Books in Stock by Rick Bass
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  • Bass, Rick:  Brown Dog Of The Yaak Essays On Art and Activism.  Minneapolis: Milkweed Edition, 1999. Signed, Limited First Edition. Fine in brick red cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and front board and with a colored photograph of a fern on affixed to the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the title page. 170 pages of text which includes a 15 page "portrait" of Rick Bass and a bibliography of his work to-date.
    TB20715  $80.00



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    Bass, Rick:  Brown Dog Of The Yaak Essays On Art and Activism.  Minneapolis: Milkweed Edition, 1999. Signed, Limited First Edition. Fine in brick red cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and front board and with a colored photograph of a fern on affixed to the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the title page and this copy is numbered copy 114 out of only 120 copies printed. 170 pages of text which includes a 15 page "portrait" of Rick Bass and a bibliography of his work to-date.
    TB20713  $80.00



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    Bass, Rick:  Caribou Rising.  San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (2004). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/2 black cloth and black paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A nearly square 12mo of 7 3/8 by 6 1/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 164 pages including notes and text. Sub-titled with: "Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich-in Culture, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge". A clean bright copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30875  $25.00



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    Bass, Rick:  The Deer Pasture.  College Station: Texas A & M University, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brick red cloth covered boards with white and black text on the spine with only a hint of dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with only a hint of rubbing at the lower edge of the spine area and at the upper fore corner of the front panel at the fold to the flap. The author's first book. With illustrations by Elizabeth Hughes, the author's wife. 123 pages of text and black and white sketches. Laid-in is a special promotional brochure from Wardlaw Books (Texas A&M University Press) "announcing a new series (welcoming) the appearance of the first Wardlaw Books: The Deep Pasture by Rick Bass...." and three other titles of the same period of time.
    TB21015  $15.00



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    Bass, Rick:  Fiber.  Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1989. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with gray text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a few minor wrinkles on the upper edge of the spine area. Although a work of fiction the author leaves no doubt that he is creating an analogy with his own Yaak Valley with the strong suggestion that action be taken quickly to protect it.
    TB08177  $15.00



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    Bass, Rick:  The Hermit's Story.  New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2002. First Edition. Fine in purple and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. A collection of ten short stories.
    TB19212  $20.00



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    Bass, Rick:  The Hermit's Story.  New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2002. First Edition, First printing. Fine in purple and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. A collection of ten short stories. 179 pages of text. A very tight, clean and unread copy with no prior owner's marks, names or plates.
    TB24973  $10.00




  • Bass, Rick:  In The Loyal Mountains.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 cloth and light gray paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine with light dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket.
    TB06014  $10.00



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    Bass, Rick:  The Lost Grizzlies A Search for Survivors in the Wilderness of Colorado.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 brown cloth and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with light dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very near fine dust jacket with the price intact but with two minor closed tears at the upper rear corner of the spine area and at the upper fore corner of the front panel. The author joins in the quest to search for the grizzly bear long presumed to be extinct from the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. 239 pages of text.
    TB22129  $20.00



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    Bass, Rick:  The New Wolves.  New York: The Lyons Press, 1998. First Edition. Fine in paper covered boards with light yellow text stamping on the spine. In a fine, nclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author and by the illustrator, Elizabeth Bass, on the title page. The author takes on another topic of wolf reintroduction. This one deals with the efforts to repopulate the "lobo" or Mexican Wolf to the American Southwest.
    TB13130  $30.00




  • Bass, Rick:  The New Wolves.  New York: The Lyons Press, 1998. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with light yellow text stamping on the spine with minor insignificant dust stains to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. The author takes on another topic of wolf reintroduction. This one deals with the efforts to repopulate the "lobo" or Mexican Wolf to the American Southwest.
    TB07665  $15.00



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    Bass, Rick:  The Ninemile Wolves.  Livingston: Clark City Press, 1992. First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in 1/2 maroon cloth and light brown cloth covered boards with gilt designs on the spine and gilt text and an image of a running wolf on the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine, cloth covered slipcase. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. One of only 125 copies printed. 162 pages of text followed by a map and two pages of records of the Ninemile wolves. Describes the reintroduction of wolves to Montana which started in 1989; and, hopefully continues to this day.
    TB01689  $150.00




  • Bass, Rick:  The Ninemile Wolves.  Montana: Clark City Press, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. One of the author's finest and most memorable books in which he describes the reintroduction of wolves to Montana which started in 1989; and, hopefully continues to this day.
    TB16945  $20.00




  • Bass, Rick:  Oil Notes.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. First Edition. Near fine in black 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with the author's gilt signature on the front cover and gilt text printing on the spine with minor dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. The author's fourth book. A book written in the form of a journal which document the thoughts of this immensely talented writer about life and oil.
    TB05162  $15.00




  • Bass, Rick:  Oil Notes.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with the author's gilt signature on the front cover and gilt text printing on the spine In a fine dust jacket. The author's fourth book. A book written in the form of a journal which document the thoughts of this immensely talented writer about life and oil.
    TB05161  $10.00




  • Bass, Rick:  Platte River.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. A collection of three short stories.
    TB01835  $21.00




  • Bass, Rick:  Platte River.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. First Edition. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. A collection of three short stories.
    TB06020  $15.00



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    Bass, Rick:  Platte River.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. 2nd printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. A collection of three short stories.
    TB06022  $10.00



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    Bass, Rick, Editor:  The Roadless Yaak Reflections and Observations About One of Our Last Great Wild Places.  Guilford, Conn.: The Globe Pequot Press, (2002). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with bold, dark green text stamped on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 244 pages including an index, about the authors and text. 36 authors, under the editorship of Rick Bass, assemble a collection of essays and thoughts on a wild place in northwestern Montana...The Yaak Valley.
    TB31280  $25.00



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    Bass, Rick:  The Sky, The Stars, The Wilderness.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. First Edition. Near fine in 1/4 maroon cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine with light dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. A limited first edition which is numbered 31 out of only 100 copies and signed by the author on a tipped-in page prior to the fly title page. A collection of three novellas by Bass. Picked by Amazon books as one of the best books of nature/natural history for 1997 and winner of the 1998 Mountains & Plains Booksellers award.
    TB05706  $75.00




  • Bass, Rick:  The Sky, The Stars, The Wilderness.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 maroon cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine with 1st FEP creased at lower corner. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of three novellas by Bass. Picked by Amazon books as one of the best books of nature/natural history for 1997 and winner of the 1998 Mountains & Plains Booksellers award.
    TB05701  $20.00




  • Bass, Rick:  The Watch.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/2 green cloth and decorated paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping with light dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. The author's third book which is a collection of ten short stories which comprise his first publication of fiction.
    TB08351  $10.00



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    Bass, Rick:  Where the Sea Used to Be.  New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1998. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 gray cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine & the authors signature on the front. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. 445 pages of text.
    TB07001  $15.00



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    Bass, Rick:  Winter Notes From Montana.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with faint creasing at the upper edge of the front panel. A description of life and nature in a remote valley in Montana as experienced by the author.
    TB10530  $10.00






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