By: Sunset Editorial Staff with Ken and Caroline Bates
Published by: Lane Books, Menlo Park, California. 1971 Edition. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 72-140160. Size 10.75″ x 8.25″
Chapters cover The North Region (Tijuana, Ensenada, San Felipe), The Central Desert and Gulf Coast (San Ignacio, Santa Rosalia, Mulege, Loreto), Southward to the Cape (La Paz, Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo). The text is accompanied by maps and black and white photographs.
Photo on the pages below show the shipwrecked Japanese freighter off the coast of what is today called Shipwreck Beach.
The Sea of Cortez,
Gulf of California, Baja, Mainland Coast, Mexico
(A Sunset Book) Hardcover
First Printing 1966 – jat
by Raymond Cannon (Author)
Beautifully illustrated book on the Sea of Cortez, Gulf of California, Baja, Mainland Coast: Mexico’s Primitive Frontier featuring history, travel discoveries, fishing and adventure.
Quote from the the introduction:
“The Story of The Sea of Cortez, a primitive world of beauty and adventure that begins less than fifty miles below the southwest border of the United States.”
“This is the book that jump started tourist in Baja California in the 60s and 70s. Ray Cannon, the author spend 30 years, 1947 to his death in 1977, fishing, traveling and writing about Baja.” MikeB. – Amazon.com