Five Quail Books

Out-of-print, first editions, used, and new books, prints, maps, photos/photo albums, periodicals, documents and ephemera (plus a limited selection of audio/visual material) relating to the Grand Canyon, Colorado River and Colorado Plateau. Many of the out-of-print books are scarce-to-rare editions by Powell, Dutton, Stone, Eddy, Abbey and others.

  • Archaeology, botany, geology, etc. 

  • Park history, hiking, etc. 

  • Colorado River exploration, dams, river running, etc. 

  • Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge exploration & history 

  • Mormon and Native American families, history, etc. 

  • Fred Harvey Company, Santa Fe Railway, Kolb Brothers, Verkamps 

  • River running guides 

  • USGS Bulletins, Professional Papers, Water-Supply Papers 

  • Utah Anthropological Papers Edward Abbey

Stock shown by appointment only. Book shop visited by customers from around the world! Call or write for latest hard copy of catalog. We accept CHECKS and PAYPAL.


Colorado River Briefs by Lindemann. 
​Call or write us
​for a copy for your next river trip.  
​$17.95 plus $4.50 s&h

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Five Quail Books


Prescott, Arizona