• Creator
  • Speed, John, 1552?-1629
  • Created Date
  • 1662
  • Publisher
  • Are to be sold by Roger Rea the elder and younger
    [London]
  • Description
  • Relief shown pictorially. Text on verso titled The generall description of the world; p. 1-2; printer's signature A. Includes vignettes of the 4 elements as allegorical figures, portraits of 4 circumnavigators, charts of the northern and southern celestial hemispheres, a geocentric diagram of The heavens and elements, and illustrations of A figure of the sphere, The eclipse of the sunne, and The eclipse of the moon. Shows California as an isla... more
    Relief shown pictorially. Text on verso titled The generall description of the world; p. 1-2; printer's signature A. Includes vignettes of the 4 elements as allegorical figures, portraits of 4 circumnavigators, charts of the northern and southern celestial hemispheres, a geocentric diagram of The heavens and elements, and illustrations of A figure of the sphere, The eclipse of the sunne, and The eclipse of the moon. Shows California as an island. In the author's A prospect of the most famous parts of the world (London, 1662). Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. less
  • Format
  • Maps
  • Rights
  • No known copyright restrictions. This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).