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    Nolie Mumey. Pioneer Denver. Including Scenes of Central City, Colorado City and Nevada City.... Dillingham Lithographs (1861-1863). Denver, Colorado: The Artcraft Press, 1948. This is number "2" of an edition of two hundred forty signed copies. [4], 44 pages. Publisher's cloth backed marbled paper cover boards with chipped paper title label on spine. Twenty-three illustrations, including one double page, one fold-out, and one 24 x 33.5 inch folding plate at the back. Binding lightly rubbed at extremities. Corners bumped and rubbed exposing boards. Front endpapers lightly discolored along inner margins. Very good or better.

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    From Mumey's preface:

    "The reproduction of early lithographs, made by John E. Dillingham, during the years of 1861 to 1863, adds another link in the history of Colorado; the unique scenes of Central City, Colorado City, Nevada City, and Denver are so rare that only a few are extant....

    "The author has in his possession twemty-one sketches which are reproduced in this volume; they were used as a border for a map of the territory, and were sold separately, as shown by newspaper articles..."



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