SPEED (JOHN) [Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, 1646];  England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described, 1627, 2 works in one vol.
Lot 257
SPEED (JOHN) [Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, 1646]; England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described, 1627, 2 works in one vol.
£4,500 - 5,500
US$ 7,600 - 9,200
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SPEED (JOHN)
[Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World], 20 engraved maps, lacks title, [William Humble, 1646]; England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described, engraved title (bound as main title before 'Prospect') 62 engraved maps (of 63, lacking folding map of British Isles), occasional light staining, margins trimmed just affecting a few maps and headlines, small hole on D8 with loss of a few letters and another to Gloucestershire with loss of neatline, small repair to Poland, ownership inscription on verso final leaf "Edwd. Welling's, gave him by his Grandma 1792", George Humble, 1627, 2 works in one vol., early calf, rejointed [Wing S4882; STC 23036.5; Skelton 17], small oblong 8vo
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