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Gold and silver in the Mojave; images of the last frontier.


Gold and silver in the Mojave; images of the last frontier.

Clapp, Nicholas.

Sunbelt Publications, Inc.


187 pages



Documentary filmmaker and author Clapp, who has studied, filmed, and written about deserts around the world, offers a pictorial history of the Mojave desert that depicts the final days of the Old West at the turn of the twentieth century. Accompanied by descriptions, the b&w and color images show gold and silver prospecting, towns, casinos, people, miners and mining camps, ghost towns, Death Valley journeys, and photographers of the past and their photography.

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Date:Feb 1, 2013
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