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THE NORTH AMERICAN DESERTS
A long-time authority on all phases ofdesert areas and life, Dr. Jaeger's book on theNorth Ameican Deserts should be carried where-ever you travel. It not only describes each of theindividual desert areas, but has illustrated sec-tions on desert insects, reptiles, birds, mammalsand plants. 315 pages, illustrated photographs,line drawings and maps. Hardcover. $5.95.
OVERLAND STAGE TO CALIFORNIA AND THEPONY EXPRESS by Frank A. Roof.
A first-handaccount of a mail agent who lived and foughtwith the men who settled the West throughtheir efforts to establish communication acrossthe wilderness during the 1800"s. First publish-ed in 1901 and just republished. Heavy stockand hardcover, original artist illustrations, two1800 maps, 645 pages, this is a book
history buffs, $15.00.
GHOST TOWNS OF THE NORTHWEST by NormanD. Weis.
The ghost-town country of the PacificNorthwest including trips to many little-knownareas,is explored in this first-hand factual andinteresting book. Excellent photography. Bestbook to date on ghost towns of the Northwest.Maps. Hardcover, heavy slick paper, 319 pages.$6.95.LOWER CALIFORNIA
BOOK by Gerhardand Gulick. The authors have revised the thirdedition to bring it up to date. Veteran travelersin Baja California would not venture south ofthe border without this authoritative volume. Itcombines the fascinating history of every loca-
whether it be a town, mission or aban-doned ranch, with detailed mileage maps an~llocations of gasoline supplies, water and otherneeded information on
243 pages withthree-color folded map, 16 detailed route maps,4 city maps, 22 illustrations. Hardcover $6.50.
MAPS OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
LowerCalifornia Guidebook by
and Gulick.Slightly smaller than those in the book but con-venient to carry in glove compartment. $1 whenpurchased with the book; $1.50 when purchasedseparately.
TRAVEL GUIDE TO UTAH by the Editors ofSunset Books.
Like their other guide books, thisis a concise, factual, illustrated and
mapped guide to Utah. Anyone planning avacation or tour through the Beehive State shouldhave this along. Large 8x11 format, heavypaperback, 80 pages, $1.95.
GHOST TOWNS OF ARIZONA by James andBarbara Sherman.
If you are looking for aghost town in Arizona this is your waybill.Illustrated, maps, township, range, cor-ordi-nates, history, and other details make this oneof the best ghost town books ever published.Large 9x11 format, heavy paperback, 208pages, $3.95.
GOLD RUSH COUNTRY by the Editors of SunsetBooks.
A revised and up-dated practical guideto California's Mother Lode country. Dividedinto geographical areas for easy weekendtrips,the 8x11 heavy paperback new editionis profusely illustrated with photos and maps.Special features and anecdotes of historical apdpresent day activities. 4-color cover 96 pages.$1.95.1200
John C. Tibbitts.
Up-dated edition of one of the best of the bottlebooks. $4.95.
SOUTHWEST INDIAN CRAFT ARTS by
Clara LeeTanner. One of the best books on the subject,covering all phases of the culture of the In-dians of the Southwest. Authentic in every way.Color and black and white illustrations, line-drawings. Hardcover, 205 pages. $15.00.TERRIBLE TRAIL: the Meek Cutoff, 1845 by Clarkand Tiller. Narrates the tragic tale of the Meekemigrant train and lays the groundwork for asolution to the Blue Bucket lost
WESTERN CAMPSITE DIRECTORY by the Editorsof Sunset Books.
Just published, this book listsmore than 5000 private and public camp-grounds in the 1 1 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.UNCLE SAM'S CAMELS, edited by Lewis BurtLesley, This book is the actual journal of MayHumphreys Stacey, a young man who was partof the "camel corps" under leadership of Lt.Edward Beale. First published in 1929 this isa fascinating account of attempts by the U.S.government to import camels from Asia to pro-vide transportation across the deserts of theSouthwest. Stacey later became a colonel inthe U.S. Army. A good description of how thecamels were purchased; and Beale's report tothe Secretary of War. Hardcover, 298 pages,$8.00.
OFCALIFORNIA by Choral Pepper.
Editor of Des-ert Magazine for six years, the author has usedher research knowledge and first-hand exper-iences to compile this detailed and infomativeguide to the Colorado Desert. Trips also includehistorical background. Slick paperback, illustrat-
128 pages, $1.95.
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GUIDE FOR INSULATOR COLLECTORS by JohnC. Tibbitts.
This is the third and final book oninsulators by veteran bottle collector John Tib-bitts. This third book has a revised price listand index to insulators described in the pre-vious two volumes. However, each volume de-scribes insulators not shown in the other books,so for a complete roundup of all insulators, allthree volumes are needed. Books are paper-back, averaging 120 pages, illustrated withartists drawings, $3.00 EACH. WHEN ORDER-ING BE SURE TO STATE VOLUME NUMBER: ONE,TWO or THREE.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA by the Editors
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.
THE CALIFORNIA DESERTS by
Revised 4th edition is standard guide to Mohaveand Colorado deserts with new chapters ondesert conservation and aborigines. Hardcover.$4.95.
LOST MINES AND HIDDEN TREASURES
by LelandLovelace. Authoritative and exact accounts givelocations and fascinating data about a lost lakeof gold in California, buried Aztec ingots inArizona, kegs of coins, and all sorts of excitingbooty for treasure seekers. Hardcover, $4.95.
LOST MINES OF DEATH VALLEY by HaroldWeight.
This is a new approach to the enigmaof Death Valley Scotty's life and legends andgives additional insight into the Lost Gunsightand Breyfogle bonanzas, plus other Death Valleymysteries. Paperback, historic photographs, refer-ence material, 86 pages $2.50.
TRAVEL GUIDES TO BAJA CALIFORNIA by Kenand Caroline Bates.
Published the Editors ofSunset Books, this is a useful book on Baja andshould be a companion piece to Gerhard andGulick's
Lower California Handbook
Baja by Road, Airplane and Boat.
TheBates' book takes the reader to the people withtext, photographs and maps. Anyone going toBaja should have all three books. Large 8x10format, heavy paperback, 80 pages, $1.95.
ROAD MAP TO CALIFORNIA'S LOST MINES ANDBURIED TREASURES and ROADMAP TO CALIFOR-NIA'S PIONEER TOWNS, GHOST TOWNS ANDMINING CAMPS
compiled by Varna Enterprises.Both roadmaps are 38" by 25" and scaled. Sou-thern California on one side and Northern
fornia on the other. Both contain detailed loca-tion of place names, many of which are not onregular maps. Treasure Map is $4.00 and GhostTown Map is $2.95. When ordering, be certainto state which map, or