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The Keur family produced a number of different bibles from their press at Dordrecht and later at Rotterdam. This finely executed general map in two hemispheres is beautifully decorated. Within each corner classic scenes representing the rape of Persephone, Zeus being carried across the heavens in an eagle-drawn chariot, Poseidon commanding his entourage, and Demeter receiving the fruits of the Earth. The northern part of California (as an island) is flat, based on Briggs model. A small piece of land Anian appears adjacent to a strait leading within striking distance of the west shores of Hudson's Bay. Shirley, 513.