The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Summer 1979, Volume 25, Number 3
Thomas L. Scharf, Managing Editor
Richard H. Peterson, Book Review Editor
Ghost Towns of the West. Text and Photographs by William Carter. Menlo Park, California: Lane Publishing Co., 1978. Selected readings, index. 224 pages. $6.95.
This Sunset pictorial guide to the towns and mining camps that opened the Far West is a revised edition of the original 1971 publication. It is recommended for the weekend traveler rather than for the serious student of the urban frontier.