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Auction 135, Lot 805

"The Mapping of California as an Island", McLaughlin, Glen

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1995 (published)

Publication: California Map Society


9 x 11 inches
22.9 x 27.9 cm
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Glen McLaughlin's contribution to the carto-bibliography of maps featuring the mythical island of California has become the definitive reference on the subject. It lists 249 maps (other than world maps), with an additional six in celestial charts, seventeen on title pages, and one on a silver medal. It is indexed by title and by name, including cartographers, engravers, and publishers. Most of the entries are accompanied by illustrations. Perfect bound in soft pictorial covers.


Condition: A

Nearly new with minor shelf wear.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/16/2011