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The first time one looks at a color print of Olaus Magnus’ 1539 Carta Marina, the eyes scan the crowded landmass and fix on the creatures in the wester ...

Here Be Duck Trees and Sea Swine: A Gorgeous Renaissance Map

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Antique Surreal Map Print "Monsters of the Deep" Europe Map Sea Monsters Illustration. $30.00, via Etsy.

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An antique map depicting an Iceland complete with erupting volcano and surrounded by an array of monsters.

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