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THE AMERICAN WEST. Buy these 5 items as a set for $90 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

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

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

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, An Indian History of the American West

USW288
Dee Brown
Henry Holt and Company
2007
450
0805086846
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An unsettling history of the violent conquest of the Native Americans of the West, from 1860 to 1890, as told by members of the tribes themselves. 30th anniversary edition.
$19.00

The Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West

USW503
Fodor's
Fodor's
2016
944
1101879750
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This neat, comprehensive guide to the outdoor beauty of the West contains driving tour suggestions and a three-chapter introduction to the history, wildlife, geology and best bits of the featured parks.
$33.99

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

Blood and Thunder, An Epic of the American West

USW763
Hampton Sides
Doubleday
2007
578
1400031109
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Prominent biographer and historian Hampton Sides brings us a story of epic proportions -- the American Army of the West and its decades-long battle with the Navajos. At the center of this sweeping tale is Kit Carson, the controversial frontiersman whose life ended in Taos, New Mexico.
$18.00

California the Beautiful

CAL277
Galen Rowell (Photographer)
Welcome Books
2009
159
159962074X
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Rowell's exquisite photographs are accompanied by excerpts from Joan Didion, M.F.K. Fisher, Jack London, William Saroyan and many other luminaries in this celebration of the nature and spirit of California.
$19.95

Cheyenne Memories

USW287
John Stands in Timber, Margot Liberty
Yale University Press
1998
330
0300073003
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
First published in 1967, this is a classic, oral history of the Cheyenne Indians, from prehistoric times to early reservation years. As the primary keeper of oral literature of the Cheyennes, John Stands in Timber gathered recollections from elders on tribal lore, rituals and history.
$34.00

Continental Divide, A History of American Mountaineering

USA589
Maurice Isserman
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
416
0393068501
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Arguing that the story of American mountaineering mirrors the development of American democracy, Isserman traces the roles that mountains have played in the country’s history, from Emerson, Muir and Roosevelt to present-day mountaineers.
$28.95

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

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

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

National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West

USE541
Rich Clarkson (Editor)
National Geographic
2012
304
1426209568
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This collection is published in celebration of 125 years of majesty, spirit and adventure at the National Geographic Society.
$30.00

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

The Old West

USW798
Stephen G. Hyslop
Penguin Putnam
2015
320
142621555X
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
To bring the legendary American West to life, National Geographic combined 450 historical photographs with archival maps and personal accounts. Their lavish miscellany includes Oregon Trail pioneers, Annie Oakley, trappers and traders, the famed "golden spike" and wagon-loads more!
$40.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

On the Wild West

USW785
Mark Twain
Trafalgar Square
2015
120
1843916266
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A humorous travelogue by a young Mark Twain that rambles through the Civil War-era Wild West, from Missouri to Sacramento. No one is safe from Twain’s cutting wit -- as he satirizes even his own foibles in the untamed West.
$14.95

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

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

Wapiti Wilderness

USW68
Margaret Murie, Olaus Murie (Illustrator)
University Press of Colorado
2001
302
087081155X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Margaret and her biologist husband (who did the illustrations for the book) write of a winter, and especially the elk, at a ranch in Jackson Hole. They alternate chapters, mixing tales of work as a field biologist with stories of life in the region, where they lived for 37 years.
$24.95

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

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

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."
$17.00

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

Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs, Living and Writing in the West

SWU492
Wallace Earle Stegner
Modern Library
2002
272
0375759328
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Wallace Stegner's tribute to the landscape of the American West includes profiles of writers like John Steinbeck and Norban Maclean, histories and a call for environmental action. An important, memorable collection, nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award.
$18.00

An American Idea, The Making of the National Parks

USA34
Kim Heacox
National Geographic
2009
288
1426205635
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Heacox's well-illustrated history of the national park system in the United States includes maps, drawings, paintings and photographs.
$14.95

Desert Solitaire

DES02
Edward Abbey
Touchstone
1990
303
0671695886
PAPER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
One of the great works on the value of the desert, eloquent and laugh-out-loud funny. Although Abbey writes specifically about his experiences as a ranger at Arches National Park outside Moab, Utah, his message is universal.
$16.00

Rising from the Plains

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

The National Parks, America's Best Idea

USA356
Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
Alfred Knopf
2011
400
0375712100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This lavishly illustrated tale by the dynamic PBS duo brings to life the conservationists, politicians, presidents and dreamers who created our national park system.
$35.00

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 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

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

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 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

Big Book of the Old West to Color

USW810
Peter F. Copeland
Dover Publications
2008
144
0486466795
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
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 Old West and come ready to color!
$8.95

More Books

Roughing It

HWI14
Mark Twain
Penguin
2004
592
0140390103
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Twain's classic work on the American West, written as he was abandoning the peripatetic life and settling down in the 1870s. Funny, irreverent, acutely observed this is vintage Twain, covering his travels in California, Nevada and Hawaii. With all 304-first edition illustrations, specially prepared maps, facsimile manuscript pages and commentary.
$17.00

Roughing It

USW16
Mark Twain
University of California Press
1996
892
0520205596
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Mark Twain's fictional account of the 1860's American West, delightful as ever.
$16.95

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

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

Owning It All

PNW49
William Kittredge
Graywolf Press
2002
182
1555973663
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A beautifully written memoir of growing up on a ranch in Oregon's Warner Valley in the 1930s by one of the great writers on the American West.
$15.00

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 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

Volcano, The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens

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

Across the Wide Missouri

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

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

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

Mormon Country

USW38
Wallace Stegner
University of Nebraska Press
2003
362
0803293054
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Stegner's story of Brigham Young and early history of Utah, originally published in 1942, includes marvelous portraits of people and places in the Salt Lake Basin.
$21.95

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

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

Searching For Yellowstone, Ecology and Wonder in the Last Wilderness

USW59
Paul D. Schullery
Globe Pequot Press
2004
338
0972152210
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An engaging social and environmental history of Yellowstone from the Pleistocene to the present focusing on the park since its founding in 1872. Schullery has worked in Yellowstone as a ranger, a historian and the chief of cultural resources.
$19.95

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

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

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

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

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

Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri

PNW46
Charles Larpenteur, Milo Milton Quaife (Illustrator)
University of Nebraska Press
1989
388
0803279302
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An invaluable record of life along the Upper Missouri circa 1850, fascinating and rich in details of daily life on the frontier.
$19.95

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

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

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

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

Midway, The Battle that Doomed Japan

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

Passage to Juneau

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our National Parks

USW272
John Muir, Richard F. Fleck (Introduction)
University of Wisconsin Press
1994
370
0299085945
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A collection of ten essays on the national parks of the West, including Yosemite, Yellowstone, Sequoia and General Grant. Six of the ten chapters are devoted to Yosemite National Park.
$26.95

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

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

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

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