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Lake Tahoe is one of the scenic wonders of the American West, a sapphire jewel that attracts millions of visitors each year.... more

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Second Edition
Today’s Las Vegas welcomes 35 million visitors a year and reigns as the world’s premier gaming mecca.... more

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This is an entertaining and anecdotal treatment of Reno's history. Wonderfully illustrated with dozens of black & white photographs, the authors uncover some little known facts and enlighten readers about Reno's colorful past and the parade of larger-than-life characters who left their mark on the city, including: pathfinder John C.... more

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Sonoma is one of Northern California’s most desirable places to live and a popular tourist destination, combining small-town charm, a colorful past, and its current role as the hub of one of the world’... more

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Founded in 1859, Virginia City quickly became world famous for its extraordinary prosperity. Over the next two decades, the mines of “... more

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Nevada's Heritage Reinterpreted, Third Edition
Nevada has changed dramatically over the past quarter century, and in this third edition of The Silver State, renowned historian James W.... more

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County Court Houses of Nevada
From Storey County's High Victorian Italianate-styled courthouse to Lander County's former schoolhouse, now a Neo-classical courthouse, Temples of Justice provides an architectural history of the courthouses of Nevada.... more

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Portrait of a Silver Mining Camp
In 1868, the discovery of an exceptionally rich silver ore on Treasure Hill in eastern Nevada led to an intense but short-lived boom.... more