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An 1595 map showing the routes taken around the world by Sir Francis Drake between 1577 and 1580 and by Thomas Cavendish between 1586 and 1588.
This 1595 map depicts the routes taken around the world by Sir Francis Drake between 1577 and 1580 and by Thomas Cavendish between 1586 and 1588. The two-hemisphere old world map is surrounded by ornate artwork and text. It includes two ancillary maps showing landing at California and Java, two ancillary views showing Drake's welcome at Moluccas and Drake's ship cast up on the rocks near the Celebes.
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"1595 - Vera totius expeditionis nauticæ _ descriptio D. Franc. Draci .." (2017). Pre-1824 Maps. 15.