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John Ogilby, the original publisher of the Britannia Atlas, which was published in the mid-1600s. John Ogilby (November 1600 – September 4, 1676) was a Scottish adventurer who, through a series of events, became the official cosmographer and geographic printer for England’s royal family. Much of Ogilby’s work was cartoon-like in nature, animating the cities and legends associated with different parts of England, Europe, and the world.