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|Reproduction of a 1626 Antique Map of the World
- Antique Map Reproduction -
by John Speed
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This map of the world in hemispheres is drawn according to the truest and latest descriptions and discoveries by Englishmen or strangers (of the time).
We have meticulously reproduced this piece to match the color and detail of the original. Each piece is individually printed using the same method used to create limited edition art. We use 100% cotton rag, fine art paper. This heavy paper is made in one of the oldest paper mills in England. Created using a mold process it closely resembles hand laid paper. In may respects these reproductions are more attractive than the original antique maps.
All sizes shown are approximate. Matted maps or prints are smaller than the "matted" dimensions shown by about 6".
All of our authentic, more than 100-year old, maps and prints come double matted within museum quality, archival rag mat boards at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE.
Due to the INCREDIBLY high shipping prices charged for OVERSIZE shipping, shipping charges may be higher than quoted for items that measure more than a total of 70" (matted height + width). For example a matted piece measuring 32" x 40" would be considered OVERSIZE (72"). For complete delivery information, see Information page.
All our authentic antiques are one-of-a-kind items. Since they are actual old works of art expect small imperfections. In some cases we may have more than one of a particular map or print. Since each is unique they may vary slightly from the item shown (when we have more than one if a particular item, the colors may be different than those shown). Each antique map or print has been dry cleaned by hand and are conservation mounted and protected in attractive rag mats. Every work in our gallery carries a lifetime guarantee of authenticity (authentic antiques only) and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee (see Information page for details). Again, the sizes stated are approximate.
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