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Publisher: MOXON, J.
Title: A map of all the Earth and how after the flood it was. . ..
Published in: London, ca.1681
   
Size: 12.7 x 18.3 inches.
32.2 x 46.5 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: Large margins as issued, some flattened creases but otherwise fine.
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A beautifully coloured, and second state of this early and very uncommon, oval world map. The discovery of new found lands and the laws of science created a strong belief that the universe was a designed mechanism, and that it had a designer. This is wat the vignettes illustrate.

The map itself includes CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND, and partial coastlines for Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Eden and the 'Land of Nod' is located by the Euphrates River.
Numbers throughout the map are keyed to a listing of various countries and places. Although intended for a bible, the geography knowledge shown is current. Australia is shown with the discoveries made by Able Tasman on his first (1642-3) and second voyages (1644).

Two cartouches further decorate the map, including a dedication to Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury.

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