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Bermuda, by John Ogilby. 1670

John Ogilby (1600-1676)

Ogilby was a British cartographer, born in Scotland. He moved to London, where he established himself as a publisher specializing in geographic and cartographic material. After the Great Fire of 1666 destroyed his property, he set up a printing press from which he issued many books, the most important of which were a series of atlases, including a description of America: America: being an Accurate Description of the New World. London, 1670.

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Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas Dictarum ... Accurate Descripta.

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Item Number:  27398
Category:  Antique maps > America > North America
References: Palmer - p.21 Plate 21.

Old, antique map of Bermuda, by John Ogilby.

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

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 35.5 x 29cm (13.8 x 11.3 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Palmer, p.21 Plate 21..

From: Ogilby J. America: being an Accurate Description of the New World ... London, 1670.

John Ogilby (1600-1676)

Ogilby was a British cartographer, born in Scotland. He moved to London, where he established himself as a publisher specializing in geographic and cartographic material. After the Great Fire of 1666 destroyed his property, he set up a printing press from which he issued many books, the most important of which were a series of atlases, including a description of America: America: being an Accurate Description of the New World. London, 1670.