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A NEW MAP OF THE WORLD - JOHN SENEX, 1721
A NEW MAP OF THE WORLD - JOHN SENEX, 1721
"From the latest Observations. Revised by John Senex."

John Senex (1678-1740)
Original antique copper engraved map
With original colour
Published by John Senex, London, 1721
Mounted in cream

Map size: 54 x 42cm
Mounted size: 74 x 62cm

Price: £2800.00

Decorative double hemisphere map of the World, from the New General Atlas by John Senex, first published in 1721.

The map provides a fine look at a number of the surviving myths and cartographic inaccuracies of the early 18th Century. California is shown as an Island, both New Zealand and Australia have incomplete coastlines, there is no sign of Antarctica, New Guinea is still shown as connected to Australia, and the Northwest Coast of America ends near the present day Straits of Juan de Fuca, with a speculative remnant of the old land bridge between Asia and America shown.

The map includes 4 smaller Northern and Southern Hemisphere projections, an armillary and other scientific drawings. A fine allegorical vignette across the top shows the four continents as women, with Europe, the scholar, studying the globe, Asia, the exotic trading partner, with an urn of incense, while the primitive Africa and America appear on the far side of the title cartouche.
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ROME, A NEW MAP OF - SHEWING ITS ANTIENT AND PRESENT SCITUATION
ROME, A NEW MAP OF - SHEWING ITS ANTIENT AND PRESENT SCITUATION
John Senex (1678-1740)
Original antique copper engraved map
With original colour
Published by John Senex, London, 1721
Mounted in cream

Map size: 57 x 48cm
Mounted size: 77 x 68cm

Price: £1200.00

Highly detailed map of Rome.

Includes 4 vignettes showing the Colliseum, St. Peters, The Sepulcher of Caijus Cestus, and Trajans Pillar. The keys to the map identify 155 Churches, Parishes, Monasteries, etc., 56 Palaces and Colleges and 41 Churches Titual of Cardinals. The fortified walls of the City are shown, along with bridges across the Tyber River, streets, buildings, squares and a host of other details.View Item
AMSTERDAM, A NEW MAP OF THE CITY OF
AMSTERDAM, A NEW MAP OF THE CITY OF
John Senex (1678-1740)
Original antique copper engraved map
With original colour
Published by John Senex, London, 1721
Mounted in cream

Map size: 58 x 44cm
Mounted size: 78 x 64cm

Price: £900.00

Fine example of John Senexs decorative map of Amsterdam, dedicated to John Hedworth, 1720.

The map shows the modern city and port of Amsterdam, with a tremendous amount of merchant and naval activity along the harbour, with a lengthy explanation of the streets and lanes in the top left and right corner.View Item
THE WORLD (POLITICAL)
THE WORLD (POLITICAL)
Original antique map
Lithograph with original colour
Published London, 1920
Mounted in cream

Image size: 43 x 32cm
Mounted size: 59 x 48cm

Price: £95.00View Item
THE WORLD SHOWING THE BRITISH EMPIRE
THE WORLD SHOWING THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Original antique map
Lithograph with original colour
Published London, 1920
Mounted in cream

Image size: 43 x 32cm
Mounted size: 59 x 48cm

Price: £95.00View Item