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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
Bib ID 2637140
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Speed, John, 1552?-1629
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [1:110 000 000] 
Description [London] : George Humble, 1626 
1 map ; 2 hemispheres each 24.7 cm. on a sheet 40.5 x 53.4 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; Map NK 1530.

Notes

"Are to be sold in pops head Alle [Pope's Head Alley by Geor. Humble."

Double hemispherical map of the world, with 2 insets and 4 portrait miniatures of circumnavigators: Drake, Magellan, Candish and Van der Noort. California shown as an island ; comments on map in separate cartouches, Antarctica named Magellanica.

From: Prospect of the world .../John Speed, London, 1627. Pl. 1.

Text on verso. Initial with person in design. Running title: "The general description of the world." Decorative border at head.

Two celestial spheres ; plan of the heavens and elements with the earth at the centre ; diagrams of eclipses ; allegorical figures of 4 elements.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230587158

Rex Nan Kivell Collection Map NK 1530.

Cited In

Phillips 442.

Shirley 317.

Subjects World maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1614 
Other authors/contributors Humble, George, -1640

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