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Large World map by Samuel Dunn, 140 x 120 cm. “London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer, Map & Printseller, No. 53 in Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 20th November 1772.” “S. Dunn Teacher of the Mathematics LONDON. Boards Young Gentlemen, & Teacheth Pennmannship, Merch.ts, Acc.ts, Navigation, Fortification, Astronomy &c. CHELSEA”. Pasted text on top left [...]

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Attractive Worldmap, published in the first atlas by Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724). It shows an early double hemisphere, which swirls with activity. The world is shown in two hemispheres with a double hemisphere representation of the celestial world as construed in Classical astronomy above and below. Outside of these circles are many unusual things. At [...]

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