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For Media Mail (bookrate) shipping through USPS, please include $2.50 for first book, $1.00 for each book after the first. Shipping for maps is .50 each. For shipping within Colorado, please include 2.9% state sales tax. Out of state orders currently are not taxed. For non-book or map items, please let us know by email what you would like to order, and we'll calculate shipping. If you would like quicker shipping than Media Mail, please let us know and we will package your items and email you with shipping charges. Non-book items may not be shipped by media mail.
Sandpictures by Austrian artist Klaus Bosch are now available, and can be ordered by clicking on the "Gifts" tab to left. We will update these listings to show the sand colors of each color frame and size in the future; if you would like to know this before the update, feel free to call (970-325-4044) or email (email@example.com). To order sandpictures, please call or email, as you will need to order a certain color frame, and the web site batches all colors of a size together.
Welcome to the Buckskin Booksellers web site. You'll find specialty books and maps for Southwest Colorado and the rest of the state. We also carry out of print books on Colorado history, mining, and geology. If you're planning to visit the Ouray area and want to read about area hiking, jeeping, rockhounding, or history, we have what you need.
You can now access under "New Books" the Staff Picks Category. See what our staff is reading!
Indie Bestsellers List will also be updated regularly so you can be up to date on what Independent Bookstores are reading and selling.
Ouray, Colorado, was founded in about 1873 as a silver mining camp, and soon later gold was discovered in areas nearby. Incorporated as a city in 1876, the same year that Colorado became a state, Ouray has always attracted visitors, due to its scenic beauty, hot springs, and famous mines.