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Welcome to Elk River Books Online

Welcome to the online sales page of Elk River Books. We specialize in rare and collectible outdoor literature, and carry a curated selected of works by regional authors, fiction, books on visual and literary arts, Western history and lore and more. 

We guarantee our books are as described. If 
a description is inaccurate or a book is damaged in shipping, let us know within a week of receipt and we will refund both your purchase and shipping price. If you have any questions about a specific book, please contact us. We're always happy to chat with our customers.

All items are available subject to previous sale.
We make every effort to keep this site up to date, but occasionally things slip through the cracks so we ask for your patience if an item listed here is sold in the store first.

We will sell and ship internationally.
Please contact us for those rates. If you purchase an oversize book, please choose a shipping method that reflects the appropriate postage.

We accept major credit cards (AMEX, Visa, MC and Discover) as well as PayPal through this site, but can make other arrangements if necessary (just give us a call).

Our email address is info@elkriverbooks.com. Phone 406-333-2330.

Book Condition Guidelines 
(as adapted from the AB Bookman's Weekly 
and the Independent Online Booksellers Association)
  • Fine, As New is to be used only when the book is in the same immaculate condition in which it was published. There can be no defects, no missing pages, no library stamps, etc., and the dust jacket (if it was issued with one) must be perfect without any tears.
  • Near Fine approaches the condition of Fine or As New, but with a couple very minor defects that must be noted.
  • Very Good can describe a used book that does show some small signs of wear on either binding or paper. Any defects must be noted.
  • Good describes is a well-worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted.
  • Fair is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. (which must be noted). Binding, jacket (if any), etc., may also be worn. All defects must be noted.
  • Poor describes a book that is sufficiently worn that its only merit is as a Reading Copy because it does have the complete text, which must be legible. Any missing maps or plates should still be noted. This copy may be soiled, scuffed, stained or spotted and may have loose joints, hinges, pages, etc.
  • Ex-library copies must always be noted as such no matter what the condition of the book.
  • Book Club editions must always be noted as such no matter what the condition of the book.
  • Remainder marks, Bookplates, Previous Owner’s Name may be faults and must always be noted.

Featured Items
The Starlight Creek Angling Society, Middleton, Harry
The Starlight Creek Angling Society
Middleton, Harry
1200.00 USD
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The Complete Fly Fisherman: The Notes and Letters of Theodore Gordon, McDonald, John (ed),  [Theodore Gordon]
The Complete Fly Fisherman: The Notes and Letters of Theodore Gordon
McDonald, John (ed), [Theodore Gordon]
1200.00 USD
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A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, Maclean, Norman [Signed]
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories
Maclean, Norman [Signed]
1200.00 USD
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