California as Island 13 Colonies 1708 de la Feuille Colonial North America OfferBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, 18th Century Maps, North America California as an Island, Mexico, New Spain, Florida, Canada, Virginia, New England, 13 Colonies, Caribbeam Sea).
Issued 1708, Amsterdam by De La Feuille.
Of interest for the prominent depiction of California as an island.
Early 18th century engraved map with attractive hand color. Decorative cartouche which features four natives and a curious looking alligator greatly enhance visual appeal.
Map issued folded, and was backed on sturdy paper long ago.
Remains a nice looking example with a pleasing age patina. Any age flaws mostly minor and easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 10 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 6" H x 8" W.
McLaughlin, Mapping of California as an Island, 147.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.