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V LOST LEGENDS OF THE WEST by Brad Williamsand Choral Pepper.
The authors examine the"lore, legends, characters and myths that grewout of the
their popu-lar first book,
The Mysterious West.
Includedamong the more than 2 0 "lost legends" aresuch intriguing subjects as lost bones, lostladies, lost towns,
illustrated,. 1 92 pages,. $5.95.
BAJA CALIFORNIA BY ROAD, AIRPLANE ANDBOAT by Cliff Cross.
Author of a popular travelguide to the mainland of Mexico, Cross hascompiled
forma. The new guide ii well illustrated withdetailed maps of
villages and bays alongthe 1000-mile route plus
andfishing information. Large
back,' 170 pages. $3.50.>
RELIC—TRAILS TO TREASURE by Wes and RubyBressie.
Re ies which
were consideredonly junk today are collectors' items. This
of items with theircurrent value such as
posters or what- hove- you With
book you ifwant to take
your atl ic or garage. Heavy
pa per back
, 191pages, profusely
lustra ted, $4.5 0.
SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN ARTS
CRAFTS by TomBahti.
Beautifully illustrated with 4 -color photo-graphs, this book describes the arts and
of the Southwest and offers sug-gestions o n
authentic jewelry, rugs, baskets and pottery.Large format
paperback, 32 pages,SI.00.
NEW MEXICO PLACE NAMES edited by T. M,Peorce.
Lists and gi ve;>
places, towns, former sites, mountains, mesas,rivers, etc., in New Mexico, including those set-tled by the early Spaniards. Good for treasurehunters, bottle collectors and history buffs.Paperback, 1 87 pages
more than 5 000names, $2.45.
OLD MINES AND GHOST CAMPS OF NEW MEXI-CO by Fayette Jones.
Reprinted from New
co Mines and Minerals, 1905. Covers mines andcamps up to that date only
marks make it easy for
reader to identify locations.
lustra ted with photos and digrams.Paperback, 214 pages. $4.00.
GHOST TOWNS OF THE COLORADO ROCKIESby Robert L. Brown.
author ofJeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns this bookdeals with ghost towns accessible by passen ^ger car. Gives directions and maps for findingtowns along with historical backgrounds. Hard-cover, 401 pages, $6.25
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By the Editors of Sunset BooksFormerly
Family Camping, this
newbook lias been
revised andprovides basic
practicalaspects of living out ot doors.
includes locating campgrounds gettingready for your trip, selecting
cooking, renting and
vehiclesfirst aid, hiking and many others Withthis book you can start
yourvacation now. Lurge
1200 BOTTLES PRICED by John C. Tibbitts. Up
dated edition of one of the best of the
OF THE ADOBE WALLS by Nell Murbar-ger,
the well known "rowing reporter of thedesert.' An intimate chronicle of Arizona's once'booming
towns, stage stations, armyposts, marauding Indians and fantastic humancharacters. 3 80 pages, illustrated. Hardcover$7.50.
ESTEVANICO THE BLACK by John Upton Terrell.
The discoverer of Arizona, New Mexico and
A f r ca n
slave who w a sfinally slain by Indians because he lived too
according to this well
andcontroversial book. EAc
out hoi' of Journey Into Darkness, Black Robes,and other histories of the West.
TERRIBLE TRAIL; the Meek Cutoff, 1845 by Clarkand Tiller. Narrates
tale of the Meek(-^migrant tf_ajn and lays the
the Blue Bucket
SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN TRIBES by Tom Bahti.
history and currentstates of
includingdates of their ceremonies
celebrations. Profusely il lust rated with 4 -color
orthe Indian Country
crafts ofthe many tribes. Large format,
paper -back, 72 pages, $2.00.
NAVAJO RUGS, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE byGilbert S. Maxwell.
Concerns the history legendsand descriptions of
rugs. Full colorphotos. Paper, $2.50.
THE DESERT LAKE by Sessions S Wheeler.
Nevada's intriguing Pyramid
Lake.. itsancient history, archeolcgical finds, geology,fish and bird life. Paperback $2.50.
SOUTHWEST INDIAN COUNTRY by the Editorsof Sunset Books.
A concise and comprehensiveguide covering the 4 8 resei vat ions
Utah, New Mexico andColorado. Includes what to see, how to buy,conduct, history, and
illustrations, heavy paperback, 80pages, $1 .95.
COLORFUL DESERT WILDFLOWERS by Grace andOnas Ward.
Segregated into categories of red,
and yellow for
are 190 four-color photos of flowers found
and Western Arizonadeserts, all of which also have common andscientific
plus descriptions. Heavy, siickpaperback. $4.50.y^
GHOSTS OF THE GLORY TRAIL by Nell Murbar-ger
of Western boom-camp and
Rich in human interest aswell as
history, this book covers ghosttowns of Nevada, western Utah and easternCalifornia.
291 pages. Price $675.
A FIELD GUIDE TO WESTERN BIRDS by RogerTory Peterson.
The standard book for field iden-tification sponsored by the National AudubonSociety. 2nd edition, enlarged
birds. 658 in full color. Hardcover.$5.95.y—
THE GILA river of the southwest by Edwin Corle.Illustrated by
Ross San tee. Marvelous combina-tion of history, geography, anecdote and atmos-phere
sophistication, wit and au
paperback, 400 pages. $ I .60
'f"jEEP TRAILS TO COLORADO GHOST TOWNS byRobert L. Brown.
An illustrated, detailed, infor-mal history of life in the mining camps deep inColorado Rockies. Fifty-eight towns are includedthe a
fastness of theas examples of the vigorous struggle for exist-ence
the mining camps of the West. 239pages,
sheer map Hardcover.$5.50.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA by the Editors of Sun-set Books.
An illustrated guide to Southern
fornia, this is another in Sunset Books series. Itpresents in capsule form most of the interestingplaces to visit in the Southland. Heavy paper-back, 8x11 format, 128 pages, $1.95.
WESTERN CAMPSITE DIRECTORY by the Editorsof Sunset Books.
Just published, this book listsmore than 5 000 private and public camp-grounds
the 11 western states and BritishColumbia and Western Alberta, including hun-dreds of new campsites to care for the everincreasing amount of people taking to the open
Just right for planning a vacation. Largeformat, slick paperback, illustrated, 128 pages,$1 .95.
LOWER CALIFORNIA GUIDEBOOKKnown as the "bible" for Baja Califor-nia travelers, is temporarily out-of-printand will not be available until this
However, another excellent guide to thepeninsula, "Baja California" by CliffCross, is available. See review on thispage.
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