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One of the earliest maps of Barbados

Title
Novissima et Acuratissima Barbados Descriptio.
Author
OGILBY, John
Publication place
London,
Publication date
1670
Dimensions
310 by 370mm (12.25 by 14.5 inches).
Price
SOLD
Reference
2620

Description

Engraved chart, minor tear just within lower neatline skilfully repaired.

Notes

The chart identifies Plantation owners, towns, bays, rivers and includes vignettes showing the indigenous crops; including a Cabbage Tree, Indian Corn, Pineapple Tree, Sugar Cane, and a sugar mill.

Published in John Ogilby's America, one of the most influential English works on America published in the 17th Century.

Bibliography

Tooley 3.