"Novissima et Accuratissima Jamaicae Descriptio", Ogilby, John
Period: 1671 (dated)
Color: Black & White
21 x 17 inches
53.3 x 43.2 cm
Copper engraved important map of the island based on a 1670 survey. The island is divided into precincts and shows the most prominent settlements. The large cartouche at bottom contains a key listing the landholders of each precinct. Elegantly engraved by Francis Lamb with three cartouches, ships, sea monsters, putti and compass roses.
Staining along folds and old tears at right. Map has been repaired with tissue. Small loss at fold intersection.