SPEED (JOHN) England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described and Abridged with ye Historic Relation of things worthy memory from a far Larger Voulume, 1627
Lot 137
SPEED (JOHN) England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described and Abridged with ye Historic Relation of things worthy memory from a far Larger Voulume, 1627
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SPEED (JOHN)
England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described and Abridged with ye Historic Relation of Things Worthy Memory From a Far Larger Voulume, engraved title, contents leaf, 63 engraved maps (2 folding), margins of title shaved, 4 maps shaved at lower margin touching ruled border, first gathering detached, contemporary limp vellum, slightly soiled and stained, 3 ties (of 4) [STC 23036; Skelton 17], oblong 8vo, George Humble, 1627

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  • The "Miniature Speed" atlas, with maps by Pieter van den Keere. "The map of 'Midia', although listed as no. 64 in the 'Table', is omitted from this and all later editions." (Skelton)
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