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  • John Ogilby's Africa, 1670

    Book, Folio, Map, Image, Engraving, Illustration

    This enormous volume was published by John Ogilby (1600–1676) in 1670. It was devised as a comprehensive guide to Africa...

  • Map of Juan Fernández in William Hack's South Sea ...

    Map, Image, Manuscript Created date: 1584-1684

    In the late 17th century, the South Seas were plagued by English buccaneers who plundered merchant ships for treasure. S...

  • Pascatway River in New England

    Manuscript, Map Created date: 1660-1670

    This unique map hand painted on vellum depicts the Piscataqua River flowing through the states of New Hampshire and Main...