Images from the Glen McLaughlin Collection of California as an Island maps, a collection of nearly 750 maps obtained by Mr. McLaughlin over nearly 40 years. Included in the collection are hemisphere and world maps, celestial charts, title pages, globe gores and a medal. The dates range from 1622 to the mid-1800's.
Map/Globe 1 map : hand col.; 42 x 52.1 cm; 43.7 x 53.1 including border.
[ca. 1:44,000,000] ; (W 160° --E 20°/N 90° --S 90°)
Engraved by: F. Lamb, Sculp (lower right).
Wagner 404; Tooley 35 (Plate 42).
Place names in Latin. Based on Visscher map; California as an island with flat northern coast. "Strate Anian" and "Anian" to north. Figured title cartouche in lower left; Top left cartouche mentions Anthony Ashley; both fully colored.
Statement of responsibility:
per JOHANEM OGILUIUM Cosmographum Regium [John Ogilby].
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