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Columbia Booksellers & Stationers

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Address: 22725 Main St, Columbia, CA 95310-9401
Phone Number:
+1 209-533-1852
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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The collection of historical documents in this shop is amazing. The owner is very knowledgeable and his passion for history made the visit very enjoyable.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Mariposa, California
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Mariposa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The collection of historical documents in this shop is amazing. The owner is very knowledgeable and his passion for history made the visit very enjoyable.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Columbia Booksellers has a great selection of history and historical how-to books as well as small antiques and collectibles. The owner also has a passion for the people and times of Columbia and loves to share with visitors. His wife owns Artificer's Exchange at the other end of town and sells period clothes, quilting supplies and related items. Her knowledge... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We went to Columbia Booksellers and Stationers. This store is in Columbia State Park. This is an amazing small book store. There are interesting exhibits throughout the book store. The books are also interesting. I also thought that the staff member who runs the store was amazing. He had lots of good stories to pass along. This is in short... More 

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Has books by local authors about the Gold Rush, Columbia area, personalities of the 1900's, maps, vintage items for sale. Deep narrow store. Be careful if you have small children.

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Tainan, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

Over the last decade or so, I have stopped in the bookstore on each of my several trips to visits close friends in Columbia. The store is set up to be contemporary with the town's setting; it sorta feels normal to be in the store when in the town. It sells a lot of books and "stuff" that go along... More 

2 Thank SpokaneRod
Citrus Heights, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

This is a very interesting place to browse in. If you're really interested in Columbia's history and other gold rush history, you can find many books and items at this shop.

1 Thank Beary_Nice-Kins
Columbia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

We highly recommend the Columbia Booksellers & Stationers store in the lovely Columbia State Historic Park in the Sierra Nevada (along Highway 49 & 108). My wife and I are regular visitors and customers to the Columbia Booksellers since it is such a GEM, a bookstore with such an atmosphere that it is easy to think yourself back into the... More 

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