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Western Canada: British Columbia, the Yukon and Alberta

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast

PNW06
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1979
111
0295956453
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A concise, illustrated overview of the diverse art produced by the peoples of the Pacific Northwest. It focuses on the spiritual and cultural meaning of common motifs that characterize the rich art of the area.
$17.95

British Columbia Map

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

Insider's Guide Victoria & Vancouver Island

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

Moon Handbook British Columbia including the Alaskan Highway

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

The Klondike Fever, The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush

ALA20
Pierre Berton
Carroll & Graff
2003
457
0786713178
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in 1958, the classic history of the Yukon and Alaska gold rush by the great Canadian historian Pierre Berton. A master storyteller, Berton captures the spirit of the rowdy days of old in loving detail.
$19.99

The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia

CND116
Jean Barman
University of Toronto Press
2007
450
0802094953
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fascinating history of the Canadian province from the 18th century to the mid-1990s. The author weaves portraits of major personalities and events into a readable overview of the cultural and social influences that have shaped the region.
$48.95

True North, The Yukon and Northwest Territories

CND33
William R. Morrison
Oxford University Press
1998
216
0195410459
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated history of the Yukon and Northwest territories.
$55.00

The Curve of Time

PNW48
Muriel Wylie Blanchet
Lightning Source
2011
271
1770500375
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
Blanchet's delightful, unlikely account of life aboard a 25-foot ketch with her young family. It's a funny, vivid account of Vancouver Island, full of memorable detail on people and place.
$24.95

Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest

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

Driftwood Valley, A Woman Naturalist in the Northern Wilderness

PNW148
Theodora Stanwell-Fletcher, Wendell Berry (Introduction)
Oregon State University Press
2003
352
0870715240
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A classic account of pioneer life and the natural history of British Columbia, originally published in 1946. This edition includes animal illustrations by the author's husband; the couple lived for three years at a remote lakeside cabin in north-central British Columbia.
$18.95

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

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

British Columbia Map

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

Insider's Guide Victoria & Vancouver Island

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

Moon Handbook British Columbia including the Alaskan Highway

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

The Klondike Fever, The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush

ALA20
Pierre Berton
Carroll & Graff
2003
457
0786713178
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in 1958, the classic history of the Yukon and Alaska gold rush by the great Canadian historian Pierre Berton. A master storyteller, Berton captures the spirit of the rowdy days of old in loving detail.
$19.99

The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia

CND116
Jean Barman
University of Toronto Press
2007
450
0802094953
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fascinating history of the Canadian province from the 18th century to the mid-1990s. The author weaves portraits of major personalities and events into a readable overview of the cultural and social influences that have shaped the region.
$48.95

True North, The Yukon and Northwest Territories

CND33
William R. Morrison
Oxford University Press
1998
216
0195410459
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated history of the Yukon and Northwest territories.
$55.00

The Curve of Time

PNW48
Muriel Wylie Blanchet
Lightning Source
2011
271
1770500375
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
Blanchet's delightful, unlikely account of life aboard a 25-foot ketch with her young family. It's a funny, vivid account of Vancouver Island, full of memorable detail on people and place.
$24.95

Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest

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

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

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

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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

Alaska and Canada's Inside Passage

ALA12
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
2015
4
0961143800
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This accordion map-guide folds into a booklet, at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$19.95

Alaska's Southeast, Touring the Inside Passage

ALA23
Mike Miller
Globe Pequot Press
2008
295
0762745355
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Our best-selling book on Alaska, this practical guide includes not just information on where to go and what to do in the region (with terrific town maps) but also a good overview of the area's natural history, culture and geography.
$17.95

Art of the Northwest Coast Indians

PNW173
Robert Inverarity
University of California Press
1972
0520005953
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This superb book, with drawings and explanatory text by the American artist and anthropologist, presents the culture and symbolism associated with the native arts of the Pacific Northwest.
$36.95

Bachelor Brothers' Bed and Breakfast

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

Bear Attacks, Their Causes and Avoidance

BST21
Stephen Herrero
Lyons Press
2002
296
158574557X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Despite its frightening title, this book is a helpful introduction to the natural history and behavior of the bear by a long-term researcher in the field. With useful tips on "avoidance."
$16.95

Between Pacific Tides

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

The 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

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$0.00

Burrard Inlet, A History

CND121
Doreen Armitage
Aa Balkema
2001
240
1550172727
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A short history of Burrard's Inlet, the port surrounding Vancouver. The Inlet's story is one of Native Americans, developers, businessmen, environmentalists and other influential figures in the rise of the Greater Vancouver area.
$32.95

Canada Wall Map

CND158
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1597753548
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A rolled wall map of Canada, featuring National Geographic cartography. Scaled to a size of 1:6,400,000. Dimensions are 38" x 32". Includes a sturdy, plastic tube.
$16.99

Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians

PNW109
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1995
192
0295974486
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
Cedar figured prominently in the early societies of the Pacific Northwest, and this handsome, illustrated book examines its many incarnations, from totem poles and canoes, to shelter and clothing.
$29.95

Chasing Monarchs, A Migration with the Butterflies of Passage

MEX62
Robert Michael Pyle
Houghton Mifflin Company
2001
307
0618127437
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A memoir of Lepidoptery, combing the entomologist-author's considerable knowledge of butterflies and their biology with a rambling road trip from British Columbia through the Southwest to Mexico.
$14.00

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

Chief Joseph's Allies

PNW43
Richard D. Scheuerman, Clifford E. Trafzer
Aa Balkema
1994
64
0940113244
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The story of Chief Joseph's alliance with a neighboring group of Palouse Indians on the Northwest plateau.
$10.95

Christopher Columbus and the Conquest of Paradise

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

Coastal Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

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

The Columbia River, A Historical Travel Guide

PNW101
Joann Roe
Aa Balkema
1992
256
1555911021
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
This book contains a wealth of information for the interested traveler.
$17.95

Coming into the Country

ALA04
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1991
438
0374522871
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
A superb introduction to the state, McPhee's lyrical portrait blends history, issues and interesting facts with sketches of frontier life and unforgettable Alaskan characters.
$18.00

Compass Guide Pacific Northwest

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

Driving the Pacific Coast, Oregon and Washington

PNW75
Kathy Strong
Globe Pequot Press
2006
201
0762738707
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A touring guide for the Pacific Coast.
$13.95

The Egg and I

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

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

Emily Carr, an Introduction to Her Life and Art

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

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

The Essential Lewis and Clark

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

A Field Guide to the Cascades and Olympics

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

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the Himalayas.
$35.00

The Good Rain

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

A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest

PNW07
Robert Ruby
University of Oklahoma Press
2010
448
0806140240
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A classic overview of the peoples of the Northwest and their history.
$26.95

Men for the Mountains

CND11
Sid Marty
McClelland and Stewart
2008
270
0771056729
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
A classic by a native Albertan and park warden in the Canadian Rockies, this memoir captures the immense landscapes of Alberta and the rugged way of life in the West.
$18.95

Gulf Islands Map, British Columbia

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

Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest

PNW119
Derek Hayes
Sasquatch Books
2001
208
1570612153
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
0
0
1
An impressively researched, fascinating collection of maps covering exploration and discovery from British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and the Yukon.
$40.00

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One

CND208
Ian Ferguson, Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
275
1553653114
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A tongue-in-cheek portrait of Canadian people and society, written by two native sons. Not entirely (but mostly) in jest, the book is an insightful look at the Canadian national character.
$18.95

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

The Island Within

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

John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide

PHT01
John Shaw
Watson-Guptill Publications
2000
160
0817440593
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
An updated edition of Shaw's guide to taking better photographs of plants, animals and landscapes. The book offers solid advice on equipment and basic techniques, and is highly recommended as the best reference for the wildlife photographer.
$24.99

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

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

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

The Last Great Sea, A Voyage Through the Human and Natural History of the North Pacific Ocean

PNW178
Terry Glavin, Carl Safina (Introduction)
Douglas & McIntyre
2003
244
1550549545
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging conservation history of British Columbia and the North Pacific Ocean. Glavin lives in the Gulf Islands, where he writes frequently about fisheries and environmental issues facing the region.
$14.95

The Last Spike, The Great Railway, 1881-1885

CND179
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
496
0385658419
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part two in Berton's exhilarating narrative of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad.
$24.95

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

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

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Lonely Planet Vancouver

CND191
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
288
1786573334
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular series, featuring a good overview of the city, its neighborhoods, parks and attractions, extensive listings and good maps.
$21.99

Looking at Totem Poles

ALA13
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1993
191
0295972599
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An excellent survey of 110 totem poles set along the coast of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska. Introductory chapters feature background information of the making, history and spiritual meaning of the carvings.
$17.95

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

Mammals of North America, Temperate and Arctic Regions

NAM02
Adrian Forsyth
Firefly Books
2006
352
1554072336
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handsome, illustrated reference to the mammals of North America.
$29.95

Map of the Northwest

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

Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies

CND231
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
400
1631213466
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive and authoritative guide by Banff-based Hempstead covers where to go and what to do from Jasper to Waterton.
$19.99

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

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

National 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

The National Dream, The Great Railway, 1871 to 1881

CND178
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
456
0385658400
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part one of the great Berton's exhilarating account of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad, from idea to the start of construction.
$24.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

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

The Nature of Southeast Alaska

ALA24
Rita O'Clair
Alaska Northwest Books
2003
256
0882404881
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This authoritative field guide to the natural history of the region, its plants and animals, marine mammals and habitats, includes line drawings and color photos.
$18.95

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

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

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

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

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

Northwestern Seashore Life, Alaska to Oregon

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

Notes from the Century Before, A Journal from British Columbia

CND189
Edward Hoagland, Jon Krakauer (Editor)
Modern Library
2002
304
0375759433
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
A classic portrait of a disappearing way of life in Northwest British Columbia. In 1966, Hoagland spent three months in the backcountry chatting up the locals. His essays introduce a lively cast of old-timers and capture the essence of a way of life quickly slipping away. First published in 1969.
$19.00

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

Olympic National Park Map

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

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

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

Pacific Northwest Map

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

Pacific Northwest Map

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

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

Patterns of Culture

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

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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

Coming into the Country

ALA04
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1991
438
0374522871
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
A superb introduction to the state, McPhee's lyrical portrait blends history, issues and interesting facts with sketches of frontier life and unforgettable Alaskan characters.
$18.00

The Rain Forests of Home, Profile of a North American Bioregion

PNW08
Peter Schoonmaker, Bettina von Hagen, Edward Wolf
Island Press
1996
480
1559634804
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A detailed biological, cultural and historical portrait of the coastal rain forest. The result of a multidisciplinary conference, it's a gold mine of facts, figures and descriptive information on the region by a diverse group of experts.
$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

Alaska and Canada's Inside Passage

ALA12
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
2015
4
0961143800
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This accordion map-guide folds into a booklet, at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$19.95

Looking at Totem Poles

ALA13
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1993
191
0295972599
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An excellent survey of 110 totem poles set along the coast of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska. Introductory chapters feature background information of the making, history and spiritual meaning of the carvings.
$17.95

The Island Within

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

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

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

Alaska's Southeast, Touring the Inside Passage

ALA23
Mike Miller
Globe Pequot Press
2008
295
0762745355
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Our best-selling book on Alaska, this practical guide includes not just information on where to go and what to do in the region (with terrific town maps) but also a good overview of the area's natural history, culture and geography.
$17.95

Rising from the Plains

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

Compass Guide Pacific Northwest

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

A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest

PNW07
Robert Ruby
University of Oklahoma Press
2010
448
0806140240
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A classic overview of the peoples of the Northwest and their history.
$26.95

Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest

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

The Good Rain

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

Pacific Northwest Map

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

Coastal Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

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

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

Wild Plants of the San Juan Islands

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

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

A Field Guide to the Cascades and Olympics

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

Southwest British Columbia and Northern Washington Map

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

John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide

PHT01
John Shaw
Watson-Guptill Publications
2000
160
0817440593
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
An updated edition of Shaw's guide to taking better photographs of plants, animals and landscapes. The book offers solid advice on equipment and basic techniques, and is highly recommended as the best reference for the wildlife photographer.
$24.99

Walking

WLK04
Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration.
$9.99

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

Chief Joseph's Allies

PNW43
Richard D. Scheuerman, Clifford E. Trafzer
Aa Balkema
1994
64
0940113244
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The story of Chief Joseph's alliance with a neighboring group of Palouse Indians on the Northwest plateau.
$10.95

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

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

Bear Attacks, Their Causes and Avoidance

BST21
Stephen Herrero
Lyons Press
2002
296
158574557X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Despite its frightening title, this book is a helpful introduction to the natural history and behavior of the bear by a long-term researcher in the field. With useful tips on "avoidance."
$16.95

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

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

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

Patterns of Culture

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

Map of the Northwest

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

Between Pacific Tides

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

The Egg and I

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

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

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

Snow Falling on Cedars

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

The Raven Steals the Light

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

Mammals of North America, Temperate and Arctic Regions

NAM02
Adrian Forsyth
Firefly Books
2006
352
1554072336
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handsome, illustrated reference to the mammals of North America.
$29.95

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

Winter Brothers, A Season at the Edge of America

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

The Way of the Masks

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

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

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

Olympic National Park Map

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

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

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

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the Himalayas.
$35.00

The Essential Lewis and Clark

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

Pacific Northwest Map

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

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

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

Driving the Pacific Coast, Oregon and Washington

PNW75
Kathy Strong
Globe Pequot Press
2006
201
0762738707
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A touring guide for the Pacific Coast.
$13.95

Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

PNW86
Cheryl Shearer
University of Washington Press
2003
192
0295979739
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An informative and useful reference to Northwest Coast Native American art, including totem poles and masks. With a glossary of Northwest Coast art-related terms.
$22.95

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wonderful Life, The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

CND86
Stephen Jay Gould
W. W. Norton & Company
1990
347
039330700X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A now-classic -- and still provocative -- study of the 600 million-year-old fossils found in the Burgess Shale of British Columbia. An intriguing look at a heated scientific debate, and an eloquent account of paleontology.
$17.95

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

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

Out West

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

Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

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

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

Northwestern Seashore Life, Alaska to Oregon

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

Western Coastal Birds

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

Bachelor Brothers' Bed and Breakfast

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

Emily Carr, an Introduction to Her Life and Art

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

Burrard Inlet, A History

CND121
Doreen Armitage
Aa Balkema
2001
240
1550172727
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A short history of Burrard's Inlet, the port surrounding Vancouver. The Inlet's story is one of Native Americans, developers, businessmen, environmentalists and other influential figures in the rise of the Greater Vancouver area.
$32.95

Vancouver Map

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

Vancouver Island Map

CND134
ITMB
ITMB
2016
2
1771298677
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful paper travel map of the island, at a scale of 1:250,000. Sheet size: 27 x 39 inches.
$8.95

Winterkill

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

Canada Wall Map

CND158
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1597753548
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A rolled wall map of Canada, featuring National Geographic cartography. Scaled to a size of 1:6,400,000. Dimensions are 38" x 32". Includes a sturdy, plastic tube.
$16.99

Gulf Islands Map, British Columbia

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

The National Dream, The Great Railway, 1871 to 1881

CND178
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
456
0385658400
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part one of the great Berton's exhilarating account of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad, from idea to the start of construction.
$24.95

The Last Spike, The Great Railway, 1881-1885

CND179
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
496
0385658419
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part two in Berton's exhilarating narrative of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad.
$24.95

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

Lonely Planet Vancouver

CND191
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
288
1786573334
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular series, featuring a good overview of the city, its neighborhoods, parks and attractions, extensive listings and good maps.
$21.99

Art of the Northwest Coast Indians

PNW173
Robert Inverarity
University of California Press
1972
0520005953
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This superb book, with drawings and explanatory text by the American artist and anthropologist, presents the culture and symbolism associated with the native arts of the Pacific Northwest.
$36.95

Totem Poles of the Pacific Northwest Coast

PNW174
Edward Malin
Storey Publishing
1994
195
0881922951
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A guide and overview of Tlingit and Kwakiutl coastal villages of Alaska and British Columbia.
$21.95

The Last Great Sea, A Voyage Through the Human and Natural History of the North Pacific Ocean

PNW178
Terry Glavin, Carl Safina (Introduction)
Douglas & McIntyre
2003
244
1550549545
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging conservation history of British Columbia and the North Pacific Ocean. Glavin lives in the Gulf Islands, where he writes frequently about fisheries and environmental issues facing the region.
$14.95

Whistler and Region Map

CND207
ITMB
ITMB
2
1553418905
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful travel map of Whistler with topographical detail at a scale of 1:50,000.
$8.95

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One

CND208
Ian Ferguson, Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
275
1553653114
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A tongue-in-cheek portrait of Canadian people and society, written by two native sons. Not entirely (but mostly) in jest, the book is an insightful look at the Canadian national character.
$18.95

Thompson / Cariboo Region Map

CND213
ITMB
ITMB
1
1553418794
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely detailed color map of the Thompson Cariboo region of Eastern British Columbia.
$5.95

Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies

CND231
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
400
1631213466
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive and authoritative guide by Banff-based Hempstead covers where to go and what to do from Jasper to Waterton.
$19.99

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

Christopher Columbus and the Conquest of Paradise

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

For Kids

Orca's Song

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

Goldstone

CND114
Julie Lawson
Stoddart
1998
176
0773758917
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A richly imagined historical novel, set in a railway town in the mountains of British Columbia circa 1900. It's a coming of age tale for readers ages 9-12.
$4.95

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 Incredible Journey of Lewis and Clark

PNW91
Rhoda Blumberg
Aa Balkema
1995
144
0688144217
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An award-winning, illustrated version of the Lewis and Clark story, written for middle school students.
$12.99

Thunder Rolling in the Mountains

PNW103
Scott O'Dell
Laurel-Leaf Publishing
1993
128
0440408792
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A novel for middle schoolers about the expulsion of the Nez Perce from their homeland, drawn mostly from primary sources.
$6.50

Hatchet

CND110
Gary Paulsen
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2007
186
1416936475
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In the first of Paulsen's wilderness adventure novels, 13-year-old Brian must fend for himself after his plane crashes in the Canadian woods.
$7.99

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

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

Touching Spirit Bear

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

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

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

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

Hatchet

CND110
Gary Paulsen
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2007
186
1416936475
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In the first of Paulsen's wilderness adventure novels, 13-year-old Brian must fend for himself after his plane crashes in the Canadian woods.
$7.99

Goldstone

CND114
Julie Lawson
Stoddart
1998
176
0773758917
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A richly imagined historical novel, set in a railway town in the mountains of British Columbia circa 1900. It's a coming of age tale for readers ages 9-12.
$4.95

Orca's Song

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

Touching Spirit Bear

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