SENEX, John (bap. 1678-1740).  A Map of the World Corrected from the Observations Communicated to the Royal Societys [sic] of London and Paris. London: J. Senex, 1725 [but later]. Large engraved twin-hemispherical world map after Senex by Henry Hulsbergh (d. 1729) on four sheets, central cartouche with allegorical female figures representing the four continents, John Maxwell's name erased from cartouche but still visible, surrounding explanatory text on tides and winds derived from Issac Newton and Edmond Halley, California correctly depicted as a peninsula with erased island lines still visible, all hand-coloured by a contemporary hand, verso blank. (Old paper repairs to verso at sheet joins and vertical creases, repairs visible to recto at right-hand join, very faint soiling, trimmed at left-hand side to plate mark), 610 x 1095mm (sheet 635 x 1104mm).
SENEX, John (bap. 1678-1740). A Map of the World Corrected from the Observations Communicated to the Royal Societys [sic] of London and Paris. London: J. Senex, 1725 [but later]. Large engraved twin-hemispherical world map after Senex by Henry Hulsbergh (d. 1729) on four sheets, central cartouche with allegorical female figures representing the four continents, John Maxwell's name erased from cartouche but still visible, surrounding explanatory text on tides and winds derived from Issac Newton and Edmond Halley, California correctly depicted as a peninsula with erased island lines still visible, all hand-coloured by a contemporary hand, verso blank. (Old paper repairs to verso at sheet joins and vertical creases, repairs visible to recto at right-hand join, very faint soiling, trimmed at left-hand side to plate mark), 610 x 1095mm (sheet 635 x 1104mm).

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SENEX, John (bap. 1678-1740). A Map of the World Corrected from the Observations Communicated to the Royal Societys [sic] of London and Paris. London: J. Senex, 1725 [but later]. Large engraved twin-hemispherical world map after Senex by Henry Hulsbergh (d. 1729) on four sheets, central cartouche with allegorical female figures representing the four continents, John Maxwell's name erased from cartouche but still visible, surrounding explanatory text on tides and winds derived from Issac Newton and Edmond Halley, California correctly depicted as a peninsula with erased island lines still visible, all hand-coloured by a contemporary hand, verso blank. (Old paper repairs to verso at sheet joins and vertical creases, repairs visible to recto at right-hand join, very faint soiling, trimmed at left-hand side to plate mark), 610 x 1095mm (sheet 635 x 1104mm).

A FINE, VERY LARGE WORLD MAP, originally co-published by Senex and his then-partner John Maxwell in 1711, with both their names in the cartouche. It was re-issued in several later variants up until c.1750. Although the present example is dated 1725, the imprint adds 'F.R.S.' to Senex's name although he was not elected a Fellow of the Royal Society until 1728. RARE.
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