New and accurat map of the world: drawne according to ye truest descriptions latest discoveries & best observations yt have beene made by English or strangers, 1651
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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.
|Speed, John, 1552?-1629|
|Boston Public Library|
|Are to be sold by Roger Rea the elder and younger [London]|
|World maps--Early works to 1800|
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