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197002 DesertMagazine 1970 February

197002 DesertMagazine 1970 February

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FEBRUARY,
1970
50c
MAGAZINE
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COLORf UL COACHEUA VAUt
 
Desert Magazine Book Shop
ROAD MAP OF CALIFORNIA'S PIONEER-TOWNS,GHOST-TOWNS AND MINING-CAMPS compiledby B. V. Terry.
More than 400 place names areprinted in red on this 38 x 25 blue and whiteroad map with northern California on one sideand Southern California on the other. $2.95.
A GUIDE FOR INSULATOR COLLECTORS by JohnC. Tibbitfs.
Long time collector and author ofseveral bottle books, the author has written twovolumes on insulators, covering 90 percent ofthe
field.
Insulators in Vol. 1 (127 pages) aredifferent than those in Vol. 2 |119 pages).Paperbacks, well illustrated. $3.00 each. OR-DER BY VOLUME NUMBER.
ANZA-BORREGO DESERT GUIDE by Horace Par-ker.
Third 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,49ers, Railroad Survey parties, Pegleg Smith, theJackassMail,Butterfield Stage, and today'sadventurous tourists. 139 pages, cardboardcover, $3.50.
THE MYSTERIOUS WEST by Brad Williams andChoral Pepper.
Rare book examines legends thatcannot be proven true, nor untrue. New evi-dence presented in many cases which maychange tho history of the West. Hardcover.$5.95.
THE WEEKEND GOLD MINER by A. H. Ryan.
Anelectronic physicist "bitten by the gold bug,"the author has written a concise and informativebook for amateur prospectors telling where andhow gold is found and how it is separated andtested, all based on his own practical ex-perience. Paperback, 40 pages, $1.50.
BEACHCOMBERS GUIDE TO THE PACIFIC COASTby the Editors of Sunset Books.
Provides infor-mation about the publicly accessible beachesfrom San Diego to Cape Flattery, Washington.Complete data on what to do and what to seewith detailed maps. Large format, four-colorcover, heavy paperback, 112 pages, $1.95.
GEM,
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. Map No. 4 is on theRandsburg - El Paso Mountains area. All are on16xl7-inch parchment paper. $1.00 per map.
DEATH VALLEY BOOKS
Published by the Death Valley '49ers thesefive volumes have been selected by 49ersas outstanding works on the history of DeathValley. All are durable paperback on slickstock.
A NATURALIST'S DEATH VALLEY
(Revised edi-Mon) by Edmund C. Jaeger, ScD $1.50
MANLY AND DEATH VALLEY.
Symbols of Des-tiny, by Ardis Manly Walker $1.25
GOODBYE, DEATH VALLEY!
The story of theJayhawker Party, by L. Burr Belden $1.50
CAMELS AND SURVEYORS IN DEATH VALLEY
By Arthur Woodward $2.00
DEATH VALLEY TALES
by 10 different au-thors $1.25
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THE
CHHUIUA
INDIUM
HHREY C. JAKES
THE CAHUILLA INDIANS
By HARRY C. JAMESA comparatively small tribe, the Ca-huilla Indians played an important partin the settlement of Southern Californiaby working with white settlers
instead
of waging wars to protect their lands.Today the Cahuillas are proud of theirheritage and are active members of thecommunities in Riverside County. Firstprinted in 1960,
The Cahuilla Indianshas
been out of print for many years.It was reprinted through the efforts ofthe Cahuilla's own Malki Museum. (SeeSouthern California Guide in this issue.)Hardcover, illustrated, 185 pages.
$7.50
HISTORY OF THE SIERRA NEVADA by Francis P.Farquhar.
History of the Spaniards, Argonauts,pioneers, military and railroad builders whofought and conquered the rugged Sierra NevadaMountains. Paperback, illustrated, 262 pages,$2.65.
SUN,
SAND AND SOLITUDE by Randall Hender-
son.
For more than 50 years Randall Hendersonhas traveled across the deserts of the West untiltoday he is known as the voice and prophet ofthis region of mystery, solitude and beautyFounder of Desert Magazine in 1931, he has de-voted his life to understanding the great out-doors. His second and latest book is a culmin-ation of his experiences, thoughts and philoso-phy. Hardcover, deluxe format, deckle-edgedpaper, 16 pages full color, excellent illustrations,$7.95.
LOWER CALIFORNIA GUIDE 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-
tion,
whether it be a town, mission or aban-doned ranch, with detailed mileage maps andlocations of gasoline supplies, water and otherneeded information on Baja. 243 pages withthree-color folded map, 16 detailed route maps,4 city maps, 22 illustrations. Hardcover $6.50.
NEW MEXICO PLACE NAMES edited by T. M.Pearce.
Published by the University of NewMexico, this book lists and gives a concise his-tory of all the places, towns, former sites,mountains, hills, mesas, rivers, lakes, arroyos,etc., in New Mexico, including those settled bythe early Spaniards. Paperback, 817 pages withmore than 5000 names, $2.45.
MINES OF DEATH VALLEY by L. Burr Belden.
About fabulous bonanzas, prospectors and lostmines. Paperback. $1.95.
TRAVEL GUIDE TO ARIZONA by the Editors ofSunset Books.
Completely revised new editionincludes maps, photographs and descriptivematerial for the traveler throughout Arizona.Large format, four-color cover, heavy paper-back, 96 pages, $1.95.
BOTTLES AND RELICS by Marvin and HelenDavis.
This latest bottle book has more than 30pages of full-color illustrations with the bottlesshown in natural settings. In addition to thecolor there are also dozens of black and whitephotos of more than 500 bottles. It also includessections of collection and display of relics suchas guns, horns, cooking utensils and other col-lectors' items. Slick paperback, 155 pages, four-color cover. $4.50.
DEATH VALLEY
U.S.A.
by Kenneth Alexander.
An excellent photographer, the author presentsthe moods and history of Death Valley throughhis pictures and descriptive text. One of thebest quality books published on Death Valley.Beautiful gift. Large 9x11 format, qualitypaper, profusely illustrated, hardcover, $8.50.
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 throughtime.Hardcover, illustrated, 300 pages, $3.75.
METAL DETECTOR HANDBOOK by Art Lassagne,2nd edition.
Includes history, operatingtech-niques, interpretation of signals, and Directoryof Manufacturers. One of the most completehandbooks of its
kind.
Paperback, 65 pages.$3.00.
HOW TO COLLECT ANTIQUE BOTTLES by JohnC. Tibbitts.
A fascinating insight of early Ameri-ca as seen through the eyes of the medicinecompanies and their advertising almanacs. Ex-cellent book for avid'bottle collectors and thosejust starting. Also includes chapters on collect-
ing,
locations and care of bottles. Heavy, slickpaperback, well illustrated, 118 pages, $4.00.
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 StateMuseum, 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.
WHEN ORDERING BOOKSPLEASE
Add 50 cents PER ORDER(Not Each Book)for handling and mailing
CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ALSOADD 5 PERCENT SALES TAX
Send check or money order to Desert Maga-zine Book Shop, Palm Desert, California92260. Sorry, but we cannot accept chargesor C.O.D. orders.
FOR COMPLETE BOOK CATALOG WRITE TO DESERT MAGAZINE, PALM DESERT, CALIFORNIA 92260
 
WILLIAM KNYVETT,
PUBLISHER
JACK PEPPER,
EDITOR
JACK
DELANEY,
Staff Writer
JOLEEN
ROBISON,
Woman's Viewpoint Editor
TkstfiL
AGAZINE
Volume
34,
Number
2
FEBRUARY,
1970
THE COVER:
The warm
sun
highlightsCholla cactus
on ihe Coa-
chella Valley floor withtowering
Mt. San
Jacintoin
the
background. Photoby David Muench, SantaBarbara, California.
WHITE
MAN'S PUEBLO
WEEKEND
TREASURE HUNTING
LAKE
CAHUILLA
TREASURE
WITH WINGS
FOCUS
ON FUN
A
DUDE RANCH
FOR
CAMPERS
ARTISTRY
IN
IRONWOOD
THROUGH
BORREGO BADLANDS
DATE
FESTIVAL
OVER
THE ROCKS (JOSHUA STYLE)
IT'S
NEVER TOO LATE FOR
A
DATE
by
Laura Raef
by
Nema Anderson
New
Recreational Area
by
Elta Shively
Desert
Adventures
by
Jack Pepper
by
Jack Pepper
by
Richard Bloomquist
A
County Fair
by
Betty
J.
Tucker
by
Jack Sbeppard
A
PEEK
IN
THE PUBLISHER'S POKE
RAMBLING
ON
ROCKS
BOOK
REVIEWS
DESERT
GARDENING
CALENDAR
OF
WESTERN EVENTS
WOMAN'S
VIEWPOINT
LETTERS
by
William Knyvett
by
Glenn
and
Martha
Vargas
by
Jack Pepper
by
Eric Johnson
Club
Activities
by
Joleen
A.
Robison
Reader's
Comments
ELTA SHIVELY,
Executive Secretary
MARVEL BARRETT,
Circulation
Mam
iger
EDITORIAL
AND
CIRCULATION OFFICES: 74-109 Larrea, Palm Desert, California 92260,
AC 714
346-8144. NATIONAL ADVER-TISING OFFICES: 8380 Melrose Street,
Los
Angeles 90069,
AC 213
653-5847. Listed
in
Standard Rate
and
Data. Subscription rates:United States, Canada
&
Mexico,
1
year, $5.00;
2
years, $9.50,
3
years, $13.00. Other foreign subscribers
add $1.00
currency
for
each year.See Subscription Order Form
in
this issue. Allow five weeks
for
change
of
address
and
send both
new and old
addresses with
zip
codesDesert Magazine
is
published monthly. Second class postage paid
at
Palm Desert, California
and at
additional mailing offices under
Act of
March
3, 1879.
Contents copyrighted
1970 by
Desert Magazine
and
permission
to
reproduce
any or all
contents must
be
secured
in
writing.Unsolicited manuscripts
and
photographs WILL
NOT BE
RETURNED unless accompanied
by a
self-addressed
and
stamped envelope.

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