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Desert Magazine 15 Vintage Issues 1951 - 1953

Desert Magazine 15 Vintage Issues 1951 - 1953

  • $ 4850


Bundle of 15 vintage issues of Desert Magazine from the early 1950s.

  • December 1951
  • February 1952
  • March 1952
  • April 1952
  • May 1952
  • July 1952
  • August 1952
  • September 1952
  • October 1952
  • November 1952
  • December 1952
  • March 1953
  • April 1953
  • June 1953
  • July 1953

Articles in this bundle include:

  • The newly-opened school for Navajo children in Brigham City, Utah
  • "Padre of the Papago Trails" is a profile of Father Bonaventure Oblasser, who had spent over 30 years in ministry to the Papagp and Pima Indians of Arizona
  • "Puzzle Rocks of the Badlands" describes the weirdly-shaped sandstone rocks found in the Borrego Badlands in California's Cocahella Valley
  • Profile of Western artist Michael Malloy
  • The Santa Catarina Indians of Baja California
  • Illustrated article on Navajo artist Hoke Denetsosie
  • Profile of Southwest artist Paul Salisbury
  • The story of Matt Roy Thompson, builder of Scotty's Castle, a palatial mansion in Death Valley
  • "Tribal Meeting of the Navajo" by reknowned Southwest author Dorothy Pillsbury
  • Illustrated article on Death Valley artist, photographer, miner, and teacher Emil Morhardt
  • An account by Dorothy Pillsbury of Christmas Eve at the San Felipe Indian Pueblo
  • The story of Walter Knott, who purhased the California ghost town of Calico

The June 1953 and July 1953 issues are in acceptable condition, with extensive cover wear, and water damage/mildew staining on cover of the June issue. The other magazines in the set are all in good condition, with intact covers, edge and corner wear on covers.


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