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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.
$22.95

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
2017
592
1426218354
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.
$29.99

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.
$21.99

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