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Desert Magazine 9 Vintage Issues 1956 - 1958

Desert Magazine 9 Vintage Issues 1956 - 1958

  • $ 2999


Lot of 9 1950s issues of Desert Magazine:

  • May 1956
  • June 1956
  • July 1956
  • August 1956
  • September 1956
  • November 1956
  • December 1956
  • June 1958
  • July 1958

Articles in these issues include:

  • A detailed article by a pioneering couple in the California desert who built their own solar water heater using 1950s technology
  • Profile of cartoonist Fred Harman of Albuquerque, creator of the "Red Ryder" comic strip
  • Gardening tips for desert dwellers
  • Illustrated article on Native American artist Pablita Velarde
  • Profile of the noted Santa Fe artist Olive Rush
  • The story of chemist Howard K. Foncanon, creator of the New Mexicraft line of Southwest-scented perfumes
  • An article on the government-sponsored adult education  program for Arizona's Papago Indians

The covers have detached from the December 1956 issue and are included loose with the magazine. All other magazines in the set are in good condition, with intact covers, edge and corner wear, some bent page corners and page creasing, chipping on a couple of the covers.

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