Auction 171, Lot 790


"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 are very good. Covers have minor shelf wear and a small stain.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/6/2019