John Speed. A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, 1627. Complete with 22 maps viz: A New and Accurate Map of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, America, Grecia, Roman Empire, Germanie, Bohemia, France, Belgia, Spaine, Italie, Hungarie, Denmarke, Poland, Persia, Turkish Empire, the Kingdoms of China, Tartaria, Sommer Islands, and the Civil Wars of England, Wales & Ireland.
Author: John Speed (British, Farndon, Cheshire 1551/52-1629 London)
Printer: John Dawson (London)
Publisher: George Humble (London)
Medium: Engraving and etching
Dimension: Appx 16 1/2" x 12" x 1 1/8"
Condition: Maps and pages show warping and some discoloration from water, binding is loose with front cover detached. The etchings are generally crisp and well preserved.
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