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subject : Chile--Maps--Early works to 1800
This map first appeared in 1711. The three large inset maps were printed on a separate sheet and attached to the top.; Scales of inset maps vary.; Prime meridian: London; Relief shown pictorially.; Shows prevailing wind directions, towns and villages, rivers, etc.; Includes numerous notes and statement "Sold by Herman Moll".
Moll, Herman, d. 1732. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Oriented with north to the left.; Representing part of Chile. East of the Andes is filled with decoration to make up for lack of knowledge. It includes a compass rose, rhumb lines, sailing ships and a large cartouche on top combining title and scales.; Arnold Montanus's maps from his atlas were sold separately and were included in John Ogilby's "America: being the latest and most accurate description of the New World adorned with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby."
John Ogilby (publisher)
Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683. (creator)
Ogilby, John, 1600-1676. (contributor)
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