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Robert Morden: America

Map: AMER2285
 
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: America
Date: 1688
Published: London
Width: 6 inches / 16 cm
Height: 7 inches / 18 cm
Map ref: AMER2285
Description:
Early English map of the Western Hemisphere showing California as an island. Set above descriptive English text. Coloured.

Particular attention is paid to English settlements, including Jamestown, Boston, and New York. In California, the only named location is P. Sr F. Drake, the site of Francis Drake's 1579 landing and the source of Britain's only claim to the west coast of North America. Published in Morden's Geography Rectified. [AMER2285]

[Burden (P.): The Mapping of North America II 519, State 3]
[McLaughlin 96]