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Fine portrait of John Ogilby, this important and multi-talented Scottish cartographer and author. He is best known for publishing the first road atlas of England and Wales the 'Britannia', but also as publisher of a series of important geographical accounts, including 'America', 'Africa', 'Embassy To The Grand Cham', and others, as well as involvement in producing several separately issued maps of the English counties and London.
region: Portraits and the Map Trade
mapmakers: P. Lilly P. Lombart
place and date of publication: London c.1680 -
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncolouredref: 22262
size in mm: 325 by 235mm (12.75 by 9.25 inches).
Price: £ 320
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