|One of the last maps of North America to show California as an Island|
Richard William Seale.
London, John & Paul Knapton, 1744. A map of North America, drawn and engraved by Seale for 'Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England', with the Indian nations marked. Cartographical mistakes include California is an island, the Straits of Anian, Frobisher's Strait in Greenland and a Lake Nicaragua that opens up into the Caribbean and nearly reaches the Pacific.