Auction 170, Lot 737


"The Mapping of California as an Island - An Illustrated Checklist", McLaughlin, Glen

Subject: References

Period: 1995 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.5 x 11 inches
21.6 x 27.9 cm

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, 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 black and white illustrations. 134 pp. plus appendices, bound in soft pictorial covers.


Condition: A

Contents tight with very faint toning along the pages' edges. Covers have minor shelf wear.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/14/2018