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Visible Bones
Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

How can you know a place? Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet—author of Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America—looks to the relics of a region to connect the present moment to the distant past. In the vast Western territory defined by the Columbia River, Nisbet tracks the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work
An Illustrated Exploration Across Two Centuries in the Pacific Northwest
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $27.95

During a meteoric career that spanned from 1825 to 1834, David Douglas made the first systematic collections of flora and fauna over many parts of the greater Pacific Northwest. Despite his early death, colleagues in Great Britain attached the Douglas name to more than 80 different species, including the iconic timber... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work
David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work
Written by Jack Nisbet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570618291
Our Price: $27.95
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David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work
An Illustrated Exploration Across Two Centuries in the Pacific Northwest
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $27.95

During a meteoric career that spanned from 1825 to 1834, David Douglas made the first systematic collections of flora and fauna over many parts of the greater Pacific Northwest. Despite his early death, colleagues in Great Britain attached the Douglas name to more than 80 different species, including the iconic timber... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
New Land, North of the Columbia
New Land, North of the Columbia
Written by Lorraine Mcconaghy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570616938
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
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New Land, North of the Columbia
Historic Documents That Tell the Story of Washington State from Territory to Today
Written by Lorraine Mcconaghy


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $40.00

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Sources of the River, 2nd Edition
The Artwork of Ray Troll
Written by Ray Troll


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $16.95

In this true story of adventure, author Jack Nisbet re-creates the life and times of David Thompson—fur trader, explorer, surveyor, and mapmaker. From 1784 to 1812, Thompson explored western North America, and his field journals provide the earliest written accounts of the natural history and indigenous cultures of the what is... Read more >
The Collector
The Collector
Written by Jack Nisbet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570616679
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
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The Collector
David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $16.95

Jack Nisbet first told the story of British explorer David Thompson, who mapped the Columbia River, in his acclaimed book Sources of the River, which set the standard for research and narrative biography for the region. Now Nisbet turns his attention to David Douglas, the premier botanical explorer in the Pacific... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Bretz's Flood
The Remarkable Story of a Rebel Geologist and the World's Greatest Flood
Written by John Soennichsen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $16.95

The land between Idaho and the Cascade Mountains is characterized by gullies, coulees, and deserts--in geologic terms, it is a wholly unique place on the earth. Legendary geologist J Harlen Bretz, starting in the 1920s, was the first to explore the area. Bretz, a former science teacher at Franklin High School... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Collector
David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $16.95

Jack Nisbet first told the story of British explorer David Thompson, who mapped the Columbia River, in his acclaimed book Sources of the River, which set the standard for research and narrative biography for the region. Now Nisbet turns his attention to David Douglas, the premier botanical explorer in the Pacific... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Bretz's Flood
Bretz's Flood
Written by John Soennichsen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570616310
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Bretz's Flood
The Remarkable Story of a Rebel Geologist and the World's Greatest Flood
Written by John Soennichsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $16.95

The land between Idaho and the Cascade Mountains is characterized by gullies, coulees, and deserts--in geologic terms, it is a wholly unique place on the earth. Legendary geologist J Harlen Bretz, starting in the 1920s, was the first to explore the area. Bretz, a former science teacher at Franklin High School... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Sources of the River, 2nd Edition
Sources of the River, 2nd Edition
Written by Jack Nisbet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570615221
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Sources of the River, 2nd Edition
Tracking David Thompson Across North America
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.95

In this true story of adventure, author Jack Nisbet re-creates the life and times of David Thompson—fur trader, explorer, surveyor, and mapmaker. From 1784 to 1812, Thompson explored western North America, and his field journals provide the earliest written accounts of the natural history and indigenous cultures of the what is... Read more >
Visible Bones
Visible Bones
Written by Jack Nisbet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570615245
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Visible Bones
Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.95

How can you know a place? Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet—author of Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America—looks to the relics of a region to connect the present moment to the distant past. In the vast Western territory defined by the Columbia River, Nisbet tracks the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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