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January 22 2014

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Antique map of London by Braun & Hogenberg
Date: 1572-1624

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St George’s Fields on Rocque’s Map of London 1741

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17th century map of London, originally started by W. Hollar, student of German engraver Mattheus Merian. Published in the Netherlands after 1688

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Reposted byohmygodthebritishBloodredswankaheiwoodynook
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Typographic map of London

This amazing typographic map, cheekily called “London’s Kerning,” was designed by NB: Studio, a London graphic design concern. It’s a pretty excellent demonstration of type’s ability to communicate size, shape, relationship, the list goes on. I also love the homage (via typeface) to the London A-Z, an indispensable companion, interpreter and guide for any navigator of London….

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December 05 2013

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November 27 2013

00:37
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de Cuba et de Iamaica by Alain Manesson Mallet
An extract showing Jamaica from an engraving in Mallet’s Description de L’Univers published by Thierry, Paris, 1683.

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Novissima et Accuratissima Jamaicae Descriptio by John Ogilby - 1671

Engraved by F Lamb, includes a table showing plantations, precincts and settlements on the island

This is the nifty old stamp's map.

   Via wikipedja

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1680 map of Jamaica by Nicolaes Visscher

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November 26 2013

23:33
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Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Jamaica
door Herman Moll, 1710

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1572 map of Jamaica by Tomaso Porcacchi

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1562 map of Cuba, Jamaica and Hispaniola by Girolamo Ruscelli.

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A New & Accurate Map of the Ifland of Jamaica Divided into its Principal Parifhes Drawn from Surveys and Regulated by Astronomical Observations by Emanuel Bowen - 1747

   Via crommelin.org

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'LA JAMAIQUE AUX ANGLOIS …' and 'LA BERMUDE AUX ANGLOIS'. Two maps on one sheet, showing the islands of Jamaica and Bermuda. G. L. Le Rouge 1746

   Via GARWOOD & VOIGT Fine & Rare Books, Maps & Prints

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A Correct Map of the Island of Jamaica by John Gibson, 1762

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A 1779 Italian map of Jamaica by Antonio Zatta.

Via a now-dead website

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1822 map of Jamaica. Bonus: It Rasta Coloured, mon!

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A very simple map of Jamaica from Benedetto Bordone’s Isolario (The Book of Islands), printed in Venice in 1528.

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