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Desert Magazine January - December 1953 12 Issues

Desert Magazine January - December 1953 12 Issues

  • $ 3999


Desert Magazine 1953 entire year set of 12 issues. Articles in this bundle include:

  • Turquoise mining in Nevada
  • History of Fort Union in New Mexico
  • Petroglyphs in Baja California
  • Several historical articles on the Mormon pioneers of Utah
  • An article on Walter Knott and his purchase of the California ghost town of Calico
  • The resurgence of farming on the Colorado River Indian Reservation following the construction of Hoover Dam
  • The weavers of Chimayo, New Mexico
  • Profile of Cozy McSparron, owner of the Canyon de Chelly Indian Trading Post in Arizona
  • Numerous articles on desert plant life, and on rock hounding in the desert

The March and April issues are in acceptable condition. The March issue has water staining on about half the pages, and some moisture crinkling on front cover and a couple of pages at the front. April issue has large fragments missing from front cover and table of contents page (Readability is not affected.), as well as several small tears on table of contents page, and creasing on front cover. All other issues are in good condition, with intact covers, edge and corner wear, a few creased or bent page corners.

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