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 35.2 x 43.7 cm., 39.5 x 51.2 cm. including border.
[ca. 1:46,000,000]. ; (W 160° --E 20°/N 90° --S 90°)
, "are to be sold by Thomas Bassett in Fleet Street, and by Richard Chiswell in St. Paul's Churchyard." The text on verso is rewritten and there is no fleuron heading. Map is still dated 1626. Issued in his: The Theatre of Great Britaine, London, 1676.
California with flat northern coast and with place names mostly taken from Brigg's map. Inset: The northerly part of America (upper left). The borders of the map on the top contain plans of towns and on the sides figures of the inhabitants of different countries. Text on verso paged 9 and 10. Engraved by: Abraham Goos Amstelodamiensis Sculpsit (lower right).
Original McLaughlin book number (1995 edition) with latest state information:
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