ALL ITEMS: 'Ogilby--John


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114Old antique sea map / chart of Brasil by John OgilbyDetailsOgilby, John1671
Brasilia
Ogilby, John
1671
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$0.00Ogilby--JohnBrasiliaSOLD. .<BR> </BR> Map of Eastern Brazil published after a work by Arnoldus Montanus. West is shown at top of map.
526Rare map of Magellan Strait/ Cape Horn (Hoorn)DetailsOgilby, John1671
Tabula Magellanica
Ogilby, John
1671
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$800.00Ogilby--JohnTabula-MagellanicaVery decorative, finely engraved antique map of Cape Horn ( Hoorn ), the southern-most point in South America and the Strait of Magellan, published ca. 1671, about 150 years after Magellan's discovery of the passage. <br></br> This original copper-plate engraved map is enlivened by two compass roses, four cartouches and numerous fanciful vignettes including mermaids, ostriches, penguins, and the scene of a sea battle. <br></br> This map was published in "America: Being an Accurate Description of the New World…" by John Ogilby, a Scottish cartographer, who was appointed "His Majesty's Cosmographer and Geographic Printer" in 1675.