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Antique World Map Jigsaw Puzzle ( 1000 Pieces )


Antique World Map Jigsaw Puzzle ( 1000 Pieces )
Antique World Map Jigsaw Puzzle ( 1000 Pieces )
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Mind Games is based in Southport (Merseyside). Established since 2012 we have a wonderful collection of Jigsaw puzzles, games and pocket money toys to suit every age.

Official stockists of gibsons jigsaw puzzles, HOP jigsaws, Ravensburger and Jumbo Games. We also have a new range of airfix models. Can find what you are looking for? feel free to get in contact 01704 536200.

All of our products are available for "Click & Collect" in-store or fast delivery.


 

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World map, 1630, by Henricus Hondius (Dutch, 1597–1651) from the Novus Atlas

This popular baroque-style map was originally designed as a frontispiece to Henricus Hondius’s 1630 revision of the long-lived Mercator/Hondius atlas, a work then being challenged by rival map publishers. The decorations include depictions of the four elements—earth, air, fire, and water—and portraits of Julius Caesar and cartographers Claudius Ptolemy, Gerard Mercator, and Jodocus Hondius Sr.

This map is in the collection of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. Building on Henry E. Huntington’s legacy, The Huntington encourages research and promotes education in the arts, humanities, and botanical sciences through the growth and preservation of its collections, through the development and support of a community of scholars, and through the display and interpretation of its extraordinary resources.

Thoughtfully conceived and engagingly intricate, our 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzles combine superb color reproduction, stunning and unusual images, and sturdy construction to delight generations of novice and veteran puzzleworkers.

Caution WARNING: Choking hazard—small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.

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