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The Celestial Atlas of Andreas Cellarius (1660)

- October 4, 2018 in Andreas Cellarius, best of celestial, best of maps, celestial map, cosmography, Harmonia Macrocosmica

Harmonia Macrocosmica (1660), an atlas of the stars from the Dutch Golden Age of cartography, maps the structure of the heavens in twenty-nine extraordinary double-folio spreads.

Maps Showing California as an Island

- May 15, 2018 in best of maps, calexit, california, california secession, map of california as an island, maps, mistakes on maps

California used to be thought of as an island. This stunning collection of 17th- and 18th-century maps illustrates how.

Maps Showing California as an Island

- May 15, 2018 in best of maps, calexit, california, california secession, map of california as an island, maps, mistakes on maps

California used to be thought of as an island. This stunning collection of 17th- and 18th-century maps illustrates how.

Maps Showing California as an Island

- May 15, 2018 in best of maps, calexit, california, california secession, map of california as an island, maps, mistakes on maps

California used to be thought of as an island. This stunning collection of 17th- and 18th-century maps illustrates how.