A New Map of Ancient Asia ...

Edward Wells (*1667 - 1727)
Coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.

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Decorative coloured map of the Asian continent.

From "A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography" by Edward Wells an English clergyman, teacher and mathematician, born in 1667. All map are dedicated to William the Duke of Gloucester who died 1700, the year of the first edition of the atlas. The Wells maps have been much valued during the beginning of the 18th century because of its accuracy.

Details

CartographerEdward Wells
TitleA New Map of Ancient Asia ...
Publisher, YearE. Wells, London, circa 1738
Plate Size36.8 x 50.4 cm (14.5 x 19.8 inches)
Sheet Size42.0 x 52.0 cm (16.5 x 20.5 inches)

Condition

Minor browning in lower margin around centrefold. Left margin cut along platemark. Manuscript page number by old hand in upper right margin. Good condition.

Cartographer

Edward Wells, born in 1667, was a British teacher and mathematician how issued A New Sett of Maps dedicated to William the Duke of Gloucester in 1700. He died in 1727.

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Edward Wells: A New Map of Ancient Asia ....
Coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.

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