RMABA Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair

 
 
 
Featured items that Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books plans to bring to RMBPF 2009.
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Original United States Flag, issued after the admission of the State of Colorado as the 38th State, August 1, 1876 (and therefore often referred to as the "Centennial State"). The flag measures approximately 17 x 23-1/2" and is printed on silk. This is probably an early example: 34 of the stars are arranged on the blue background in a circle, with an additional star in each corner. The official flag adopted on July 4th, 1877 and in use for the next thirteen years arranged the representative stars in horizontal rows of eight and seven stars, with the standard red and white stripes representing the thirteen original states. $ 3,250
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The Book of Mormon. First edition, lacking nine leaves including the title page, the Preface, pp. 13-14, and pp. 19-30. Mormon pioneer Lemuel Herrick's copy in the original full sheep binding. $50,000.
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HORGAN, Paul. The Rio Grande near Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico. Original watercolor, 9-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches, inscribed, dated, and signed lower right. This watercolor was used as the cover illustration for the paperback edition of Horgan's Pulitzer Prize winning Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History. Framed. $ 9,500.

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