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World.- Speed (John) A New and Accurat Map of the World Drawne according to ye truest Descriptions
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World.- Speed (John) A New and Accurat Map of the World Drawne according to ye truest Descriptions latest Discoveries & best observations yt have beene made by English or Strangers, double-hemisphere world map, with two circular astrological projections, the surrounds decorated with portraits of explorers, allegorical depictions of the four elements and celestial diagrams, engraving, on laid paper with small fleur-de-lis, platemark 395 x 520 mm (15 1/2 x 20 1/2 in), sheet 425 x 560 mm (16 3/4 x 22 in), central vertical fold with small carefully executed repairs, minor handling creases, light spotting and browning, minor surface dirt, unframed, 1651 [but 1676]

Literature:
Shirley, R. W., The Mapping of the World, no. 317.
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World.- Speed (John) A New and Accurat Map of the World Drawne according to ye truest Descriptions

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0271: World.- Speed (John) A New and Accurat Map of the World Drawne according to ye truest Descriptions

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Est. £2,000 - £3,000Starting Price £1,700
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World.- Speed (John) A New and Accurat Map of the World Drawne according to ye truest Descriptions latest Discoveries & best observations yt have beene made by English or Strangers, double-hemisphere world map, with two circular astrological projections, the surrounds decorated with portraits of explorers, allegorical depictions of the four elements and celestial diagrams, engraving, on laid paper with small fleur-de-lis, platemark 395 x 520 mm (15 1/2 x 20 1/2 in), sheet 425 x 560 mm (16 3/4 x 22 in), central vertical fold with small carefully executed repairs, minor handling creases, light spotting and browning, minor surface dirt, unframed, 1651 [but 1676]

Literature:
Shirley, R. W., The Mapping of the World, no. 317.

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