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A new and accvrat map of the world [cartographic material] : drawne according to ye truest descriptions latest discoueries & best observations y't have beene made by English or strangers / engraved world chart John Speed 1626 ; National Maritime Museum
Bib ID 3808051
Format MapMap
Author
Speed, John, 1552?-1629
 
Scale Scale [1:110,000,000]. 
Description London : National Maritime Museum ; Printed in England for Her Majesty's Stationery Office by UDO Litho Ltd., 1979 
1 map ; 2 hemispheres each 24.7 cm. on a sheet 40.5 x 53.4 cm. 
Notes

Facsimile double hemispherical map of the world with 4 miniature portraits of the circumnavigators, Drake, Magellan, Candish and Van der Noort. California is shown as an island and Antarctica is named Magallanica. There are comments on the map in separate cartouches.

Includes two celestial spheres, plan of the heavens and elements with the earth at the centre, diagrams of eclipses and allegorical figures of 4 elements.

In lower right margin: Are to be sold in Pops-head Alle by Geor. Humble.

"NMM reference: G.201:1/37."

In lower right margin: Dd.0125334 12/79.

The original of this map is plate 1 from: Prospect of the world ... / John Speed. London, 1627.

Subjects World maps - Facsimiles.
Time Coverage 1626, 1979 
Other authors/contributors Humble, George, -1640  |  National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)  |  Great Britain. Her Majesty's Stationery Office
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