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Old antique world map by Overton John

Item number:25262
Category:Antique maps > world and polar regions
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A New and Accurate Map of the World Drawne According to the Best and Late Discoveries Anno Dom 1670. - Overton John, 1670

Old world map by John Overton.

Double hemisphere map with smaller celestial hemispheres. Vignettes in upper and lower borders showing couples in traditional dress from different parts of the world. At the sides are pictures of the traditional circumnavigators - Drake, Cavendish, Magellan and Noort - and small seasonal scenes.

Date of the first edition: 1670
Date of this map: 1670

Copper engraving
Size: 39 x 52cm (15.2 x 20.3 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Upper, right and bottom margins trimmed, was folded into 8vo, original coloured.
Condition Rating: B
References: Shirley (World), 456.

Separate publication

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