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Desert Magazine 14 Vintage Issues 1957 - 1958

Desert Magazine 14 Vintage Issues 1957 - 1958

  • $ 3995


Bundle of 14 vintage issues of Desert Magazine from the 1950s:

  • January 1957
  • February 1957
  • March 1957
  • April 1957
  • May 1957
  • July 1957
  • May 1958
  • June 1958
  • July 1958
  • August 1958
  • September 1958
  • October 1958
  • November 1958
  • December 1958

Articles in this bundle include:

  • "My Pupils Were the People of Navajoland" tells the story of a teacher on the Reservation
  • "Desert Memorial for Patton's Army" details the efforts to create a WWII memorial on Iron Mountain in the Southern California desert
  • The story of Nevada's Silver Clip Mine
  • Profile of Katherine Beard, missionary to the Navajos in Flagstaff, Arizona
  • History of the Old Harmony Borax mine in Death Valley
  • The mobile desert laboratory of California Institute of Technology
  • The legend of the lost mission bells of Tumacacori Mission in Arizona
  • The story of the Museum of Northern Arizona
  • Life on the Acoma Indian Pueblo in New Mexico
  • Illustrated article on the annual Fiesta in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Life among the Apache Indians of White Mountain, Arizona
  • Chapel of the Holy Cross in Desona, Arizona
  • Profile of Santa Fe artist Warren E. Rollins
  • Numerous articles on rockhounding the American desert
  • A series of articles by naturalist Edmund C. Jaeger describing his explorations throughout the deserts of the American Southwest

April 1957 issue is in acceptable condition, with a large portion of the lower front cover missing, and an area of damage on the remaining cover; July 1957 is in acceptable condition, with covers almost entirely detached, and creasing on covers; May 1958 has a large fragment torn off back cover. Other magazines in the bundle are in good condition, with intact covers, moderate overall cover wear, water staining on several issues.

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