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Historical Atlas of California with Original Maps
Author: Hayes, Derek.
Reference #: 1556
List Price: $70.00
Berkley: University of California Press, 2007. Folio (13”), Fine, in dustwrapper. 256 pp.; map endpapers; Catalogue of Maps, Bibliography & Index.
Close to 500 original maps reproduced, most in full colour. A fine, well-researched reference book with detailed historical material juxtaposed with the appropriate maps. From 'the First Californians' through the Spanish and Russian explorers, the nautical exploits of Sir Francis Drake, the Gold Rush, the coming of the Railroads to modern day geological maps of earthquake zones: it's all here in a beautifully designed book. The maps, reproduced in high resolution, come from museums, archives and collectors from Europe as well as North America, with all maps properly attributed. A pristine copy, Signed by Hayes on the Title Page.
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