Welcome to Elk River Books, a curated used bookstore in Livingston, Montana. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America, International League of Antiquarian Booksellers,  Independent Online Booksellers Association and the Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Booksellers Association. The store specializes in collectible outdoor literature, and carries books on a full range of subjects, including works by regional authors, visual and literary arts, Western history, children's and more. We accept books on trade for store credit, and sell gift certificates as well.


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List of Research Works Cited in Book Descriptions

Adams, Ramon F. The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets of Men and Events in the Cattle Industry. Cleveland: Zubel, 1982.

Adams, Ramon F. Six-Guns and Saddle Leather: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen. Norman, Oklahoma: U of Oklahoma P, 1969.

Arner, Robert D. Dobson's Encyclopedia: the Publisher, Text, and Publication of America's First Britannica, 1789-1803. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1991.

"BAL" – See: Blanck, Jacob.

Barber, John F. Richard Brautigan: An Annotated Bibliography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1990.

Baumgarten, E. Lee. Price Guide and Bibliographic Check List for Children's and Illustrated Books, 1880 - 1970. Martinsburg, WV: E. Lee Baumgarten Books, 2004.

Beckham, Stephen Dow, et al. The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: A Bibliography and Essays. Portland, OR: Lewis and Clark College, 2003.

Beetz, Kirk. John Ruskin: A Bibliography, 1900-1974. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1976.

Biscotti, M.L. A Bibliography of American Sporting Books [1926-1985]. Far Hills, NJ: Meadow Run Press, 1997.

Blanck, Jacob. Bibliography of American Literature. New Haven: Yale UP, 1955.

Bodio, Stephen J. A Sportsman's Library: 100 Essential, Engaging, Offbeat and Occasionally Odd Fishing and Hunting Books for the Adventurous Reader. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2013.

Bradley, J.L. A Ruskin Chronology. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.

Bromer, David J. [w/ Shannon Struble]. Aun Aprendo: A Comprehensive Bibliography of the Writings of Aldous Leonard Huxley. Boston: Bromer Booksellers, 2011.

Bruccoli, Matthew J. F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Descriptive Bibliography. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1972.

Bruns, Henry. Angling Books of the Americas. Atlanta: Angler's Press, 1975.

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Dykes, Jeff. Fifty Great Western Illustrators: A Bibliographic Checklist. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Press, 1975.

Ford, Paul J. and Stephen R. Pastore. Cormac McCarthy: A Descriptive Bibliography, Vol. I: First Editions & Autographs. San Bernardino, CA: American Bibliographical Press, 2014.

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"Graff" – See: Storm, Colton.

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Hodge, William. A Bibliography of Contemporary North American Indians: Selected and Partially Annotated with Study Guide. New York: Interland Publishing, 1976.

Howes, Wright. U.S.iana (1650-1950): A Selective Bibliography in Which are Described 11,620 Uncommon and Significant Books Relating to the Continental Portion of the United States. New York: R.R. Bowker, 1962.

Howgego, Raymond John. Encyclopedia of Exploration 1850-1940: The Oceans, Islands and Polar Regions. Potts Point, Australia: Hordern House, 2006.

Johnson, Merle [Jacob Blanck]. Amerian First Editions, 4th Edition. New York: Bowker, 1942.

Kingman, Lee, et al. Illustrators of Children's Books: 1957 - 1966. Boston: Horn Book, Inc., 1972.

Laird, W. David. Hopi Bibliography: Comprehensive and Annotated. Tucson, U of Arizona P, 1977.

Lamar, Howard R. The New Encyclopedia of the American West. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1998.

Lepper, Gary M. A Bibliographical Introduction to Seventy-five Modern American Authors. Berkeley: Serendipity Books, 1976.

Mason, Stuart. Bibliography of Oscar Wilde. London: T. Werner Laurie Ltd., n.d.

Maynard, Joe and Barry Miles. William S. Burroughs: A Bibliography, 1953-73. Charlottesville, VA: U of Virginia P, 1978.

McLeod, James Richard. Theodore Roethke: A Bibliography. Kent, OH: Kent State UP, 1973.

Nicholas, D. Peter Matthiessen, a Bibliography: 1951-1979. Canoga Park, CA: Orirana Press, 1979.

O'Keefe, Michael, ed. Custer, the Seventh Cavalry, and the Little Big Horn. Norman, OK: Arthur H. Clark Co., 2012.

Orr, Gregg and Beef Torrey. Jim Harrison: A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1964-2008. Lincoln, NE: U of Nebraska P, 2009.

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Penzler, Otto. Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe Part I: A Descriptive Bibliography and Price Guide. New York: Mysterious Bookshop, 2001.

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Swanson, Philip. The Cambridge Companion to Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.

Taft, Robert. Artists and Illustrators of the Old West: 1850 - 1900. New York: Scribners, 1953.

Thacher, Charles. Angling Books: A Guide for Collectors. Far Hills, NJ: Meadow Run Press, 2006.

Thrapp, Dan L. Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography. Lincoln, NE: U of Nebraska P, 1991.

Wagner, Henry R. and Charles L. Camp [Robert H. Becker, ed]. The Plains and the Rockies: A Critical Bibliography of Exploration, Adventure and Travel in the American West, 1800-1865. San Francisco: John Howell Books, 1982.

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Yost, Karl and Frederic Renner. A Bibliography of the Published Works of Charles M. Russell. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1971.