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Essential Reading Package-EXPNW282

Item EXPNW282. Buy these 5 items as a set for $73 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

A River Lost, The Life and Death of the Columbia

PNW25
Blaine Harden
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
288
0393342565
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The single best introduction to the Pacific Northwest, Blaine Harden's superbly reported social and environmental history of the Columbia River combines interviews, anecdote and solid information.
$15.95

Fugitives and Refugees, A Walk in Portland, Oregon

PNW150
Chuck Palahniuk
Crown
2003
176
1400047838
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Palahniuk's appreciative, decidedly eccentric account of his adopted city (and the other oddballs it has attracted), strong on local flavor and personality.
$16.95

Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest

PNW17
Katharine Berry Judson
University of Nebraska Press
1997
204
0803275951
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First collected in 1910, these age-old stories include revealing myths and creation narratives alongside noted geographical features of the territory. Presented with 52 photographs.
$14.95

Moon Oregon

PNW321
Judy Jewell
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
650
1631212540
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history and destinations throughout Oregon.
$21.99

Oregon Map

PNW166
Benchmark Maps
Marshall Cavendish
2015
2
0783499108
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded recreation map of Oregon at a scale of 1:800,000.
$7.95

Columbia River Gorge Map

PNW251
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2009
2
1566954738
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive recreational map for the Columbia River Gorge areas of Washington and Oregon.
$11.95

Mount Hood Map

PNW252
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2009
1
156695472X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This topo map, printed on tear- and water resistant paper, shows this popular recreation area.
$11.95

Monocle Portland Guide

PNW348
Monocle
Prestel
2016
146
3899556259
HARD COVER
Guidebook
9/25/2017
0
0
0
0
Geared toward the upscale traveler, this Monocle guidebook to Portland features short essays, top lists, excellent color photography and expert recommendations from Monocle magazine’s network of bureaus, correspondents and on-the-road reporters.
$15.00

Portland: 60 Creatives Show You the Best of the City

PNW351
Viction Workshop
Gingko Press
2016
132
9881320402
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A hip, colorful pocket guide with an emphasis on the artistic, drawing recommendations from 60 local creatives. Contains helpful travel advice, detailed neighborhood maps and a dust jacket that unfolds into an illustrated map.
$9.95

The Northwest Coastal Explorer

PNW356
Robert Steelquist
Workman Publishing Company
2016
284
1604696311
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Profiling the flora and fauna found in the coastal forests, rocky shores, tide pools and rivers of the Pacific Northwest, this guide to the marine life of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia is helpfully organized by habitat.
$24.95

Hidden History of Portland, Oregon

PNW372
JD Chandler
Arcadia
2013
188
1626191980
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This collection of vignettes introduces the lesser-known events and individuals, including trail-blazers and activists, that helped shape Portland, Oregon.
$19.99

It's All About the Bike, The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels

BCY25
Robert Penn
Bloomsbury USA
2012
1608195759
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
A paean to craftsmanship and tradition. En route to building his dream bike (oh, what a brilliant quest!), Robert Penn explores the culture, science and history of the bicycle.
$16.00

Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas

PNW371
Hunter Shobe, David Banis
Sasquatch Books
2015
192
1632170000
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Through 150 fun and colorful infographic maps of Portland, two top geographers tackle themes such as coffee culture, wild coyote encounters and food truck trends. Through these maps, readers are granted an unusual history of the city and its hidden stories.
$24.95

Breaking into the Backcountry

PNW282
Steve Edwards
Bison Books
2010
192
0803226535
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Edwards shares stories of seven months in "unparalleled solitude" along the Rogue River.
$16.95

Voyage of a Summer Sun

PNW39
Robin Cody
Oregon State University Press
2012
320
0870716611
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this sparkling account of adventure, encounters and, especially, of the Columbia River, Cody chronicles an 82-day voyage from source to sea, interweaving history and commentary with suspenseful tales of wind, weather, imposing dams, fearsome rapids, boulders and bears.
$19.95

Winterkill

PNW117
Craig Lesley
St. Martin's Press
1997
336
0312152442
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A highly acclaimed novel by a Pacific Northwest literary lion, this book is a tale of fathers and sons, of modern Native American life, of the salmon and the spirit world.
$22.00

Ancient Places, People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest

PNW352
Jack Nisbet
Sasquatch Books
2016
256
1632170809
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The Pacific Northwest's leading historian picks through his cabinet of literary curiosities to tell great tales about its nature and ancient peoples. Nisbet's narrative features floods, great landscapes, the Northern Lights, meteors, a giant mound of thatching ants and much more.
$18.95

Eruption, The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

PNW347
Steve Olson
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
288
039324279X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Interweaving history, science and personal accounts, award-winning writer Steve Olson presents the Mount. St. Helens disaster that was a turning point in the history of the Pacific Northwest.
$27.95

Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains

PNW358
Daniel Mathews
Workman Publishing Company
2017
560
1604696354
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This portable natural history of the Cascade region helps outdoor enthusiasts identify the flora, fauna and geology of the region and includes information about the landscape and weather alongside 800 color photographs.
$27.95

Rivers of America

NAT148
Tim Palmer
Harry N. Abrams
2006
0810954850
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Palmer celebrates the natural history of America's waterways in 200 dazzling color photographs and accompanying incisive essays on the vital role of rivers. A Discovery Channel Book Club.
$45.00

Rivers of Oregon

PNW364
Tim Palmer
Oregon State University Press
2016
176
0870718509
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
According to Tim Palmer, rivers are the essence of Oregon. He captures them here through 140 photos and supplemental text, including essays on the nature and ecology of the rivers as well as Oregonians’ commitment to maintaining and preserving their beloved waterways.
$40.00

The Good Rain

PNW11
Timothy Egan
Vintage Books
1991
254
0679734856
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully readable portrait of the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle journalist travels along the Columbia River in the footsteps of 1853 visionary Theodore Winthrop, focusing on history, people and natural resources.
$16.95

The Klamath Knot

CAL251
David Rains Wallace
University of California Press
2003
0520236599
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The 20th-anniversary edition of Wallace's celebrated meditation on the natural history, myth and meaning of the Klamath mountains of northern California and southern Oregon.
$29.95

The Restless Northwest, A Geological Story

PNW135
Hill Williams
Washington State University Press
2002
176
0874222508
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A popular geological history of the region by a native Washingtonian and former science writer for the Seattle Times. He divides the book between ancient and quaternary geology, explaining not only the formation of the varied terrain but also the ongoing geologic processes giving shape to the landscape.
$19.95

The Rogue: Portrait of a River

PNW234
Roger Dorband
Aa Balkema
2007
191
0972860932
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Dorband's large-format color photographs of the Rogue capture the grandeur and beauty of this wild and scenic river. With quotations by western writer Zane Grey and a forward by Oregon's governor John Kitzhaber.
$49.95

Birds of the Pacific Northwest, A Photographic Guide

PNW366
Tom Aversa
University of Washington Press
2016
464
0295999926
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
With full-page accounts of individual species, this photographic field guide profiles over 400 birds. Each profile includes: identification traits, vocalizations, preferred habitats, range maps and behaviors.
$28.95

Birds of the Pacific Northwest, A Timber Press Field Guide

PNW357
John Shewey
Workman Publishing Company
2017
512
1604696656
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive, full-color guide describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and British Columbia. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification.
$27.95

Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest

PNW342
Sarah Swanson
Storey Publishing
2013
244
1604693371
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A practical, "blissfully unscientific" guide to the feathered friends of the Pacific Northwest. The 85 birds common to Oregon and Washington are profiled with color photographs and explanatory text that tells readers where to see and how to find each animal. Ideal for a long weekend birding trip!
$19.95

Northwestern Seashore Life, Alaska to Oregon

PNW105
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
158355114X
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated, fold-out guide to almost 150 species of whales, birds, plants and other inhabitants of the Northwest coast is a handy, pocket-size reference for quick identification.
$7.95

Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest

PNW10
Eugene Kozloff
University of Washington Press
1978
264
029595597X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient single-volume introduction to the natural history of the Pacific Northwest. Divided by habitat, it covers plant life in detail with some information on associated invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians and a few mammals.
$35.00

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska

PNW02
Andy MacKinnon, Jim Pojar
Lone Pine Press
2004
528
1551055309
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A terrific handbook to nearly 800 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska.
$24.95

Roadside Geology of Oregon

PNW334
Marli Miller
Mountain Press Publishing Company
2014
380
0878426310
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Designed for the roadside traveler, this book explains in detail the geologic history of Oregon as seen through the window. It's a great introduction to basic geomorphology and how the dramatic landscapes were formed.
$26.00

Scats and Tracks of the Pacific Coast

PNW338
James Halfpenny
Falcon Press
2015
176
1493009958
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A helpful trail companion, designed to help readers determine which Pacific Coast mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians have crossed their path (and could still be around). Includes an identification key, glossary, line drawings and tracking advice. Subtitled "A Field Guide to the Signs of 70 Wildlife Species."
$12.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

USW418
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
512
0307957926
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically specific version of the Sibley Guide with all new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird.
$19.95

For Kids

Volcano, The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens

PNW41
Patricia Lauber
Aladdin Books
1993
60
0689716796
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Geared for middle schoolers, this Newbery Award-winning book documents the 1980 eruption, its aftermath and the return of life to the volcano with 80 full-color photos and text.
$9.99

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

PNW90
Margaret Craven
Aa Balkema
1993
159
0440343690
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this brief novel, a young vicar comes to live with the Kwakiutl Indians of the town of Kingcome in the Pacific Northwest. Written for teens but worthwhile for adults.
$6.99

Orca's Song

PNW111
Anne Cameron, Nelle Olsen (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
1987
32
0920080294
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A retelling of a traditional Indian myth, gracefully explaining the origins of the killer whale's song. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings that evoke Haida art. For children 5-9.
$7.95

Touching Spirit Bear

PNW127
Ben Mikaelsen
HarperCollins
2002
241
038080560X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This young adult novel follows Cole, an abused and abusive teen, who chooses banishment to an Alaskan island over incarceration. But for Cole to reform, it takes an encounter with the white Spirit Bear of First Nation legends.
$7.99

More Books

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

The Island Within

ALA17
Richard Nelson
Vintage Books
1991
284
067973239X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A beautifully written tribute to the Pacific Northwest. Drawn from the author's journals, this is an account of the natural and cultural history of an island in the waters of Haida Strait, with emphasis on the relationship between people and the land.
$17.00

Rising from the Plains

USW18
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1986
213
0374520658
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
McPhee's elegant and accessible essays show the geology of the Rockies through his travels with U.S. Geological Survey scientist David Love.
$16.00

Compass Guide Pacific Northwest

PNW24
John Doerper
Compass American Guides
2007
372
1400018676
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact book provides an excellent overview of the region (covering Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and the San Juan Islands), with particular emphasis on history and visitor attractions.
$22.95

Pacific Northwest Map

PNW12
Michelin Maps
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067190776
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed, single-sided road map depicts the Pacific coast from Vancouver, BC south to Carson City, Nevada and inland as far as Boise, Idaho. Michelin also includes some travelers' info in sidebars. Scaled at: 1:1,267,200 (1in equals 20mi).
$6.95

Coastal Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

PNW15
Elizabeth Horn
Mountain Press Publishing Company
2003
179
0878422919
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy photo-identification guide to 200 species from British Columbia south to northern California, divided by habitats and plant family.
$14.00

Wild Plants of the San Juan Islands

PNW18
Scott Atkinson, Fred Sharpe
Mountaineers
1993
191
0898863562
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive field guide to flowers, mosses, shrubs, grasses, trees and wild areas of the islands, illustrated with line drawings. More than 190 species are thoroughly described.
$14.95

A Field Guide to the Cascades and Olympics

PNW20
Stephen Whitney
Mountaineers
2004
288
0898868084
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Don't just call it a mushroom when it's a golden chanterelle; know your screech owl from your saw-whet owl; distinguish a monarch butterfly from a painted lady, all with the help of this comprehensive guide to the 600 species of common plants and animals of the region.
$21.95

Southwest British Columbia and Northern Washington Map

PNW21
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2007
1
1895526116
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Covering all Vancouver Island, this handy, full-color map covers the region from Seattle and the coast of British Columbia to the Columbia River in detail. Scaled at 1:840,000.
$5.95

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

USW48
Frank Bergon (Editor)
Penguin
1995
505
0140252177
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An expanded version of the journals with more on the natural history and peoples encountered.
$17.00

Nch'I-Wana: The Big River, Mid-Columbia Indians and their Land

PNW29
Eugene Hunn
University of Washington Press
1997
378
0295971193
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, fascinating survey of the Native American people of the eastern Washington and Oregon with a focus on ecology and the environment. The author includes a chapter on contemporary life.
$25.00

Across the Wide Missouri

PNW37
Bernard DeVoto
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
450
0395924979
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A volume in Devoto's monumental history of the West, this engrossing book brings to life the era of fur traders and mountain men for the general reader.
$17.95

The Way to the Western Sea, Lewis and Clark Across the Continent

PNW35
David Lavender
Bison Books
1990
444
0803280033
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Characterized by its scholarship and sweeping narrative style, this book is a lively history of the expedition.
$24.95

Song for the Blue Ocean, Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas

OCE09
Carl Safina
Henry Holt
1999
458
0805061223
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A grand tour of our blue planet, divided geographically, this book is an excellent resource -- fascinating to read and full of hope. It combines a personal journey, hundreds of interviews with fisherman and scientists around the world, and a tour of important watery habitats.
$26.99

Patterns of Culture

PNG10
Ruth Benedict, Margaret Mead (Introduction)
Mariner Books
2006
290
0395500885
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This pioneering book compares and contrasts three native cultures.
$15.95

Map of the Northwest

PNW45
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
1
1572624167
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded physical relief map of the Pacific Northwest.
$7.95

Between Pacific Tides

FG34
Edward F. Ricketts, Jack Calvin, Joel W. Hedgpeth
Stanford University Press
1992
652
0804720681
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handbook to the rocky shores and tide pools of the Pacific Coast of the United States. Each intertidal zone is discussed in depth, augmented by black-and-white photographs and diagrams.
$33.95

The Egg and I

PNW51
Betty MacDonald
HarperCollins
2008
287
0060914289
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MacDonald's uproarious tale of raising chickens and children on a dilapidated 40-acre farm on the rainy, remote Olympic Peninsula.
$13.99

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

PNW50
Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1998
448
0679446796
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact photographic guide to the wildflowers, trees, mosses, butterflies, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals of the Pacific Northwest.
$22.95

Snow Falling on Cedars

PNW52
David Guterson
Vintage Books
1995
460
067976402x
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A beautifully wrought, extremely evocative novel set on San Piedro Island in Puget Sound in the 1950s. Readers are rewarded not only with some fine storytelling and beautiful prose, but also with a vivid glimpse of island life.
$16.00

The Raven Steals the Light

PNW53
Robert Bringhurst, Bill Reid (Illustrator), Claude Levi-Strauss (Introduction)
University of Washington Press
1996
109
0295975245
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A classic collection of 10 Haida myths and legends with accompanying black and white etchings by Vancouver artist Bill Reid. These stories capture the storytelling traditions of the Haida.
$16.95

Midway, The Battle that Doomed Japan

HWI58
Mitsuo Fuchida
Naval Institute Press
2001
224
1557504288
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A groundbreaking account of the Battle of Midway told from the Japanese perspective.
$22.95

Passage to Juneau

ALA94
Jonathan Raban
Vintage Books
2000
435
0679776141
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this thoughtful account of the sea and its meaning, Raban weaves the tale of the original voyage of discovery to Vancouver with his own adventures on a solo journey aboard a 35-foot ketch along the Inside Passage.
$17.95

The Emerald Sea, Exploring the Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

PNW54
Dale Sanders (Photographer), Diane Swanson (Contributor)
Alaska Northwest Books
1993
147
0882404504
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated overview of the diverse underwater life of the Pacific Northwest featuring hundreds of color photographs.
$34.95

Winter Brothers, A Season at the Edge of America

PNW57
Ivan Doig
Harcourt Books
1982
246
0156972158
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Ivan Doig quotes extensively from the 19th century settler in the Olympic Peninsula, James Gilchrist Swans, in this tale of frontier life.
$16.95

The Way of the Masks

PNW58
Claude Levi-Strauss
University of Washington Press
1988
276
029596636x
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An interpretation of the social meaning behind a variety of masks created by Pacific Northwest Indian cultures by the famous French anthropologist.
$22.95

Seashore Life of the Northern Pacific Coast, An Illustrated Guide to Northern California, Oregon, Washington & British Columb

PNW60
Eugene Kozloff
University of Washington Press
1983
370
0295960841
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A guide and handbook to nearshore marine life from British Columbia to San Mateo, California.
$29.95

Olympic National Park Map

PNW63
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2011
2
0925873160
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable topographic map of Olympic National Park, shown at a scale of 1:100,000. Printed on tear-proof, water-resistant paper.
$11.95

Northwest Weeds, The Ugly and Beautiful Villains of Fields, Gardens and Roadsides

PNW66
Ronald J. Taylor
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1990
183
0878422498
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Descriptions, grouped according to family, appear alongside color photographs of the weeds.
$14.00

Trout, An Illustrated History

FSH03
James Prosek
Alfred Knopf
1996
160
067944453X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Prosek's 70 magnificent watercolors depict the various common, rare and extinct species of these spendid freshwater salmonids.
$35.00

The Essential Lewis and Clark

PNW70
Landon Y. Jones (Editor), Meriwether Lewis, William Clark
HarperCollins
2002
224
0060011599
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This compact book features selections from Lewis and Clark's journals focusing on natural history, people and landscapes of the West.
$13.99

Pacific Northwest Map

PNW71
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2012
2
3828302459
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed, laminated map covers all of Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho (with large portions of Nevada, California and Colorado) at a scale of 1:300,000.
$9.95

British Columbia Map

CND61
ITMB
ITMB
2012
2
155341148X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This attractive map ( 1:1,250,000), covers the region from Seattle to the Yukon and across to the Rockies, including Alaska's Inside Passage.
$7.95

Moon Handbook British Columbia including the Alaskan Highway

CND132
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
500
1612387438
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide stakes out the best sites throughout British Columbia, nicely balancing practical detail with a good overview of the region and its attractions.
$19.99

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees (Western Region)

USW225
Elbert L. Little, Angelo Lomeo (Photographer)
Alfred Knopf
1980
862
0394507614
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This volume packs lots of photographs to aid in identifying the wide array of rare, locally abundant, and widespread trees.
$20.95

National Trust Guide Seattle

PNW78
Walt Crowley, Paul Dorpat
John Wiley & Son
1998
288
0471180440
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An in-depth guide to the architecture, culture and history of Seattle.
$19.95

Chilhuly Projects

PNW80
Barbara Rose, Dale M. Lanzone, Dale Chihuly
Harry N. Abrams
2000
364
0810967081
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A tour of Seattle contemporary artist Dale Chihuly's glass creations.
$75.00

Insight City Guide Seattle

PNW83
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2013
280
1780052111
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handsome guide gives a profusely illustrated overview of Seattle, featuring concise essays by well regarded authors on history, art, and culture. With hundreds of photos and maps.
$19.99

Roadside Geology, Idaho

USW297
Donald Hyndman, David D. Alt
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1989
403
0878422196
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The geological history of Idaho as seen through the car window. A great introduction to basic geomorphology and how the dramatic landscapes were formed.
$20.00

In Mountain Shadows, A History of Idaho

USW298
Carlos A. Schwantes
University of Nebraska Press
1996
288
0803292414
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, illustrated history of Idaho from the early 19th century to the present, covering Native Americans, economics, geography, industry and territorial disputes.
$30.00

In the Wilderness, Coming of Age in Unknown Country

USW299
Kim Barnes
Doubleday
1997
258
0385478216
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A memoir of growing up during the 1960s and 70s in the isolation of the woods of rural Idaho.
$15.00

Recreational Map of Idaho

USW300
GTR Mapping
GTR Mapping
2014
2
1881262170
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, topographic map of Idaho at a scale of 1:800,000.
$4.95

The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest

PNW88
Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.
Mariner Books
1997
705
0395850118
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A riveting, classic history of the Nez Perce from the encounters with Lewis and Clark to the tragic defeat of Chief Joseph in 1877.
$38.95

Angle of Repose

USW301
Wallace Stegner
Vintage Books
2014
632
1101872764
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of one man's search for his grandparents' story. It beautifully weaves the history of the American West and a glimpse of their life in California, Colorado and Idaho.
$16.95

Housekeeping

PNW89
Marilynne Robinson
Noonday Press
1997
219
0312424094
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A both tragic and comic novel of a girl and her sister growing up in the mountains of Idaho. It's evocative of the landscape and written with vivid, poetic prose.
$16.00

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

PNW96
Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Bernard DeVoto (Editor)
Houghton Mifflin Company
1997
504
0395859964
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A classic condensed version of the Lewis and Clark journals, originally published in 1953 and long the standard.
$15.95

The Complete Whitewater Rafter

OCE59
Jeff Bennett
McGraw-Hill
1996
196
007005505X
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
A popular, practical guide to whitewater rafting, with information on preparing for your trip, choosing equipment, safety and rescue, the history of rafting, as well as introductions to water currents and rapid classifications.
$17.95

Reach of Tide, Ring of History: A Columbia River Voyage (Northwest Reprints)

PNW98
Robin Cody (Introduction), Sam McKinney
Oregon State University Press
2000
114
0870714848
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
McKinney follows the river from Cape Disappointment to the barrier of the Bonneville Dam, telling the story of the voyage through anecdotes, history and observations about the river. A spare, witty account of messing about in a homemade boat.
$14.95

Out West

USW374
Dayton Duncan
Bison Books
2000
464
080326626X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
In this spirited tale of history, exploration and travel, Duncan recounts his adventures in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark
$24.95

Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

USW375
John Logan Allen
Dover Publications
1991
412
0486269140
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A Dover reprint of a classic study originally published by the University of Illinois Press in 1975.
$34.95

Seattle Map

PNW104
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2011
1
3866090439
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated, folded map of Seattle at a scale of 1:10,000.
$8.95

Western Coastal Birds

USW390
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551212
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-out, laminated field guide featuring illustrations of almost 150 species
$7.95

Bachelor Brothers' Bed and Breakfast

CND133
Bill Richardson
St. Martin's Press
1997
152
0312171838
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Lake Woebegone goes British Columbian in this humorous slip of a novel about an unconventional Vancouver B&B, which features twin bookworm brothers, a talking parrot and a motley crew of hotel guests.
$16.99

Emily Carr, an Introduction to Her Life and Art

CND118
Anne Newlands
Firefly Books
1996
64
1552090450
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A brief, illustrated overview of the early 20th-century Canadian artist.
$14.95

Vancouver Map

CND125
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2006
2
3866090455
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated, folded map of Vancouver, British Columbia at a scale of 1:15,000.
$8.95

Butterflies through Binoculars, The West

BUG11
Jeffrey Glassberg
Oxford University Press
2001
374
0195106695
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A photographic identification guide to butterflies found throughout the western United States.
$55.00

Sacajawea

USW405
Harold P. Howard
University of Oklahoma Press
1979
0806115785
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The Lewis and Clark Expedition as told through the story of Sacajawea, their young Shoshoni guide.
$19.95

Insider's Guide Victoria & Vancouver Island

CND147
Gerald Hill, Kathleen Hill
Globe Pequot Press
2007
360
0762745649
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A quirky, personal guide to Vancouver Island by two residents, with a focus on out of the way places, food and cultural attractions. Organized by neighborhood, the guide includes excellent listings of where to eat, stay and shop.
$18.95

Insider's Guide to Portland, Oregon

PNW114
Dave Johnson, Rachel Dresbeck
Insider's Guides
2014
262
0762791896
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide with detailed descriptions of local attractions.
$19.95

Cataclysms on the Columbia

PNW115
John Allen, Marjorie Burns, Samuel C. Sargent
2009
221
1932010319
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The tale of the early 20th-century discovery of the Bretz Floods, which created the Columbia River gorge and landscapes of the Pacific Northwest.
$24.95

The Pacific Northwest Landscape, A Painted History

PNW121
Kitty Harmon (Editor), Jonathan Raban (Introduction)
Sasquatch Books
2001
144
1570612846
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A collection of 140 paintings inspired by the landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. With pieces by Albert Bierstadt, Emily Carr and George Tsutakawa, it represents a varied selection of period and style.
$21.95

The Settlement of the Americas, A New Prehistory

NAM52
Thomas D. Dillehy
Hachette
2001
384
0465076696
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A well received, engaging survey of new theories on the peopling of the Americas; controversial yet convincing, Dillehy focuses his arguments around his findings at Monte Verde in Chile.
$29.95

Gulf Islands Map, British Columbia

CND171
ITMB
ITMB
1
1553418573
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full-color, topographic map (1:50,000).
$14.95

Moon Handbook San Juan Islands

PNW130
Don Pitcher
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
340
163121425X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the San Juan Islands with a focus on outdoor activities. Kayakers, bikers, hikers and whale-watchers especially will appreciate this guide in the Moon series.
$19.99

Mount St. Helens, The Eruption and Recovery of a Volcano

PNW133
Rob Carson, Geff Hinds (Photographer)
Sasquatch Books
2015
160
1570619794
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A beautifully illustrated chronicle of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, with particular emphasis on the decades of recovery since the explosion.
$23.95

The Field Guide to Geology

GEO20
David Lambert
Facts on File
2007
256
0816065101
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This visual overview of geology by David Lambert and The Diagram Group introduces plate tectonics, rocks, rivers, seas and ice, climate change and other issues in more than 750 two-tone charts, maps and diagrams.
$19.95

Mammals of North America

NAM11
Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson
Princeton University Press
2009
248
0691140928
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Fully revised, this second edition covers 462 mammals found throughout the United States and Canada. With 112 color plates, range maps and concise descriptive information.
$19.95

The Lewis and Clark Journals

USW428
Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Gary Moulton (Editor)
Bison Books
2004
544
0803280394
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The definitive one-volume selection of the most significant, noteworthy and historic entries from the journals of Lewis and Clark, with helpful scholarly notes and annotations.
$19.95

Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains to the Columbia River

PNW149
John Kirk Townsend
Oregon State University Press
1999
352
0870715259
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A chronicle of the natrualist author's trek from St. Louis to Oregon, orginally published in 1839.
$17.95

Eyewitness Guide Pacific Northwest

PNW151
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
344
1465457127
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to Oregon, Washington and British Columbia features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the area's attractions. Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this is the guide to carry.
$25.00

Sunrise to Paradise, The Story of Mount Rainier National Park

PNW157
Ruth Kirk
University of Washington Press
2003
152
029597771X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A short, but comprehensive portrait of Mount Rainier, covering geology, wildlife, famous ascents, and the establishment of the national park.
$26.95

Crater Lake National Park Map

PNW159
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2014
2
1566950155
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable topographic map of Crater Lake National Park at a scale of 1:55,000. Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper.
$11.95

Gilead

USW441
Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
240
031242440X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A story about fathers and sons whose family history intersects with the U.S. Civil War. Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
$16.00

Poet of the Appetites, The Lives and Loves of M.F.K. Fisher

GEN316
Joan Reardon
North Point Press
2005
544
0865476217
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of the prolific food and travel writer, who wrote over thirty books from 1943 until her death in 1992.
$45.00

National Geographic United States Atlas for Young Explorers

USA93
National Geographic
2008
192
142630255X
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This colorful, readable guide to the U.S. is chock full of color-coded maps of each state and region, photographs, drawings and helpful statistics. Great for young travelers and their families.
$24.95

Native Universe, Voices of Indian America

USA95
Clifford E. Trafzer
National Geographic
2008
320
1426203357
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This sumptuously illustrated cultural history, written exclusively by Native Americans, is published in celebration of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
$22.00

Kingbird Highway, The Story of a Natural Obsession That Got a Little Out of Hand

BRD27
Kenn Kaufman
Mariner Books
2006
336
0618709401
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Kaufman's absorbing account of coming-of-age as a Wichita teenager on the road in 1973 with a summer's pay in his pocket and the goal of seeing as many birds as he could in a year.
$15.99

To See Every Bird On Earth: A Father, A Son, And A Lifelong Obsession

BRD28
Dan Koeppel
Penguin Putnam
2006
304
0452285399
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this enormously appealing memoir of a life devoted to birds. Koeppel chronicles his father's growing obsession and accomplishment as an elite birdwatcher, one of a handful of people who have tallied 7,000 species.
$14.00

The Big Year, A Tale Of Man, Nature, And Fowl Obsession

BRD29
Mark Obmascik
Free Press
2011
272
145164860X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Friday, October 14 sees the opening of David Frankel's The Big Year, the most unlikely Hollywood movie of the season. Who would have thought that Jack Black, Steve Martin and Owen Wilson would star in a movie about ... birding. The movie is based on Mark Obmascik's utterly compelling account of a three-way race (roofing contractor, tycoon, software nerd) to see the most birds in a year.
$15.00

Return to Wild America, A Yearlong Search for the Continent's Natural Soul

USA123
Scott Weidensaul
North Point Press
2006
416
0865477310
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An eye-opening trek in the footsteps of conservation pioneers Roger Tory Peterson and James Fisher, whose 1953 journey across America resulted in the classic Wild America.
$17.00

Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of Form

PNW196
Bill Holm
University of Washington Press
2014
144
0295994274
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An in-depth analysis of the form, shape and texture of the art of the Northwest Coast Indians by an artist, teacher and expert in the field, illustrated throughout.
$30.00

Christopher Columbus and the Conquest of Paradise

USA134
Kirkpatrick Sale
St. Martins
2006
464
1845111540
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A new edition of this wide-ranging and lucid portrait of the man and the legends surrounding him, originally published in 1990. Columbus is no hero in Sale's view but rather a sea-faring adventurer in search of glory, gold and god.
$21.00

Pacific Northwest Wildflowers

PNW206
Damian Fagan
Falcon Press
2006
272
0762735724
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Includes over 300 commonly found wildflowers, with color photographs and detailed line drawings.
$24.95

The Sisters Brothers, A Novel

USW681
Patrick Dewitt
Ecco Press
2011
224
0062041266
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this revisionist western, gunslingers Charlie and Eli Sisters are hired to kill prospector Herman Kermitt Warm, but in order to complete the job they must first survive all the strange obstacles (bears, witches, drunkards and love) that stand in their way -- from Oregon down to the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas.
$24.99

Just Ride, A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike

BCY22
Grant Petersen
Workman Publishing Company
2012
212
0761155589
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
Bicycle commuter, reformed racer and proprietor of Rivendell Bicycle Works in Walnut Creek California, Grant Petersen covers equipment, health, safety and attitude in 87 short and illustrated, often provocative essays.
$13.95

Moon Coastal Oregon

PNW320
W. C. McRae
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
260
1631212524
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history and destinations and an emphasis on outdoor activities along the Oregon coast.
$17.99

Moon Oregon Camping, The Complete Guide to Tent and RV Camping

PNW322
Tom Stienstra
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
448
1612387748
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the Moon series packed with helpful information geared toward the camper that highlights noteworthy campsites throughout Oregon as well as helpful camping advice.
$19.99

Owyhee Canyonlands

PNW365
Mark W. Lisk (Photographer), William Fox
Caxton Press
2008
120
0870044648
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Beautiful photographs celebrate the rugged Owyhee Mountain Canyonlands of Oregon and Idaho in this inspiring homage to the pristine region. Includes an introductory essay by William Fox.
$27.95