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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

Young Men & Fire

USW95
Norman MacLean
University of Chicago Press
1993
301
0226500624
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lyrical and finely wrought story of the famous Mann Gulch, Montana firestorm, which took the lives of 13 of the elite Smokejumpers of the U.S. Forest Service in August 1949.
$16.00

Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains

USW118
James Halfpenny, Todd Telander (Illustrator)
Falcon Press
2015
176
1493009966
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An essential pocket guide to tracks, scats and signs of not just the mammals of the region, but also of the reptiles, amphibians and birds. Each of 70 species gets a double-page spread, with line drawings of the animal, scat and track, range map and description.
$12.95

Western United States and Western Canada Map

USW232
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
1
2061007562
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of the Western US from Colorado to the Pacific.
$6.95

Best Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park

RKY134
Kent Dannen
Falcon Press
2015
256
1493008137
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Written by a former editor of Backpacker magazine, this guide to hiking Rocky Mountain National Park offers detailed maps and trail descriptions. Difficulties range from family-friendly strolls to hillier, wooded pathways.
$22.95

Cowgirls: Women of the American West

USW13
Teresa Jordan
Bison Books
1992
309
0803275757
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The story of the western woman, past and present, is intimately recounted through the words of the women themselves.
$19.95

Crazy Horse and Custer, The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors

USW136
Stephen Ambrose
Doubleday
1996
483
0385479662
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Renowned historian Stephen Ambrose offers up another chapter in the story of America in this portrait of two powerful men. He parallels the life of Crazy Horse, the great leader of the Oglala Sioux, with that of General George Armstrong Custer, the man he defeated at the battle of Little Bighorn.
$18.00

Nothing Like it in the World, The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869

USW224
Stephen Ambrose
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2000
416
0743203178
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ambrose uses his considerable skill as a writer and his experience as a biographer to capture the energy, spirit and verve required to build the railroad. An admiring, enthusiastic account.
$18.00

Rocky Mountain National Park, The First 100 Years

RKY131
Mary Taylor Young
Farcountry press
2014
166
1560375671
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
The history of the great national park from its first Ute and Arapaho inhabitants to the building of the park itself. Illustrated with more than 250 landscape images and historical photographs.
$39.95

The Solace of Open Spaces

USW67
Gretel Ehrlich
Viking
1987
131
0140081135
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
A loosely organized travelogue and meditation on the high plains of Wyoming. While Ehrlich writes of ranchers, cowboys and weather, the real star of this lyrical celebration of Wyoming is the landscape itself.
$16.00

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

USW44
Isabella Bird
Dover Publications
2003
256
0486428036
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Isabella Bird was an inspiring -- and intrepid -- Victorian traveler. This book collects her letters home to her sister Henrietta during travels through the Colorado Rockies in 1873, a side-trip she made on the way home from Hawaii.
$7.95

The Magnificent Mountain Women, Adventures in the Colorado Rockies

USW199
Janet Robertson
Bison Books
1991
220
0803289952
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A collection of biographical stories based on the adventures of Colorado's pioneering explorers, sportswomen, lady botanists and modern climbers, quite a colorful group.
$16.95

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

The Big Sky

USW52
Alfred Guthrie, Wallace Stegner (Introduction)
Houghton Mifflin Company
1992
386
0618154639
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First published in 1947, this classic novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning Guthrie examines mountain man Boone Caudill and his adventures in the American West -- a saga that continues in five more volumes.
$14.95

A Beast the Color of Winter

RKY28
Douglas Chadwick
University of Nebraska Press
2002
234
0803264216
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A lively portrait of the mountain goat, its ecology, behavior and environment.
$18.95

Crown of the Continent, The Wildest

RKY129
Steven Gnam (Photographer)
Aa Balkema
2014
192
1594857725
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Award-winning writer Chadwick, along with photographer Steven Gnam, present this photographic tribute to one of the Earth’s last fully intact ecosystems. The Crown of the Continent, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
$29.95

Soul of the Rockies, Portraits of America's Largest Mountain Range

RKY103
Ed Cooper
Falcon Press
2008
208
0762749415
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Featuring legendary climber Ed Cooper's photographs and adventures south from Glacier National Park through Idaho, Montana and Colorado to the border with Mexico.
$39.95

Where the Water Goes, Life and Death Along the Colorado River

USW827
David Owen
Riverhead Books
2017
288
1594633770
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
As he traces the Colorado River from its headwaters to the river's end, David Owen explores how a patchwork of agreements and infrastructure enables life to flourish in the desert. He tells the surprising (even startling) story of where water comes from and where it goes.
$28.00

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Rocky Mountain States

USW286
Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1999
447
0679446818
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact field guide to 1,000 commonly encountered plants and animals of Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. With 1,500 color photographs, 11 maps and 16 night-sky charts.
$22.00

Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers, Including Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho

RKY127
Wayne Phillips
Falcon Press
2012
293
0762777664
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compiled by a former forest service ecologist and botany teacher at Yellowstone Institute, this handy guide features 300 species, expertly photographed, explained and organized by color and family for quick identification.
$24.95

Rocky Mountain Natural History, Grand Teton to Jasper, A Trailside Reference

RKY61
Daniel Mathews
Mountain Press Publishing Company
2003
672
0962078220
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive field guide and handbook covering the plants, animals, insects, geology and history of the region. With 480 color photographs and 11 line drawings.
$26.00

Rocky Mountain Trees & Wildflowers

USW387
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551158
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated, fold-out guide to almost 150 of the conspicuous plants of the Rocky Mountains.
$7.95

Rocky Mountain Wildlife

USW388
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2000
1583550909
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated, fold-out guide to almost 150 animal species of the Rocky Mountains.
$7.95

Southern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers, A Field Guide

RKY133
Leigh Robertson
Falcon Press
2015
168
0762784784
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring more than 200 wildflowers, this full-color field guide to the southern Rockies covers Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah and is arranged for easy identification.
$19.95

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

Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains

RKY113
George W. Scotter
Whitecap Books
2007
255
1552858480
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Nicely organized by color of flower, and small enough for your daypack, this handy guide covers 350 species of flowering plants.
$29.95

Riders of the Purple Sage

USW15
Zane Grey
Penguin
1912
280
0140184406
PAPER
0
0
0
0
A best-selling dime novel of the mythic West, a classic hymn to the land and the rough-and-ready Western code of honor among the cowboys and frontiersmen.
$14.00

For Kids

How We Crossed the West

PNW40
Rosalyn Schanzer
2002
48
0792267265
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The adventures of Lewis and Clark are recast for ages 6-10 in this National Geographic picture book depicting the explorers and the people, wildlife and landscapes they encountered.
$7.95

Once a Wolf, How Wildlife Biologists Brought Back the Gray Wolf

USW112
Stephen R. Swinburne, Jim Bradenburg (Photographer)
Houghton Mifflin Company
1999
48
0395898277
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Swinburne documents conservationists' efforts to reintroduce gray wolves to the ecosystems of Yellowstone and New York State. For kids 9-12.
$9.99

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

USW313
Paul Goble
Aladdin Books
1993
32
0689716966
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An award-winning retelling of an old Native American legend about a girl whose love for wild horses is so strong that she is magically transformed into one. Illustrated with brightly colored paintings, it's good for beginning readers.
$7.99

Naya Nuki, Shoshoni Girl Who Ran

USW316
Kenneth Thomasma, Eunice Hundley (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
1983
131
0801088682
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A story of a Native American girl's escape from her captors.
$7.99

Expedition Yellowstone, A Mountain Adventure

USW319
Sandra Chisholm Robinson, Ellen Meloy (Illustrator)
Taylor Trade Publishing
1986
172
0911797254
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The discovery of Yellowstone is the subject of this tale of a mountain man in the Rockies. Illustrated and geared to preteens.
$12.50

Jenny of the Tetons

USW320
Kristiana Gregory
Harcourt Books
1989
168
0152167706
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The story of an orphan girl who goes to live with a trapper, his Shoshone wife and their children in the 1870s Rockies. Geared to children 10-14, the novel employs real historical figures and a fictional plot as it explores the possibilities for tolerance and friendship between white settlers and Native Americans.
$6.95

Shane

USW321
Jack Shaefer
Harcourt Books
2014
168
0544239474
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
The classic Western of a mysterious gunman who rides into a Wyoming town to rescue homesteaders from the powerful grip of local cattlemen.
$8.99

The Rocky Mountain Berry Book

USW402
Bob Krumm
Falcon Press
2013
163
0762781637
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
In an inspired move, Bob Krumm included recipes in this family oriented field guide to 15 berry species of the Rockies. Now children may pick and parents may cook, and everyone will be pleased.
$16.95

Owl's Eyes and Seeking a Spirit, Kootenai Indian Stories

CND109
Confederated Salish, Debbie Joseph (Illustrator), Howard Kallowat (Illustrator)
National Book Network
2000
32
0917298667
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
As written and illustrated by residents of the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, this little storybook is a personable, unassuming introduction to Kootenai folktales. Ages 4 to 8.
$5.95

Rocky Mountains

USW407
Jonathan Grupper
2001
31
0792277228
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This National Geographic "Destinations" book, featuring breathtaking color photographs, introduces the wildlife and terrain of the Rocky Mountains. Geared for kids ages 6 to 12.
$16.95

Om-Kas-Toe, Blackfeet Twin Captures an Elkdog

USW410
Kenneth Thomasma, Jack Brouwer (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
2000
1880114054
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Evoking the rich storytelling traditions of the Blackfoot Indians, this tale, written for children ages 9-12, recounts the discovery of an animal unknown to the Blackfeet, something they name the "elkdog."
$7.99

Rocky Mountains Plants and Animals Coloring Book

RKY58
Dot Barlowe
Dover Publications
2004
32
0486430456
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A great way to occupy travelers ages 10 and up, these detailed line drawings realistically depict the flora and fauna of the Rockies and come ready to color!
$3.99

The Cowgirl Aunt of Harriet Bean

USW477
Alexander McCall Smith, Laura Rankin (Illustrator)
Bloomsbury USA
2006
80
1582349770
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Nine-year-old sleuth Harriet Bean sets off to solve the mystery of her missing-in-action Wild West aunt Formica, in this book for ages 4 to 8 by the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
$9.95

The Cowgirl Way, Hats Off to America's Women of the West

USW636
Holly George-Warren
Houghton Mifflin Company
2010
128
0618737383
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The 1840s wasn’t just the age of expansion in the U.S., it was the dawn of the cowgirl. In this account geared to children ages 9-11, author Holly George-Warren gives us a look into their world on the Western frontier.
$18.00

The Last River

USW809
Stuart Waldman, Gregory Manchess (Illustrator)
Mikaya Press
2015
48
1931414580
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Subtitled "John Wesley Powell and the Colorado River Exploring Expedition," this children’s book brings the mighty river to life. By navigating whitewater rapids, sheer cliffs and blistering heat, Powell and his companions open the river to pioneers. Written for ages 9 to 13.
$12.95

Unfolding Journeys Rocky Mountain Explorer

RKY136
Lonely Planet Kids
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
16
1786571072
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An innovative and fun way to explore the Rockies, this beautifully illustrated wall frieze features 16 pull-out panels that introduce snowy peaks and rushing rivers, eagles, bears and much more. Written for ages 8 to 12.
$17.99

Let's Explore... City

TVL668
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
48
1786572303
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of Lonely Planet’s "Let’s Explore..." series, this sticker activity book takes explorers ages 5 to 8 on safari with fascinating facts, puzzles and plenty of pages to color and complete.
$9.99

Let's Explore... Mountain

TVL669
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
48
1786573156
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of Lonely Planet’s "Let’s Explore..." series, this sticker activity book takes explorers ages 5 to 8 on through the mountains with fascinating facts, puzzles and plenty of pages to color and complete.
$9.99

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

A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians

FG08
Robert Stebbins
Houghton Mifflin Company
2003
533
0395982723
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
The definitive field guide, with a special section on Baja's endemic species.
$22.00

The Oxford History of the American West

USW02
Clyde Milner, Carol A. O'Connor, Martha A. Sandweiss
Oxford University Press
1996
872
0195112121
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A collection of wonderfully written essays by 25 contributors on the cultural and environmental history of the American West. With color illustrations and period photographs.
$60.00

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

Downcanyon, A Naturalist Explores the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon

USW11
Ann Zwinger
University of Arizona Press
1995
320
0816515565
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A vivid overview of the Grand Canyon and Colorado River, from Mile 0 at Lees Ferry to Mile 278 at Grand Wash Fault. Zwinger interweaves geology, plants, animals and human history in her account.
$24.95

Trains of Discovery, Railroads and the Legacy of the National Parks

USW56
Alfred Runte
Taylor Trade Publishing
2011
128
1570984425
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An advisor to Ken Burns on National Parks, America's Best Idea, one-time Seattle mayoral candidate and all-around advocate for open space, Al Runte has revised his classic tribute to the golden age of railroads and national parks to now include protected and historic sites east of the Mississippi from the Hudson River Valley to Harpers Ferry, Gettysburg and Shenandoah. With hundreds of colorful period advertisements, posters and memorabilia of Yellowstone, Glacier, Grand Canyon and Denali and other great places across the nation.
$24.95

Undaunted Courage, Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

USW20
Stephen Ambrose
Touchstone
1997
528
0684826976
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Ambrose recreates the high adventure and politics of late 18th-century America in this classic history, rich in details of Native American life, geography, flora and fauna.
$19.00

Yellowstone National Park Map

USW32
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2012
2
0925873012
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A hiker's map with great topographic detail, shown at a scale of 1:127,000.
$11.95

Grand Teton National Park Map

USW34
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2008
2
0925873020
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full-color, double-sided topographic map of the park at a scale of 1:80,000. Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper.
$11.95

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

USW80
John Wesley Powell
Penguin
2003
397
0142437522
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The classic tale of adventure and exploration of the rivers and canyonlands of the Colorado Plateau, originally published in 1875 -- and still terrific reading for any traveler to the Grand Canyon.
$18.00

Northwest Passage, The Great Columbia River

PNW26
William Dietrich
University of Washington Press
2016
450
0295999322
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A sweeping portrait of the Columbia, its history, nature and transformation from wild river to engineering marvel by a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Seattle Times.
$26.95

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

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

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

Lewis & Clark, An Illustrated History

PNW36
Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
Alfred Knopf
1999
248
0375706526
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The handsomely produced companion volume to Ken Burns' PBS documentary film, featuring essays and 150 illustrations, most in full color.
$29.95

Richard Wetherill, Anasazi

USW39
Frank McNitt
University New Mexico
1974
380
0826303293
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An engrossing biography of a man instrumental in discovering, exploring, and excavating ancient sites throughout the Southwest.
$29.95

A Thief of Time

USW46
Tony Hillerman
HarperCollins
2009
352
0061808407
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
A mystery of stolen artifacts from an ancient Anasazi burial site set against a detailed depiction of Southwestern culture.
$9.99

Roadside Geology, Montana

USW49
Donald Hyndman
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1986
435
0878422021
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The geologic history of Montana as seen through the car window.
$20.00

Montana, High, Wide, and Handsome

USW50
Joseph Kinsey Howard, William Kittredge (Introduction), Alfred Guthrie (Introduction)
University of Nebraska Press
2003
347
0803273398
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This delightful book is a spirited, appreciative testimony to the great prairie, its indigenous peoples, geography, climate, turf battles, economy and environment by an early newspaperman.
$19.95

Animal Tracks, Peterson Field Guide

FG22
Olaus Murie
Houghton Mifflin Company
2005
375
061851743x
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
The classic guide to tracks of North American mammals.
$19.95

Western USA Map

USW51
Hildebrand
Hildebrand
2
3889892795
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Central and Western United States.
$5.99

The Last Best Place, A Montana Anthology

USW55
William Kittredge (Editor)
University of Washington Press
2003
1158
0295969741
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Farmer-turned-writer Kittredge collects historic and contemporary writings on Montana -- a monumental undertaking justified by the diversity of memoirs, stories and history included.
$40.00

Yellowstone, A Visitor's Companion

USW54
George Wuerthner
Stackpole Books
1992
218
0811730786
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handbook to the geology, ecology, wildlife and plants of Yellowstone. Includes photographs, a bird list and brief field guide with black-and-white drawings.
$15.95

Of Wolves and Men

BST31
Barry Lopez
Scribner
2004
302
0684163225
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This eloquent, powerful book is an outstanding overview of the wolf, as well as a survey of wolf mythology and its relationship to human society. First published in the 1980s, it has been reprinted with a new afterword by the author.
$20.00

Montana Atlas & Gazetteer

USW60
DeLorme Mapping
MapLink
1994
96
0899332250
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
Outstanding color maps of Montana, including Glacier National Park.
$19.95

Never Cry Wolf

BST34
Farley Mowat
Back Bay Books
2001
246
0316881791
PAPER
Literature
0
1
0
0
A laugh-out-loud account of wolf research and government folly set on the barren lands of northern Manitoba. Perfect for teens.
$16.00

The Wolf, Ecology and Behavior of an Endangered Species

BST35
David Mech
University of Minnesota Press
1970
384
0816610266
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic overview of the ecology of the wolf by David Mech, a well-known biologist who has done much of his field work on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian North.
$19.95

Wyoming Atlas and Gazetteer

USW62
DeLorme Mapping
MapLink
2001
0899333389
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
Outstanding color maps of Wyoming, including Yellowstone National Park.
$19.95

Roadside Geology, Wyoming

USW65
David Lageson
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1988
288
0878422161
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The geologic history of Wyoming as seen through the car window.
$20.00

History of Wyoming

USW66
T. A. Larson
University of Nebraska Press
1993
695
0803279361
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Condensed from the author's monumental multi-volume history.
$40.00

The Company of Wolves

BST37
Peter Steinhart
Vintage Books
1996
400
0679743871
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A celebration of the wolf, this book presents the ecology of the North American wolf, a call for its reintroduction in the West and a history of the complex relations with humans.
$17.00

Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West

USW78
Wallace Stegner
Viking
1992
438
0140159940
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of explorer John Wesley Powell by the great Wallace Stegner, first published in 1954. It's both an adventure and an insightful look at the politics of development in the American West.
$18.00

The Best of the West, An Anthology of Classic Writing from the American West

USW87
Tony Hillerman (Editor)
HarperCollins Publishers
1992
528
0060923520
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A campfire collection of unforgettable portraits of the West, this anthology takes in travelers, homesteaders, Navajos, government officials, pioneers and authors as diverse as Meriwether Lewis, John Steinbeck and Edward Abbey.
$18.99

Glacier/Waterton Lakes National Parks Map

USW96
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2009
2
0925873152
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed topographic map of the Montana and Alberta national parks. Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper, it's a good choice for planning a hike. Scales vary.
$11.95

The Blackfeet, Raiders on the Northwest Plains

PNW47
John Canfield Ewers
University of Oklahoma Press
1983
345
0806118369
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of the Blackfeet, first published in 1958. It is old-fashioned, authoritatively written, factual and full of detail of daily life.
$24.95

Wilderness and the American Mind

USW97
Roderick Nash
Yale University Press
2014
440
0300190387
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic essay on changing American attitudes toward wilderness and the environment, including an enlightening discussion on western expansion. With chapters on Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, Aldo Leopold, Alaska and wilderness preservation.
$25.00

All But the Waltz, A Memoir of Five Generations in the Life of a Montana Family

USW101
Mary Clearman Blew
University of Oklahoma Press
2001
223
080613321x
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this memoir, Blew writes of life and death on the Montana Plains, from her own youth spent working cattle on the family ranch, back through her family to the fur traders and railroad workers who first moved west.
$19.95

Falcon Guide, Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks

USW102
Erik Molvar
Falcon Press
2012
215
0762736321
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide covers major hikes and trails in both parks, including sketch maps, mile-by-mile descriptions, easy-to-follow maps, elevation charts and descriptions of geographical features and wildlife to be seen en route.
$21.95

Mythology of the Blackfoot Indians

USW105
Clark Wissler, D.C. Duvall (Editor), Alice Beck Kehoe (Introduction)
University of Nebraska Press
1995
168
0803260237
PAPER
History
1/1/2008
0
0
0
0
A classic collection of myths and tales originally published in 1908.
$17.95

A River Runs Through It, and Other Stories

USW107
Norman MacLean
University of Chicago Press
2017
226
0226500667
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A classic meditation on family, fly-fishing and the Blackfoot River of Montana. Colored with MacLean's haunting descriptions of the landscape, it is a vivid portrait of a minister and his two sons. Originally published in 1976.
$15.00

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

Empire Express, Building the First Transcontinental Railroad

USW135
David Haward Bain
Viking
2000
816
0140084991
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A magisterial history of the railroad that connected the East to the West -- and radically changed the face of America. It is quite a tale, featuring greed, corruption, disaster and many memorable characters.
$30.00

In Search of the Old Ones, Exploring the Anasazi World of the Southwest

USW157
David D. Roberts
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1997
271
0684832127
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An exuberant, engaging account of archaeological adventures in the desert Southwest. Roberts investigates the factors that may have led to the demise of the Anasazi civilization and looks into longstanding controversies.
$16.00

Great Plains

USW172
Ian Frazier
Picador USA
2001
292
0312278500
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A marvelously digressive, wide-ranging account of 25,000 miles worth of travels criss-crossing throughout the Great Plains, combining first-rate reportage and history.
$18.00

Grassland, The History, Biology, Politics and Promise of the American Prairie

USW178
Richard Manning
Viking
1997
320
0140233881
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An environmental history of the great plains, Manning traces the catastrophe wrought by plowing over the huge middle section of the United States.
$17.00

The Great Plains

USW179
Walter Prescott Webb
University of Nebraska Press
1981
525
0803297025
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Originally published in 1931, this classic and still provocative book traces the mindset and circumstances that pushed the settlers west.
$28.50

Mac's Field Guide to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Trees and Wildflowers

USW194
Craig MacGowan, Gary McCue
Mountaineers
1999
0898866731
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated card is waterproof and small enough to slip into your backpack.
$5.95

Montana Idaho Wyoming Map

USW196
Rand McNally Maps
Rand McNally
2005
2
0528856146
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of Montana and Wyoming, at a scale of 1.38 million.
$5.99

National Geographic Colorado GuideMap

USW201
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2015
2
1597750700
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A water-resistant, fold-up map of Colorado, with insets, a national park listing, information on major sites and a full index. Scaled at 1:1,584,000.
$7.95

Lewis and Clark Among the Indians

USW203
James P. Ronda
University of Nebraska Press
2002
310
0803289901
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ronda, a historian at the University of Tulsa, focuses on the various tribes encountered by Lewis and Clark, their ethnography and leaders. Originally published in 1984, this edition celebrates the Lewis and Clark bicentennial.
$19.95

Goin' Railroading

USW204
Sam Speas, Margaret Coel
University Press of Colorado
1998
200
0870814974
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An account of two generations of railroad engineers who have worked on the Colorado and Southern railroads since the late 19th century.
$21.95

Crazy Horse, A Life

USW205
Larry McMurtry
Viking
2006
148
0143034804
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The story of Sioux warrior Crazy Horse, written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Lonesome Dove." McMurtry blends history, biography and a dose of good storytelling in this short, thought-provoking biography. A volume in the excellent "Penguin Lives" series.
$16.00

The Time of the Buffalo

BST54
Tom McHugh, Victoria Hobson
University of Nebraska Press
1979
339
0803281056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic survey of the history and ecology of the American buffalo, including evolution, patterns of behavior, folklore, relationships with humans (including Plains cultures), biology and ecology.
$24.95

The City and the Saloon, Denver, 1858-1916

USW207
Thomas J. Noel
University Press of Colorado
1996
148
0870814265
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief, scholarly portrait of saloon life in the old West.
$23.95

Irons in the Fire

GEN132
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1998
224
0374525455
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A broad-ranging, fascinating collection of essays by John McPhee.
$18.00

Encounters with the Archdruid

NAT47
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1990
245
0374514313
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
McPhee profiles the former president of the Sierra Club as he faces a developer, a geologist, and the Secretary of the Interior.
$16.00

Into the West: The Story of Its People

USW259
Walter Nugent
Vintage Books
2001
560
0679777490
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An informative history exploring the ever-changing people of the American West.
$18.00

Rocky Mountain National Park: A History

USW281
Curt W. Buchholtz
University Press of Colorado
1983
255
0870811460
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
History of Rocky Mountain National Park from its earliest days of exploration to its present day popularity.
$25.95

Rocky Mountain National Park Map

USW295
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2008
2
0925873004
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full-color topographic map of Rocky Mountain National Park at a scale of 1:50,000, printed on waterproof, tear-resistant paper.
$11.95

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

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

Recreational Map of Wyoming

USW303
GTR Mapping
GTR Mapping
2012
2
1881262111
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful topographic map of Wyoming at a scale of 1:800,000.
$4.95

Boulder, Evolution of a City

USW305
Silvia Pettem
University Press of Colorado
2006
208
0870818317
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A handsome collection of 300 black-and-white photographs presenting Boulder's history and development over the past century.
$19.95

Hiking Grand Teton National Park

USW306
Bill Schneider
Falcon Press
2012
192
0762725672
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to hiking in Grand Teton National Park, featuring descriptions of 35 hikes, maps, black-and-white photographs, and practical information, such as safety tips.
$19.95

Fool's Crow

USW308
Thomas McGuane (Introduction), James Welch
Penguin
2011
416
0143106511
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Montana shortly after the Civil War, this novel tells of Fools Crow, a young Blackfoot Indian on the verge of manhood, and his tribe, known as the Lone Eaters.
$17.00

River of No Return

USW309
Johnny Carrey, Cort Conley
Backeddy Books
2003
309
0960356622
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history and guide to the Salmon River, featuring 150 black-and-white photographs and 10 maps.
$15.95

Indian Creek Chronicles, A Winter Alone in the Wilderness

USW310
Peter Fromm
Picador USA
2003
196
0312422725
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Fromm's lyrical tale of a winter as a ranger deep in Idaho's Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness displays his sense of the land, self-deprecating humor, and the joys and solace of a winter alone.
$17.00

Riding the White Horse Home, A Western Family Album

USW311
Teresa Jordan
Vintage Books
1994
219
0679751351
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Teresa Jordan's memories of growing up on a ranch in Iron Mountain Wyoming, full of loving details on the people, landscapes and nature of the Rockies.
$15.95

The Battle of the Little Bighorn

USW312
Mari Sandoz
University of Nebraska Press
1978
191
0803291000
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A narrative history of the Battle of Little Bighorn.
$14.95

Chief Joseph and the Nez Perces: A Photographic History

PNW93
Jan and Bill Moeller
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1995
96
0878423192
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A husband and wife team track the trail of the Nez Perce Indians through Idaho, Montana and down to Oklahoma in this book of color photographs, showing the landscapes they encountered.
$15.00

Falcon Guide, Hiking the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness

RKY08
Bill Schneider
Falcon Press
2015
320
1493005944
PAPER
Guidebook
7/1/2015
0
0
0
0
In addition to useful trail descriptions, maps and safety techniques, this practical hiking guide to the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness gives an overview of the area's natural history and advice on navigating the area's mountainous terrain.
$22.95

The Complete Dinosaur

SCI42
James O. Farlow (Editor), M.K. Brett-Surman (Editor), Robert K. Walters (Editor)
Indiana University Press
2012
752
0253213134
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A scholarly survey of dinosaurs, their discovery, study, biology and evolution, geared to the serious dinosaur enthusiast. With hundreds of black-and-white drawings and photographs.
$85.00

Tomboy Bride, A Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West

USW340
Harriet Fish Backus
Graphic Arts Center Publishing
1985
288
0871085127
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An absorbing memoir of Harriet Fish Backus, whose husband was a miner in the American West in the early 20th century.
$17.99

Centennial

USW344
James Michener
Random House
2007
928
0812978420
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Michener's epic novel, written in celebration of America's bicentennial and the American West, spans 136 million years of Colorado history.
$18.00

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

GEN182
Robert Pirsig
HarperCollins Publishers
2008
380
0060839872
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A landmark book concerning (among other things) philosophy -- and a father with his son on the road from Minnesota to California.
$16.99

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders

FG53
Lorus J. Milne
Alfred Knopf
2000
989
0394507630
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A guide to 200 species of insects and beetles featuring 700 full-color photographs.
$22.95

Letters of a Woman Homesteader

USW348
Elinor Pruitt Stewart, N. C. Wyeth (Illustrator), Gretel Ehrlich
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
282
0395911516
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A true portrait of pioneer life in the west circa 1909, as told through the letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart, a single mother determined to prove to the world that she could make it in the wilds of Wyoming on her own.
$15.95

Close Range: Wyoming Stories

USW349
Annie Proulx
Scribner
2000
285
0684852225
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Proulx's brilliantly-drawn characters personify the loneliness, harsh beauty and wild nature of Wyoming in this luminous collection, which includes the story "Brokeback Mountain."
$16.00

The Bassett Women

USW350
Grace McClure
Ohio University Press
1985
247
0804008779
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The story of a pioneering family in eastern Utah, drawn from interviews, historical documents and memoirs. "Queen" Anne Bassett and her family were a resilient group who endured the harsh life of settlers in eastern Utah.
$18.95

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

Northeastern Utah Map

USW353
Utah Travel Council
Utah Travel Council
1975
1
0783406762
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of northeastern Utah, containing Salt Lake City, the Green River and Wasatch National Forest, at a scale of 1:357,000.
$4.95

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

Butch Cassidy, A Biography

USW355
Richard Patterson
Bison Books
1998
448
0803287569
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy and the ambiguities surrounding his life and death are examined in this biography, the most comprehensive published in over half a century.
$21.95

Windows into the Earth, The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

USW356
Robert B. Smith, Lee J. Siegel
Oxford University Press
2000
240
0195105974
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A geologic history and tour of the northern Rockies, particularly Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. With an outstanding overview of the geologic formation of the region and 50 color photographs.
$29.95

Crossing the Next Meridian: Land, Water, and the Future of the West

USW361
Charles F. Wilkinson
Island Press
1993
320
155963149X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A discussion of development and conservation in the West.
$45.00

Historical Atlas of Colorado

RKY10
Thomas J. Noel, Paul F. Mahoney (Contributor), Richard E. Stevens (Contributor)
University of Oklahoma Press
2015
368
0806141840
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
An introduction to the history and geography of Colorado.
$39.95

The Sagebrush Ocean, a Natural History of the Great Basin

USW365
Jennifer Dewey (Illustrator), Stephen Trimble
University of Nevada Press
1999
136
0874173434
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic natural history of the Great Basin. Trimble evokes the mystery, beauty, geology, and life of the region. With a map, 44 color, and 92 black-and-white photos.
$39.95

The Oregon Trail, Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life

USW369
Francis Parkman, David Levin (Introduction)
Penguin
1989
504
0140390421
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The original, 19th-century account by the great American historian and romantic, based in part on the author's wanderings on the Oregon Trail through the plains of Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas.
$16.00

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

Lewis and Clark, Partners in Discovery

USW376
John E. Bakeless
Dover Publications
1996
498
0486292339
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Applying his own original research and the journals of expedition members, Bakeless has put together an authoritative biography of the two explorers.
$15.95

Rocky Mountain Birds

USW386
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551239
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated, fold-out guide to almost 150 species of birds, from Montana to New Mexico. This pocket-size reference is handy for quick identification.
$7.95

Western Backyard Birds

USW389
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583550895
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated, fold-out guide features illustrations of almost 150 species of birds in the western United States.
$7.95

Dining by Rail, The History and Recipes of America's Golden Age of Railroad Cuisine

GEN217
James D. Porterfield
Griffin Publishing
1998
400
0312187114
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A glimpse into the golden age of rail through the windows of the dining car.
$24.99

Rebel of the Rockies, A History of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad

USW393
Robert G. Athearn
University of Nebraska Press
1977
395
0803258615
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This history of one of the old big-time railroads provides an account of an interesting aspect of the opening of the west, even if it is sprinkled with a fair amount of legalese.
$35.00

Run, River, Run: A Naturalist's Journey Down One of the Great Rivers of the American West

USW394
Ann Zwinger
University of Arizona Press
1984
317
0816508852
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An account of travels on the author's beloved Green River, which runs from western Wyoming to eastern Utah before joining the Colorado.
$19.95

Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey

USW395
Lillian Schlissel
Schocken Books
2004
278
0805211764
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fascinating, well researched selection of women's diaries and journals from the Wild West, including vivid accounts of buffalo hunts, Indian raids, childbirth under difficult circumstances, geological wonders and a telling amount of inward trepidation. With black-and-white photographs throughout.
$16.95

Recreational Map of Utah

SWU48
GTR Mapping
GTR Mapping
2014
2
188126209X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A very good fold-out map of Utah at a scale of 1:800,000 showing topography, parks and wilderness areas, cities, towns and roads.
$4.95

Great Basin National Park Map

SWU54
Earthwalk Press
MapLink
2001
2
0915749092
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed hiking map of great Basin National Park.
$6.95

Mountain City

SWU55
Gregory Martin
North Point Press
2001
193
0865476160
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A memoir of rural life in the Basque-influenced sheep herding country of northern Nevada.
$19.00

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

The Old North Trail: Life, Legends and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians

USW411
Walter McClintock
University of Nebraska Press
1999
563
0803282583
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A portrait of Blackfoot culture from a photographer who spent four years in the late 19th century living among the tribes of northwestern Montana.
$24.95

Recreational Map of Colorado

RKY13
GTR Mapping
GTR Mapping
2
1881262103
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A very good fold-out map of Colorado at a scale of 1:820,000.
$3.95

This House of Sky, Landscapes of a Western Mind

RKY18
Ivan Doig
Harvest Books
1992
314
0156899825
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Doig's beautifully told, inspiring story of growing up tough on a ranch in western Montana. It's a powerful tale of place, family bonds and perseverance. A western favorite.
$14.95

River Tales of Idaho

RKY29
Darcy Williamson, Jim Paxton (Illustrator)
Caxton Press
2003
344
0870043781
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
These 58 stories range from Native American legends to early accounts by explorers and settlers to modern tales of adventure.
$17.95

Home Below Hells Canyon

RKY30
Grace Jordan
Bison Books
2003
243
0803251076
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Jordan's affecting depression-era memoir of life at Kirkwood Bar, an Idaho sheep ranch in the Snake River gorge just below Hells Canyon.
$19.00

Fishing Yellowstone National Park

RKY34
Richard Parks
Falcon Press
2007
208
1599211424
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive handbook to fishing throughout the park from Falcon Guides.
$18.95

The Yellowstone Fly-Fishing Guide

RKY35
Craig Mathews, Clayton Molinero
Lyons Press
1997
150
155821545X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to fishing in Yellowstone National Park, written by experienced local anglers and the owners of the Yellowstone Park Company. Covering techniques, equipment and hundreds of sites, it's the perfect tool for planning a fishing trip to the park.
$16.95

Dinosaur National Monument Map

RKY38
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2009
2
0925873209
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A topographic map of Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado and Utah, at a scale of 1:75,000. Printed on waterproof, tear-resistant paper.
$11.95

Fleximap Denver

RKY40
Kunth Verlag
Kunth Verlag
2013
1
9812582622
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed map of the "Mile High City" includes a light rail map and a regional map of the Denver area.
$8.95

Colorado National Monument Map

RKY44
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2008
2
1566954010
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed hiker's topographic map of Colorado National Monument at a scale of 1:24,000, printed on tear-resistant, waterproof paper.
$11.95

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

Black Elk Speaks

SWU133
Nicholas Black Elk, John Neihardt
Bison Books
2014
424
0803283911
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The remarkable, celebrated biography of an Oglala Sioux spiritual leader (1863-1950), as recorded by John Neihardt.
$19.95

The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers and the Rush to Colorado

USP12
Elliott West
University Press of Kansas
2000
422
0700610294
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of the Colorado gold rush and its effect on the Great Plains.
$18.95

Horace Tabor: His Life and the Legend

RKY47
Duane Smith
University Press of Colorado
1989
436
0870812068
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of one of Colorado's greatest success stories.
$24.95

Bones for Barnum Brown, Adventures of a Dinosaur Hunter

SWU141
Roland T. Bird, Edwin Colbert (Introduction)
Texas Christian University Press
1985
226
0875650112
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A brief memoir of paleontological discovery and personalities focusing largely on the west.
$17.95

The Surrounded

RKY56
D'Arcy McNickle
University of New Mexico Press
1978
297
0826304699
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel of life on Montana's Flathead Reservation, first published in 1936.
$24.95

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

Under the Banner of Heaven, A Story of Violent Faith

SWU149
Jon Krakauer
Random House
2004
400
1400032806
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Krakauer's engrossing account of murder among the Mormon fundamentalist community. More than just a true crime story, it's also a history of the Mormon faith and its disparate sects in the American West.
$16.00

Archaeology, History, and Custer's Last Battle: The Little Big Horn Reexamined

RKY62
Richard Allan Fox, Jr.
University of Oklahoma Press
1993
412
0806129980
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A revisionist history of the Battle of Little Big Horn.
$24.95

Custer, Cavalier in Buckskin

RKY64
Robert Utley
University of Oklahoma Press
2001
176
0806133473
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A concise biography of General George Armstrong Custer.
$29.95

Frontier Regulars, The United States Army and the Indian, 1866-1891

USW434
Robert Utley
University of Nebraska Press
1984
462
0803295510
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A vivid history of the battles for supremacy and control in the American West.
$29.95

The March of the Montana Column, A Prelude to the Custer Disaster

RKY65
James Bradley, Edgar Stewart (Editor)
University of Oklahoma Press
1991
208
0806123168
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The journals of Lieutenant James Bradley, a first-hand account of the Sioux Campaign.
$19.95

"Boots and Saddles" or, Life in Dakota with General Custer

USP14
Elizabeth Bacon Custer
University of Oklahoma Press
2003
0806111925
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An account of life in the American West with General George Armstrong Custer in the wake of the Civil War, as recalled by wife Elizabeth.
$19.95

Forty Miles a Day on Beans and Hay

USW435
Don Rickey, Jr.
University of Oklahoma Press
1973
0806111135
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of the United States Army's 19th-century conflicts with Native Americans.
$19.95

Killing Custer, The Battle of the Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians

RKY71
James Welch
W. W. Norton & Company
2007
320
0393329399
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A reconstruction of the battle from the point of view of the Indians.
$16.95

Yellowtail, Crow Medicine Man and Sun Dance Chief, An Autobiography

RKY72
Thomas Yellowtail, Michael Oren Fitzgerald (Editor)
University of Oklahoma Press
1994
0806126027
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An pivotal culural figure and Crow medicine man, born in 1903, tells his story.
$19.95

Counting Coup, A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn

RKY73
Larry Colton
Warner Books
2001
448
0446677558
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The story of a fledgling basketball star, teenage mother and Crow Indian in Hardin, Montana.
$17.00

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

National Geographic National Parks West

USW457
National Geographic
National Geographic
2005
352
0792295382
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handy, illustrated guide to the national parks of the western United States, including Yellowstone, Yosemite, Rocky Mountain and Olympic, featuring excellent maps and suggested excursions.
$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

Flashman and the Redskins

USW464
George MacDonald Fraser
Plume
1995
480
0452264871
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Picking up where Flashman For Freedom left off, our disreputable hero finds himself on a wagon train en route to San Francisco. Naturally, he meets Kit Carson, gets captured by Apaches and ends up the center of the Battle of Little Big Horn, where he may have been the one who shot Custer (but by accident).
$16.00

The Great Divide, A Biography of the Rocky Mountains

RKY84
Gary Ferguson
Countryman Press
2006
288
0881507075
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The exciting adventurers -- trappers, hippies and women's suffragists -- of the Rocky Mountains, past and present, come to life in Ferguson's account of the lands that have always encouraged exploration, inspired dreams and represented American freedom.
$24.95

Recreational Map of Western Montana

RKY86
GTR Mapping
GTR Mapping
2007
2
188126212X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy road map (1:790,000) shows Missoula, Butte, Bozeman, Big Sky and the route between Yellowstone and Glacier.
$3.95

Weminuche Wilderness Map

USW483
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
0925873578
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A topographic map of Southwest Colorado's half-million-acre Weminuche Wilderness at a scale of 1:67,000.
$11.95

The Worst Hard Time, The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

USP30
Timothy Egan
Mariner Books
2006
352
0618773479
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Pulizter Prize-winning New York Times journalist masterfully reconstructs the "black blizzards" of the 1935 Dust Bowl catastrophe and those who stayed to brave it.
$15.99

The Shadow Catcher

USA160
Marianne Wiggins
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2008
323
0743265203
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Wiggins effortlessly weaves the tale of her own father and that of Edward S. Curtis, the great photographer of the American West, in this beautful novel of family and discovery.
$16.00

Over the Mountains, An Aerial View of Geology

NAT126
Michael Collier
Mikaya Press
2007
128
1931414181
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Collier, a geologist, writer and photographer, piloted a small plane to inaccessible mountain locations, returning with the breathtaking color photographs featured in this book.
$34.95

The Meadow

USW528
James Galvin
Henry Holt and Company
1993
240
0805027033
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Galvin's lyrical, personal memoir of ranch life along the Colorado-Wyoming border is rich with beautiful imagery and unforgettable characters.
$18.00

Rocky Mountain National Park, An Introduction to Familiar Species

RKY101
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2007
1583553673
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy, laminated fold-up card featuring 140 birds, mammals, reptiles and insects.
$5.95

The Great Rocky Mountain Nature Factbook

RKY03
Susan Ewing
Graphic Arts Center Publishing
1999
223
0882405152
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Ewing's family-friendly guide, with black-and-white drawings throughout, answers the curiosity of engaged visitors about the plants, animals and natural features of the Rockies.
$14.95

Fine Just the Way It Is, Wyoming Stories 3

USW569
Annie Proulx
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2009
240
1416571671
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of visceral, often heartbreaking stories about life in the arid West by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Annie Proulx, author of Close Range, Bad Dirt and The Shipping News.
$15.00

Rocky Mountain Nature Guide

RKY108
Andy Bezener
Lone Pine Press
1999
192
1551051788
PAPER
Field Guide
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
This guide includes information on mammals, fish, birds, trees, shrubs, wildflowers, insects and reptiles from the entire span of the Rockies - Alaska to New Mexico. Featuring over 300 exact full-color illustrations.
$21.95

Rocky Mountain Flora

RKY116
James Ells
Mountaineers
2011
304
0984221344
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A completely revised, second edition of a comprehensive, full-color field guide to the wildflowers that flourish in the Rocky Mountain region.
$24.95

Recreational Map of Eastern Montana

RKY121
GTR Mapping
GTR Mapping
2012
1
1881262138
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
An excellent fold-out map of Eastern Montana at a scale of 1:790,000 showing topography, parks and wilderness areas, cities, towns and roads. With mileage chart, index and points of interest. Two Sides. 33x24 inches.
$4.95

Canadian Rockies Destination Map

RKY126
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Maps
2012
1
1597755133
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This guide map by National Geographic includes both an overview of wildlife and attractions and a bird's-eye view of Banff, Jasper and surroundings.
$11.95

Bad Dirt, Wyoming Stories 2

USW727
Annie Proulx
Scribner
2005
219
0743260147
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Following up on Close Range (USW349), Proulx offers another collection of short stories, this one focusing on the residents of a fictional Wyoming town. Mixing humorous tales with stark portrayals of life on the plains, she paints an honest, descriptive portrait of the land she loves.
$15.00

The Lost World of the Old Ones

USW787
David Roberts
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
352
0393352331
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A fascinating look at prehistoric civilization in the Four Corners region. Roberts goes deep into the Southwest backcountry to find yet-undiscovered ruins of the Ancestral Puebloans, known by their modern descendants as The Old Ones.
$16.95

Wild Yellowstone

USW817
National Geographic
National Geographic Video
2015
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
Utilizing the latest tools and techniques in cinematography, National Geographic portrays the world-famous wildlife and natural splendor of Yellowstone. Runtime: 90 minutes.
$24.95

Yellowstone, A Journey Through America's Wild Heart

USW820
David Quammen
National Geographic Globes
2016
224
1426217544
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
With David Quammen's trademark blend of history, science and field research, this ode to Yellowstone is filled with informative text and plenty of vivid photographs. Quammen brings readers deep into the heart of the park: its misty mountain peaks, gray wolves, sweeping valleys and geologic wonders.
$28.00

36 Hours Guide, USA & Canada, West

NAM84
Barbara Ireland
Taschen
2016
288
3836539403
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Filled with recommendations from The New York Times' travel column, this well-curated guide to the West is organized in a day-by-day, hour-by-hour format. A great way to inject cool, quirky and inspired experiences into every moment.
$24.99

Worth Looking For

Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

USW41
John J. Craighead
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
277
0395936136
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A Peterson guide to 590 species of wildflowers, with both line drawings and a section of color photographs. Focusing on family and genus, the book includes the most conspicuous and commonly encountered flowers.
$21.00

The Return of the Wolf to Yellowstone

BST32
Thomas McNamee
Henry Holt
1998
325
0805057927
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
This book recounts the politics, biology and symbolism surrounding the wolf's recent return to Yellowstone -- from whence it had been extirpated more than 70 years prior.
$16.00

Compass Guide Wyoming

USW61
Nathaniel Burt, Don Pitcher (Photographer)
Compass American Guides
2008
368
1400007372
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
Handsomely produced, illustrated and informative, this compact guide covers the history, nature and attractions of Wyoming in detail, including a long chapter on Yellowstone.
$21.95

Mountains and Plains, The Ecology of Wyoming Landscapes

USW64
Dennis H. Knight
Yale University Press
1996
340
0300068565
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
This book documents the landscape ecology of Wyoming through dozens of photographs, maps, text and line drawings. The author pays particular attention to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. Of interest to both serious students and curious travelers.
$34.00

Southwest United States

USW266
HEMA Maps
Hema
2010
2
1892040166
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
1
A very good regional map of the Colorado Plateau, west to California and south to Mexico.
$9.95

Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide: A Scenic guide to 33 Favorite Hikes Including Longs Peak

USW279
Jerome Malitz
Johnson Books
2007
141
1555663400
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A guide to 33 different trails in Rocky Mountain National Park.
$16.95

Colorado, A Liquid History & Tavern Guide to the Highest State

RKY09
Thomas J. Noel
Aa Balkema
2003
254
1555912605
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
An award-winning, illustrated guide to noteworthy taverns and saloon, not just in Denver but throughout Colorado.
$27.95

Rocky Mountain National Park, A Visitor's Companion

RKY07
George Wuerthner
Stackpole Books
2001
272
0811729192
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A compact, illustrated guide to Rocky Mountain National Park.
$19.95

The Great Divide, The Rocky Mountains in the American Mind

RKY74
Gary Ferguson
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
288
0393050726
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A storyteller by nature, Ferguson spins tales of the vivid personalities attracted to the allure of the Wild West from the original inhabitants to early adventurers, mountain men, artists, entrepreneurs, conservationists and today's recreational visitors.
$24.95

A Naturalist's Guide to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park

SWU168
Frank C. Craighead, Jr.
Falcon Press
2006
208
076274023X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A memoir and classic natural history of the wildlife of Jackson Hole and the Tetons by a celebrated local biologist, organized week-by-week throughout the year.
$18.95

The Rockies, A Natural History

RKY82
Richard Cannings
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
320
1553651146
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
This engaging, illustrated guide to the geology, history, habitats, wildlife and climate of the Rockies is geared for naturalist-travelers and includes hundreds of color photographs.
$29.95