ATLAS TITLE PAGE. THE THEATRE OF THE EMPIRE OF GREAT BRITAINE. PRESENTING AN EXACT GEOGRAPHY OF THE KINGDOMES OF ENGLAND SCOTLAND AND IRELAND... AS ALSO A PROSPECT OF THE MOST FAMOUS PARTS OF THE WORLD BY JOHN SPEED.
Atlas Title page. The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. Presenting An Exact Geography of the Kingdomes of England Scotland and Ireland... As also a Prospect of the most famous Parts of the World by John Speed.
Copper plate engraving. 1676
Sheet size, 17 1/4 x 10 1/2" (437 x 269 mm)
Good condition save for some surface soiling and soft crease in lower right. Black & white. LOCATION: New York City
Inventory Number: 31977
Publisher : London printed for Thomas Bassett and Richard Chriswell.
A well engraved title page for Speed's grand atlas. The title appears within an architectural entablature adorned with five figures of early Britons: a Britaine, Roman, Saxon, Dane and Norman. Engraved by R. White. Maps, Curiosities