Humboldt County Historical Society


All profits from bookstore sales support our non-profit organization. Purchasing a book about Humboldt County History, gifts, or ephemeral items from our bookstore is a great way to support the work we do!

Back issues of the Humboldt Historian are available for purchase in the bookstore or by phone order. Due to the wide variation in shipping and handling costs, issues cannot be purchased online. Please call (707) 445-4342, Wednesday through Friday, 12:30-6:30 PM to place your order. Bulk discounts are available!

California Gold Rush: Tales of a Swiss Prospector

California Gold Rush: Tales of a Swiss Prospector

from 14.40

By J. Christoph Brodbeck. When hundreds of thousands of enterprising gold-seekers from all over the world descended upon California in the mid-1800s, Jacob Christoph Brodbeck - a young, ambitious Swiss on the adventure of his life - was there to witness it. In a unique and never-before published journal, Brodbeck offers a riveting and philosophical account of life in the mines. Translated from German. Member price: $14.40

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