane, is prominently featured.
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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott; Two-volumes, in original green cloth, published 1869 in Boston. a beautiful set, and an early variant of the First Edition.
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The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth. a Fine copy, in the original box
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Not pictured, but included in our offerings will be a First Edition, second printing of Alcoholics Anonymous, in original blue cloth binding (mended), published in 1941; a large, very nice selection of Books on Books and printing history; selections from the Bird and Bull Press; Poems of Shelley in three volumes, bound in Vellum, printed and bound by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press in 1895; a commemorative display to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the 1859 discovery of gold in Colorado, along with books related to Colorado and Western American geology, mining and prospecting.

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