AMERICA SPEED (JOHN) America With Those Unknowne Parts in That Unknowne World, [1627 or later]
Lot 236
AMERICA
AMERICA SPEED (JOHN) America With Those Unknowne Parts in That Unknowne World, [1627 or later]
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,303) inc. premium
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AMERICA
SPEED (JOHN) America With Those Unknowne Parts in That Unknowne World, hand-coloured, double-page engraved map engraved by Abraham Goos showing California as an island and with an inset of the Arctic, upper frieze showing eight town views (Havana, Santo Domingo, Cartagena, Mexico, Cuzco, Moca, Rio de Janeiro, and Olinda) and side-borders of costumed figures, small repair to blank (sea) area [Burden 217], 395 x 510mm., G. Humble, [1627 or later]

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  • The best-known English map of the Americas.
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