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THE DESERT, TODAY AND YESTERDAY. Randall Henderson.
Thefounder and former editor of Desert Magazine draws on his vastknowledge of the Southwest to put together a book of his experi-ences and observations. Almost half a century of desert living iscompounded in Henderson's book. Many photographs. $5
PHOTO ALBUM OF YESTERDAY'S SOUTHWEST. Compiled by Charles
Documentation of the desert Southwest from the 1860s to1910 through the camera's lens. Early-day photographs show theexplorers, the prospectors, the miners, the cowboys, the desperados,the ordinary people, as they were, before glamour and varnish wereapplied to trie legend of the Old West. Highest quality printing.195 photographs. Hand set type. Embossed black and gold hardcover. Special gift for those who collect Westerniana. $15
YOUR DESERT AND MINE. Nina Paul
Shumway. A delightful per-sonal account of a family's early-day experiences in the CoachellaValley, with much valuable history of the date palm industry. PalmSprings, Indio, the Salton Sea, sand dunes and the Santa Rosa moun-tains are all seen through the eyes of a young woman meeting thedesert for the first time. Illustrated, more than 300 pages $6.75
VANISHED ARIZONA. RECOLLECTIONS OF MY ARMY LIFE. Martha
Summerhayes. 4th edition of first printing. A story about Army lifein the 1870s as seen through the eyes of the wife of a Lieutenantin the 8th Infantry. 33 illustrations. Cloth cover $7.50
COMSTOCK MINING AND MINERS. Eliot Lord.
A history of theComstock Lode of Virginia City, Nevada. A reprint of the 1883 edi-
with introduction by David F. Myrick. 578 pages. 117 unusualand rare illustrations. 2 area maps. Hard cover - $8.50
TOMBSTONE. Walter Noble Burns.
Story of the "Town too tough to
Guntoting, cattle rustling days in Old Arizona. As history it isaccurate, as story it holds you spellbound. $3.95
PONY EXPRESS-THE GREAT GAMBLE. Roy S. Bloss.
A well-researchedbook that deals with the business and politics of the Pony Expressmore than with the adventures of the daring riders. An excellentreference for students of the Pony Express. Excellent historic photosand illustrations. Hardback. 160 pages.- . $4.50HOLE-IN-THE-ROCK.
David E. Miller.
This well-illustrated book by atrained Utah historian, is the best available on the amazing MormonHole-in-the-Rock expedition of 1879-80. Maps, 229 pages. $5.50
LOST OASES, ALONG THE CARRIZO. E. I. Edwards.
Little is knowntoday of this lost oasis in the isolated corridor of the Colorado des-ert that once was the stopping place for soldiers, gold seekers andemigrants into California. One-half of the book concerns itself withthis corridor and the other half is a descriptive bibliography ofCalifornia's Colorado Desert. Companion volume to DESERT VOICES.Gold stamped, hard cover $12.50
TOMBSTONE PICTURE GALLERY. Lloyd and Rose Hamiil.
For theWestern Americana fan, with carefully researched history of earlyTombstone personalities, the Earps, Doc Holliday, Sheriff Behan andthe Clantons. 47 pictures and drawings. - $2
OUTLAW TRAIL. Charles Kelly.
The corrected second edition of anillustrated classic about western outlaw Butch Cassidy and his "Wild
Trains and banks were their targets. One of the best outlawreports. Map and index __ _ _ —
FRONTIER MILITARY POSTS OF ARIZONA.
Ray Brandes. A collectionof the colorful history of old forts in Arizona. An attractive volumewith photos and drawings of equipment used by the Indian-fightingtroops. Washable vinyl cloth binding $2.25
THE BONANZA TRAIL. Muriel
Sibell Wolle. The story of more than200 old mining towns and camps of the West. Pencil sketches. $8.95
YUMA CROSSING. Douglas D. Martin.
Tales of four centuries ofhistory when the Yuma crossing was once the only safe ford of theColorado River—of sea captains, Indians, missionaries, scouts $2.50
ARIZONA'S DARK AND BLOODY GROUND. Earle R. Forrest.
This isthe fourth printing of an authenticated account of the ruthlessGraham-Tewksbury cattle war in Arizona's Pleasant Valley from 1882to 1892. More than a score of men died in this western feud $5
ARIZONA IN THE 50s. James H. Tevis.
The breathtaking memoirs ofCaptain Tevis on his march through Arizona in 1857, when lawless-ness was the order of the day. 237 pages. $2
BUTTERFIELD OVERLAND MAIL. Waterman L. Ormsby.
The authorwas the only through passenger on the first Westbound stage in
His reports are reprinted, with informative notes, maps, andindex. Lively and exciting reading. 179 pages __ $4.50
THE STORY OF BODIE. Ella M. Cain.
A vivid narrative of one of thewildest, toughest mining camps in the West, told by a woman whowas born there. Index. Photos. Paper bound, $2.50 Cloth, $4
DEATH VALLEY TALES. A Death Valley
Ninewriters have written true chapters from the drama-crammed past ofthe Death Valley region. 59 pages, paper. $1
DEATH VALLEY IN '49. William Lewis Manly.
Written in his
words, the classic of Death Valley crossing; the day-by-day amazingaccount of how Manly and his party survived many hardships $6.50
20 MULE TEAM DAYS IN DEATH VALLEY. Harold O. Weight.
Storyof the most colorful episode in western mining history, as revealedby the old-timers, and from the records of the period $1
LOAFING ALONG DEATH VALLEY TRAILS. William Caruthers. From
a store of excellent material gained through 25 years on DeathValley Trails, this is "a personal narrative of people and places," ofsuch people as Shorty Harris, Charles Brown and many others.... $4.25
THE MANLY MAP AND THE MANLY STORY. Ardis M. Walker.
Oneof the epics of southwestern history: that of the heroic struggle of
Lewis Manly and John Rogers and their companions throughDeath Valley. Reproduction of their map. Paper.....
_$1DEATH VALLEY TALES.
True chapters from the past. Nine contributingauthors. A Death Valley '49er publication. 62 pages. Paperbound $1
GOODBYE, DEATH VALLEY. Burr Belden.
A Death Valley '49er publi-
The 1849 Jayhawker escape from the Valley of Death. Jay-hawker census. Bibliography. 64 pages. $1.25
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