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All octavo Audubons available from the Gold Hill General Store were acquired in the late 1970s from Goodspeed's Book Shop in Boston, Massachusettes. The birds are first edition—all script is italic; sewed binding clearly evident; page edges are gold. All quadrupeds are original—script is block letters except titles (italic); sewed binding clearly evident. Please call the store for details and prices 303-443-7724, ask for Hugh, or email hughsmoore@msn.com.

First edition Audubon print: Double-Crested Cormorant Double-crested Cormorant
(CP) No. 84 Pl. 416
Male
Drawn from Nature by J.J.Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.
Lith. Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen, Philada
First edition Audubon print: Tufted Puffin Tufted Puffin
No. 93 Pl.462
1.Male 2.Female
Drawn from Nature by J.J.Audubon, F.R.S,F,L.S.
Lith. Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen Philada
First Edition Audubon print: Plumed Partridge Plumed Partridge
(JC) No. 59 Pl. 291
1.Male 2.Female
Drawn from Nature by J.J.Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.
Lithd Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen, Phil
First Edition Audubon print: Plumed Partridge Tropic Bird
No.86 Pl.427
1.Male 2.Female
Drawn from Nature by J.J.Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.
Lith. Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen, Phila
Audubon Reddish Egret Reddish Egret
No. 75. Pl. 371. 1. Adult, full Spring Plumage.
2. Young in full Spring Plumage two Years old.
Drawn from Nature by J.J.Audubob, F.R.S.F.L.S Lith. Printed & Cold by J.T/Bowen, Phila. [This print is professionally handsomely matted and framed.]
Audubon print: American Bison or Buffalo American Bison or Buffalo
No. 12 Plate LVII
On Stone by Wm E. Hitchcock
Drawn from Nature by J.J.Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.
Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen, Philada
Audubon print: Black Footed Ferrett Black Footed Ferrett
No. 19 Plate XCIII
On Stone by Wm E. Hitchcock
Drawn from Nature by JWAudubon
Lith. Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen, Phil
Audubon print: Yellow-bellied Marmot Yellow-bellied Marmot
No. 27 Plate CXXXIV
On stone by W.E. Hitchcock
Drawn from Nature by J.W.Audubon
Lith Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen, Philada
Audubon print: Moose Deer Moose Deer
No. 16 Plate LXXVI
On Stone by W.E. Hitchcock
Drawn from Nature by J.W.Audubon
Lithd Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen, Philada
Audubon print: White Footed Mouse White Footed Mouse
No. 8 Plate XL
Drawn on Stone by Wm E. Hitchcock
Drawn from Nature by J.J.Audubon F.R.S.F.L.S.
Lith. Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen, Philada
Audubon print: Musk Ox Musk Ox
No. 23 Plate CXI
Drawn on Stone by Wm E. Hitchcock
Drawn from Nature by J.W.Audubon
Lith. Printed & Cold by J.T.Bowen, Phil
Audubon print: Rocky Mountain Neotoma Rocky Mountain Neotoma
No. 6 Plate XXIX
Drawn on Stone by R.Trembly
Drawn from Nature by J.J.Audubon F.R.S.F.L.S.
Printed by Nagel & Weingoertner NY

Books for Sale

Welcome to the Mountains, Now Behave Stories of Sunshine Early Gold Hill

Welcome to the Mountains! Now Behave!
by Geno Kennedy

"A funny, rude, to the point book of knowledge by a 30-year mountain resident to help you enjoy your stay." Kennedy writes, "In it I give a brief detail of the joys and dangers you may face, including the animals, weather, roads and most important, The Locals…"
58 pgs. $12.00

Stories of Sunshine: Life in a Mining Camp
by June Peterson Howard

Howard's book is a fascinating collection of stories and details from the old mining town of Sunshine, four miles down the road from Gold Hill, with numerous recollections from early residents and many historical photographs. 1994. 99 pgs. $14.95 [signed by the author]

Early Gold Hill
by Robert Balsley

Ten years after writing his history thesis on early Gold Hill at Dartmouth College, Balsley published this abridged version "to make available some of what had been forgotten" about this historically important but often overlooked community. 1971.
51 pgs. $11.00

Story of Gold Hill Gold Hill Inn Compendium The Mining Camps: Salina and Summerville

A Story of Gold Hill Colorado: Seventy-odd Years In the Heart of the Rockies
by Mabel Guise Montgomery

Montgomery was born in Gold Hill in 1885, daughter of a miner and Gold Hill's first schoolteacher. This is her account of the development of Colorado's first mining settlement. Written by Montgomery in 1930, this is its third reprinting, 1998. 37 pgs. $9.00

Gold Hill Inn Compendium
by Barbara Finn

This is a collection of stories from the Gold Hill Inn restaurant since it began operating in 1962, plus recipes from the original Gold Hill Inn cookbook and various poems by local residents. 117 pgs. $12.50

The Mining Camps: Salina & Summerville
by M.M. Anderson

A history of these two mining towns on the way up to Gold Hill, "beginning with their settlement in the 1870s and ending when the last rail of The Swizerland Trail of America [railroad] was hauled away in 1920." Includes 223 photographs, 96 family stories, 31 mine accident reports. Hardcover. 2005. 442 pgs. $39.50

Frontier Boulder Book Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps Rare First Edition Antique Book God's Country U.S.A Signed Out of Print Book

Frontier Boulder
by Richard Fetter

Johnson Books, 1983.
"A portrait of early Boulder—from the first gold strike to the waning of the frontier." 100 pgs. Softcover. $19.95

Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps
by Perry Eberhart

Sage Books, 1959. First Edition.
Perhaps the most complete book ever published about the mining camps of Colorado. Seven hundred towns mentioned, with 26 maps and 105 photographs. 479 pgs. Hardcover, Rare. Book in good condition, paper jacket rough. $150.00

God's Country U.S.A.: Wall Street Colorado
by Delores S. Bailey

Robinson Press, 1982.
"The Life and History of Milling, Mining and Families Along the Switzerland Trail." With countless photographs and reproduced documents. 174 pgs. Hardcover, signed by the author. Out of print. Excellent condition. $135.00

Switzeralnd Trail

The Switzerland Trail of America
(with an added chapter)
by Forest Crossen

Pruett Press, 1978.
"An Illustrated History of the Romantic Narrow Gauge Lines Running West from Boulder, Colorado; The Greeley, Salt Lake & Pacific and The Colorado & Northwestern, later The Denver, Boulder & Western." With 375 photos; maps, full-color paintings, plus 3 maps in pocket at back of book. 444 pgs. Hardcover, limited edition, numbered, signed by the author. Very good condition. $295.00