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Stock# 14290
Description

Extremely rare English map of the World, by Robert Greene. Greene operated from the Rose & Crown from 1675 to 1688. The map is known from a an advertisement in the Term Catalogues of May 1676. The map includes elaborate indigenous scenes, including Cannibalism in America. The Cartography is drawn from contemporary Dutch sources. Shirley was able to locate only two examples, a damaged example in the British Library and an example which sold at Sotheby's in December 1, 1983. There is also a copy in the National Library of Australia. The New York Public Library also holds an example which is bound into a Samuel Thornton Sea Atlas, dated 1686.