SPEED, JOHN. 1552-1629. America, with those known parts in that unknowne worlde. London: G. Humble, 1626.

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SPEED, JOHN. 1552-1629.
America, with those known parts in that unknowne worlde. London: G. Humble, 1626.

US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£ 2,300 - 3,800
SPEED, JOHN. 1552-1629.
America, with those known parts in that unknowne worlde. London: G. Humble, 1626.
Hand-colored engraved map, 400 x 510 mm. English text on verso, three decorative borders including portraits of native peoples on the left and right, and eight city views along the upper margin. Matted and framed.

The second state of the Humble edition. A handsome map of the Americas, including Boston and Long Island, the Dutch region around the Hudson River is enclosed with a dotted line and features California as an island – the first atlas published map to do so. Burden Mapping of North America 217; McLauchlan 3.
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