Palm Desert, California: Desert Magazine Press, 1950. Second edition. 80pp. Slim quarto [26 cm] Tan cloth over boards, with the title stamped in gilt on the front cover. Light soiling to boards; interior is clean and bright. Near fine. Item #50353
With facsimiles of Ruess' woodcuts and facsimile photographs of Ruess and his travels. This work was published sixteen years after Ruess disappeared in the wilds of Southern Utah. The mystery surrounding artist and poet Everett Ruess (1914-1934) continues to the present day. Ruess, who loved to explore the expansive lands of the west, disappeared in the wilderness of Utah in 1934. No trace of him has ever been found. Farquhar 119b.