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.