prospect of the most famovs parts of the world ... by Speed, John

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GenreEarly works to 1800.
LC ClassificationsG120 .S74 c.1 & 2
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Pagination1 p. l., 206 p.
Number of Pages206
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Open LibraryOL6957662M
LC Control Number05022142

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A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World. London: Roger Rea, Oblong 8vo., (4 x 6 4/8 inches). Fine engraved double-hemisphere map of the world, and 19 full-page maps of the Continents and the rest of the known world (quite browned, edges of some leaves a little frayed).

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book an authentic reproduction of the text as printed by the original Author: John Speed. : A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World: London, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum: Oversized green cloth.

Corners bumped, cloth edges rubbed. Sound copy. Bookseller pencilled price else unmarked. The DJ in mylar is creased and rubbed with interior tape repairs.

Facsimile reprint of the original edition. Part of the third series of Atlases in Facsimile. A prospect of the most famous parts of the world: London, Volume 6 of Theatrum orbus terrarum; series of atlases in facsimile Theatrum orbis terrarum A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World: London,Raleigh Ashlin Skelton: Author: John Speed: Contributor: Raleigh Ashlin Skelton: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Theatrum Orbis.

Intwo years before his death, Speed published Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World which was the first world atlas produced by an Englishman, costing 40 shillings, meaning that its circulation was limited to "richer customers and libraries", where many survive to this day.

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The present lot combines both works, and was published. He was the author of the most important, and prestigious atlas of his day, and his maps still find favour today, with collectors from all over the world.

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The "Prospect" was intended as a supplement to the "Theatre" and includes 22 maps of different parts of the world, including the famous world map, presumably by Abraham Goos, and the map of America, both showing California as an island. With engraved portrait frontispiece (bound before “Theatre”).

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5 parts in one volume, 2 o ( x mm). Engraved additional title and arms of Charles II, title printed in red and black, 4 sectional titles, the Theatre with 68 double-page engraved maps of the Counties of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, The Prospect with 28 double-page engraved maps of various parts of the world.

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