Baja California Books – Libros Part Two
Second section of Baja California and Baja California Sur Books and Publications.
Explorations and Adventures on the Baja 1908 – 1910
by Arthur W. North
A record of the adventures of the author while exploring peninsular California, Mexico, by Arthur Walbridge North . with a foreword by Admiral Robley D. Evans, U.S.N. Reprint of the 1910 book.
AUTHOR’S PREFACE: If when writing the closing chapter of this volume I could have looked ahead, reading in the future that a year and a half must intervene before final revision, such pros-
pective delay would have been almost incomprehensible to
me. And yet you who peruse these pages may smilingly understand how their author might turn abruptly from con-
ventional life, seeking anew the fascination of the frontier.
1970-71 Edition) Paperback – 1970
by Cliff Cross (Author)
Publisher: Cliff Cross (1970)
Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.3 x 0.6 inches. 170 pages, 60 maps of roads cities villages, detailed route logs, side trips, villages, detailed route logs, side trips, history, hunting fishing, 450 pictures points of interest, resorts hotels, trailer space, camping, important travel information. Very artistic hand drawn maps. – jat
More here: www.oldcabo.com/baja-california-mexico-by-road-airplane-and-boat/
By Tom Miller
Illustration by Chuck Larson
Foreward by Paul “Panther” Pierce
Baja Trail Publications, Huntington Beach, California
Softcover 96 pages.
6.7 x 4.6 x 0.3 inches – jat
by Erle Stanley Gardner (Author)
Here is the fascinating story of the author’s latest expedition to Baja California. This time Erle Stanley Gardner and his fellow adventurers employed both a helicopter and an amazing machine known as a “Pak-Jak” to see and visit parts of this peninsula which had never been explored before. Hardcover. Publisher: William Morrow (January 1961), Language: English
ISBN-10: 0688018238, ISBN-13: 978-0688018238
Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 inches – jat
Into a Desert Place: A 3000 Mile Walk around the Coast of Baja California
by Graham MacKintosh
An Englishman, Mackintosh fell in love with Baja California on a visit and, despite a glaring shortage of both experience and money, determined to walk its entire coast. Into a Desert Place is his account of how he equipped himself, what he saw and learned, and how he survived on this harsh and beautiful journey. The book was first published in England and then by Mackintosh himself in the U. S. – jat
Written down by Antonio de Fierro Blanco.
1933 (First Edition)
The Journey of the Flame is that rare treasure, an artfully imagined work of fiction that is based on meticulous research and brings life to the study of history. A slow ride through exotic territory. On the night of his 104th birthday, Don Juan Obrigon–tall and straight, with hair still flaming red–prepares to tell his life story to assembled relatives and guests. The story he will tell describes his travels as a boy of twelve in 1810, when he accompanied the Spanish viceroy of Baja California from the southern tip of Baja California to Monterey. – jat
The Baja Book
by Tom Miller and Elmar Baxter
Forward by Ray Cannon
A Complete Map-guide to Today’s Baja California.
Baja Trail Publications 1974 -jat
Note: Tom Miller, ‘Baja Book’ Author, Fisherman, Dies February 12, 1993
HUNTINGTON BEACH — Tom Miller, who wrote the “Baja Book,” a literary guide for thousands of tourists, died Wednesday at his residence, according to a family friend. He was 64. Elmar Baxter, who co-authored the “Baja Book,” said Miller had been found to be suffering incurable lung cancer in 1991.
Antonio María Osio’s La Historia de Alta California was the first written history of upper California during the era of Mexican rule, and this is its first complete English translation. A Mexican-Californian, government official, and the landowner of Angel Island and Point Reyes, Osio writes colorfully of life in old Monterey, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, and gives a first-hand account of the political intrigues of the 1830s that led to the appointment of Juan Bautista Alvarado as governor. – jat
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