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AN2A-BORREGO DESERT GUIDE by Horace Par-ker.
Second edition of this well-illustrated anddocumented book is enlarged considerably. Topsamong guidebooks, it is equally recommendedfor research material in an area that was crossedby Anza, Kit Carson, the Mormon Battalion,
Railroad Survey parties, Pegteg Smith, theJackass
Butterfield Stage, and today'sadventurous tourists. 139 pages, cardboardcover, $3.50.
THE MAN WHO WALKED THROUGH TIME byColin Fletcher.
An odyssey of a man who livedsimply and in solitude fcr two months as hehiked through the Grand Canyon. Combininghis physical prowess with Thoreau-like observa-
the author has written a book of greatmagnitude. Hardcover, illustrated, 239 pages,
AMATEUR GUIDE TO BOTTLE COLLECTING by BeaBoynton.
Popular little boo< for beginners.
ly recommended. Paper. $1.00.
TODAY AMDYESTIRMYRANDALL HENDERSON
By RANDALL HENDERSONFounder and publisher of Desert Maga-zine for 23 years, Randall Henderson isone of the first good writers to reveal thebeauty of the mysterious desert areas.His experiences, combined with historn--nents on the desert of yesterday andtoday, make this book a MUST for thosewho want to understand the southwest.Hardcover, illustrated, 375 pages.
FANTASIES OF GOLD by E. B. Sayles.
Duringhis search for archeological finds for more than30 years, the author was exposed to the rumorsand legends of lost gold and treasures. Afterhis retirement as curator of the Arizona State
he classified and delved into thesestill unsolved mysteries. An interesting and in-formative book on lost bonanzas and legends,many of which have never been published.Hardcover, well illustrated, 135 pages, $6.50.
MAMMALS OF DEEP CANYON by R. Mark Ryan.
A study of the habits of more than 40 animalsliving in the Deep Canyon Research Area in theColorado Desert. The site was selected becauseits ecology is typical of deserts throughout the
Paperback, illustrated, 137 pages, $2.95.
EXPLORING DEATH VALLEY
A comprehensive guide to the wondersof Death Valley National Monument withcomplete details as to where to go bycar,
and on foot. Intro-ductory chapters summarize the Valley'shistory, geology, animals, plants andweather. Directory section tells where tofind lodging, meals, gas stations, camp-grounds and driving techniques. Paper-back, slick paper, photos and maps, 88pages.
GEMS, MINERALS, CRYSTALS AND ORES byRichard M. Pearl.
A paperback edition of hisbest-selling hardcover book which has been outof print for a year. From agate to zircon, thebook tells where gems, minerals, crystals andores can be found, how they are identified, col-
cut and displayed. Paperback, clickpaper, 64 color photographs, 320 pages, $2.95.
1000 MILLION YEARS ON THE COLORADO PLA-TEAU by Al Look.
For 40 years the author hashiked over and explored the Colorado Plateau.Citing the area as a typical example of theearth's overall evolution, he gives a vivid ac-count of the geology, paleontology, archeologyand uranium discoveries starting back 1000million years. Written for the layman, the non-fiction account reads like a journey through
Hardcover, illustrated, 300 page:., $3.75.
BIRDS OF SOUTHWESTERN DESERT by G. T.Smith.
Informal, but informative with coloreddrawings and lively text. $2.95.
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BY HELICOPTER by ErieStanley Gardner.
As fascinating as one of hisPerry Mason mysteries, the author takes younto Arizona s Superstition Mountains lookingfor the Lost Dutchman mine and into the TrigoMountains in search of Nummel's lost bonanza.Hardcover, color photos. $7.50.
DESERT GARDENING by the editors of SunsetBooks.
Written exclusively for desert gardeners,this book is climate zoned with maps pinpoint-ing five diverse desert zones. Calendar pre-sents plans for care of plantings throughoutthe year. Illustrated, 8x11 heavy paperback,$1 .95.
COLORFUL DESERT WILDFLOWERS by Grace andOnas Ward.
Segregated into categories of red,
white and yellow for easier identification,there are 190 four-color photos of flowers foundin the Mojave, Colorado and Western Arizonadeserts, all of which also have common andscientific names plus descriptions. Heavy, slickpaperback. $4.50.
By BURR BELDENAn authority of Death Valley, Burr Bel-den tells the story of fabulous miningbooms, of men who braved hot wastes tofind gold and silver bonanzas from 1 849to World War II. Accounts of the famousLost Gunsight and Lost Breyfogle minesand an explanation of the Lost MormonDiggings are based on factual research.Paperback, illustrated, 72 pages.
MINERAL AND 4-WHEEL-DRIVE MAPS com-piled by Dale Hileman.
Maps showing gemand mineral collecting areas, roads for passen-ger cars and 4WD roads only. Map No. 1 is onLast Chance Canyon, Mesquite Canyon andIron Canyon in Kern County. Map No. 2 coversthe Opal Mountain and Black Canyon areas inSan Bernardino County. Both are black andred colors on
6x1 7-inch parchment paper.$1 .00 per map.
SOUTHWEST INDIAN COUNTRY by the Editorsof Sunset Books.
A concise and comprehensiveguide covering the 4 8 reservations and Pueblovillages in Arizona, Utah, New Mexico andColorado. Includes what to see, how to buy,conduct, history, and ceremonials. Large format,colored illustrations, heavy paperback, 80pages, $1.95.