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Hardy Books is a rare and out-of-print book and ephemera seller located in Nevada City, California, in the heart of the California Northern Mines Gold Country. We are part of the "Gold Cities Book Town" which is comprised of Nevada City and Grass Valley, California.

We specialize in Western Americana, "All Things Californian" (California Authors, Poets, Photographers, History, Law & Order, Flora & Fauna, Food & Drink, Yosemite, San Francisco, Deserts, and so forth), Western Fine Press, Books to Film and Books On Books, as well as the odd item of special interest or value.  We list only a small part of our inventory on line, so please contact us if you are looking for a particular item.

We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association and follow the IOBA Code of Ethics.

Featured Items

TAMALPAIS WALKING. Poetry, History, and Prints
Heyday Books Berkeley 2006 (xi), 143 pages. Illustrated from works by Tom Killion, many.. more
Price: $25.00
CONTINUATION OF THE ANNALS OF SAN FRANCISCO PART 1 From June 1, 1854 to December 31. 1855
(San Francisco) HUGGINS, Dorothy H. (Compiler)
California Historical Society San Francisco 1939 (6)124 pages. 7 1/4" x 10 5/8". Tan cloth. Paper.. more
Price: $35.00

SOBEL, Bernard
The Citadel Press New York 1961 224 pages. Movie Director/Producer Mervyn LeRoy's copy, with a Certificate.. more
Price: $35.00
THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH A Descriptive Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets Covering the years 1848-1853
The Book Club of California San Francisco 1997 771 pages. Illustrated. Original blue cloth with gilt cover vignette... more
Price: $170.00

BROOKS, Charles. S.
Harcourt Brace New York 1935 158 pages. First Edition. Illustrated price-clipped dust jacket. Illustrated from.. more
Price: $45.00
THE CONTEST FOR CALIFORNIA IN 1861. How Colonel E. D. Baker Saved the Pacific States to the Union
KENNEDY, Elijah R.
Houghton Mifflin Company Boston 1912 (xv) 361 pages. First Edition. Maroon cloth. Illustrated, including a.. more
Price: $50.00

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