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To his Sacred & most Exellent/ Majesty GEORGE by the Grace/ of GOD KING of GREAT BRIT=/ AIN FRANCE and IRELAND &c./ This Map of NORTH AMERICA/ (Corrected from the latest Discoveries/ and Observations) is most humbly/ Dedicated...

ca. 1717
Origin: England, London
OH: 38 1/8" x OW: 25 7/8"
Black and white line engraving with period hand color on laid paper
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1971-446
The upper left cartouche reads: "To his Sacred & most Exellent/ Majesty GEORGE by the Frace/ of GOD KING of GREAT BRIT=/ AIN FRANCE AND IRELAND &c./ This Map of NORTH AMERICA/ (Corrected from the latest Discoveries/ and Observations) is most humbly/ Dedicated by his Majesty's most Obedient/ Subject & Serv.t/ George Willdey/ H. Terasson, delin./ et Fecit, London."

The box below the cartouche contains illustrations of instruments and other goods and reads: "Maps Globes Spectacles Reading Glasses with these and many other usefull Curiosities are made and Sold-/ Wholesale and Retail at the Great Toy Shop next y.e Dogg Tavern in Ludgate Street very Reasonable by G. Willdey"