EUROP, AND THE CHEIFE CITIES CONTANED THEREIN DESCRIBED; WITH THE HABITS OF MOST KINGDOMS NOW IN USE. BY IO: SPEED 1626.

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John Speed


Europ, and the Cheife Cities Contaned therein Described; with the Habits of Most Kingdoms Now in Use. by Io: Speed 1626.

Copper plate engraving, 1626-27
15 3/8 x 20" (391 x 509 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Modern hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 53493
Price: $4,000.00
Publisher : "Are to be Sould in popeshead alley, against the Exchange by George Humble."
This fine English produced map appeared in Speed's Prospect of the World. The map is surrounded on three sides by vignettes. Along the top edge are eight bird's eye views of cities, including London, Paris Rome, Amsterdam and Lisbon. On the sides are images of ten native peoples from different areas that are shown on the map. English text on verso. Engraved by Abraham Goos. Maps

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