"Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Bermudas…", Ogilby, John
Period: 1671 (circa)
Color: Black & White
14 x 11.5 inches
35.6 x 29.2 cm
Very decorative map of Bermuda with a large cartouche depicting Neptune with mermaids, sea monsters and cherubs, two coats of arms, a compass rose, rhomb lines and a pictorial scale of miles with natives and Europeans. The island is divided among various "Tribes" with a table at bottom detailing the divisions. Close, but adequate, margins - as issued. Evenly toned, with expert repair on centerfold in the table at bottom. Very crisp impression.