History of Oasis Books – Carl W. “Kip” Mortenson, Proprietor, is a second generation bookseller, following in his father’s footsteps. C. Walter Mortenson, owned and operated, with his wife, Gerda, “ATTIC BOOKS” of RD#3, Newark, Delaware from the mid-1950’s to the mid-1990’s. Kip and his wife Odette opened Oasis Books of Choteau, Montana in 2005 specializing in quality hardcover books in the fields of Western Americana, Old and Modern Western Fiction, American Literature, Virginiana, New Age, Native American, Maritime, Early American History, Illustrated and Antiquarian Books. In 2012, Kip and Odette moved the bookstore to Main Street in Gloucester. For 10 years prior to closing in 2022, they operated happily to those near and far. Now they have both retired and plan on traveling in their spare time. The store’s inventory has moved entirely online with plenty of options. To find their inventory, go to their Biblio page!