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John Ogilby

(1600—1676) publisher and geographer

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Scottish author, topographer, and printer, who published verse translations of Virgil, Aesop, and Homer; also maps, atlases, and Road Books of England and Wales, the last of which were constantly revised until they faded into Mogg's Road Books.


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