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COMPLETE GUIDEBOOK TO YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. by Steven P. Medley. Standard reference for visitors to Yosemite, with over 100,000 copies in print. For planning a trip or finding your way around the park when there. Covers things to see and do, provides reservation information, lists hiking tails and backpacking trips. Also Yosemite history, place names, and natural features. Color photos, shaded relief maps, paper cover.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-939666-84-7. Order #: YOCO7160 paper$11.95.

 

 

 

DEATH VALLEY JEEP TRAILS. Mitchell. Illustrated, 36 pages.
Inventory = 1
. ISBN: 0-910856-30-3. Order #: LASI0783 paper$4.95

 

 

 

THE DEVILS POSTPILE. Natural history of California national monument on east side of Sierra Nevada: geology of volanic posts, history.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. Order #: SEQU6769 paper$3.95.

TENSLEEP'S NATIONAL FOREST CAMPGROUND GUIDE. Meliuis.
Inventory = 9. ISBN: 0-9610130-0-1. Order #: TENS3588 paper$8.95.

 

PEOPLE OF THE CIRCLE. Roberts.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-56037-124-2. Order #: MOPR1391 paper$21.95

WORD ON THE STREET.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-59714-140-6. Order #: HEYD8841 paper$25.00.

EAT, DRINK & BE HAIRY: the travels & travails of Yosemite's bears & their peculiar pals. by Phil Frank. Every year four urbanized black bears make a summer-long visit to Yosemite from San Francisco in Phil Frank's cartoon strip 'Farley,' which appears daily in the San Francisco Chronicle. Known as Bruinhilda, Alphonse, Franklin, and Floyd, the ursine quartet members wreak devious havoc in Yosemite Valley and have become a thorn in the side of the park rangers. Other Yosemite-related strips feature Velma Melmac (an RV-loving camper from Manteca who abhors dirt), her assistant in a campground cleaning business Lisa Ann, Velma's love interest Rhett, seasonal ranger Farley, Charbeaver (an employee at the Fog City Dumpster), and even former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown. This collection of nearly 300 hilarious cartoon strips originally appearing between 1999 and 2004 is the second 'Farley' book to be published by the Yosemite Conservancy. The first, Fur and Loafing in Yosemite, has proven to be a classic favorite of park visitors and Yosemite lovers. The book includes a cast of characters, a map of the annual migration route of Ursus corruptus, a wonderful schematic drawing of Velma's Ark-A-Lounger motor home, and an inside view of the bears in camp. 168 pages; 12 inches x 9 inches; illustrated in black and white; paperback; copyright 2006, Yosemite Conservancy.
Inventory =1. 
ISBN: 1-930238-21-5. Order #: YOCO1287 paper$13.95.

VANISHING FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA. Ono. In-depth look at endangered and threatened fishes for reference, research, or reading by concerned conservationists. Ill, 272p.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-913276-43-X. Order #: IPU2869 cloth$29.95.

JOHN BROWN MYSTERIES. by Allies for Freedom.. 6x9",128pgs., illustrations.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN 1-57510-059-2. Order #: PIHI1566 paper$11.95
Out of print: we have 1 copy left.

 

 

 

COMPLETE GUIDE TO AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS. Walker. Comprehensive information guide to 360 national park areas. Maps, 325p.
Inventory = 2. ISBN:0-9603-4104-8. Order #: PRHA1668 paper$9.95.

 

AMAZING COLORADO: a collection of  puzzlers, mazes, and fun!  Jeff Brown. Amazing Colorado is full of fun ways to learn more about the Mile-High State. From word searches to secret codes, over two dozen different kinds of puzzles highlight important facts about the 38th state in the Union. Designed to help fulfill basic educational requirements, Amazing Colorado is an entertaining and engaging way to introduce children and adults to Colorado’s birds, trees, fish, famous people, history, and much more. From easy to challenging, these puzzles will delight everyone, from ages 8-adult. 48 pages. OUT OF PRINT; we have 1 copy left.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-487-3. Order #: MOPR1219 paper$6.95

BIRDS OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES. Ulrich.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8784-169-5. Order #: MOPR1253 paper$12.00.

CRAZY HORSE: a photographic biography. by Bill Moeller & Jan Moeller. "This brief biography of Crazy Horse is a well-written and sympathetic view of his life." - Nebraska History. Crazy Horse: A Photographic Biography tells the extraordinary story of Crazy Horse's life. Over 100 striking, full-color photographs vibrantly illustrate the lands in which this Oglala chief and his people lived and fought in South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Montana 168 pages. OUT OF PRINT; we have 1 copy left.
Inventory = 1.
 ISBN: 0-87842-424-5. Order #: MOPR1159 paper$20.00

 

 

 

 

ENTERTAINING WITH WINE. Church. A cookbook for wine lovers--200 menus and recipes for all occasions. Photos, 174 p.lg. fmt.
Inventory = 26.
ISBN: 0880174-4. Order #: RAMC1181 paper$7.98.

DESERT WILDFLOWERS OF NORTH AMERICA. Taylor.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-376-1. Order # NOPR1197 paper$24.00.

BREAKTHROUGH ON THE NEW SKIS:  Lito Tejada-Flores. A must-read treatise from a master teacher about harmonizing with your new shaped skis.—Stu Campbell, instruction editor, Ski Magazine. Lito’s considerable literary talent helps to weave an in-depth story of skiing technique.—Harald Harb, author of Anyone Can Be an Expert Skier. If you are a “terminal intermediate” skier who can handle moderate slopes but come unglued on steeps, powder, and bumps, Breakthrough on New Skis offers a simple, innovative path to expert skiing based on a few key movements using modern shaped skis to full advantage. Almost as good as time on the hill, this book approaches expert-level skiing with a step-by-step process that anyone can master. Learn how to carve, link turns, and relax. The author’s innovative instruction helps skiers gain both skill and self-confidence. 316 pages 6 x9. OUT OF PRINT; we have 1 copy left.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-9676747-2-7.
Order #: MOPR1207 $19.95.

 

 

 

COLORADO GOLD: From the Pike's Peak Rush to the present. Stephen M. Voynick. "In Colorado Gold, Stephen Voynick has created a masterpiece intermingling gold rushes, booms, and busts, with geology and mining technologies, legends, and lore." —True West.
The early miners who panned for gold in 1858 on the banks of Cherry Creek, where Denver now stands, could not have known how profoundly that precious metal would soon affect the emerging state of Colorado. Their boom soon turned to bust. But subsequent discoveries at Cripple Creek and other places yielded more than enough "color" to coat the dome on Colorado's capitol.
Colorado Gold is the story of gold--concealed within the Rockies for ages, affecting the destinies of people and landscapes today. It is a historical account that assesses our enduring, romantic drive to extract this unusually malleable and heavy metal from the earth. Topics include both historic and modern booms and busts, gold's intrinsic value, mining technologies past and present, legends and lore, and a look at tomorrow's gold. 224 6x9. OUT OF PRINT; we have 1 copy left.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-455-5.
Order #: MOPR1157 paper$14.00.

 

 

THE PONY EXPRESS. Moeller & Moeller.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-470-9. Order #: MOPR1140 paper$22.00.

THE PONY EXPRESS: a photographic history. by Bill Moeller. Fast horses, intrepid young riders, and miles of untamed land–these are the elements of one of American history’s most enduring stories: the Pony Express. During its brief existence, the Pony Express captured the American imagination, and nearly a century and a half later, it still does. In this photographic retelling of the legendary mail service’s rise and fall, husband-and-wife authors Bill and Jan Moeller combine exhaustive historical research with exquisite camera work to create a stunning, full-color pictorial history. Following the 2,000-mile Pony Express Trail from Independence, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, the Moellers photographed sites, remnants, and reconstructions of Pony Express stations, surrounding landscapes, and traces of the trail itself. In the accompanying text, the authors provide a brief history of this unique, eighteen-month business venture, along with dramatic highlights, such as “Pony Bob” Haslam’s astounding 380-mile ride, “Uncle Nick” Wilson’s survival of an arrow in his skull, and “Wild Bill” Hickok’s gunfight with David McCanles at Rock Creek Station in Nebraska. 224 pages. OUT OF PRINT; we have 1 copy left.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-470-9.
Order #: MOPR1140 paper$22.00.

FRESHWATER ANGLER (THE): the complete guide to catching trout with flies, artificial lures and live bait. Sternberg. 160p. lg. format, color illus, maps.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-86573-027-4. Order #: CREA9453 paper$21.95.

 

 

 

FRESHWATER ANGLER (THE): Advanced Bass Fishing. Complete guide to catching trout with flies, artificial lures and live bait. Bauer. 160p. lg. format, color illus, drawings.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-86573-041-0. Order #: CREA9452 paper$21.95.

 

 

 

GEOLOGY UNDERFOOT IN CENTRAL NEVADA. by Richard L. Orndorff, Robert W. Wieder,  & Harry F. Filkorn. "This invaluable guide enthusiastically and appealingly describes two dozen geological attractions in Nevada near U.S. Highway 50. . . . Interpretation of the landscape fills each chapter, and the authors present the evidence and reveal the reasoning process that led them to their scientific conclusions." —Science Books & Films: Your Guide to Science Resources for All Ages, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Most people think of Nevada as a land of casinos and drive-in wedding chapels punctuating vast expanses of desolate desert. But at the heart of the Basin and Range province, the Silver State is also a geologist's playground, with great topographic relief exposing spectacular geology. Cutting a wide swath that straddles U.S. 50, Geology Underfoot in Central Nevada explores 21 diverse walking and driving tours from Lake Tahoe and Reno east to Great Basin National Park. In Ichthyosaur State Park, examine fossil remains of giant sea lizards as you imagine the ocean that covered Nevada more than 200 million years ago. In Great Basin National Park, walk where glaciers sculpted the slopes of 13,063-foot Wheeler Peak, the second highest mountain in Nevada, and go underground in Lehman Caves to marvel at dripstone features called speleothems. South of Carson City, place your hand on an active earthquake fault that continues to lift the Carson Range--evidence that, at least geologically, Nevada is still a work in progress. Illustrated, 320 pages. OUT OF PRINT; we have 1 copy left.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-418-0. Order #: MOPR1104 paper$18.00

 


 

MYSTERY TRACKS IN THE SNOW. by Hap Gilliland. Recognize animal tracks from snow patterns--mammals, birds, reptiles. Gives clues so we can decipher the silent language of animal tracks. Illustrations throughout of the tracks and the animals that left them. "On your next walk near Flattop or in Kincaid Park, take along a copy of Hap Gilliland's Mystery Tracks in the Snow. Hap Gilliland is an author, educator, and outdoorsman best known for his books dealing with Native Americans. As the dates of some of his drawings reveal, Gilliland has been collecting material for this book since he was 13--over 50 years. He has tracked everything from coyote to black bear, from porcupine and mule deer to ermine, buffalo and caribou. His wolverine track was drawn at Lake Iliamna, his brown bear at Chignik Lake, his whitetail deer in central Montana. In addition to life-size tracts, Gilliland includes photos of skulls and drawings of the animals themselves. He explains how to make casts of tracts in the snow, and includes a few 'mysteries.' This is a useful book for the backpacker or the curious hiking youngster who's always asking, 'What's that?' " (Ann Chandonnet, "Books for Kids," The Anchorage Times, Sunday, December 23,1990).128 pages. Inventory = 1.  ISBN: 978-0-87961-199-6. Order #: NATG0299 paper$7.95. 

 

MY ADVENTURES IN ZUNI. Frank Cushing. Facsimilie of Cushing's account of his life in Zuni; first printed in Century Magazine 1882-1883. Includes 2 articles about Cushing by Sylvester Baxter. Illus., 96 pp.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-86541-045-9. Order #: FILT0458 paper$8.95.

 

 

 

NAVAJO WEAVERS and NAVAJO SILVERSMITHS. Washington Matthews. Reprint of two U.S. Bureau of Ethnology reports describing in detail weaving and silversmithing as observed in 1860s by Washington Matthews, a physician at Fort Wingate. 44 pages, illustrated.
Invenory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-910584-07-4. Order #: FILT0470 paper$4.00.

 

 

 

 

APACHE LEGENDS: Song of the Wind Dancer.  CLou Cuevas. Tales from full-blooded Apache Indian.  The author's vivid narratives capture the imagination and transport the reader into the world of the ancient American Southwest. Insights into the ancient spirit people and legends.Each legend explains nature, its manifestations, and human behavior that is taught to Apache children so they might learn to respect the power of life. Interview with the author, Lou Cuevas: "My grandfather was a full-blooded Apache and my grandmother was Spanish, a curandera, a Spanish medicine woman. I started about 15 years ago trying to recall the stories they told me. I went to various members of my family and asked them if they remembered the stories. It took me 12 years to assemble them. Illustrations, 128 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-219-1. Order #: NATG0685 paper$12.95.

 

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF TEXAS. by Darwin Spearing. Rocks along roads--origin and occurrence of mineral resources and land features. "The book explains in non-technical language how geologic processes shaped the landsapes we see as we drive aloong Texas's primary highways." —Texas Highways. The geologic panorama of Texas is as wide as the state is big, sweeping from volcanic mesas and thrusting mountains in the west to the red canyons of the Panhandle, along tropical sand barriers of the Gulf Coast, and across central limestone plateaus to the hard granitic terrain of central Texas. Learn about the rocks as you come to them--what they are, when they formed, what they mean, and how they fit into the big picture of the geology of Texas. Illustrated, 432 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87842-265-4. Order #: MOPR0837 paper$24.00

 

 

REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF THE WEST. by Vinson Brown. Guide to the fascinating array of reptiles and amphibians found in the west. There is a key for identification, and the descriptions are quite thorough. Brown. Identification, how to catch alive, and how to care for. "Illustrated with many color and black and white drawings, this pocket handbook covers most Western species of snakes, salamanders, frogs, toads, and lizards. There are suggestions on how to catch the little beasties and on how to keep them as pets, how to identify them, and what their real names are. Written by a well-known authority, this booklet will make most outdoor excursions more enjoyable for young and old alike. I now know that my Nebraska antagonist of several years ago was a Western rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis. An excellent addition to any natural history collection." (R. G. Schipf, American Reference Books Annual, 1976, p. 693) 28 plates (16 in color), 96p.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-028-9. Order #: NATG0925 paper$7.95.

 

OAKS OF NORTH AMERICA. by Miller. Identifies by general appearance, leaf, acorn, and bark; notes on range, characteristics, famous trees. "...this book is a valuable addition to the bookshelf, a good field guide, and an entertaining read. I can recommend it for anyone who loves trees and is curious about the family of oaks." (David A. Bainbridge, San Francisco Chronicle Review, February 3, 1985) Photos, maps, 328 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87961-137-8.
Order #: NATG0934 paper$17.95.

 

 

ON THE TRAIL OF THE PONY EXPRESS. Ellis.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-8032-6746-6. Order #: UNEB1088 paper$19.95.

SADDLES AND SPURS: the Pony Express saga. Settle & Settle.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5765-8. Order #: UNEB1093 paper$19.95.

GEOLOGY UNDERFOOT IN SOUTHERN UTAH. by Richard Orndorff, Wobert Wieder, & David Fute. Standing before any of southern Utah’s enigmatic landforms, it’s clear there’s a story here. What carved the goblins in Goblin Valley, the domes at Capitol Reef, the towering sandstone walls of Zion Canyon, and Bryce’s hoodoo fairyland, not to mention all those arches and natural bridges? Geology Underfoot in Southern Utah explores the stories behind 33 handpicked sites—some world-famous, others off the beaten path. Marvel at tales of ancient eruptions, deserts, seas, and swamps; the movements of massive rock units over eons; and the rock’s interactions with the life above it, including humankind. Along the way, visit dinosaur trackways, old mines, rock glaciers, oysters in the desert, and more. 318 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-517-9.
 Order #: MOPR1103 paper$20.00.

 

GEOLOGY UNDERFOOT IN DEATH VALLEY AND OWENS VALLEY. by Robert Sharp & Allen Glazner. "Robert Sharp and Allen Glazner are to geology what Carl Sagan was to astronomy." —Eclectic Book Reviews. Eastern California boasts the greatest dryland relief in the contiguous United States, between 14,499-foot Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevada and minus-282-foot Badwater Basin in Death Valley. That relief offers a rich variety of environments--and spectacular geology. Through driving and walking tours, Geology Underfoot in Death Valley and Owens Valley provides an on-the-ground look at the processes sculpting the terrain in this land of extremes.
Illustrated with photographs, maps, and diagrams, each geological vignette weaves the tale of a particular scene, feature, or relationship in the landscape. Some sketches ponder questions that have puzzled geologists: what formed the turtlebacks in the Black Mountains and how do stones mysteriously slide on desolate Racetrack Playa? Others spotlight the role of volcanoes and earthquakes as landscape artists: the superb lava columns of Devil's Postpile, the massive steam explosion at Ubehebe Crater, and fault scarps that shape a golf course's greens. Still others focus on less obvious but equally powerful geologic processes: boulders shattered by salt crystals and rocks blasted by windblown sand. Together, these snapshots introduce readers to eastern California's rich, dynamic geology. 329 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87842-362-0.  Order #: MOPR1105 paper$20.00.

CASCADE-OLYMPIC NATURAL HISTORY: a trailside reference. Mathews.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-9620782-1-2. Order #: MOPR1118 paper$24.00.

THE BOOK OF FIRE.  William Cottrell, Jr. Beginning at the molecular level, The Book of Fire introduces nonscientists to the anatomy of heat, ignition, and flame—progressing from how a twig catches fire to how an entire forest burns. To help readers understand the science of fire, William Cottrell illustrates combustion events that most people are familiar with: a flickering candle, a smoldering campfire, a slowly cooking marshmallow. He uses these illustrations to introduce readers to wildland fire behavior, fire types, and fuel levels—indispensable information for firefighters and fire managers, as well as homeowners who live in the wildland-urban interface. The Book of Fire is also a good resource for city dwellers who want to know the contents of smoky air or understand what really happened when the local newspaper says a wildfire "made a run." A glossary contains the most up-to-date terminology used by firefighters and fire managers. 80 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-491-1.
Order #: MOPR

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FINDING FAULT IN CALIFORNIA: An Earthquake Tourist's Guide. by Susan Elizabeth Hough. California has plenty of faults—seismic faults that is. They shear the Golden State into ribbons and have largely crafted California's geologically diverse and dynamic landscape. With humor and ease, Finding Fault in California leads the earthquake curious to the state's most accessible, active, and earth-shaping faults and tells the stories behind the major temblors that have shaken the region.
The book begins with a discussion about what faults are and how to recognize them. The geologic tours follow, exploring the seismic hazards of the Los Angeles Basin, the San Francisco Bay Area, central California, the Mojave Desert, a neighborhood that is slowly being wrenched in two by the creeping Calaveras fault, and a now-landscaped surface rupture from the 1971 San Fernando quake in a McDonald's parking lot—giving new meaning to an order for burgers and shakes. Photos, maps, and diagrams, most with precise GPS coordinates, illustrate the conversational text. Entertaining sidebars highlight the often ingenious methods of modern fault-finding researchers.  368 pages, 6 x9.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-495-4. MOPR1126 paper$20.00.

 

 

GLACIAL LAKE MISSOULA AND ITS HUMONGOUS FLOODS. Alt.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87842-415-3. Order #: MOPR1130 paper$15.00.

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF COLORADO. Candy Moulton. Colorado’s roads wind through country that is steeped in history, sometimes tracing routes with a history of their own, from the Santa Fe Trail to the Million Dollar Highway. But no matter where you roam in this beautiful state, Roadside History of Colorado can guide you. In this long-awaited volume, award-winning history writer Candy Moulton escorts readers through ancient pueblos, perilous trails, mining boomtowns, and modern ski resorts. Like the other books in this popular series, is divided into geographical-historical areas, making it easy to explore the state region by region. Mesmerizing tales of adventure and tragedy—including cannibalism on the “Starvation Trail,” the infamous Sand Creek Massacre, the jailing of Mother Jones, and the Big Thompson River flood of 1976—will thrill both Coloradans and visitors. Numerous historical photographs and maps enhance this entertaining and handy guide to the history of the Centennial State. 296 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-520-9.
Order #: MOPR1133 paper$20.00.

ROCK ART SAVVY: The Responsible Visitor's Guide to Public Sites of the Southwest. Ronald D. Sanders. This user-friendly guide describes more than 100 mostly public, easy-access rock art sites in Arizona, southern California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and western Texas, with a special section on Baja California, Mexico. Written in a lively, conversational style and brimming with helpful information, Rock Art Savvy shows both novices and seasoned rock art aficionados how to get the most from their visits while respecting the integrity of the sites. Rock Art Savvy includes all the information visitors need for enjoying the selected sites. Part 1 is devoted to general information about rock art and the people who created it. Part 2 provides state-by-state listings, including directions to, descriptions of, and contact information for each site. One hundred black-and-white photos and eight color plates enhance the text, and a comprehensive glossary explains many less-familiar terms. Like many rock art preservation advocates, the author believed that most vandalism is done out of ignorance; therefore, the best way to protect these fragile treasures is to increase public awareness. Encouraging people to visit petroglyph and pictograph sites allows them to see the beauty and value of rock art for themselves. Curious travelers, amateur archaeologists, students of indigenous American cultures, and rock art enthusiasts of every level will find wisdom and delight in this smart, practical book. 264 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-510-1. Order #: MOPR1134 paper$16.00.

 

LEWIS AND CLARK: a photographic journey. by Bill Moeller. Bill and Jan Moeller's Lewis and Clark provides a photo documentary to accompany text and quotes from the journals of Lewis and Clark, creating a more appealing visual exploration of their journeys accessible to general-interest audiences." —Bookwatch. Retrace Lewis and Clark's footsteps with photographs of each location as the explorers would have seen it. Includes quotes from their journals and carefully researched text. 108 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-405-9.
Order #: MOPR1138 paper$18.00.

DISCOVERING LEWIS AND CLARK FROM THE AIR.  Author: Joseph A.Mussulman, Photographer: Jimn Wark. "Anyone who insists on a window seat when booking an airline flight will enjoy this book."--We Proceeded On. Discovering Lewis and Clark from the Air offers a fascinating new perspective on the Corp's historic journey. From Monticello in the east to Fort Clatsop on the Pacific Coast, the wild continent the expedition crossed is revealed anew in breathtaking full-color photographs. 272 pages. OUT OF PRINT; we have 1 copy left.
Inventory = 1
. ISBN: 0-87842-490-4.
Order #: MOPR1139 paper$24.00

 

ENCYLOPEDIA OF INDIAN WARS: Western Battles and Skirmishes, 1850-1890. Michno.
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ISBN: 978-0-87842-468-9. Order #: MOPR1141 cloth$30.00.

THE SAGA OF THE PONY EXPRESS. by Joseph Di Certo. "Wanted—Young skinny, wiry fellows not over eighteen. Must be expert riders, willing to risk death daily....Orphans preferred." —Pony Express poster, 1860. Threatened by civil war and Indian uprisings, the government in the mid-1800s needed better communication with its far-flung citizens in the West. Three visionaries dreamt up a seemingly impossible solution: the Pony Express. An elite cadre of riders would carry the U.S. mail across 2,000 miles of inhospitable wilderness in 10 days. Complete with dozens of illustrations, several maps, and appendixes of riders and relay stations—including stations the reader can still see today—The Saga of the Pony Express proves there's a reason some legends endure. 256 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-452-0.
Order #: MOPR1146 paper$17.00.

CUSTER: A Photographic Biography. Moeller & Moeller.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-483-0. Order #: MOPR1148 paper$24.00.

CHIEF JOSEPH AND THE NEZ PERCES: a photographic history. by Bill Meller & Jan Moeller. Bill Moeller & Jan Moeller."What makes this....book different from almost all previous accounts of the Nez Perce flight/plight are the often striking color photographs of places and things seen along the long trail from the Nez Perce homeland in northeastern Oregon to the surrender site near the Bear Paw Mountains of northern Montana." - Wild West.  96 pages.
Inventory = 1
. ISBN: 0-87842-319-2. Order #: MOPR1160 paper$15.00



EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE WEST.
Tilford.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87742-359-0. Order #: MOPR1186 paper$21.00.

WILD BERRIES OF THE WEST. by Betty Derig & Margaret Fuller. "Just about anyone with any interest at all in plants will want to own a copy . . . A beautiful, practical, and downright readable book." —Dan Hays, Statesman Journal. Organized alphabetically by common family name, the plant descriptions tell you how to identify more than 150 fruits and berries that grow throughout the western United States. Plant write-ups discuss how Native Americans and pioneers used the plants for food, medicine, and crafts, and how you can grow the plants in your own backyard. The authors include more than fifty of their favorite recipes—from juniper berry chicken and elderberry ham to groundcherry chutney and lingonberry coffee cake. This field guide, filled with 185 color photographs of flowering plants and ripe fruits, is a must for berry lovers, adventurous cooks, amateur botanists, native-plant gardeners, and students of Native American lore. 248 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87842-433-7.
Order #: MOPR1189 paper$16.00.

 

 

 

COLORADO'S TOP FISHING & HUNTING MAPS. Fishing & Hunting News. A collection of the most requested fishing & hunting map featrues printed in F & H News.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: 978-1-57188-48-3. Order #: FRAM1196 paper$24.95.SOLD OUT

 PACKIN' IN ON MULES AND HORSES. by Bill Brown & Smoke Elser. "Jam-filled with good pictures, illustrations, and advice on just about anything you'd want to know about packing in and camping." —Western Horseman. For those who yearn to pack in the wilderness country of the West, either on their own mules and horses or those of a professional packer, here is a book that takes the mystery out of backcountry packstring travel. By teaching you the tricks of the trade, professional outfitter Smoke Elser shows how your trip will be easier and more enjoyable by knowing more about the animals used and why, and how they carry their loads as they do. 168 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87842-127-0. Order #: MOPR1201 paper$24.00.

 

 

FLY CASTING FOR THE COMPLEAT IDIOT: a no-nonsense guide to fly casting. Rutter.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-313-3. Order #: MOPR1217 paper$15.00.

STORIES OF YOUNG PIONEERS: in their own words. Violet T. Kimball. This lengthy, thorough book relies on diaries and memoirs to bring to life the experience of traveling westward in the mid-nineteenth century." —Booklist. Most people know about the hardships and dangers the pioneers encountered on the Emigrant Trail in the mid-nineteenth century. What they may not consider, however, is the strength and courage of pioneer children in the face of these difficulties. In Stories of Young Pioneers: In Their Own Words, Violet Kimball has collected memoirs, letters, and journal entries of children who were ages six to nineteen when they made the overland journey. Readers ages twelve to sixteen will discover in these pages a window into the lives of emigrant children on the trail. The book is organized by topic--including romance, animals, fun, and recreation, as well as danger, disease, and death--and peppered with detailed profiles of individual youngsters. Feel the mixed emotions of thirteen-year-old Kate Scott as she and her family leave the comforts of their home and friends in Illinois in search of a new life in the untamed Oregon Territory. Sit in the driver's seat with thirteen-year-old teamster John Stoughton as he drives his oxen across rocks, water, sand, and icy mountain passes. Unwind after a long, arduous day by joining in a hand of cards or, better yet, a night of music and dancing. Young historians will find Stories of Young Pioneers not only exciting reading but also a thorough and well-researched tool to learn more about life on the Oregon Trail, California Trail, and Mormon Pioneer Trail. For ages 10 and up. 240 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-423-7. Order #: MOPR1221 paper$14.00.


COLOR OF HORSES (THE).
Green.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-437-7. Order #: MOPR1222 paper$20.00.

LANDFORMS OF SOUTHERN UTAH: a photographic exploration. Orndorff & Futey.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-539-X. Order #: MOPR1329 paper$9.95.

CHRISTMAS IN THE OLD WEST: a historical scrapbook. by Sam Travers. Far away from the tinsel, eggnog, and colorfully wrapped packages of civilized life in the East, explorers, mountain men, and pioneers usually celebrated Christmas with homemade gifts and humble fare. As the West became settled, affluent westerners could order by mail virtually all the trimmings of Christmas, from toy trains to canned oysters. Christmas in the Old West: A Historical Scrapbook, a mosaic of stories, reminiscences, recipes, photographs, newspaper clippings, magazine advertisements, and more, brings alive the spirit of Christmas on the American frontier.
Through diary quotes, letters, and stories we can feel the icy December wind as a lone trapper sips rum by his campfire, hear the gruff caroling of soldiers at their remote outpost, see candlelight flicker as a pioneer mother pieces together a rag doll for her little girl, and smell the venison roasting over an open hearth. Newspaper clippings announce town celebrations where “a glorious time is assured.”From the Corps of Discovery’s hungry, lonely Christmas at Fort Clatsop to mining-camp turkey shoots to ranchers’ Christmas dances, Sam Travers show us the joys and challenges of “keeping Christmas” in a rough frontier setting. Color illustrations keep the mood merry. 252 pages. Inventory =  1.
ISBN: 0-87842-460-1.
Order #: MOPR1363 paper$28.00 

CONCRETE BATTLESHIP (THE): Fort Drum, El Fraile Island, Manila Bay. Allen.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-929521-06-4. Order #: PIHI1421 paper$8.95.

GEOLOGICAL RAMBLINGS IN YOSEMITE. Huber.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: .978-1-59714-07-2. Order #: YOCO1452 paper$16.95.SOLD OUT

FORGOTTEN FIGHTS: little-known raids and skirmishes on the frontier, 1823 to 1890. Michno and Michno.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87842-549-5. Order #: MOPR1470 cloth$28.00.

BIG GAME HUNTER'S GUIDE TO COLORADO.
Axelson.
Inventory =1.
ISBN: 978-1-885106-55-1. Order #: WIAP1613 paper$29.95.

COLORADO'S BEST FISHING WATERS: 213 detailed maps of 73 of the best rivers, lakes, and streams. Wilderness Adventures Press.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-932098-57-0. Order #: 4103 paper$29.95.

WINGSHOOTER'S GUIDE TO WISCONSIN. Johnson & Kehr.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-885106-86-5. Order #: WIAP1702 paper$26.95.

WHAT'S SO GREAT ABOUT GRANITE? Carey. 104 pages, for young adults and general readers.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN:978-0-87842-563-1 . Order #: MOPR1729 paper$18.00.8.00  
 

GENTLE TAMERS (THE): women of the old wild west. Brown.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5025-3. Order #: UNEB1745 paper$19.95.

HANDCARTS TO ZION: the story of a unique western migration, 1856-1860. Hafen & Hafen.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7255-2. Order #: UNEB1746 paper$8.95.

HORSE AND BUGGY DOCTOR. Hertzler.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5717-7. Order #: UNEB1747 paper$21.95.

HUMOR OF THE AMERICAN COWBOY. Hoig.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7359-7. Order #: UNEB1748 paper$14.95.

I FOUGHT WITH CUSTER: the story of Sergeant Windolph, last survivor of the Little Big Horn. Windolph.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-9720-3. Order #: UNEB1750 paper$16.95.

INDIAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERS. Brady.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5743-6. Order #: UNEB1751 paper$23.95.

INDIAN WAR IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: the journal of Lieutenant Lawrence Kip. Kip.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7791-5. Order #: UNEB1759 paper$13.95.

INDIANS OF THE PLAINS. Lowie.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7907-0. Order #: UNEB1760 paper$22.00.

JEDEDIAH SMITH AND THE OPENING OF THE WEST. Morgan.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5138-0. Order #: UNEB1761 paper$19.95.

JESSIE BENTON FREMONT: a woman who made history. Phillips.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-874-0. Order #: UNEB1766 paper$19.95.

JIM BRIDGER: mountain man. Vestal.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5720-7. Order #: UNEB1779 paper$17.95.

JOE MEEK, THE MERRY MOUNTAIN MAN. Vestal.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5206-6. Order #: UNEB1782 paper$19.95.

JOHN COLTER. Harris.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7264-4. Order #: UNEB1787 paper$13.95.

JOURNAL OF A TRAPPER. Russell.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-516-63. Order #: UNEB1797 paper$16.95.

KIT CARSON: a pattern for heroes. Guild & Carter.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7027-5. Order #: UNEB1804 paper$24.95.

LETTERS OF A WOMAN HOMESTEADER. Stewart.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5193-9. Order #: UNEB1807 paper$14.95.

GUIDE TO ROCK ART SITES (A): Southern California and Southern Nevada. Whitley. 224 pagesOUT OF PRINT; we have 1 copy available.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87108-926-2. Order #: MOPR1816 paper$20.00.

HISTORIC COOKERY.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-941270-99-1. Order #: GISM1833 paper$5.95.

OREGON FOR THE CURIOUS. Friedman. Off-beat travel guide for sight-seer, camper, boater, angler. 250 photos and maps.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: 978-0-87004-222-5. Order #: CAXT 1837 paper$9.95.SOLD OUT

SOUL OF THE INDIAN: an interpretation. Eastman.
Inventory =1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-6701-5. Order #: UNEB1839 paper$12.95.

TO THE PIKE'S PEAK GOLD FIELDS, 1859. Lord.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7341-2. Order #: UNEB1843 paper$19.95.

VOICE OF THE COYOTE. Dobie.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-6659-9. Order #: UNEB1848 paper$23.95.

DISCOVERING SIERRA REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS. Basey.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0939666-03-0. Order #: YOCO1849 paper$5.95.

SALINAS: archeology, history, and prehistory.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-941270-78-6. Order #: GISM1852 paper$9.99.

HOUSES BENEATH THE ROCK: the Anasazi of Canyon de Chelly and Navajo National Monument.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-941270-72-4. Order #: GISM1859 paper$$8.95.

SCOUTER'S COMPANION, THE.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-4236-0604-8. Order #: GISM1863 paper$9.99.

VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS OF EL MALPAIS, THE: a guide to the volcanic history and formations of El Malpais National Monument. Mayberry, Moore, and Hon.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-58096-00-7. Order #: GISM1867 paper$11.95.

GUIDE TO THE SEQUOIA GROVES OF CALIFORNIA, (A). Willard.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-939666-81-2. Order #: PUGW1869 paper$17.95.

101 THINGS TO DO WITH A DUTCH OVEN.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-58685-785-1. Order #: GISM1870 spiral$9.99.

The Wisdom of Nature

THE WISDOM OF NATURE (THE). by Dayton Foster. Collection of quotations from famous naturalists and others that spoke of the beauty and greatness of nature. Color photos enhance his theme "the web of life". 144 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-233-7. Order #: NATG1981 paper$8.95.

 

 

BARNS OF YESTERYEAR. by Barbara Black.  A pictorial volume of not only old time barns of all shapes and sizes, but also a few pages each of windmills, bridges, outhouses, odd mail boxes, stores, places of worship, and schoolhouses. 64 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-223-8. Order #: NATG1982 paper$10.95  

 

 

JERKY MAKING FOR THE HOME, TRAIL, AND CAMPFIRE: easy, cheap, and yummy! by Brad Prowse. Hikers, sport enthusiasts, homemakers, and kitchen buffs, will appreciate this easy-to-follow book on making dried meat snacks at a fraction of store-bought costs. 48 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-247 4. Order #: NATG1983 paper$7.95.


 

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO SOUTHWESTERN SNAKES. Nelsons. Twenty-nine species found in seven states and Mexico are described and illustrated for easy identification. 32 lirttle pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-935810-17-X. Order #: AMTR1987 paper$3.95.

Scenic Byways of Northern CaliforniaSCENIC BYWAYS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA from the Siskiyous to the Cascades.  by Marie Webster Weisbrod. Visit the remote Northern California region from the Siskiyous to the Cascades. Meet the locals, learn the history, enjoy the landscape that includes whitewater rivers, old growth forests, and lava-strewn backcountry.160 pages.  
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87961-265-8
. Order #: NATG2022 paper$14.95.
  

 


SIERRA NEVADAN WILDLIFE REGION.  by Vinson Brown.  Most of the common plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish of California's mountainous area are described and illustrated. 144 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87961-22-7
. Order #: NATG2025 paper$8.95. "Sierra Nevadan is a splendid field guide to the common wild animals and plants of the Sierra Nevadan wildlife region, which includes most of the mountainous area of California. Sierra Nevadan (now in a revised and expanded edition) identifies plants and animals by arranging them in their most typical habitats. When hiking in a streamside woodland, turn to that section of the book where most of the common plants and animals of that habitat are listed. Readers can do the same with Middle Mountain Forests, Sub-Alpine Forest, Middle Mountain Meadows, Alpine Fell Fields or Meadows, Rocky Areas and Cliffs, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Chaparral and Sagebrush Areas, and Freshwater Areas. 126 of the region's common plants and 263 of its mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish are plainly described and carefully illustrated. Sierra Nevadan is a reliable, portable, 'user-friendly' guide that should be every hiker, camper, and wildlife watcher's constant out-of-doors companion." (The Midwest Book Review, Sept. 1996)

 


OWLS BY DAY AND NIGHT. by Tyler/Phillips. This work includes 16 color plates and very comprehensive information covering all eighteen species of owls found within the United States and Canada.  "Many of us have a special fascination for owls. This book will introduce the novice to the personalities and habits of owls, and how they differ by species. It will bring the expert up-to-date on the present status of some of the rarer species and most of all, if you are even the slightest bit interest in owls, it will excite your aesthetic senses with the beautiful illustrations by Don Phillips. It is written in a style that anyone can understand and enjoy, and it also includes a number of tables which list distinctions between the species, areas where they will be found, and the major calls of each owl. Eighteen species of owls are covered, and each is portrayed on life-like color plates. The book is richly illustrated with drawings, halftones, plus some photographs done by Esther Phillips. We congratulate Don and Esther for a job beautifully done. This book is one you would take pride in owning for its beauty and its information." (Audubon Society Book Review, Sept. 1978) 208 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-064-7. Order #: NATG2027 paper$12.95.$12.95.

 

SEED OF THE FUTURE: Yosemite and the evolution of the national park idea. Duncan.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: 978-1-930238-42-8. Order #: YOCO2032 paper$27.00.SOLD OUT

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF WASHINGTON. David D. Alt & Donald W. Hyndman. State's rock and landforms, directions on where to see and understand them. "Through the Roadside Geology of Washington . . . I've started to make sense of . . . the natural features of our state . . . from the vast volcanic flows that formed the Columbia Plateau . . . to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens." —Kristin Jackson, Seattle Times. The geology of Washington is a story of islands--micro-continents--coming in from the sea. Two hundred million years ago most of Washington consisted of two large islands, each one a scrap of continent, lying somewhere in the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. One after the other they docked onto the North American continent, each adding its distinctive bit to the complex geologic and geographic mosaic of western North America. Illustrated. 320 pages.Maps, photos, 294p.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-160-2. Order #: MOPR2050 paper$20.00.

A GUIDE TO CALIFORNIA FRESHWATER FISHES. by Bob Madgic.  Enhanced by William Crary's 66 species paintings, will assist in indentifying and learning about the fish species that inhabit California's waters. Fish are logically grouped into coldwater game fish, warmwater game fish and non-game fish. Each fish gets a detailed and interesting description, along with a first-rate illustration Also habitat photos, maps and diagrams.160 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-254-2. Order #: NATG2082 paper$19.95.

 

NAUTILUS: a game of sea shells. by Gordon Melvin, These 56 full-color playing cards are a fun way to learn to indentify the world's most beautiful sea shells. Arranged in sets to teach interesting seashell family. There are directions for several different card games with varying levels of difficultly. One of the basic games mentioned is to get sets of four cards in the same family. For young children the game could be played by only asking for the numbers on the cards such as 8A, 8B, 8C, of 8D. A more advanced game would be to ask for the shells by their common names. For the serious collector or student the game could involve asking for the scientific names as well as the common name.
Inventory = 1.
NOISBN. Order #: NATG2083 paper$8.95.

 

THE PRAYING FLUTE. by Tony Shearer. Story about a little girl, a special flute and the little people who guard all living things inspires responsibility for the welfare of the earth. It takes place in an Indian village back East, where Little Girl lives. She meets the earth guardians, Quill, and other little people, and is given a flute with which to `pray' for the rivers, trees, and the land wherever there is pollution to be removed. 96 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-268-9. Order #: NATG2084 paper$16.95.

MAKING NATIVE AMERICAN POTTERY. by Michael Simpson. Tells in easy-to-understand steps, according to traditional methods, how to make several types of Native American pots. A 'How To' book for constructing coiled, pinched, and slab pots, which can be fired in your backyard--traditional techniques from Hopi, Catawba, and Cherokee, plus new ideas.  80 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-191-0
. Order #: NATG2104 paper$9.95.

 

THE POMO INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA and their neighbors. by Vinson Brown and Douglas Andews. The Pomo Indians once occupied a large part of northern California, living in this beautiful area for hundreds of years without spoiling it. Large color map shows old villages and trails. Account of the customs and habits of one of California's most interesting tribes--the Pomo Indians, who made those beautiful feathered baskets which today have become increasingly rare collectors' items. Neighbors of the Pomos discussed include the Yuki, Miwok, and Wintun. 64 pages, photographs,drawings and, paintings to illustrate the life of the Pomos.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-911010-30-5.
Order #: NATG2105 paper$12.95.

POMO BASKETMAKING: a supreme art for the weaver. by Elsie Allen. The author gives step-by-step, well illustrated directions for recreating the beautiful and useful famous Pomo baskets. Filled with pen and ink illustrations and photographs, Pomo Basketmaking covers the traditional way to gather materials in nature, the designs, and the different forms of baskets. Mrs. Allen takes the reader step by step through creating coiled, feather, twine and baby baskets, always letting us know their traditional uses. 67 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-016-6. Order #: NATG2110 paper$9.95.

 

EXPLORING AND MINING GEMS & GOLD IN THE WEST. by Fred Rynerson. The author relates his fifty-two years of adventure with verve and humor, tells about how things were done, the mines he worked, packing burros, and odd characters among men and animals. The amateur prospector will find useful hints on how to locate valuable minerals and gems, the gemologist will deepen his understanding of the development of gem mining and of cutting and polishing techniques, while the lost treasure hunter will be able to add a few more prospective places to hunt for his dream of lost riches. 204 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-911010-60-2. Order #: NATG2123 paper$8.95.


 


WILDERNESS & TRAVEL MEDICINE.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN . Order #: MOUN2288 paper$15.95.SOLD OUT

WILDERNESS BASICS.
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ISBN: .Order #: MOUN2291 paper$19.95.SOLD OUT

WILDERNESS NAVIGATION.
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ISBN: Order #: MOUN2294 paper$14.95.SOLD OUT


JOHN MUIR, IN HIS OWN WORDS--a book of quotations. Compiled and Edited by Peter Browning. "Earth has no sorrow that earth cannot heal." The best of John Muir—332 quotations, the distillation of his thought, the essence of his beliefs. Muir was the foremost conservationist of his time—nature writer, social critic, realist, a romantic, a visionary. "A long-needed collection that features an excellent subject index. Painstaking bibliographic references make this an invaluable addition to one's Muir library." (Yosemite Conservancy.) No single quotation can possibly serve to illuminate his philosophy, but if asked for a succinct statement of his beliefs, Muir might have said: "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks", "How narrow we selfish, conceited creatures are in our sympathies! How blind to the rights of all the rest of creation!", "The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness", "The battle we have fought, and are still fighting . . . is a part of the eternal conflict between right and wrong, and we cannot expect to see the end of it", "Sheep are driven into Hetch Hetchy every spring, about the same time that a nearly equal number of tourists are driven into Yosemite; another coincident which is remarkably suggestive."
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-944220-02-9. 112 pages. Order #: GRWE2581 paper$12.95.
 

ON THE ROAD TO YELLOWSTONE: the Yellowstone Trail and American Highways 1900-1930. by Harold A. Meeks. Before 1900 long distance travel in America and elsewhere was strictly a railroad phenomenon, but with improvements in the internal combustion engine, automobile travel gradually became popular. First a sporting activity for the wealthy, this new means of locomotion quickly spread to a greater consuming public and a cry for better roads swept across the land. This book traces the history of America's early roads (1900-1916) with an emphasis on the famous Yellowstone Trail that stretched from Boston to Seattle through the northern tier of states. 8 1/2"x11", 208 pages, 276 photos, maps, documents.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-57510-079-7.
Order #: PIHI2765 paper$15.95.

 

 

 

 

THE TRAIL OF '42: a pictorial history of the Alaska Highway (book). by Stan Cohen. We can thank, in part, the cooperation of the United States and Canadian governments for building the road and bringing it to the condition it is in now for the tourist traveling to Canada and Alaska. It has undoubtedly vastly increased the modernization of the North Country, which may in fact be considered a sin to some of the old-timers in the area. 7"x10", 112 pages, 171 photos. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-933126-21-2. Order #: PIHI2770 paper$10.95.


 

 

 

THE WHITE PASS & YUKON ROUTE: a pictorial history. by Stan Cohen. The Klondike Gold Rush spawned the railroad in 1898. The line was built to alleviate the hardships of the gruesome trip over the passes to the gold fields in the interior of the Yukon. By the time the railroad was completed in the summer of 1900 the rush was over, but the White Pass Route survived nevertheless, and continued for 82 years to provide a vital link between the Yukon and the outside world. 8 1/2"x11", 150 pages, 200 photos.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-933126-08-5. Order #: PIHI2776 paper$12.95.

 

 

HIGHWAY ON THE SEA: a pictorial history of the Alaska Marine Highway System. by Stan Cohen. Discover one of Alaska’s best-kept secrets, the Alaska Marine Highway system. Many of Alaska’s charming and historical cities are inaccessible by conventional highway systems, and are connected only by air or water. The Alaska Marine Highway offers a flexible and affordable alternative to highly structured packaged tour and cruise travel. A brief history of the ferry system and each of the seven ferries that provide access to isolated Southeastern and Southwestern Alaska. 11"x8 1/2", 52 pages, 65 photos.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-929521-87-0. Order #: PIHI2778 paper$9.95.

 

 

8.6 THE GREAT ALASKA EARTHQUAKE: March 27, 1964. by Stan Cohen . Seismologists describe an earth­quake with a recording on the Richter Scale greater than 8.2 as follows: “Few masonry structures, if any remain standing; bridges destroyed; broad fissures in ground; underground pipe lines completely out of service; earth slump and land slips in soft ground; and rails bent greatly.” The Good Friday earthquake that struck southern Alaska, March 27, 1964 had a magnitude of between 8.2 and 9.2. 8 1/2"x11", 140pages, over 200 photos, 10 full-color pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-929521-96-X. Order #: PIHI2779 paper$12.95.
 

 

OREGON TRAIL, yesterday and today. William E. Hill.. 1986.
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978-0-87004-319-2.. Order #: CAXT2802 paper$12.95.

ESSENTIAL MUIR. Edited by Fred White. An introduction to the great "poetico-trampo-geologist-botanist and ornithologist-naturalist".
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-027-0. Order #: HEYD2898 paper$12.95.

LAWS FIELD GUIDE TO THE SIERRA NEVADA (THE). Written and Illustrated by John Muir Laws. 368 pages (4.75 x 8.75), with 2,800 watercolor illustrations. The must-have guide to the Range of Light.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-59714-052-2. Order #: HEYD2924 paper$24.95.

SIERA BIRDS: a hiker's guide. By John Muir Laws. A unique book that assumes no prior birding knowledge on the part of the reader and is organized for easy and quick reference.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-1-890771-78-2. Order #: HEYD2925 paper$9.95.

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF OREGON. Gulick. Explorers, town builders, lighthouse keepers, varied past of OR. Ills. 448p.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-252-8. Order #: MOPR3135 paper$24.00.

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF OREGON. by Bill Gulick. "Once in a while a travel/history book comes along that truly grasps the reader's attention and fires the imagination. Such a book is Roadside History of Oregon. . . . It makes for fascinating reading." —Reid Iford, Oregon City Enterprise Courier. This volume takes the reader through time, from Lewis and Clark's journey along the Columbia River to pioneer town-builders at the end of the Oregon Trail, from the tenders of lonely lighthouses off the storm-wracked coast to the Chinese miners working the depths of Hells Canyon. 45 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-252-8.
Order #: MOPR3135 paper$24.00.

 

 

TALES OF THE WOLFTALES OF THE WOLF. Denise Casey and Dr. Tim Clark, with illustrations by Beth Kron. Captivating collection of stories representing the full spectrum of understanding and interpretation of possibly the most misunderstood creature on Earth.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: 978-0-943972-40-4. HOME3218 paper$14.95. SOLD OUT


CHECKERING & CARVING OF GUNSTOCKS.
Monty Kennedy.  America's leading stock-makers have contributed photographs of their handiwork and full-size line drawings of checkering and carving patterns. Designs and patterns by top--ranking craftsmen; detailed instructions and techniques to make gunstocks look better, feel better, grip better. 352 pages, large-format, photos and illust
Designs and patterns by top-ranking craftsmen; detailed instructions and techniques to make gunstocks look better, feel better, grip better. Photos, diagrams, 352p lg fmt.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-8117-0630-3. Order #: STAC3282 cloth$39.95.


YELLOWSTONE SHORT HIKESYELLOWSTONE SHORT HIKES. Carl Schreir.
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ISBN: 978-0-943972-65-7. Order #: HOME3332 paper$3.95. SOLD OUT

 


BIG GAME HUNTER'S GUIDE TO IDAHO.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-193209833-4. Order #: WIAP3456 paper$29.95.

MONARCH: a game of butterflies and moths. by Ruth Wheeler. These 60 full-color playing cards are a fun way to indentify butterflies and moths. Aim is to get sets such as skippers, sphinx moths, etc. Instructions for 5 games. Ages 5 to 105!
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: None. Order #: NATG3603 paper$8.95.

 

ExploringEXPLORING PACIFIC COAST TIDE POOLS. by Brown & Rovetta. Fieldguide describes 341 of the most common species of flora and fauna in the intertidal zone of the Pacific Coast from Baja California to Alaska. Helps the reader to identify 341 species of sea life. Each sea creature is listed under its common name. The scientific name is given, followed by a description of the creature, the range of its habitat, the type of beach on which it may be found, and the beach area of its habitat. Twenty-one pages of color.128 pages, 70 color illustrations.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-217-7. Order #: NATG3665 paper$12.95.

   
LIGHTHOUSE ENCYCLOPEDIA.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-07627-2735-3. Order #: GLPE3788 paper$24.95.

EAST COAST LIGHTHOUSE POSTCARD BOOK.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-17627-2838-1. Order #: GLPE3789 paper$7.95.

COLORADO OFF THE BEATEN PATH.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-17627-4412-1. Order #: GLPE3793 paper$16.95

ROCKHOUNDING COLORADO.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-17627-2850-3. Order #: GLPE3795 paper$19.95.

INCREDIBLE PIRATE TALES.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-159228-284-5-3. Order #: GLPE3796 paper$14.95.

DAY HIKES IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-157342-037-24-8. Order #: GLPE3798 paper$11.95

GAMBEL'S QUAIL--print.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: . NONE. Order #: AMTR3830 print$7.95.

HIKING THE GRAND CANYON: the Corridor Trails--DVD.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-55838-193-7. Order #: AMTR3836 paper$19.95.

RINGTAIL--print.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: NONE. Order #: AMTR3849 print$7.95.

ROADRUNNER-print.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: NONE. Order #: AMTR3851 print$7.95.

 

KOKOPELLI: drum in belly. by Gail Haley. Meticulously researched interpretation of the Native American story of Kokopelli, the hunchback flute player. 32 pages, full color. An ancient Native American tale beautifully told and illustrated by Caldecott Medalist. Meticulously researched interpretation of the complex and fascinating Native American story of Kokopelli, the hunchback flute player. Ages 8 and up. 32-pages, full color, dust jacket.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-86541-069-5.
Order #: FILT4217 paper$12.95.


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FIRST GOVERNOR, FIRST LADY--John and Eliza Routt of Colorado. Joyce B. Lohse. A dual biography of Colorado’s first governor John L. Routt and his wife, Eliza. The Routts came to Colorado when John was appointed territorial governor. They stayed for the rest of their lives. John was elected governor twice and served one term as Denver’s mayor. Their story is the exciting story of early days of Colorado statehood. Foreword by former Governor Richard Lamm. 192 pages. Illustrated with maps and photographs. 2003 EVVY Award Winner. First Governor, First Lady was awarded the Best Biography awarded by the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-86541-063-3. Order #: FILT4222 paper$7.50.

 

 

 

PUEBLO CRAFTS. Ruth Underhill. Reprint of a 1944 publication of the Bureau of Indian affairs covering basketry, weaving, pottery, stone tools, music, and painting of native Pueblo culture of the Southwest.
Ruth Underhill was born into an upper middle-class Quaker family in New York, in 1884. After a B.A. at Vassar, social work in the Eastern U.S. and service with the American Red Cross in Italy during World War I, Underhill enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Anthropology at Columbia University. A feminist, she studied with Franz Boas, Ruth Benedict, and Gladys Reichard before embarking on a series of field research trips among the Tohono O'Odham.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-910584-51-7. Order #: FILT4260 paper$12.00.

 

GEOLOGY.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-58355-07-5. Order #: WATE4271 paper$6.95.

BENT'S FORT. Lavender. Trading post in CO on Santa Fe Trail, now national historic site. Map, 479p.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5753-5. Order #: UNEB4577 paper$24.95.

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO SOUTHWESTERN PETROGLYPHS. Welsh.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-935810-60-9. Order #: AMTR4600 paper$3.95.

EMIGRANT TRAILS: the long road to California.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-889243-14-6. Order #: NEVA4615 79 19.95.

JOHN WESLEY POWELL: Soldier, Explorer, Scientist (1834-1902). Jean Thor Cook.  Led the first exploration of the Grand Canyon. John Wesley Powell's insatiable curiosity led him to explore the area of the US marked "unknown" on maps -- an area he mapped and named the Grand Canyon. Powell was a one-armed Civil War veteran when he led the first expedition down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in 1869.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-86541-080-0. Order #: FILT4785 paper$8.95.

 

 


 

UNSINKABLE: The Molly Brown Story. Joyce Lohse. Heroine of the Titanic sinking and philanthropist. Margaret 'Molly' Brown's life was the stuff of legends. The heroine of the Titanic disaster was also a business woman, art collector, social and political activist and philantropist during her full life. As she said of others, she had "a heart as big as a ham." 2007 EVVY Award from Colorado Independent Publishers Association for second place in Juvenile category.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-86541-081-7.
Order #: FILT4786 paper$8.95.

 

 

 

 

JOSE DARIO GALLEGOS: Merchant of the Santa Fe Trail (1830-1883). Emerita Romero-Anderson. Settler and store owner in Colorado's oldest town, San Luis. Jose Dario Gallegos was born near Taos in 1830, the son of a merchant. He moved north into Colorado, leading the establishment of settlement of San Luis de Culebra in 1851. The town of San Luis is Colorado's oldest.  
Inventory = 1. 
ISBN: 978-0-86541-08486-0. Order #: FILT4787 paper$8.95.

 

 

VOLCANOES.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-58355-6-6. Order #: WATE4790 paper$6.95

SIERRA NEVADA TREE IDENTIFIER.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: 978-0-939666-83-6. Order #: YOCO4793 paper$9.95.SOLD OUT

FUR AND LOAFING IN YOSEMTE: A Collection of 'Farley' Cartoons Set in Yosemite National Park. Frank.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-939666-94-2. Order #: YOCO4874 paper$12.95.

EXPLORING GULF ISLANDS NATIONAL SEASHORE.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-158592-036-5. Order #: GLPE5088 paper$14.95.

ENOS MILLS: Rocky Mountain Naturalist (1870-1922). John Stansfield."Enos Mills was a sickly boy who grew into a robust, busy man. He was a naturalist, an author, a national park advocate, a public speaker, a photographer, a businessman, a mountaineer and adventurer, a miner, and a conservationist. The father of Rocky Mountain National Park. Mills's abiding belief was that appreciation of and exposure to nature were essential to the well being of an individual and a nation." --from the Introduction.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-086541-072-5.
Order #: FILT5264 paper$8.95.

 

 

GLACIER'S GRANDEST: a pictorial history of the hotels and chalets of Glacier National Park. by Bridget Moylan. The  Great Northern’s grand hotels and chalets still touch the hearts of millions of visitors who marvel each year at “Glaciers Grandest,” the log and stone structures that have graced Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park for more than three quarters of a century. 7"x10", 96 pages, 73 photos, 8 pages of color.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-929521-89-7. Order #: PIHI5479 paper$9.95.

 

 

SAN JUAN RIVER (NM): A Fly-Angler's Journal. Twarog.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-57188-373-5. Order #: FRAM5489 paper$19.95.
 

CURTIS CREEK MANIFESTO. Anderson.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-936608-06-8. Order #: FRAM5494 paper$9.95.

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF COLORADO. Chronic.
Inventory = 4.
ISBN: 0-87842-447-4. Order #: MOPR9033 paper$26.00.

HATCH GUIDE FOR WESTERN STREAMS. Schollmeyer.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-57188-109-3. Order #: FRAM5497 paper$19.95.

DINOSAURS.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-1-58355-57-8. Order #: WATE5500 $6.95.

WHICH FLY DO I USE? Banasch. REVIEW: Bend Bulletin by Gary Lewis---Which Fly Do I Use? That's a good question, because there are over 15,000 patterns currently in existence. Banasch's book cuts through the confusion, simplifying pattern selection and presentation for fly-fishers of all levels. At 48 pages, it is a book that you can tuck inside your vest and consult when the wife isn't watching.---
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-157188-202-8. Order #: FRAM5510 paper$8.95.

CALIFORNIA COAST from the Air: images of a changing landscape.
Baylor.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87842-612-6. Order #: MOPR5560 paper$28.00.

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF VIRGINIA. Keith Frye. Diverse features: Natural Bridge, caverns, Paleozoic geologic structures and fossils, ancient beaches. "With Roadside Geology [of Virginia] in your glove compartment, the dullest drive can be transformed into time travel." —Richmond News Leader. The geologic features seen in Virginia are as varied as any in the country. Indeed, in 1985 the highway east of Natural Bridge was identified as the most geologically interesting 24 kilometers of roadway in the southeastern United States and one of the four most interesting in the country. In addition to Natural Bridge, you can see caverns still developing their unique architecture, geologic structures developed at the end of the Paleozoic era, fossils of Paleozoic life, preserved beaches from late Precambrian shores, and more, all in a single stretch of highway. Illustrated, 256 pages. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87842-199-8. Order #: MOPR5615 paper$20.00.

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF NEW MEXICO. by Francis Fugate and Roberta Fugate. 1990 Western Writers of America Spur Award. Indian, Spanish, and Anglo cultures as discovered along roadways"It provides a skillfully crafted . . . synthesis of the historical background of countless communities and other sites along the roadsides that crisscross New Mexico's vast landscape." —Journal of the West. New Mexico's heritage spans more than four and a half centuries. Roadside History of New Mexico brings the state's history to vibrant life. 483 pages, illustrated. Out of print.
Inventory = 1.  ISBN: 978-0-87842-242-5. Order #: MOPR5701 paper$20.00.  

 


IT HAPPENED IN NEVADA.
Inventory = 1.  Order #: GLPE5760 paper$14.95.

THE TREE ARMY: a pictorial history of the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942 (book). by Stan Cohen. The New Deal programs of President Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the life of every American from the time of his inauguration in 1933 down to the present. There is general agreement that one of the best programs—and certainly one that left a remarkable visual legacy of conservation work—was the Civilian Conservation Corps. 8 1/2"x 11", 192 pages, 193 photos.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-933126-11-5. Order #: PIHI5797 paper$14.95. 

 

 

LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL (THE): the photo journal.by George Thomas. If Lewis and Clark had had the good fortune to document their amazing journey with photographs, these are the scenes that would have been recorded because they are the scenes described in their journals. Each photograph was taken within three weeks of the date Lewis and Clark camped at or passed each location—thus, landscapes, water flows and vegetative stages are very much as seen by expedition members.
11"x 8-1/2", 136 pages, 195 color photos, maps.  
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-970599-20-X. Order #: PIHI5799 paper$19.95.

 

 
SEVEN CLANS OF THE CHEROKEE SOCIETY.
Reed. Social organization in seven groups, each with own purposes and functions. Color illus., 32p.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 935741-17-8. Order #: CHER5803 paper$6.00.

YOSEMITE VALLEY AND THE MARIPOSA GROVE OF BIG TREES (THE). Olmsted & Duncan.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: 978-0-939666-69-0. Order #: YOCO5843 $$8.95.SOLD OUT


 

CONSTELLATION: a game of stars. by Vinson Brown. These 36 playing cards are a fascinating way to track down the stars and constellations in the sky. Location and which months they can be seen is given. Inventory =1 . ISBN: None. Order #: NATG5879 paper$8.95.

CRIPPLE CREEK CONFLAGRATIONS. Dr. Lester L. Williams. How the mining town of Cripple Creek suffered two devestating fires in 1896, each doing more than $1,000,000 damage. Remarkably, the two fires occurred just four days apart. Author Dr. Lester L. Williams was a physician, safety expert, and "fire buff.".  Illus., 52 pp.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-86541-028-2. Order #: FILT5880 paper$4.00.

 

 

BENT'S FORT: crossroads of cultures on the Santa Fe Trail. Mel Bacon & Daniel Blegen.Personal accounts highlight the life of this important trading center
on the Santa Fe Trail, where U.S., Mexican, and Indian cultures mingled for trading at a key time in American History. 72 pages, illustrated.
Grades 4-7.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-86541-062-6. Order #: FILT5882 paper$12.95.

 

 

HELEN HUNT JACKSON: Selected Colorado Writings. West. Collection of works published by Jackson while she lived in Colorado. Includes excerpt from her only children's novel.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-86541-064-X. Order #: FILT5883 paper$12.95.

EASY DAY HIKES IN YOSEMITE: Twenty Enjoyable Trails.
Durkee. 20 popular, moderately-easy hikes. Maps, 40p.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-930238-02-2. Order #: YOCO6176 paper$6.95.

INDIAN HEROES AND GREAT CHIEFTANS. Eastman.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-6720-6. Order #: UNEB6183 paper$19.95.

INDIAN WHY STORIES: sparks from War Eagle's lodge-fire. Linderman.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-8038-0. Order #: UNEB6186 paper$17.95.

INTO THAT SILENT SEA: trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965. French & Burgess.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-2369-5. Order #: UNEB6188 paper$22.00.

INTO THE VALLEY: marches at Guadalcanal. Hersei.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7328-3. Order #: UNEB6189 paper$12.95.

NEVADA OFF THE BEATEN PATH.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-07627-4204-2. Order #: GLPE6207 paper$14.95.

INVASION DIARY. Tregaskis.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-9455-4. Order #: UNEB6213 paper$8.95.

WINGSHOOTER'S GUIDE TO SOUTH DAKOTA.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-932098-43-3. Order #: WIAP6214 paper$26.95.

INVENTING WYATT EARP: his life and many legends. Barra.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-2058-4. Order #: UNEB6215 paper$19.95.

COLORADO FOLD-OUT RIVER MAP--Yampa River.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN:  . Order #: WIAP6216 map$9.95.

YOSEMITE'S TIOGA COUNTRY: A History and Appreciation. Rose.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-930238-25-1. Order #: YOCO6245 cloth$24.95.

IT IS A GOOD DAY TO DIE: Indian eyewitnesses tell the story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Viola.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-9626-8. Order #: UNEB6258 paper$12.95.

OUTLAW TALES OF NEVADA.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-07627-3983-7. Order #: GLPE6272 paper$10.95.

JESUS ROAD (THE): Kiowas, Christianity, and Indian hymns. Lassiter et. al.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-8005-2. Order #: UNEB6279 paper$24.95.

JOHN WAYNE: American. Roberts & Olson.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-8970-3. Order #: UNEB6294 paper$34.95.

JOURNEY THROUGH TEXAS (A), or a saddle-trip on the Southwestern frontier. Olmsted.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-8260-7. Order #: UNEB6298 paper$26.95.

KILLING OF CHIEF CRAZY HORSE. Clark.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-6330-7. Order #: UNEB6317 paper$14.95.
 

THE CALIFORNIA CHAPARRAL--an elfin forest. by W. S. Head. Here is an intimate ecological description of the widespread brush country of California. The author relates interesting personal encounters with wildlife, both the plants and animals. The California Chaparral, by W. S. Head, is 100 pages of narrative style descriptions of plants, animals, birds, and reptiles of the drier chaparral region. Many illustrations illuminate the book and help in the identification of plants and animals....The author lived in the Chaparral country and by so doing grew to appreciate a part of the land that many people give no thought to. He makes use of his own observations and notes taken on many an outing to tell the reader of the fascinating antics of the Chaparral creatures." (Huntington Beach Independent, Sept. 21, 1972.) 96 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-002-9. Order #: NATG6328 paper$8.95.

 

KIOWA: a woman missing in Indian Territory. Crawford.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-6387-1. Order #: UNEB6329 paper$17.95.


YELLOWSTONE SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHS 1870-1960 (Paperback)YELLOWSTONE: Selected Photographs, 1870-1960. Carl Schreier. History of park seen through cameras. 107 photos, 128p.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: 0-943972-11-6. Order #: HOME6336 paper$19.95. SOLD OUT

 

 


KIT CARSON AND THE INDIANS.
Dunlase.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-6387-1. Order #: UNEB6341 paper$24.95.

KIT CARSON AND THE WILD FRONTIER. Moody.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-8304-6. Order #: UNEB6352 paper$13.95.

KIT CARSON'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Quaife.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5031-4. Order #: UNEB6359 paper$14.95.

KOOTENAI WHY STORIES. Lindermann.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7972-8. Order #: UNEB6376 paper$15.95.

GRAND TETON SHORT HIKESGRAND TETON SHORT HIKES. Carl Schreier.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: 978-0-943972-64-0. Order #: HOME6540 paper$3.95.SOLD OUT

 

 


FIELD GUIDE TO DOG FIRST AID: emergency care for the outdoor dog.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-1-885106-04-9. Order #: WIAP6575 paper$15.00.

FIELD GUIDE TO RETRIEVER DRILLS: training your retriever at home, in the field, and on the water.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-930298-55-6. Order #: WIAP6577 paper$15.00.

FIELD GUIDE TO UPLAND BIRDS AND WATERFOWL.
I
nventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-885106-20-9. Order #: WIAP6579 paper$19.95.

GO-TO FLIES: 101 patterns the pros use when all else fails.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-932098-19-8. Order #: WIAP6582 paper$4.95.

GREAT PLACES--Montana: a recreational guide to Montana's public lands and historical places for birding, hiking, photography, fishing, hunting and camping.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-932098-59-4. Order #: WIAP6583 paper$29.95.


SAVOR COLORADO COOKBOOK--Mountains and Western Slope.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-932098-07-0. Order #: WIAP6584 paper$24.95.

WILD MUIR (THE): 22 of John Muir's Greatest Adventures. Stetson. Avalanche ride, tree-top windstorm perch, Alaskan glacier explorations. Ills., 216p.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-930238-37-4. Order #: YOCO6586 paper$11.95.

HIKING YELLOWSTONE TOPOGRAPHIC MAP-New Edition!


HIKING YELLOWSTONE TRAILS TOPOGRAPHIC MAP.
 Carl Schreier. Homestead. Hiking, planning, and field map to accompany "Hiking Yellowstone Trails". approx 26" x 40", color contour.
Inventory =0.
ISBN: 978-0-943972-46-6. Order #: HOME6805 paper$9.95.SOLD OUT

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK WILDLIFE.
Inventory= 1.
ISBN: 978-1-58355-367-1. Order #: WATE6912 paper$6.95.

YELLOWSTONE WILDLIFE.
Inventory =1.
ISBN: 978-1-58355-3169-5. WATE6921 paper$6.95.

YELLOWSTONE TREES & WILDFLOWERS.
Inventory =1.
ISBN: 978-1-58355-3251-5. Order #: WATE6958 paper$6.95.

WILDERNESS FIRST AID.
Inventory =1.
ISBN: 978-1-58355-7181-1. Order #: WATE6960 paper$7.95.

FRESHWATER FISHES.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-58355-183-7. Order #: WATE6961 paper$6.95.

KOKOPELLI: Casanova of the Cliff Dwellers. John Young. Story of hunchback flute player throughout history. Who or what was Kokopelli? The hunchback flute player's many roles and the Kokopelli legends are described in this 40 page, illustrated book.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-86541-110-4. Order #: FILT7123 paper$6.95

 

COMPLETE GUIDEBOOK TO YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (THE). Medley. Every aspect. Maps, ills., 112p.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-930238-28-2. Order #: YOCO7160 paper$12.95.

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO TRIASSIC, JURASSIC, & CRETACEOUS REPTILES & DINOSAURS OF ARIZONA.
Tegowski. Guide to Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous reptiles and dinosaurs that roamed Arizona, with emphasis on the Mesozoic Era. Map of excavation sites included. 32 little pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-935810-63-3. Order #: AMTR7251 paper$3.95.

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO THE SOUTHWESTERN NIGHT SKY. by Dan Heim. Star charts for all seasons and native skylore will delight both new and experienced stargazers. 32 little pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-935810-62-5. Order #: AMTR7254 paper$3.95.

COLORADO GHOST TOWNS (Colorado Traveler Guidebook): Remnants of the Minng Days. by Carolyn Bauer. As you travel the state, read about the life and times of people from years past. An excellent map in the centerfold, and driving directions on each page make it easy to find the ghost towns, some now abandoned and others alive with new "pioneers." 48 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-55838-067-1. Order #: AMTR7256 paper$6.95.

BIRDS OF CALIFORNIA: A Guide to Viewing Distinctive Varieties. (California Traveler Guidebok). by Rich Stallcup. Catch a glimpse at the feathered friends of ours throughout the state. California is home to more than 500 species - the frequently seen, as well as the unusual, are well described in this book. 48 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-55838-132-5. Order #: AMTR7272 paper$6.95.

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF OKLAHOMA. by Francis Fugate and Roberta Fugate. "Whether you visit the sites in person or read about them from an easy chair, this roadside history is a must for folks wanting to know when, why, and how the twin territories joined to become the state of Oklahoma." —Arthur Shoemaker, True West.
Roadside History of Oklahoma invites tourists and residents alike to use the state's highways as avenues connecting the present with the past. Drive along the stage route used by the Butterfield Overland Mail, or follow the Chisholm Trail as the first cowboys did after the Civil War when they drove cattle to railheads in Kansas, or cross the state on "America's Main Street," Route 66.
Uses highways to connect present with past. Includes Butterfield & Chisolm Trails, US Rte. 66
. Photos, 472 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-272-2. Order #: MOPR7353 paper$20.00.

 

 

 

YOSEMITE'S YESTERDAYS,  Volume I. by Hank Johnston. A pictorial account of six stories from Yosemite's past. Vivid recollections of a bygone time. Dramatic events, ruinous events, nutty events, and things that never came to pass. Front cover photo: Mrs. Lola Clark and her Locomobile at Valley View in July 1901—only the fifth automobile to enter Yosemite Valley. "Yosemite's Stage Holdups", "The First Automobiles",  "Glacier Point Tramway", "Logging Railroads", "Wawona Tunnel", "Firefall, Tunnel Trees, and Bears". 64 large-format pages, 82 photos and maps.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: None. Order #: GRWE7482 paper$8.95

 

YOSEMITE'S YESTERDAYS, Volume II. by Hank Johnston. More pictorial accounts of Yosemite's past--from the time of discovery to the advent of the automobile age. Wonderfully illustrated. Many photos not previously published. Front cover photo: Early tourists on the "Zigzag" of the old Big Oak Flat Road pause to admire the view of Bridalveil Fall. "The Man Who Discovered Yosemite". "The Innkeeper Who Made It Famous", "The Great Yosemite Roadbuilding Race","How the Cavalry Saved the Park". 64 large-format pages, 70 photos, maps and other illustrations.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: No ISBN. Order #: GRWE7469 paper$8.95.

 



CACHE LA POUDRE RIVER 11X17 RIVER MAP (CO): Sportsman Lodge bridge to Fort Collins.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: No ISBN. Order #: WIAP7515 paper$9.95.

CONEJOS RIVER 11X17 MAP (CO): headwaters to the Rio Grande.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: No ISBN Order #: WIAP7520 paper$9.95.

NORTH PLATTE RIVER (WY)--Gov't Bridge to Casper.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: No ISBN. Order #: WIAP7569 paper$9.95.


EARTHQUAKE COUNTRY: Traveling California's Fault Lines.
by Eleanor H. Ayer. It seems it is only a matter of time before "Ocean Front Property in Arizona" is more than country-western song. Learn about the causes of earthquakes and how we measure them. Then turn the pages to read about the more infamous shakes, rattles, and rolls. 48 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-55838-120-1. Order #: AMTR7575 paper$6.95.


GEMS & MINERALS OF CALIFORNIA: A Guide to Localities.
(California Traveler Guidebook).
by William Estivillo. The geology of California is extremely diverse. This creates a wide variety of gems and minerals found in the state. Not only does the book provide a description of the findings, but locations as well. 48 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-55838-118-X. Order #: AMTR7577 paper$6.95.


GHOST TOWNS OF CALIFORNIA: Remnants of the Mission Days.
(California Traveler Guidebook). by Richard Miller. A ghost town is only as good as the stories about it. The legends of barfights, famous visitors, and big findings of gold are throughout this book. It also has a good map and directions on locating the towns, some of which are "alive" today. 48 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-55838-124-4. Order #: AMTR7578 paper$6.95.

RAILROADS OF CALIFORNIA: Seeing the State by Rail. (California Traveler Guidebook).
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-55838-121-X. Order #: AMTR7582 paper$6.95.

WHALE WATCHING AND TIDEPOOLS: A Guide to California Marine Life. (California Traveler Guidebook). by Gregory Lee. To say California has an abundant marine life is an understatement. More than 1,100 miles of shoreline provides ample opportunity to spot whales and other water creatures. This book provides information on popular public locations and quiet locales, too. 48 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 1-55838-123-6. Order #: AMTR7583 paper$6.95.

 

 

 

 

COLORADO MOUNTAINS & PASSES: Day Trips in the Rockies. (Colorado Traveler Guidebook). by Silvia Pettem. Some of the most amazing views you will ever see from your car are in Colorado. It is relatively easy to climb to more than 10,000 feet on many of the drives showcased in this book. An excellent map and detail directions can send you to new heights! 48 pages.
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ISBN: 1-55838-117-1. Order #: AMTR7593 paper$6.95.

COLORADO'S HISTORIC SITES & MUSEUMS: Intriguing Places to Visit. (Colorado Traveler Guidebook). by David J. Eitemiller. Second only to the natural beauty of Colorado is its man-made history. Read about historic homes, museums, towns, railroads, and other interesting facts about Colorado. 48 pages.
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ISBN: 1-55838-089-2. Order #: AMTR7595 paper$6.95.R7601 paper$6.95

GUIDE TO LOCATING ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILDFLOWERS (A). (Rocky Mountain Traveler Guidebook). by Panayoti Kelaidis. The words "Purple mountains majesty" were written into the song "Oh, Beautiful," but it could have also been red, yellow, or orange, perhaps. The Rocky Mountains are filled with spectacular colors year round. Pick your favorite and find it with this book. 48 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-55838-148-1. Order #: AMTR7601 paper$6.95.

PARKS AND MONUMENTS OF NEW MEXICO, COLORADO, AND UTAH. (Southwest Traveler Guidebook). by Deborahann Smith. Whether you live in the Southwest or plan to take a vacation here, you are amazed at the beauty of the parks and monuments in the area. No one takes them for granted. 32 locales await you. And if you're heading to Arizona, be sure to grab that book, too! 48 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-55838-146-5. Order #: AMTR7609 paper$6.95.
 
DESERT SURVIVAL HANDBOOK: How to Prevent and Handle Emergency Situations.
by Charles A. Lehman. This easy-to-read handbook provides you with the basic survival skills necessary to deal with emergencies in the desert. It makes an ideal carry-along in your backpack, car, boat, airplane, RV, or saddlebag.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-935810-65-X. Order #: AMTR7611 paper$8.95.

DESERT PLANT PERSONALITIES: Dry Humor on the Caliche. by Morris Lundin. A collection of more than 50 full-color photographs of desert plants with humorous captions. 64 pages.
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ISBN: 1-962839-0-7. Order #: AMTR7623 534 paper$6.95.

SAGA OF THE PONY EXPRESS (THE). Di Certo.
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ISBN: 0-87842-454-7. Order #: MOPR7642 cloth$29.00.

GUIDE TO ANCIENT CULTURES OF THE SOUTHWEST (A Travelers Guide to ).
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ISBN: 1-55838-126-0. Order #: AMTR7653 paper$6.95.

TAYLOR RIVER FLY FISHING MAP (CO): headwaters to Gunnison River.
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ISBN: . Order #: WIAP7662 map$9.95.

ISHI'S JOURNEY: from the center to the edge of the world. by James Freeman. Historical novel of story of sole survivor of now-extinct Yahi Indians of N. CA. This gripping work of historical fiction allows us to see another side of the famous Yahi Indian. Ishi, the last of the Yahis, stumbled out of the Northern California wilderness in 1911, long after his people were thought to have died off. He had been one of five Yahis who had survived a massacre at the hands of white settlers. He lived a hidden existence for thirty years within sight of a white homestead without being discovered. Ishi spent his remaining years with two anthropologists from the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco, Alfred L. Kroeber and Thomas T. Waterman, where they recorded all that is known of his way of life. A tragic, sometimes mystical adventure (and romance), Ishi's Journey is a story of genocide and man's changing relationship with the environment. 224 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-231-3. Order #: NATG7668 paper$10.95.

COMPLETE CIVIL WAR ROAD TRIP GUIDE (THE). Weeks.
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ISBN: 978-0-88150-860-4. Order #: COUN7823 paper$19.95.SOLD OUT

YELLOWSTONE & GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARKS AND JACKSON HOLE: a great destination. Welsch & Moore.
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ISBN: 978-0-88150-860-4. Order #: COUN7824 paper$19.95.SOLD OUT

BIRDING TRAILS TEXAS: prairies and pineywoods; panhandle. Foster.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-932098-90-7. Order #: WIAP7825 paper$8.95.

GREAT PLACES COLORADO: a recreational guide to Colorado's public lands and historic places for birding, hiking, photography, fishing, hunting, and camping. Bartholomew.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN:  978-1-932098-68-6. Order #: WIAP7826 paper$29.95.

PACKING WITH BURROS. Daney. 144 p.

PACKING WITH BURROS. by  Dave Dane. Comprehensive guide to the selection, care, training and use of pack burros. Packing on foot into the wilderness with heavy loads for fishing, photography or small children can mean backbreaking loads. With a burro packing your gear you can arrive fresh and take companions who might not be up to the rigors of an unassisted trip. Many photos of burros on pack trips and helpful illustrations of burro anatomy and the gear. Packing with burros with his family for the past 25 years, the author has learned a thing or two to share. 144 pages.  
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ISBN: 978-0-87961-280-1. Order #: NATG7865 paper$15.95.

 

BOLD WOMEN IN COLORADO HISTORY. Perry. For ages 12 and up.
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ISBN: 978-0-87842-584-6. Order #: MOPR7919 paper$12.00.

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF WYOMING. by Candy Moulton. Guide to state's 5 historic regions from Indians and trappers through emigrants to ranchers, merchants, more. Photos, maps, 432p. "It's a good book, and worth adding to the library of anyone with an interest in Wyoming's past." —Mark Huffman, Jackson Hole News. In Roadside History of Wyoming readers will learn about Native Americans who struggled to adapt to many sudden changes, mountain men who braved the wilderness, emigrants who suffered untold hardships, cattle and sheep drovers who took advantage of the open range, miners who sought wealth below the ground, and many others whose deeds help define the state's rich history. 440 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87842-316-3. Order #: MOPR8251 paper$20.00.

 

LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK. Schaffer. Comprehensive trail guide plus road guide keyed to roadside interpretive markers, with natural history, camping and resort info. 216 pages, map.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-89997-059-1. Order #: WILD8412 paper$16.95.

ROCKS AND MINERALS OF CALIFORNIA. by Brown, Allan, & Stark. Simple key to common California minerals and rocks identify through hardness, color, specific gravity, luster, texture, crystal shape, areas of occurrence. This book has quadrangle map information to help locate rocks and minerals throughout the state. Has an identification key, color photos, two-color locality maps, and more. Photos, 52 maps, 204 pages. We also have 5 copies with scuffed covers (ISBN: 0-911010-58-0; scuffed); take an extra 10% on those and note same on order form.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-911010-59-9. Order #: NATG8421 paper$13.95.
 

RIDERS OF THE PONY EXPRESS. Moody.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-8305-3. Order #: UNEB8520 paper$14.95.

TOUCHING TOMORROW: the Emily Griffith story. Debra Faulkner. In-depth biography of Emily Griffith, trailblazing educator, reformer, and social activist. Emily Griffith's life story is as intriguing as it is inspiring. From teaching in a one-room schoolhouse on the Nebraska prairie to founding Denver's ongoing and thriving Opportunity School, Miss Emily pursued her vision for all who wish to learn. 150 pages, illus.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-86541-078-7. Order #: FILT8569 paper$12.95.

 

 

CLASS ACTS: Stories from Emily Griffith Opportunity School. Carolyn Brink. Inspiring stories of success by people who attended the famous school. 160 pages, illus.
Inventory = 1.
 ISBN: 98-0-86541-079-4. Order #: FILT8570 paper$12.95

 

 

JOHN DENVER (1943-1997): man for the world. Stansfield. Singer, songwriter, world-renowned performer, and humanitarian.
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ISBN: 978-0-86541-088-6. Order #: FILT8575 paper$8.95.

DOC SUSIE: mountain doctor. Griffith. Country doctor in Grand County for more than 40 years beginning in 1909. For grades 3-5.
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ISBN: 978-0-86541-108-1. Order #: FILT8577 paper$8.95.

GEOLOGY UNDERFOOT IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. Glazner & Stock.
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ISBN: 978-0-87842-568-6. Order #: MOPR8688 paper$24.00.

CALIFORNIA ROCKS! a guide to geologic sites in the Golden State. Baylor.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87842-565-5. Order #: MOPR8690 paper$16.00.

ECOTOPIA EMERGING: the prequel to Ecotopia.
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ISBN: 978-0-9604320-3-5. Order #: HEYD8701 paper$19.95.SOLD OUT

ECOTOPIA: 30th anniversay edition.
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ISBN: 978-0-9604320-1-1. Order #: HEYD8702 paper$13.95.SOLD OUT

EDGES OF BOUNTY: adventures in the edible valley.
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-108-6. HEYD8703 paper$24.95.SOLD OUT

ENTANGLED: a chronicle of late love.
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-152-9. Order #: HEYD8704 paper$14.95.SOLD OUT

ESSENTIAL BIERCE.
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-054-6. Order #: HEYD8705 paper$11.95.SOLD OUT

ESSENTIAL SAROYAN.
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-001-0. Order #: HEYD8706 paper$11.95.SOLD OUT

EVERYDAY DOGS: a perpetual calendar for birthdays and other notable dates.
Inventory = 0. ISBN: 978-1-59714-159-8. Order #: HEYD8707 spiral$14.95.

FAST CARS AND FRYBREAD: reports from the rez.
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-0669. Order #: HEYD8709 paper$12.95.SOLD OUT

FOOL'S PARADISE: a Carey McWilliams reader.
Inventory = 0. ISBN: 978-1-59714-066-6. Order #: HEYD8710 paper$18.95.SOLD OUT

FORGOTTEN BREAD: first-generation Armenian American writers.
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-068-3. Order #: HEYD8711 paper$21.95.SOLD OUT

FRONT LINES OF SOCIAL CHANGE (THE): veterans of the Abraham Lincoln brigade.
Inventory = . ISBN: 978-1-59714-000-3. Order #: HEYD8712 paper$19.95.SOLD OUT

FROZEN MUSIC: a literary exploration of California architecture.
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-137-6. Order #: HEYD8714 paper$18.95.SOLD OUT

FUP: short, sweet, and whisky fueled.
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-158-1. Order #: HEYD8716 paper$9.95.SOLD OUT

GABLES AND FABLES: a portrait of San Francisco's Pacific Heights.
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ISBN: 978-1-59714-056-0. Order #: HEYD8717 paper$19.95.SOLD OUT


SKI LIKE A DIVA: from fear to fun in 86 pages. Jennifer and Jeff Bergeron. The publisher writes, "When you think about skiing, do you think about fun, challenge, the grandeur of nature, and sharing the experience with friends and family? Or do you suddenly feel nervous, cold and overwhelmed? In just 86 pages this book will show you how to: "Have fun whether you're skiing or relaxing at the lodge", "Make simple but key changes to improve your technique and feel more comfortable on the slopes", Plan in advance to make a family ski vacation hassle-free", "Understand what to expect from your ski equipment", "Take it at your own pace". You are a skier--have fun, laugh, and release your inner Ski Diva!"   86 pocket-sized pages, color illustrations.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: NA. Order #: PUBE8754 paper$8.95


 

COLORADO GREENBACK CUTTHROAT TROUT: a fisherman's guide.
Rubingh & Fritz.
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ISBN: 978-1-57188-447-3. Order #: FRAM8963 paper$19.95.

 

An Illustrated Flora of Yosemite National Park: Stephen J. BottiAN ILLUSTRATED FLORA OF YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. Stephen Botti. Covers every vascular plant species in Yosemite, with 1100 water-color paintings plus pen-and-ink drawings.516 pages, large-format. An uncirculated copy.
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ISBN: 0-939666-98-7. Order #: YOCO9013 paper$750.00.

 

 

 

 

HIGH SIERRA FLY FISHING: Basics to Advanced Tactics. Author: Billy Van Loek. The lakes and streams of the High Sierra have the primary element of good trout habitat in abundance: cold, well-oxygenated, unpolluted water. In this book, Billy shares the keys to success in California’s High Sierra for both the beginning and advanced angler, including: how did the trout get there; geology of the High Sierra; trout science; equipment; casting; knots; flies; angling ethics; plus, how to fish the lakes, creeks; advanced tactics; planning your trip; camping info; and much more. Billy shares his hard-won secrets of success fishing the High Sierra so your next trip can be a great one!
8 1/2 x 11, color, 96 pages.
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ISBN: 978-1-57188-217-2 .Order #: FRAM9015 paper$19.95.

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF HAWAII. Richard Hazlett & Donald Hyndman. "There is no question that Roadside Geology of Hawai'i is the best general geologic roadguide available in printed form and is a real bargain at $20." —Environmental & Engineering Geoscience. Roadside Geology of Hawai`i details the evolution of this volcanic island chain, from the origin of a hot spot and the tumultuous creation of each island to ongoing eruptions and the gradual death and erosion of old volcanoes. Residents and tourists alike will soon become experts on lava tubes and lava flows, ancient beaches and coral reefs, ephemeral black sand beaches and the occasional tsunami. Includes a chapter each on six easily accessible and populated islands: Hawai`i , Maui, Lana`i, Moloka`i, O`ahu, and Kaua`i. Each chapter begins with a general discussion of the rocks of that island, then proceeds with a series of road guides that provide the local details. 317 pages.
Inventory = 1.
 ISBN: 978-0-87842-344-6. Order #: MOPR9034 paper$20.00.

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF MONTANA. David Alt & Donald Hyndman. "Designed for reading at 55 mph on roads which have undergone some geological changes of their own, and liberally sprinkled with diagrams, maps and black-and-white photographs." —Missoulian. Montana's geologic history includes a long succession of disturbances that changed the rocks, then changed many of them again. Unraveling these events reveals a geologically quiet continent that got scrambled in a long and grinding collision with the Pacific crustal plate. Through detailed geologic maps and lively text, Roadside Geology of Montana deciphers the complicated rock record and uncovers each layer of Big Sky Country. Illustrated, 435 pages.
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ISBN: 0-87842-202-1. Order #: MOPR9041 paper$20.00 OP; we have 1 left.

 

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF NORTHERN & CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. David D. Alt & Donald W. Hyndman. Twenty-five years after writing the groundbreaking Roadside Geology of Northern California, David Alt and Donald W. Hyndman have written an entirely new book--with expanded coverage, new photos and maps, and the latest interpretations of California's turbulent rocks. Geologic road guides include tours of Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Lava Beds National Monument, Kings Canyon National Park, Point Reyes National Seashore, and the San Francisco Bay area. Learn about earthquake prediction, gold mining, pillow basalts, cinder cones, and more with this book as your guide. Illustrated, 384 pages.
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ISBN: 0-87842-370-6. Order #: MOPR9043 paper$20.00.

 

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA. by Ruth Pittman. "An exceptional guide for curious, history-conscious travelers." —Midwest Book Review. Author Ruth Pittman writes with graceful ease and contagious enthusiasm about the missions, the gold rush, the rich cultural diversity, and issues as old as California--water, social programs, the environment, and more. 430 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-0-87842-318-7.
Order #: MOPR9051 paper$20.00.

 

 

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF YELLOWSTONE PARK. by Winfred Blevins. Learn about the Indians who lived or traveled through Yellowstone, as well as the mountain men who were the first white people to discover Yellowstone, the government "explorers" who mapped it and fought to make it a park, the poachers and other exploiters who threatened the park, and those who protected it. Meet the travelers, foreign and domestic, high-born and low-born, who sojourned here off the travails, thrills, dramas, and serene satisfactions of the people over the park's history. Easy and enjoyable to read, this guide allows you to begin at any of the five park entrances and follow the park's story as you follow the road. 116 pages.
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ISBN: 0-87842-223-4.
Order #: MOPR9061 paper$10.00.

 

FIRE IN SIERRA NEVADA FORESTS: a photographic interpretation of ecological change since 1849. George Gruell. "The face of the Sierra has filled in-and that, Gruell says, is not a good thing; not for wildlife, not for the forest and not for the future of the range's ecosystems." - Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times.
Fire in Sierra Nevada Forests examines the woodlands through repeat photography: re-photographing sites depicted in historical photographs to compare past vegetation to present. 256 pages, 7.25 x 10.25.
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ISBN: 0-87842-446-6. Order #: MOPR9062 paper$20.0

 

THE BRISTLECONE BOOK: a natural history of the world's oldest trees. by Ronald Lanner. High among the cold, windswept peaks of America's mountain West, strange and beautiful trees grow old but never age. The Bristlecone book: A Natural History of the World's Oldest Trees brings together for the first time the captivating facts about bristlecone and foxtail pines-trees that thrive in a harsh environment and live thousands of years-with a special focus on Great Basin Bristlecone pine, the oldest tree species on earth. In this extraordinary journey into the world of bristlecones, author Ronald Lanner exposes the trees' inner workings, taking apart a pine to examine bark, buds, needles, cones, and roots, and wood. He follows a tree's lifespan from seedling to great old age, presenting a new interpretation of stages of growth. He explains the unusual colors and forms that make bristlecones so picturesque, describes how the forces of nature influence the trees' unique shapes, and reveals their secrets of long life. Readers will discover where to go to see these trees and how to identify them. A stunning pageant of color photos shows off bristlecones and their remarkable growth patterns, and a map shows locations of groves. 118 pages, 6 x9.
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ISBN: 0-87842-538-1.
 Order #: MOPR9214 paper$12.00.

 

LIFE OF A SOLDIER ON THE WESTERN FRONTIER. by Jeremy Agnew. What was it really like to be a soldier in the nineteenth-century American West? Their heads filled with images of glory and battle, most young men joined the frontier army only to endure a life of tedious drills, bad meals, uncomfortable quarters, and ill-fitting uniforms. Working hard seven days a week and in all weather, soldiers frequently found themselves lonely and bored, with little opportunity for advancement but many ways to be punished—all for $13 a month. Focusing on the Indian Wars period of the 1840s through the 1890s, Life of a Soldier on the Western Frontier captures the daily challenges faced by the typical enlisted man and explores the role soldiers played in the conquering of the American frontier. In addition to describing the nitty-gritty details of a soldier’s daily life, this fascinating study explores the Indian Wars from the perspective of both the military and the Indians and examines all aspects of the post–Civil War army, including its organization, its weapons, and its personnel. The book also contains two appendices, one summarizing significant battles and the other listing selected western forts. Both include site locations and information for visitors. Dozens of photos and several maps add to the reader’s understanding and enjoyment. Life of a Soldier on the Western Frontier is more than a convenient reference book—it’s also a gripping and affecting story.
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ISBN: 978-0-87842-541-9. Order #: MOPR9327 paper$18.00.

 

THE OREGON TRAIL: a photographic journey. by Bill Moeller and Jan Moeller. "To their stunning pictorial presentation of the Oregon Trail, the authors have added a well-paced and informative account of the overland journey of thousands of pioneers between the years 1840 and 1860" - KLIATT . Bill and Jan Moeller meticulously traced and caputured on film the remnants of the Oregon Trail-surprisingly intact in many places. The resulting full-color photographs, accompanied by selected entries from emigrant diaries, evoke for the modern reader the frontier-strange, harsh, and beautiful-as the emigrants saw it. 208 pages, 8 3/8 x9.
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ISBN: 0-87842-442-3.
Order #: MOPR1154 paper$18.00.

 

 

Indiancraft. by McIntosh/Shell. Clear, concise instructions for acquiring materials and making many popular Native American handicrafts.  Basic designs for both the plains and woodland Indians, instructions for making both circular and straight leather strippers, suggestions on where to find rawhide, leather, fur, and wood. But the title's major emphasis is to present construction details for such things as the warbonnet and its carrying case, headbands, roach headdresses, men's leather and ribbon shirts, moccasins, chokers, breastplates, bead and quill work, gorgets and several types of necklaces. Covered as well are instructions for making bows and arrows, decorated scabbards, and Hopi rabbit sticks as well as the throwing stick. Includes items associated with the dance and social gatherings: anklets, dance bustles, women's cloth dance dresses, dance shawls, beaded baseball hats, the fan, cuffs, flutes, bullroarers, and the ceremonial lance. Instructions for the construction of both traditional garments as well as those in contemporary vogue. 144 pages. Fully illustrated.
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ISBN: 978-0-87961-171-2. Order #: NATG9412 paper$12.95.

CALIFORNIA'S BEST FISHING WATERS: 182 detailed maps of 31 of the best rivers and streams.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-1-932098-49-5. Order #: WIAP9632 paper$29.95.

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF NEW MEXICO. Halka Chronic.  Roadside landscapes--deserts, plateaus, volcanic uplands, peaks, plains. "With desert lowlands in the south and high peaks to the north, New Mexico presents many faces to its residents and visitors . . . faces that in part can be attributed to the sate's varied geology." —California Geology. The "Land of Enchantment," New Mexico is as varied in its scenery as its nickname suggests. With desert lowlands in the south and high, hoary peaks in the north, with rugged volcanic uplands and colorful plateaus, with high plains along its eastern border, and with a great rift valley that quite literally slashes the state in two, New Mexico's landscape tells a dramatic story that spans more than one billion years. Illustrated, 260 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-87842-209-9. Order #: MOPR9636 paper$20.00.

 

IT WILL LIVE FOREVER: Traditional Yosemite Indian Acorn Preparation. Ortiz. Gathering, drying, storing, pounding, winnowing, sifting, leaching, and cooking. 40 photos, 80p.
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ISBN: 978-0930588-45-8. Order #: HEYD9707 paper$14.95.

ILLUSTRATED KEY TO THE LIZARDS, SNAKES, AND TURTLES OF THE WEST. by Savage. Reptile identification--beginner and advanced.Pocket booklet gives concise system for identifying at both beginning and advanced levels. This key includes all the species of reptiles known to occur in those states of the United States and provinces of Canada lying entirely or in part west of the Rocky Mountains. Characteristic habitats are indicated for each species. However, it must be remembered that individual reptiles will wander some distance into nearby ecologic situations. Naturally, a species is to be expected only within the general area indicated on the range maps. Habitats are listed on the border of each page opposite the name of each species... 187 drawings, 70 maps, 36 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 978-0-911010-94-7. Order #: NATG0927 paper$6.95.

INDIAN SANDPAINTING OF THE GREATER SOUTHWEST. by David Villasenor. Religious-medical function of Navajo symbols: Swastika, Thunder, Whirling Rainbow, more. Color pictures of sandpaintings with their interpretations of the ceremonial significance. Sandpainting is a very old Southwest Indian Art in which the Medicine Man "paints" loosely upon the ground, or, on some occasions, upon buckskin or cloth, by letting the sands flow with control and skill through his sensitized fingers. He may use also, in conjunction with the sands of natural color, corn meal, flower pollen, powdered roots and bark, in the execution of this ritual.  Because of the sacred nature of this ceremony, the sandpainting is begun, finished, used, and destroyed within a twelve hour period (either night or day). 14 color ills., 32p.
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ISBN: 978-0-911010-92-3. Order #: NATG949 paper$4.95.

 

EARTHSHAPERS (THE). by Speerstra. Story of Mound Builder Indian culture of Mississippi River valley. Follows Yellow Moon, a girl of twelve, through the months of a year, in daily life, migrations, and tribal festivals. An archeologically authentic novel about an ancient native North American culture called Mound Builders. The name derives from the thousands of earth mounds they raised, primarily as burial sites, throughout the eastern and midwestern United States. Mound excavations have revealed a wealth of information about Mound Builders: they were a peaceful, highly religious people who conducted a wide trade in items such as copper from Lake Superior and seashells from the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.This is the story of the Hopewellian Mounds which are spread throughout the Mississipppi basin and into western New York. Two sites in this area are mentioned--the Grave Creek Mound in West Virginia which rises 70 feet with a 300-foot diameter and the Serpent Mound in Ohio which winds and curls for almost a quarter mile.  Ills., 80p.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-109-5. Order #: NATG956 paper$6.95.

DIVING AND DIGGING FOR GOLD. by Hill. Here is a guide for anyone interested in knowing where and how to find gold, and what equipment to use. Where and how to find, equipment to use in above- and below-water mining, where to sell. Aimed at the beginning or part time prospector, the book contains lists of equipment for gold trips, for diving and mining, do's and don't for the field trippers, and hints from old time prospectors and professionals. The information about diving for gold is particularly interesting. 6 photos, 73 drawings, 2 maps, 47p. 48 pages.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-005-0.
Order #: NATG971 paper$7.95.


EASY FIELD GUIDE TO COMMON MAMMALS OF ARIZONA.
Nelsons. Describes 29 species typical of this desert region, like bats, coyote, rock squirrel, javelina, bighorn. Drawings, 32 little p.
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ISBN: 0-935810-16-1. Order #: AMTR1508 paper$3.95.

CAMP COOKING 100 YEARS. The National Museum of Forest History.
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ISBN: 978-1-58685-761-5. Order #: GISM1641 spiral$9.99.

MT. WHITNEY: High Sierra Hiking Guide #5. Winnett. Trails, trees, history, geology, campsites, wildflowers, animals, ecology, fishing. Maps, 96 pages, compact.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 0-911824-62-6. Order #: WILD1737 paper$12.95.

SIX YEARS WITH THE TEXAS RANGERS: 1875-1881. Gillett. Classic account of recruit's service depicts how rangers maintained law and order on the frontier: captures, Indian pursuits, feuds, shootings. Ill, 294p.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 0-8032-5844-5. Order #: UNEB2296 paper$19.95.

INDIAN TALK: hand signals of the North American Indians. by Iron Eyes Cody. Guide to silent language used by Plains tribes for centuries. The North American continent was once populated by hundreds of Indian tribes who all spoke different languages. An incredible sign language developed whereby Indians who spoke different tongues were able to effectively communicate without saying a word. Alphabetically, 246 words, phrases, and counting methods of 'Indian Sign Language' are photographically depicted. Sign language was primarily a mechanism by which Plains groups could conduct trade activities.Sign language deals with ideas rather than individual words. Each sign or idea unit must be used in proper sequence and context, and with proper accent and delivery: the sign for 'question' may mean why, where, what, who, how many, or can you, will you, depending on the context in which it is used. The sign for 'eat' may mean 'to eat' or 'food.' 150 ills., 112 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 978-0-911010-82-4. Order #: NATG4543 paper$10.95.

 
P
ICTORIAL HISTORY OF DOWNHILL SKIING( A). by Stan cohen. Said to be the first comprehensive pictorial book on downhill skiing to be published in the last 20 years. 8-1/2x11, 256 pgs., 500 photos and drawings.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 978-0-933126-55-8. Order #: PIHI5802 paper$14.95.

 

 



StickeenSTICKEEN. John Muir. Illustrated edition of well-loved tale of how John Muir and the dog Stickeen struggled to cross an Alaskan glacier during an ice storm. An exhilarating story that has become an American classic. Illustrated, 96 pages. Inventory = 2.   ISBN: 0-930588-48-7. Order #: HEYD6114 paper$7.95.

 

 

 


FLYFISHER'S GUIDE TO COLORADO.
Bartholomew.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 1-932098-64-8. Order #: WIAP6581 paper$29.95.

YOSEMITE WILDLIFE.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 978-1-58355-3695-4. Order # WATE6922 $6.95.

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO COMMON MAMMALS OF NEW MEXICO. Nelsons. Describes 30 species found in this region, like desert cottontail, weasel, lion, bobcat, pronghorn. Drawings, 32 little pages.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 0-935810-22-6. Order #: AMTR7244 paper$3.95.

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO THE INDIAN ART & LEGENDS OF THE SOUTHWEST. by James R. Cunkle. Native Americans of the past told stories using characters such as Kokopelli, Spider Grandmother, and the Warrior Twins. They also relayed the importance of animals and plants in their artwork. Read about them in this guidebook. 32 little pages.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 0-935810-70-6. Order #: AMTR7255 paper$3.95.

Day Hikes on the Colorado Trail. ISBN: 1-55838-116-3. Order #: AMTR7596 $6.95.

RAILROADS OF COLORADO (Colorado Traveler Guidebook): A Guide to Narrow Gauge and Modern Trains.
by P. R. Griswold. As more and more gold and other minerals were discovered in Colorado, the challenge became how to economically transport it back East. With trains, of course! But you will be amazed at the routes the tracks had to take. Fun to ride, fun to read about too. 48 pages.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 1-55838-088-4. Order #: AMTR4603 paper$6.95.

FINGER WEAVING: Indian Braiding. Turner. Techniques and patterns of North American Plains and Woodlands Indians. 49 ills. (26 color), 48p.
Inventory =2.
ISBN: 0-935741-13-5. Order #: CHER7278 2 paper$5.95.

GEOLOGY UNDERFOOT ALONG COLORADO'S FRONT RANGE. Abbott & Cook.
Inventory =2 .
ISBN: 978-0-87842-595-2. Order #: MOPR7556 paper$24.00.

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO ROCK ART SYMBOLS OF THE SOUTHWEST. by Rick Harris. Possible interpretations for the messages of southwestern native people are offered in this illustrated guide. 32 little pages.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 0-935810-58-7. Order #: AMTR7625 paper$3.95.

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF NEVADA. by Richard Moreno. "Rich Moreno is one of the most talented travel writers in the West. His knowledge of Nevada's farthest reaches and the unusual history of each place may be unmatched." —Ron James, Nevada state historical preservation officer. There's more to Nevada than one-armed bandits, cheap buffets, and Elvis impersonators. From ice ages to expeditions, Paiutes to pioneers, and dams to divorce seekers, Roadside History of Nevada provides an overview of the Silver State.Richard Moreno divides Nevada into six geographical-historical areas, rich and often surprising in detail: Pyramid Lake yielded a world-record 41-pound cutthroat trout; Virginia City housed Mark Twain when he wrote for the Territorial Enterprise; and Lovelock Cave was the site of one of the West's greatest archeological misunderstandings. Survey the boom and bust of the mining industry, trace the desperate plight of the Donner party trapped in Sierra snow, and observe the growth of gambling from low-profile to a neon-castle industry. 368 pages.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 978-0-87842-410-8. Order #: MOPR9056 paper$22.00.

OSAGE LIFE & LEGENDS: Earth People/Sky People. by Robert Liebert. Traditions and lifeways and world views of Indian tribe as handed down verbally through the generations in a series of beautiful poems. the Osage were the principal native inhabitants of the Ozarks, they had a complicated and ritualistic lifestyle; the book tells who they were, where they lived and worked, how they hunted and gathered, and even how they dressed. Illustrated, 144 pages.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-169-9. Order #: NATG9410 paper$12.95.

 

TOP OF THE HILL. by Morris Taylor. An Arapahoe Indian lad ponders the meaning of his life should his aged grandfather die. A story suited for young readers about two friends, one very young, the other very old, and their separation by death.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 978-0-87961-183-5. Order #: NATG9703 paper$4.95.

 

 

MINERAL KING: High Sierra Hiking Guide #8. Felzer. Southern Sequoia NP and part of Golden Trout Wilderness. Map, 104p.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 0-89997-122-9. WILD9826 paper$12.95.

MALPAIS GOLD (THE). Carson. Novel of how one man was intrigued by chance find to become a treasure addict. 148p. 
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 0-941620-09-3. CARS272 paper$6.95.

TOBACCO, PEACE PIPES, AND INDIANS. Louis Seig. Before the cigar, before the cigarette, tobacco was a sacred herb used in Native American ceremonies. This book examines the history of many uses of tobacco among North American natives--ceremonial use of tobacco, with tribal practices. 5 maps, 26 engravings, 52 pages.
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 978-0-89541-047-3.
Order #: FILT0491 paper$4.95.

 

 

 

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF ARIZONA. by Halka Chronic. Explanation of geologic and landscape history of AZ.Roadside Geology of Arizona made sense of the landscape out the car window from the rise of mountains to the spread of deserts." —Arizona Daily Star. The rise of mountains and the spread of deserts has marked the geologic history of Arizona. Landscapes that we see today are here because of landscapes of the past, and because of tremendous forces deep within the earth, forces that carry continents into collisions and then drag them apart again, forces of heat and pressure and the slow churning boil of the earth's interior. Landscape features result, too, from more comprehensible, more recent forces: the unending attack of water and wind and frost, the building of volcanoes, and the short-term geologic happenings like landslides and rockfalls, earthquakes and floods, and a gopher digging a hole.
Illustrated, 335 pages. Inventory = 3. ISBN: 978-0-87842-147-3. Order #: MOPR0835 paper$20.00.

 

 

 

THE NORTHERN MAIDU. by Marie Potts. History and culture of early No CA Indians: doctoring, use of wild foods, dances, clothingAuthor looks back to the days of her childhood to give an unforgettable and personal account of the history and culture of the Northern Maidu of northern Sierra of California. The 20 short chapters in the book treat all aspects of Maidu life. Customs, religion, art, and recreation are described. The explanations of food gathering and preservation methods are in simple useful language and detailed enough to serve as a manual for wilderness survival. Photos, 48p.
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-070-8. Order #: NATG0953 paper$7.95.

 

 

ABALONE BOOK (THE). by Howorth. Life history, species, conservation, gathering, preparing. Marvel at iridescent swirls gracing abalone shell interiors, or exclaim over the first bite of an abalone steak. Identification keys, information on cleaning and preparing, plus plenty of recipes. Easy-to-understand key to identification of the various abalone species (complete with color photographs), a history of abalone harvesting on the west coast (both commercial and sport), discusses both natural (sea otter) and manmade (pollution) problems facing the abalone, a step-by-step guide for cleaning the abalone.  Five sections of the book detail evolution of abalone, problems existing and developing in the abalone resource, its life cycle, the different species (eight different varieties inhabiting the Pacific, specifically the West Coast of North America) and preparation of the meat. Throughout, Howorth advocates sensitivity to the abalone's habitat, the creature's seasons and habits, and respect for all legislation and harvest guidelines established to preserve our diminishing western abalone populations.56 photos and drawings (24 color), 80p. Out of print at publisher; we have 3 left.
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 0-87961-077-8. Order #: NATG0963 paper$8.95.

 

PONY EXPRESS. Reinfeld. Early fast mail route across plains and mountains, Indians, riders. Ills., 135p.
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 978-0-8032-5786-3. Order #: UNEB1579 paper$12.95.

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO COMMON TREES OF NEW MEXICO. Nelsons. Native trees are described in this guide, identifying characteristics and facts about leaves, cones and seed pods. 32 pages.
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 0-935810-23-4. Order #: AMTR1986 paper$3.95. 

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO SOUTHWESTERN PETROGLYPHS. by Elizabeth C. Welsh. Native rock carvings are illustrated and discussed, along with preservation, in this handy guide. 32 littlepages..
Inventory = 3.
ISBN:  0-935810-60-9. Order #: AMTR1988 paper$3.95.

WILD EDIBLE FRUITS & BERRIES. by Furlong & Pill. by Furlong & Pill. Useful throughout the U.S. and Canada, this book contains full-color photographs and detailed descriptions for 42 wild edible fruits and berries.  "he 42 species covered include such well known ones as blackberries, huckleberries, and elderberries; while less well known ones include manzanita, twisted stalk, fairy bells, and orange honeysuckle. Many of the species are indigenous to the Pacific Northwest (and in some cases, the east coast), while a few occur continent-wide. A color photo (about 3" x 4") is included for each plant. 64 pages.
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-032-8. Order #: NATG2079 paper$8.95.

 

AMERICAN INDIAN PRAYERS AND POETRY. Sharpe. Enchanting and inspiring prayers from many tribes. Color ills., 32p.
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 0-935741-09-7. Order #: CHER5622 paper$5.50.

TRACKING DINOSAURS IN THE WESTERN US (A TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO). (Rocky Mountain Traveler Guidebook). by Bill Panczner. The Rocky Mountains and surrounding areas contain some of the biggest and best preserved dinosaur remains on earth. This book describes the types that have been found, where they were located, and the museums that display them. 48 pages.
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 1-55838-149-X. Order #: AMTR7602 paper$6.95.

 

 


A TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN ARTS & CRAFTS. (Southwest Traveler Guidebook).
by Charlotte S. Neyland. The baskets, blankets, rugs, pottery, jewelry, sandpaintings, dolls, and beadwork created by the Native Americans of the Southwest are all so unique and fascinating. This book is a good introduction to the work that goes into the creations. 48 pages. 
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 1-55838-129-5. Order #: AMTR7607 paper$6.95.

WILD EDIBLE PLANTS OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA.  by Donald R. Kirk. Nearly 2000 species of wild edible plants found in the western United States and in southwestern Canada and northwestern Mexico are covered. Excellent identifying illustrations by Janice Kirk: detailed line drawings plus color plates for 64 species make identification easier. A must for anyone living or traveling through the western regions and interested in foraging or learning the edible plants." (The Wild Foods Forum, Nov./Dec. 1995). How to eat and cook. 343 pages, over 400 drawings, 72 color illustrations.
Inventory = 4.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-036-4. Order #: NATG920 paper$12.95.

 

NATIVE AMERICANS OF CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA. Forbes. Indian-White relations, history, explorers, conquest. 20 photos, 8 drawings, 7 maps, 208p.
Inventory = 4.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-119-4. Order #: NATG0954 paper$16.95.


KNOW YOUR POISONOUS PLANTS. James & Lippsmeyer. by James/Lippsmeyer. Detailed descriptions of 154 commonly cultivated or naturally growing plants found in the wild or landscaping. A good book to have in the home or on hikes.  "Naturegraph Publishers Publishers has produced yet another invaluable and easy resource book in Know Your Poisonous Plants. Author Wilma James lists 65 of the common poisonous plants, many of which are common to the backyard garden or are cultivated for medicinal purposes. Each plant is illustrated with an easy-to-recognize symbol depicting its poisonous parts. James includes the plants' native region, regional differences in appearances and toxicity, poisonous parts of the plant, and recognizable symptoms. Supplementing these most common plants are 75 additional poisonous plants with a brief outline and the common and scientific names of each. Prefacing the listings are straightforward instructions on how to prevent plant poisonings--with particular thought given to children, first aid for plant poisoning, and the correct method of reporting poisoning without wasting precious moments. SG staff people have referred to Know Your Poisonous Plants in emergency situations and found it a comfortingly quick and accurate guide, well worth adding to any survivalist's reference library." (Survival Guide Magazine, April 1983.) 99 pages.
Inventory = 4.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-012-8. Order #: NATG2078 paper$10.95.

TREASURE HUNTING: A Modern Search for Adventure. Carson. Researching and then exploring sites, finding coins, antiques. Photos, 85p.
Inventory = 5.
ISBN: 0-941620-05-0. Order #: CARS0254 paper$6.95.

REDWOOD REGION FLOWER FINDER: a guide to identifying wildflowers of the coastal fog belt of California. Watts. Identifies wildflowers on north coast of CA. Drawings, 64 little pages.
Inventory = 5.
ISBN: 978-0-192550-25-1. Order #: NASG0983 paper$5.95.

WINTER TREE FINDER: a manual for identifying trees in winter. Watts. For identifying deciduous trees in winter. Drawings, 64 little pages.
Inventory = 5.
ISBN: 978-0-912550-03-9. Oder #: NASG0995 paper$5.95.

TRACK FINDER.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 978-0-912550-12-1. Order #: NASG0998 paper$5.95.

FERN FINDER: a guide to native ferns of central and northeastern United States and eastern Canada. Hallowell. Identifies native northeastern and midwestern ferns.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 978-0-192550-24-4. Order #: NASG0999 paper$5.95.

BERRY FINDER: a guide to native plants of eastern North America. Miller. A guide to native plants of eastern North America with fleshy fruits, including herbs, vines, shrubs, and trees. Ill, 64 little pages.
Inventory = 5.
ISBN: 978-0-912550-22-0. Order #: NASG1000 paper$5.95.

FLOWER FINDER: a guide to identification of spring wildflowers and flower families. Watts.
Inventory = 5.
ISBN: 978-0-192550-00-8. Order #: NASG1001 paper$5.95.

COLORADO ROCKHOUNDING: a guide to minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Stephen M. Voynick. Colorado Rockhounding is a complete guide to the state's rich and varied mineral, gemstone, and fossil sources. In Colorado, rockhounds may pick agate and petrified wood from the vast Great Plains, follow dinosaur tracks on hogback ridges, pan gold in mountain streams, hunt gemstones on towering peaks, and search for metal sulfide minerals in historic mining districts. 392 pages 6 x9. Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-87842-292-7.  Order #: MOPR1115 paper$20.00

 

 

YELLOWSTONE & GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARKS DECK.
Inventory = 0.
ISBN: 978-159485-351-7. Order #: MOUN2295 deck$14.95.SOLD OUT

 
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK DECK.
Inventory = 5.
ISBN: 1-59485-352-4. Order #: MOUN2297 deck$14.95.

YEAR IN PARADISE (A). Schmoe. Portrait of Mt. Rainier through the seasons by the park's first naturalist, from 1920. 235p.
Inventory = 5.
ISBN: 0-916890-78-3. Order #: MOUN3231 paper$17.95.

GUIDE TO TREASURE IN MICHIGAN AND OHIO (A). Henson. Clues on where to look for treasures lost in wrecks, old junk yards, stills. 82p.
Inventory = 6. Order #: CARS260 paper$9.95.

CommonCOMMON EDIBLE AND USEFUL PLANTS OF THE WEST.  by Muriel Sweet. Identify, use for food, shelter, and medicine--after Indian, pioneer, Spanish-American custom. If you want to know how the Indians, pioneers, and the early Spanish-Americans used many of the common wild plants of the west for food, building shelters, or making artifacts, this book has the answers.116 drawings. 64 pages.
Inventory = 6.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-046-3
. Order #: NATG930 paper$7.95.

 

SOUTHWEST MEXICAN COOKBOOK: Authentic Recipes from the Southwest and Old Mexico. Tucker. Cooking hints, spice info, dictionary of words used in Mexican cooking. 81 pages.
Inventory = 6.
ISBN: 1-932427-08-2. Order #: ASCR5635 paper$4.95.

GUIDE TO TREASURE IN TENNESSEE (A). Henson. County listings give treasure leads and helpful info on lost mines, ghost towns, mill sites, and sunken ships. 124p.
Inventory = 6.
ISBN: 0-941620-04-2. Order #: CARS9195 paper$8.95.

HUNTING THE GHOST TOWNS. Carson. How to search abandoned sites for treasures and memorabilia. Photos, 84p.
Inventory = 7.
ISBN: 0-941620-08-5. Order #: CARS0253 paper$$8.95.

 

ROADRUNNER! by Virginia Douglas. Natural history of Southwest desert bird known for darting antics along highways. "Virginia Douglas, a devoted roadrunner watcher, has written a fine booklet on this charismatic Southwest character. This beautiful, aggressive bird, with his antenna tail, gaudy eye shadow, and Groucho Marx gait is the state bird of New Mexico and a symbol of the Southwest. Covering the bird's voracious appetite and terrific speed; propensity for killing snakes and robbing other birds' nests; and its own irregular and unusual nesting habits, Douglas's work sets this bird, both beloved and maligned, as straight as he will ever be. Both the fact and the folklore make this well worth reading." (Arizona Highways Magazine, August 1985, p. 48).  Illustrated, 48 pages. 
Inventory = 7.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-147-7. Order #: NATG1975 paper$6.95.

 

GUIDE TO TREASURE IN KENTUCKY (A). Henson. Describes old forts, trading posts, settlements, Civil War battles as sites to look for buried caches. Photos, 103p.
Inventory = 8.
ISBN: 0-941620-29-8. Order #: CARS0271 paper$9.95.

ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT SHARKS. Scharp. 75 answers about sharks--science, maneaters, commerce, fishing. Drawings, 30 photos, 64p.
Inventory = 8.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-079-1. Order #: NATG0918 paper$6.95.

ARTS & CRAFTS OF THE CHEROKEE. Leftwich. Crafts background and material guide for baskets, beadwork, weapons, pottery, weaving, feather, stone, metal, leather, wood. 146 photos, 160 pages.
Inventory = 8.
ISBN: 0-935741-11-9. Order #: CHER9764 paper$12.95.

PACIFIC COAST MAMMALS: a guide to mammals of the Pacific Coast states, teir tracks, skulls, and other signs. Russo & Olhausen.Identifies wild mammals, showing animals, skulls, tooth formulas, footprints, droppings, range maps. Ill, 92p.
Inventory = 9.
ISBN: 978-0-192550-16-9. Order #: NASG3496 paper$6.95.

WINTER WEED FINDER: a guide to dry plants in winter. by Dorcas S. Miller, illustrated by Ellen Amendolara. Key identifies native and naturalized herbs (non-woody plants) and ferns by their dry structures that remain in late fall and winter, such as pods, seed capsules, burrs, and dried flowers. Covers north central and northeastern US (from about N. Carolina north and Minnesota east) and southeastern Canada. Illustrated with line drawings. 64 pages.
Inventory = 9.
ISBN: 978-0-912550-17-6. Order #: NASG5407 paper$5.95.

WISDOM OF THE NATIVE AMERICANS (THE). Nerburn.
Inventory = 10.
ISBN: 978-1-57731-079-2. Order #: PUGW0213 paper$17.95.

FUNNY SIDE OF FISHING (THE). Reed. Humorous stories, tall tales, quotes, one-liners, and cartoons for everyone who enjoys fishing. 102 pages.
Inventory = 10.
ISBN: 1-932427-01-5. Order #:  ASCR5636 paper$5.95.

THE WINTUN INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA AND THEIR NEIGHBORS (THE)Wintun Indians of California and their neighbors. by Peter Knutdtson. Pre-Anglo cultural life of people of Redding to Mount Shasta, CA, area. This easy-to-read, interesting ethnographic study gives a picture of Wintun cultural life. Two of the most interesting sections of the book are the glossary and a section on Wintun use of plants. A 17 x 22" color map of their territory is included. Illustrated, with fold-out map. Maps, photos, drawings, 96 pages.
Inventory = 11. ISBN: 978-0-87961-062-3. Order #: NATG0946 paper$10.95.

 

ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO COMMON ROCKS AND THEIR MINERALS. by Allan & Brown. Nature of rocks, naming based on mineral content. This booklet is packed with practical information for anyone interested in rocks and minerals, provides the basics for understanding and identifying common rocks. he book is divided into three sections that appear in logical order. The first explains how to identify the three main classifications of rocks: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. It tells how they were formed and how they appear to the eye. Line drawings are an aid. The second section concerns the minerals that are components of the rocks. The rock-forming minerals are listed in descending order of hardness from topaz to diatomite also known as diatomaceous earth. Pertinent information on identifying each is listed. This includes appropriate items such as specific gravity, color, fracture, cleavage, and habitat. 62 illustrations . (17 in color), 60 pages.
Inventory = 11. ISBN: 978-0-87961-054-8. Order #: NATG0973 paper$5.95.

BUFFALO BILL: The Man and the Museum. (Rocky Mountain Traveler Guidebook). by Stanley W. Zamonski. William Frederick Cody was the most recognizable personality during his day. As a traveling performer, he brought the American West to all corners of the world. Filled with photographs and well-written, this book tells the tales of this hero's life. 48 pages.
Inventory = 11.
ISBN: 1-55838-076-0. Order #: AMTR7604 paper$6.95.

INDIAN DESIGNS: 48 patterns from Southwest (Hopi, Acoma, Navajo, Apache, Aztec, Papago, Zuni, more. by David and Jean Villasenor. A collection of dozens of striking black-and-white Native American patterns (for such things as rainbird spirits, flute players, Father Sky, and turtles). The authentic, exciting 8-1/2" x 11" Southwest Indian graphics beg to be reproduced through applique, fabric painting, needlepoint, or any of a number of other crafts projects. Ill., 48p. lg. fmt.
Inventory = 12.
ISBN: 978-0-87961-122-4. Order #: NATG1974 paper$10.95.

NORTHWOODS WILDLIFE REGION. by Conrader. Major plants, birds, animals from Minnesota/WI to MA/ME in US and adjacent Canada. Color illustrations, l92 pages.
Inventory = 12. ISBN: 978-0-87961-127-9.
Order #: NATG1977 paper$12.95.

 

COOKS ON VACATION: Patio & Vacation Cooking. Tucker. Choice recipies for patio cooking, a picnic, the traveling chef, cmaper,. fisherman, hunter, or the cook at home who is always short of time and looking for very special yet easy recipes. 68 pages.
Inventory = 12.
ISBN: 1-932427-03-1. Order : ASCR5632 paper$4.95.

HOMETOWN RECIPES.Tucker. Favorite recipes sent to Ella Mae Tucker from her readers during 40 years of writing a recipe exchange column for the Springfield Newss and Leader of Springfiled, MO. 68 pages.
Inventory = 12.
ISBN: 1-932427-04-X. Order #: ASCR5634 39 paper$4.95.
 

TAPESTRIES IN SAND: the spirit of Indian sandpainting. by David Villasenor. Legends and meanings of serpents, swastikas, rainbows, other Navajo symbols. Explains the inner meaning of some 30 sandpaintings, such as the Whirling Rainbows, Chiricahua Sun Sandpainting, and Big Thunder.14 color illustrations, 112 pages.
Inventory = 13.
ISBN: 978-0-911010-22-0. Order #: NATG0948 paper$13.95.

 

THEY MET AT GETTYSBURG. Stackpole. Retelling of battle, first-hand accounts. Photos, maps, 344p.
Inventory = 13.
ISBN: 978-0-8117-2089-2. Order #: STAC1382 paper$19.95.


STORY OF THE CHEROKEE PEOPLE (THE).
Underwood. Ancient times to present, including Sequoyah and his alphabet, removal to West. 48p.
Inventory = 14.
ISBN: 0-935741-01-1. Order #: CHER6905 paper$6.50.  

PACIFIC COAST TREE FINDER.: a pocket manual for identifying Pacific Coast trees. by Tom Watts. The classic key to identifying native trees of the Pacific Coast, updated to reflect changes in the accepted names of trees, especially since publication of the University of California's Jepson Manual in 1993. Key identifies native trees, and some commonly introduced non-natives, by their leaves and needles. Covers the Pacific Coast region from Baja to British Columbia. (In the deserts of Southern California, use the Desert Tree Finder.) Includes range maps and information about habitat.  64 pages, drawings.
Inventory = 16.
ISBN: 978-0-912550-27-5. Order #: NASG0979 paper$5.95.

 

COLORADO QUIZ BAG. Churchill. Almost three dozen quizzes and puzzles to delight travelers with exciting CO lore. Place names, history facts, mineral names. 6 ill, 40p.
Inventory = 19.
ISBN: 0-913488-04-6. Order #: TIMB0772 paper$3.95.

LIFE ON INTERTIDAL ROCKS: a guide to marine life of the rocky North Atlantic coast. by Cherie Hunter Day. Identifies plants and animals (Kelp, Sea Anemones, Sea Slugs, Crabs, and Starfish, and many more) that live in the intertidal zone of the rocky Atlantic Coast, from Rhode Island north to the Bay of Fundy.
The granite bedrock of this glacier-scoured coast forms a habitat with many places for living things to hide. The twice-daily rise and fall of the sea with the tides creates the intertidal zone, extending from the splash zone, which gets wet from wave splash at high tide, but is never under water, to the lower zone, which is exposed only during the most extreme low tides. Organisms that live here endure many stresses, including winter cold and ice, alternating exposure and submersion, pollution, and the danger of being ripped away by waves during a storm. This book will help you identify organisms that live in and on tidepools, rocks, pilings, and wharves, and understand how they survive. Illustrated with the author's clear and detailed line drawings. 64 pages. 

Inventory = 25.
ISBN: 978-0-192550-15-5. Order #: NASG5406 paper$5.95.

BEAUTIFUL NORTHERN NEVADA. Lewis. Desert, mountains, ghost towns, gambling. Color photos, 72p lg fmt.
Inventory =26.
ISBN: 0-89802-100-6. Order #: BEAM0126 paper$7.95.

McCARTYS (THE)--They Rode with Butch Cassidy. Churchill. Records the misdeeds of an exciting and colorful bunch of outlaws who terrified the SW 1880-90s.
Inventory = 27.
ISBN: 0-913488-02-X. Order #: TIMB0762 paper$3.95.

TREE FINDER: a manual for the identification of trees. by May Theilgaard Watts, is the classic key to identifying trees by their leaves and needles. (Originally published under the title Master Tree Finder.) Covers native and commonly introduced trees of the U.S. and Canada east of the Rockies and north of Florida, showing habitat and distribution. Line drawings point out important features of plant structure. This is the one to put in your pocket and take for a walk in the woods. 64 pages illustrated.
Inventory = 29.
ISBN: 978-0-912550-01--5.
Order #: NASG5305 paper$5.95.



WIND METER.
Dwyer. Hand-held meter reads speeds to 66 mph. Includes instructions.
Inventory = 30. Order #:  DWYE0411 meter$29.75.

DEAR DAUGHTER COOKBOOK. Tucker. Time-tested recipes of five generations handed down from and added to by mother and daughter for 100 years. 113p.
Inventory = 31.
ISBN: 1-932427-00-7. Order #: ASCR0439 paper$5.50.

HIGH ON THE HOG.Tucker. Lickin' good eatin' hillbilly recipes--many rare such as living yeast, buttermilk pie, rose jar. 6 drawings, 48p.
Inventory = 32.
1-932427-02-3. Order #: ASCR0438 paper$3.95.

BEAUTIFUL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Foster. Describes the deserts, mountains, Great Valley, coast--history, nature, scenery, attractions. Color photos, 72p lg fmt.
Inventory = 33.
ISBN: 0-915796-37-6. Order #: BEAM0707 paper$6.95.

 

AMERICAN INDIAN COOKING & HERB LORE. by J. Ed Sharpe and Thomas B. Underwood. Legends, food & herb uses, recipes from many tribes. 32 pages, illustrated..
Inventory = 36.
ISBN: 0-935741-05-4. CHER6876 paper$6.00.

BEAUTIFUL TEXAS.
Will. Deserts, wildflowers, cattle range, mountains, historic buildings, The Alamo. Color photos, 72p lg fmt.
Inventory = 50.
ISBN: 0-915796-74-0. Order #: BEAM0125 paper$8.95.

DOC HOLLIDAY, BAT MASTERSON, & WYATT EARP: Their Colorado Careers.
Churchill. CO adventures of 3 of Old West's most colorful characters during times of gold and frontier camps. Photos, 39p.
Inventory = 71.
ISBN: 0-913488-05-4. Order #: TIMB0757 paper$3.95.

CAMPING COOKIN'. by Lane. Recipes for camping with tips to make life easier, meals better. Drawings, 64 pages. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas.
Inventory = 7. No ISBN. Order #: BALA9260  paper$3.95.

 

BUTCH CASSIDY: the congenial desperado. Walker. Life and escapades of famous outlaw. Photos, 64 pages. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas.
Inventory = 5.
No ISBN. Order #: BALA9267 paper$3.95

GUNFIGHTERS. by George Turner. Portrays 29 gunfighters in 64 pages. Illustrated. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas.
Inventory = 9.
No ISBN. Order #: BALA9266 paper$3.95

 

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