Local History

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History of Us: Nisenan Tribe of the Nevada City Rancheria By Richard B. Johnson Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780933994652
Availability: Special Order
Published: Comstock Bonanza Press - September 26th, 2018

Gold Mining Genius: A Life of George William Starr By Gage McKinney Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780933994690
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Published: Comstock Bonanza Press - September 1st, 2020

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

From the Woods: True Tales of the Timber Industry By Cynthia Anderson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780933994676
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Published: Comstock Bonanza Press - December 6th, 2019

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A Long Ways to Go; Lowell Guy Robinson & Robinson Enterprises By Martin Keith Marsh, David A. Comstock Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780933994669
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Published: Comstock Bonanza Press - August 1st, 2019

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

Hellacious California!: Tales of Rascality, Revelry, Dissipation, and Depravity, and the Birth of the Golden State By Gary Noy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781597144995
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Published: Heyday Books - June 2nd, 2020

When Miners Sang: The Grass Valley Carol Choir By Gage McKinney Cover Image
$12.50
ISBN: 9780933994287
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Published: Comstock Bonanza Press - January 1st, 2001

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

Entertaining Women: Actresses, Dancers, and Singers in the Old West By Chris Enss 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 By Rachel Kelley Laurgaard, Elizabeth Sykes Michaels (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780961735722
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Published: Tomato Enterprises - November 5th, 1989

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.


Nevada City (Images of America) By Maria E. Brower Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738530628
Availability: Backordered
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 5th, 2005

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