Antique Maps by John Adams (†1738)
John Adams, also known as Johannes Adams, was an English barrister and cartographer of the late 17th century. Adams was a native of Shropshire and was admitted to the Inner Temple, London in 1672. He is better known for his late 17th century topographical works. He started map-making around 1672 by plotting Welsh market towns within 100 miles of Aberdovey. In 1677, he produced his map of England and Wales, printed on 12 sheets.
John Adams: [Angliae totius tabula...] - An Alphabeticall Table of all the Cities and Market Towns in England...
Philip Lea, London, 1679 (1699)
John Adams's Exceptionally Rare Distance Map of England and Wales.A very rare large map of England and Wales by John Adams. This is the 2-sheet version of his 12-sheet wall map of 1677... 12435
Old coloured map of England and Wales. Printed in London by Philip Lea in 1699.