Local History

From Chris Enss!
 Two new books focusing on some of the naughtier side of the Old West in "The Bedside Book of Bad Girls" and her look at frontier mail-order brides, "Object Matrimony".

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History of Us: Nisenan Tribe of the Nevada City Rancheria Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780933994652
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Published: Comstock Bonanza Press - September 26th, 2018

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Cowboys, Creatures, and Classics: The Story of Republic Pictures Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781493031283
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Published: Lyons Press - September 1st, 2018

The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631494000
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 29th, 2018

Ranches and Agriculture in Nevada County (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467127325
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 27th, 2017

Gold Rush Stories: 49 Tales of Seekers, Scoundrels, Loss, and Luck Cover Image
By Gary Noy, Gary F. Kurutz (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781597143844
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Published: Heyday Books - May 1st, 2017

Filoli: Family Home; Historic Garden; Living Museum Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781784421540
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Shire Publications - January 24th, 2017

MacBoyle's Gold Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780933994614
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Published: Comstock Bonanza Press - July 13th, 2016

The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781451659177
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 7th, 2016

Life on the Plains and Among the Diggings: A Personal Account of a Gold Seekera's Journey to California Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781634505178
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - January 19th, 2016

Entertaining Women: Actresses, Dancers, and Singers in the Old West Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781442247338
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Published: Two Dot Books - October 5th, 2015

Patty Reed's Doll: The Story of the Donner Party Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780961735722
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Published: Tomato Enterprises - November 1st, 2014

One of the first books that I remember reading, just after I had seen the actual tiny doll that Patty Reed secreted in her pocket. The story of the Donny Party as told from the point of view of this hidden friend is a wonderful introduction to Western history.


Grass Valley (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738546971
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 8th, 2006

The Shirley Letters: From the California Mines, 1851a 1852 Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781890771003
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Published: Heyday Books - December 3rd, 2005

Nevada City (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738530628
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 5th, 2005

The Diary of a Forty-Niner Cover Image
By Chauncey Canfield (Editor)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780962798733
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Published: Turtle Point Press - December 19th, 1993

Ordeal by Hunger Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780395611593
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Published: Mariner Books - January 30th, 1992