What I Collect and Why: Gallery of Maps
California Map Society
Occasional Paper No 11
This keepsake was presented with the generous support of Glen and Ellen McLaughlin in celebration of the acquisition of The Glen McLaughlin Collection of California as an Island and published by Stanford University Libraries. Designed and produced by Marianne deVere Hinckle, Año Nuevo Island Press, 2012. Julie Sweetkind Singer, general editor; maps scanned courtesy of the Stanford University Libraries technical team. Quote from Ina Coolbrith's poem "California" published by John Henry Nash, 1918, courtesy Marianne Hinckle Library.
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Pieter Goos, Nova Granada and the island of California, Amsterdam, 1666
Heinrich Scherer, Geographia Artificiosa (title page), Munich, 1702.
Antonio de Herrera, Descriptio Indiae Occidentalis (title page), Amsterdam, 1622.
Vicenzo Maria Coronelli, L’Amerique Septentrionale, Paris, 1689.
Vicenzo Maria Coronelli, Le Nouveau Mexique, Paris, 1688.
Andreas Cellarius, Scenographia Systematis Copernicani from the Celestial Atlas of
Universal Harmony, Amsterdam, 1660.
Nicolas Sanson, Audience de Guadalajara, Nouveau Mexique, Californie, & c., Paris, 1656.
Sokichi Hashimoto, (detail showing western hemisphere), The Complete map of the
whole new World, newly translated from Dutch sources, Kyoto, 1796.
Pierre, Moullart-Sanson, Planisphere Urano-Geographique, Paris, 1695?.
Thomas Burnet, America, London, 1681.
Louis Renard, (title page) Planisphere Representant toute L’Etendue Du Monde,