RT Map DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 183356180 LA English T1 Historical atlas of California : with original maps A1 Hayes, Derek,, University of California Press., PB University of California Press PP Berkeley YR 2007 SN 9780520252585 0520252586 AB "Using Nearly Five Hundred historical maps and many other illustrations - from rough sketches drawn in the field to commercial maps to beautifully rendered works of art - this lavishly illustrated volume is the first to tell the story of California's past from a unique visual perspective. Covering five hundred years of history, it offers a compelling and informative look at the transformation of the state from the point of European contact through the Cold Rush and up to the present. The maps are accompanied by a concise, engaging narrative and by extended captions that elucidate the stories and personalities behind the maps' creation. At once a valuable reference and an exhilarating adventure through history, the Historical Atlas of California, featuring many rare and unusual maps."--BOOK JACKET.