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[*] posted on 11-26-2016 at 02:15 AM
2017 BAJA BOOK SHOPPING GUIDE from M & E BOOKS + Brand New Book by Max Kurillo, Nov. 2016


From M & E BOOKS:

In addition to the 2016 book about all the missions, missionaries, explorers, and more, we also have new condition (never sold) copies of:

Michael Humfreville's 2006 'In the Shadow of the Volcano'.
All are new, uncirculated books.
Not listed on the site, but available are Tom Miller's 1992 'The Baja Book III
' Send a check for $20 (incl. tax and U.S. shipping) for TOM'S book.

Thank you,
M & E BOOKS
EL CAJON, CA
CLICK>>> www.oldmissions.com <<< click








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Coming for December 2016: California's El Camino Real and its Historic Bells (Second Edition) by Max Kurillo. The full Camino Real in Alta California story with many old maps to show where the mission road traveled from San Diego to Sonoma. A chapter on the Baja beginnings from Loreto north is included. Photo and purchasing details soon!





[Edited on 7-4-2017 by David K]




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[*] posted on 11-26-2016 at 12:48 PM
Sneak Look at the newest book from M & E Books!


Hot off the press!
There are a few pages about the Camino Real in Baja and that it begins at Loreto. However, this book with its many maps and photos is primarily about the old road and its history in Alta California.





Use the web page and PayPal buttons for this new book, or you can order it with a check or money order:
M & E BOOKS
PO Box 20121
El Cajon, CA 92021
$22.95 + $3.50 U.S. address shipping = $26.45 (tax is included)

[Edited on 12-17-2016 by David K]




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[*] posted on 11-27-2016 at 05:37 PM


The new Camino Real book is bigger than our Old Missions or my Baja California Land of Missions books in order to easily see the many historical map details it has.

Max emailed me this after seeing the post here:
As far as the new book remarks you might want to add: 8 1/2" x 8 1/2", 209 pages, over 40 maps, and 60 pictures.




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[*] posted on 12-10-2016 at 01:49 PM


The two new 2016 books (published by M & E BOOKS), as well as the others shown above, are shipping immediately for your Christmas and other holiday gift giving needs!
Thank you!




"So Much Baja, So Little Time..."

A NEW Baja Missions History book in 2016: http://oldmissions.com

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My Baja web site, to help you plan your adventure: http://VivaBaja.com

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[*] posted on 12-17-2016 at 11:25 AM


Just a note, we have sold out two of the classic books we offered:
1953 'Baja California' book and the 1974 'There It Is: Baja!'
However, we are able to add a new 'semi-classic' book and it will be added soon to the website. It is Tom Miller's 1992 edition of The Baja Book III...



Available now for $20 (included tax and U.S. shipping) Check or money order to our El Cajon PO box. Specify "Baja Book III" on your check or note.
M & E BOOKS
P.O. BOX 20121
EL CAJON, CA 92021

A PayPal/Credit card option will be added to our website, soon. www.oldmissions.com
These are new, uncirculated books.




"So Much Baja, So Little Time..."

A NEW Baja Missions History book in 2016: http://oldmissions.com

My (over 40) Baja Bound Travel Adventure articles: https://www.bajabound.com/bajaadventures/bajatravel/

My Baja web site, to help you plan your adventure: http://VivaBaja.com

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[*] posted on 9-2-2017 at 07:31 AM


ERRATA!
It is so irritating to find typos or other errors. No matter how many times it is checked, some stuff gets past our eyes. The book is now in its fourth printing and I made a few edits in the third and fourth printings. Because I want this book to be the most accurate, easy to use reference to the 27 Baja California missions, I will share any edits or newly found typos here.

August 2017 Update:

Pages 38-40, the white cross monument for Ligüí has been washed away by flash floods since the 2012 photograph. There is no marker, but the mission was in the center of the now widened arroyo, 0.5 mile east of Highway 1.

Page 64, change '20 more miles' to 15.5 more miles.

Page 70, the goat ranch 'La Capilla' is on the mission site and rancher 'Modesto' welcome visitors to take photos. The Apate mission location can be seen from the edge of a cliff, far below. The access to the cliff view trail is 17 miles beyond the La Pasión site. There are two other view points along the cliff.


2016 and 2017 Printings:

Page 17, Mission #6 founding year is 1720 (add a 2 to '170')

The following edits were made in the 2017 printings:

Edits for the 2016 printings:

Pages 118 & 121, change March to May (May 14, 1769) for the mission founding month.

Page 90, remove 'forty' and 'Loreto' from the second paragraph.

Page 90, bottom, change 'third' to second (The mission was moved a second time to its third location).

Page 26, the link to the Camino Real maps was changed after the book was written. The new link is: https://web.archive.org/web/20160329012947/http://www.sandie...


Thank you for helping me keep the mission history alive and accurate!




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