Charley's Books and Galleria Co-op
18178 Main St, Jamestown,  209 984-3370,  800 522-7282

HOURS: Mon-Wed 11am-5pm, Thurs closed, Fri-Sun 11am-5pm.
Charley's sells books, signs, dolls, minerals and rocks, jewelry and gifts. BOOKS
Books on all topics but specializing in gold rush and western history and including new, used, and collectible. Local travel. Gold Rush & Western history includes memoirs of Gold Rush miners, ghosts of the mother lode, books by Jack London & Kevin Starr, prostitution in the Gold Rush and Old West, Ethnic history, including Blacks, Chinese, Irish, Italians, Japanese, Jews, and Mexicans.

The American Images series (Arcadia Publishing) books for Northern California towns, including Sonora, Columbia, Angels Camp, Murphys, Yosemite National Park, and many others. (50 titles). Jamestown edition now for sale.

"Books by Dead Guys"A series of books resurrected from writings of people who lived in the 1800s that were previously unpublished.

Attention 4th grade teachers: We have a large collection of Gold Rush history books written for the 4th grade level.

Graphic books & comic books about the Gold Rush and Western history. Includes California Gold Rush Interactive History Adventure books--readers choose paths of narrative.

Historic fiction includes books by Zane Grey (in original dust jackets) and Louis L'Amour (hardcover).

Contemporary items include travel, hiking, nature (birds, trees, mushrooms, butterflies, edible wild plants), caves, cookbooks, metaphysics.

Classic literature including Shakespeare, drama, poetry, and Steinbeck.

Used paperbacks, including mysteries, thrillers, and best sellers. SIGNS
Nostalgic tin signs. Some original (replicas), some made recently as spoofs. Examples: "Coffee! You can sleep when you're dead." "Are you a good witch or a bad witch?" "Unattended children will be given expresso and a free kitten." "I child-proofed my house but they still get in." "Fish naked: Show off your rod." Marilyn Monroe, I Love Lucy. DOLLS
Julia's Dolls include Victorian style, Native American, and Barbie. Victorian dolls are porcelein, others are vinyl. Some fairy dolls (w/ wings).

A variety of rocks and mineral specimens, including geodes, amethyst clusters, agate nodules, pyrite, agates, quartz, hematite, fluorite, fushites, optical calcite, quartz nuggets, and sodalite. Geode bookends. Books on minerals and rocks and on gold mining.

Necklaces, bracelets, earrings. Hematite Jewelry from The Healing Store. Jewelry made from rocks and minerals.

Glassware, porcelein ceramic figurines, postcards, maps, posters, stuffed animals, Scanimation picture books, card games, Tarot cards, puzzles, gag items.