Tahoma Tales

Our bookstore is small but totally unique in the selection of books we offer. Our shelves are filled with a selection of new, used, and collectible books highlighting the Pacific Northwest. We feature books on Northwest History, Natural History, Mountaineering, Pacific Northwest Literature, and Poetry, as well as books by and about world renowned Northwest artists. For the collector we offer a large selection of First Editions and signed copies. For those who desire a good read we offer low cost copies of Pacific Northwest classics. Also available are new copies of Northwest books that are timeless.and still in print, as well as new books from local presses. Two of our artists, Mary Randlett and Dee Molenaar have their own books and books they have illustrated over the years (well over 300 combined). You will enjoy browsing in our beautiful new book room, surrounded by portraits of authors by Mary Randlett and windows graced by the innovative stained glass works of talented local artist, Lee Christopherson.

The following is a small sampling of popular books connected with our artists regularly in stock:

The Challenge of Rainier by Dee Molenaar (Paperback - 2005)

Signed paperback.

$20.00 + $3.99 shipping

Mountains Don't Care But We Do by Dee Molenaar (Paperback - 2009)

Early history of mountain rescue in the Pacific Northwest-1st printing, signed.

$20.00 + $3.99 shipping

Landscapes by Mary Randlett (Hardcover - 2007)

First printing, signed, beautiful hard cover book that was the companion book to Mary's 2007 Tacoma Museum of Art exhibit.

$40.00 + $3.99 shipping

Archaeology In Washington by Ruth Kirk and Dick Daugherty (Hardcover - 2007)

First printing, hard cover, signed by both authors and illustrator Dee Molenaar. Author photo by Mary Randlett. A fine collectible book.

$45.00 + $3.99 shipping

The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs: Revisiting the Northwest towns of Richard Hugo (Hardcover - 2010)

Hugo was an award winning N.W. poet. "...Part travelogue, part memoir.." A superbly written book, complete with many of Hugo's best known poems and nearly 50 of Mary Randlett's photos. First printing, signed hard cover.

$30.00 + $3.99 shipping

Books shipped in Washington State are subject to 7.8% sales tax. We cannot list all of our collectible N.W. books. Please come visit our gallery and book room or contact Rick (tahomatales@ashfordcreekpottery.com) @ 360-569-1000