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''Nevadans, The Spirit of the Silver State''
Stan Paher's much anticipated book. "Nevadans, the spirit of the silver state" The book reviews the first 150 years, with sections devoted to each of Nevada's 17 counties. The photos are worth the price of the book. This is a must have book for anyone that loves Nevada history.
$39.95
50 Classic Hikes in Nevada
Nevada boasts some of the most diverse and beautiful landscapes in North America and is rich in trails that embrace the state’s scenic, geologic, and historic resources. Mike White, renowned outdoors writer and instructor, now offers a guide to fifty of the best Nevada hikes, ranging across the entire state from the Mojave Desert to the Sierra Nevada, from sagebrush basins to the alpine heights of the Ruby Mountains. Here are hikes for every taste and level of fitness, including outings suitable for families with small children and full-scale assaults on challenging peaks. Each hike is described in terms of its route and special features, and includes a map and elevation profile. The book also offers information about the geology, wildlife, plants, history, and weather features of Nevada, as well as helpful directions to ensure safe and comfortable travel in Nevada’s rugged and isolated backcountry. This is an indispensable guide for anyone seeking enjoyable adventures in some of the country’s most spectacular natural regions.
$18.95
A Chronicle of Nevada's Great Basin
The latest book by Jerry Aaron about the history, explorers and geography of the Silver State. Chronicle of Nevada's Great Basin is an interesting and informative read for everyone from Native Nevadans to new residents or travelers just passing through the Silver State. The Book is hardbound.
$29.95
A Halloween Scare in Nevada
This spooktacular Halloween picture book is a not-so-frightful, oh-so-delightful tale for children 4-8 who love Nevada! It's Halloween night in Nevada, and creatures and critters from Paradise to Mesquite are starting to gather outside the front door. A flurry of monsters on broomsticks, buses, and bikes are all clamoring in the darkness. What is it they want? Are they coming for you? Get ready for a furry, fanged fest! A perfect Halloween gift for kids, this fun read-aloud book is packed with colorful illustrations and charming rhymes featuring iconic locations and landmarks from Nevada that kids, parents, and grandparents alike will love reading together.
$9.99
Alkali Angels
Alkali Angels isn't just another conversation piece for your coffee table. For seven years Marilyn Newton traveled all over the entire state of Nevada to record with her beautiful photos of historic graveyards. Marilyn writes a short history of each graveyard location.
$29.95
Bodie Boom Town - Gold Town!
Though bodie was discovered in 1859, no significant mining started until rich strikes in 1877 brought about a furious mining rush two years later. Photos show mines and miners, street scenes, buildings, the mill, and the crowds which made up Bodie.
$6.95
Bodie's Boss Lawman
After serving with the 1st Illinois Regiment in the Mexican War in 1846, John FKirgan made his way westward,where his saga intersected with that of the new state of California’s constitutional convention in 1850. The comstock mining excitement at Virginia City ten years later brought Kirgan to Nevada, where he experienced first-hand prison politics in Carson City. Finally, fate delivered him to Bodie in 1877 where he found himselfworking as constable, jailer and deputy sheriff during the boom years. Serving as the “boss Lawman” of Bodie was the culmination of Kirgan’s life-an odyssey that placed him in contact with the emerging history of the American West.
$27.50
Christmas In Nevada
The delightful and touching stories of Christmas in Nevada tell how Nevadans have celebrated the holiday, from 1858 to the present day. The Author Patricia (Patty) Cafferata has had a diverse career in politics, law and as an author.
$26.95
Destination Lake Tahoe - The Story Behind the Scenery
Fabled "Lake of sky" of Indian legend, Tahoe combines scenery and climate to allow the development of a world-renowned recreation area featuring every type of aquatic and mountain sport. Lake Tahoe, shared by California and Nevada, is located 100 miles east of Sacramento and 35 miles southwest of Reno, high in the Sierra Nevada.
$11.95
Dry Washing for Gold
The updated edition with more on modern electronic prospecting and current equipment. Discover the practice of dry washing, which is a profitable means of extracting gold in regions where water sources are not available. This book will teach you how to dry wash successfully and help you prospect for gold better. Learn about the history of gold, the geology of placer deposits, where to dry wash, how to build a dry washer, how to stake a claim, and much more! Filled with helpful photos, detailed illustrations, and descriptive text that will help you on your way to "showing color!"
$9.95
Elegance on C Street: The Story of the International Hotel
The story of the Virginia City International Hotel which began as a simple wood frame building in 1860 and became a world renowned palace of opulence until its destruction by fire in 1914. Illustrated with period photos.
$5.95
Fort Churchill - Nevada Military Outpost of the 1860's
One of the best military outposts in Nevada during the 1860's.
$4.95
Geologic and Natural History Tours in the Reno Area
Go explore the Reno area and take a Geological tour and learn about the natural and man made geological beauties of Nevada.
$24.95
Gold Prospectors Handbook
This is an excellent book written in non-technical jargon, but covers advanced topics. Learn the geological background of where to look for gold, the dynamics of stream flow, how to pan for gold, what tools to use, and much more.
$14.95
Hookin N Cookin
Hookin' N' Cookin' In the Old West, is a cookbook with recipes for everything from a funeral to a Fandango. Author Liz Hill-Burroway offers you the only cookbook you'll ever want to keep in the kitchen but hide from the children!
$19.95
Jack Longstreet - Last of the Desert Frontiersmen
JACK LONGSTREET, THE LAST OF THE DESERT FRONTIERSMAN, 172 pages, illustrated. Early in the 20th century Longstreet roamed the southern Nevada deserts, then later worked in ranching, prospecting, saloon-keeping, and as a hired gun
$19.95
Legacies Of The Silver State - Nevada Goes To War
Newspapermen Steve Ranson, Kenneth Beaton and David C. Henley have interviewed scores of World War II veterans and learned more about them and how they helped the war effort. Additional reporters have also written about our World War II heroes ― including Kaleb Roedel's in-depth stories on two Native American veterans. Interviews included POWs, survivors of the Nazi concentration camps and veterans who remember in detail where they were and what they did. On several occasions, veterans flew Honor Flight Nevada trips to Washington, D.C., and most recently to Pearl Harbor in early 2020, and their stories have been documented. It was at that point we felt it was necessary to preserve our past newspaper articles and present them to our current and future generations so they will know of the heroism of the men and women we interviewed.
$20.00
Mark Twain in Virginia City Nevada
By Mark Twain, (Samuel Clemens). Nevada author Stanley Paher has taken excerpts from Mark Twain books that pertain to Virginia City and Nevada. Read about mining, milling, claim jumping, speculation, fist fights, desperadoes, shootings and funerals from Samuel Clemens himself.
$12.95
Nevada Adventure Map
The Nevada Adventure Map is printed on a 36"x24" sheet and shows Adventure Roads (paved, graded and 4-wheel-only). More than 40 "Hidden Treasures"; exceptional attractions you might not find on your own; campsites, hiking trails, hot springs, ghost towns, live towns and wonderful things to see and do as you travel through Nevada. The back side of the map provides detailed access information and more than 40 photos of the state's visitor landmarks and recreation opportunities. Guaranteed to help you have a blast in Nevada.
$8.95
Nevada Battle Born Cookbook
"The Nevada Battle Born Cookbook". A real Nevada Cookbook, written by a Nevadan and printed in Nevada. This unique cookbook incorporates great recipes and some fun Nevada Trivia. Makes a great Christmas Gift.
$24.95
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Nevada Ghost Towns & Desert Atlas
This 8.5" x 11" hard bound book and atlas by San Paher features 71 color maps and shows more than 2,200 places of interest for both the casual desert visitor and the serious off-road explorer. Ghost towns, mining and gemstone sites, caves, hot springs, cemeteries and so much more. This book normally sells for 39.95 and is on SALE for 32.50
$32.50
Nevada Ghost Towns & Desert Atlas Volume One - North
Stan Paher's Nevada Ghost Towns & Desert Atlas contains thirty-seven maps for desert explorers: placer gold sites, old mines, petroglyphs, campsites, and recreation areas.
$19.95
Nevada Ghost Towns & Desert Atlas Volume Two - South
This is a well-researched guide to more than 1100 desert destinations in Southern Nevada's scenic backcountry. With 33 new color maps for desert explorers, and 265 vintage photos, you can visit and learn about historic places, natural features, placer gold sites, campgrounds, gemstone sites, caves, hot springs, and recreation areas.
$19.95
Nevada Ghost Towns & Mining Camps
Nevada's all-time best selling history book. This large hard bound book contains more pictures and describes more localities of ghost towns and mining camps than any other Nevada book published. Written by Nevada expert, Satnley W. Paher.
$39.95
Nevada Grown ''A Year In Local Food''
Nevada Grown: A Year In Local Food brings together 150 recipes from farmers, ranchers, professional chefs, and home chefs. All recipes highlight foods grown in Nevada. This is a Hard Back Book.
$19.95
Nevada Lost Mines & Buried Treasures
Douglas McDonald's 6" x 9" ,128 page book recounts 74 legends of lost mines in Nevada, from the Gold Rush of 1849; tales of buried coins, bullion bars, stolen bank money and more. Includes maps and illustrations.
$9.95
Nevada Place Names - A Geographical Dictionary
A compendium of Nevada place names, filled with folklore, legend and obscure facts. It examines the history and origin of names like Bloody Run, Dead Peak, Burning Moscow and Physic Spring.
$24.95
Nevada Towns & Tales Volume 2 - South
This large 8.5" x 11" book written by Stanley W. Paher has many different aspects. Stan writes about gambling, politics, mining, state emblems, casino entertainment, legends, ranching, railroads, native animals and much more. The books has dozens of great historical black and white photos.
$24.95
Night-Night Nevada
It's bedtime in Nevada! Say good night to all your favorite state landmarks and landscapes in this memorable bedtime story.
$9.99
Recreational Gold Prospecting for Fun & Profit
Knowing where to look for gold is a well-kept secret-and a fun, exciting escape from our hectic daily lives. This entertaining, well-written book is for those who have ever thought about looking for gold as a hobby. If you're just starting out in gold prospecting, this is the book for you. Here are straightforward and complete answers to all of your questions about where to go, what to bring, what to do when you get there, and also when you get back home with your new-found gold. The author's vast experience in outdoor recreation and "user-friendly" writing style will help you get ready to enjoy a great family activity that's loaded with fun and profit! Complete with text describing the basic geology properties of gold.
$12.95
Reno Now and Then II
Reno Now and Then II book by Neal Cobb and Jerry Fenwick, that vividly illustrate the history of Reno, Nevada through historic photos and contemporary re-photography of the original locations.
$29.95
Roadside Geology of Nevada
Driving through Nevada, you may be miles from nowhere, but you are never far from an interesting rock, the shoreline of an ice age lake, or an active or historic mine. The Silver State has some of the most diverse geology in the United States, and much of it lies in plain sight thanks to the arid climate of the Great Basin. Geologic forces continue to shape Nevada, stretching it apart and bringing magma near the surface. Earthquakes periodically rock its lonely outposts, creating some of the biggest fault scarps in the world.
$26.00
Sarah Winnemucca
Written by Sally Zanjani, this book is a moving story of Sarah Winnemucca (1844-1891), one of the most influential and charismatic Native women in American history. Born into a legendary family of Paiute leaders in western Nevada, Sarah dedicated much of her life to working for her people.
$17.95
The Big Bonanza
An Authentic Account of the Discovery, History, and Working of the World Renowned Comstock Lode of Nevada. Including the Present Condition of the Various Mines Situated Thereon - Sketches of the Most Prominent Men Interested in Them - Incidents and Adventures Connected with Mining, the Indians, and the Country - Amusing Stories, Experiences, Anecdotes, etc., etc. and a Full Exposition of the Production of Pure Silver.
$21.99
The Easter Bunny Is Coming To Nevada
What happens when the Easter Bunny is done delivering eggs? She joins in the fun, of course! Hopping through places you know and love, the Easter Bunny helps children enjoy the day, and wiggle and giggle their worries away!
$9.99
The Goldfield Hotel - Gem of the Desert
This book describes the Goldfield Hotel, an opulent reminder of one of Nevada's historic mining boom towns. This publication contains information on the hotel's interior, the owners, the hotel myths and its ghosts. A brief history of Goldfield and information about the two hotels built before the current structure was constructed are also included. The book has photographs and a map of Goldfield. This book covers the history of the hotel from 1905 until 2004.
$9.95
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