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Cartographer: Johannes Metellus
Title: : Granata Nova et California
Date: 1598      Size: 9 x 8 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: California and the Southwest. RARE piece from Acosta's "De Natura Nova Orbis". [Burden 120]
Map Ref: USA5643
Cartographer: Pieter Goos
Title: : Paskaerte van Nova Granada en t'Eylandt California
Date: 1666      Size: 22 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: With van Loon's chart, this is one of the first two folio maps devoted to the cartographic phenomenon of California as an island. Superb original hand-colour. [Burden 391]
Map Ref: USA8027
Cartographer: Alain Manesson Mallet
Title: : Nouveau Mexique et Californie
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 7 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Small but early map of the West coast of the United States showing California as an island. Embellished with a decorative cartouche and two ships. Coloured.
Map Ref: USA9132
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : New Mexico vel New Granata et Marata et California
Date: 1688      Size: 6 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Early miniature map of the American Southwest showing California as an island with a panel of descriptive text below. Coloured. [Burden 654, State 1]
Map Ref: USA8592
Cartographer: Heinrich Scherer
Title: : Delineatio Nova Et Vera Partis Australis Novi Mexici
Date: c. 1700      Size: 14 x 9 inches
Published: Munich
Description: Baja California and contiguous Mexico from the information of Fra. Eusebio Kino, a Jesuit Missionary credited with ending the California as an Island myth.
Map Ref: USA8598
Cartographer: Nicolas De Fer
Title: : De Californie et du Nouveau Mexique
Date: 1700      Size: 13 x 9 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Important map of California as an island including for the first time Father Eusebio Kino's explorations of the American Southwest. Coloured. [Burden 760, state 1]
Map Ref: USA5480
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : Audience de Guadalajara, Nouveau Mexique, Californie & c
Date: 1700      Size: 9 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Sanson's small and decorative map of the American Southwest showing California as an island. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vibrant original hand-colour. [Burden 327]
Map Ref: USA9090
Cartographer: Nicolas De Fer
Title: : La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline
Date: 1720      Size: 26 x 18 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Rare map of the American Southwest showing California as an Island. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: USA4073
Cartographer: Eusebio Francisco Kino
Title: : Tabula Californiae
Date: 1726      Size: 9 x 15 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: This is the larger and rarer version of Kino's landmark map of California which rejoins it to the mainland. It shows the whole of the Baja Peninsula as well as the headwaters of the Colorado.
Map Ref: USA9119
Cartographer: Miguel Venegas
Title: : Mapa de la California
Date: 1757      Size: 12 x 15 inches
Published: Madrid
Description: The most decorative of the Eusebio Kino California maps with beautiful figurative borders. Based on contemporary Jesuit sources.
Map Ref: USA7955
Cartographer: Isaac Tirion
Title: : Kaart van het Westelyk Gedeelte van Nieuw Mexico en van California
Date: 1765      Size: 14 x 13 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Lower California and the Baja Peninsula as far north as San Diego by Isaac Tirion, a Dutch mapmaker and bookseller. Jesuit missions and outposts are prominently marked on the map. Bright original hand-colour.
Map Ref: USA9050
Cartographer: Miguel Venegas
Title: : Carte de la Californie
Date: 1767      Size: 8 x 12 inches
Published: Spain
Description: California. French edition of the influential Jesuit map of the region published in the major work about California in the mid-eighteenth century.
Map Ref: USA8890
Cartographer: Robert de Vaugondy
Title: : Carte de la Californie
Date: 1772      Size: 12 x 12 inches
Published: Paris
Description: California and the North West Passage. Coloured.
Map Ref: USA7711
Cartographer: Robert de Vaugondy
Title: : Carte de la Californie
Date: 1772      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Five maps on one page comparing different mapmakers' depictions of California, both as an island and as a peninsula, from 1604 to 1767.
Map Ref: USA9144
Cartographer: Johann Jakob Baegert
Title: : California
Date: 1773      Size: 7 x 9 inches
Published: Mannheim
Description: Baja California. Important map of the peninsula based on a new Jesuit survey by Father Consaq. Coloured.
Map Ref: USA7268
Cartographer: Eusebio Francisco Kino
Title: : Passage Par Terre a La Californie
Date: c. 1785      Size: 8 x 9 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Late French rendition of the important map by Eusebio Kino (1645-1711) showing that California is part of the mainland from the Atondo Expedition (1683–1685) with Spanish Admiral Isidro de Atondo y Antillón (1639-85).
Map Ref: USA7212