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Found in a Book

A newspaper clipping claiming to be "Bret Harte's First Poem, which was Written for, and Published in, the Humboldt Times," from July 25, 1857 (this clipping is a reprint from about 1905): 'Tis a town that is one of your queer kind of places So noted for lumber and beautiful faces There are dry goods […]


Bookstore Cat in the House

Local children's book author Mary Nethery is here signing her lastest book, Nini, accompanied by O'Ryan, a very tame cat brought by the Sequoia Humane Society. That's the latest from Eureka Books during Arts Alive.


Just In: Collection of Watercolor Instruction Books

We just acquired an 80+ book collection of watercolor instruction books. These are virtually like new and most retail from $25 to $30. We’ve priced them from $10 – $15.


Local Book Artist Retrospective

The late great Shereen LaPlantz, a multi-talented artist who specialized in the book arts (and weaving and jewelry-making) is having a retrospective show at the University of Puget Sound, through March 12. See some of her work from the exhibit here. Thanks to the North Redwoods Book Arts Guild (NORBAG) blog. LaPlantz was a founding […]


Pulp Mill Art Show Opens Tomorrow

If you're out and about for Arts Alive on Saturday evening, drop in to see our show of paintings and photographs of the pulp mill. The mill is one of the industrial landmarks of Humboldt County, sitting on the bay on the Samoa peninsula, right across from Eureka. For many decades, the pulp mill emitted […]


Print Sale Underway

We need space so we're having a massive, epic print sale. Okay, that's a bit of hyperbole, but we have three dozen prints, mostly framed, that are as much as 90% off their marked prices. The oldest ones are from the 1700s. As these sell, we'll put more out, so stop in from time to […]


Great Set Countdown III

We have another Great Set Countdown going – this time we're offering the Britannica Great Books of the Western World set – all 54 volumes of knowledge, from Aristotle to Darwin. The way this works is that the price drops $5 per day until it's free. This set started at $140 on February 1 and […]


Trinidad in the Times-Standard

A nice write up in the T-S today about Dione Armand's new book, Trinidad. She'll be at Eureka Books on Saturday, February 6, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. signing books and talking to folks about Trinidad history.


Eureka Books Highlights

Jack and Scott left today for San Francisco, where Eureka Books will have its first-ever booth at an antiquarian book fair, in this case, the San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print, and Paper Fair, held at the Concourse on Saturday and Sunday. We put together a list of some of our best material, and you can […]


New Trinidad Book In

We're very excited to have Dione Armand signing her new book, Trinidad, on February 6 (during Arts Alive), from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The first copies of the book arrived this afternoon and it is filled with interesting and unusual pictures of Trinidad, a small fishing and resort community about half an hour north of […]


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