John Speed (1552-1629). 'A NEW AND ACCURAT MAP OF THE WORLD Drawne according to ye truest...

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John Speed (1552-1629). 'A NEW AND ACCURAT MAP OF THE WORLD Drawne according to ye truest Descriptions latest Discoveries & best observations ty have beene made by English or Strangers 1626', a hand-coloured twin-hemisphere engraved map, with astrological and astronomical diagrams, with allegorical figures representing the four elements, with portraits of famous explorers, inscribed 'Are to be sold Pops-Head Alle by Geor. Humble', California represented as an island, with English text to verso, 39 x 51cm, unframed.