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Richard Ligon: A topographicall Description and Admeasurement of the Yland of Barbados in the West Indyaes

Map: WIND4153
 
Cartographer: Richard Ligon
Title: A topographicall Description and Admeasurement of the Yland of Barbados in the West Indyaes
Date: 1657
Published: London
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: WIND4153
Description:
This rare map of Barbados is the earliest printed map of the island. It names the owners of all of the principal houses and estates, and is decorated with vignettes of armoured riders, camels, wild pigs, and sea monsters. Though crude, this map's importance to the history of Barbados cannot be overstated. [WIND4153]