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John Speed
AMERICA

1626-76

US$5,000
US$8,50041% Off

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IMPORTANT AMERICAN MAP - ONE OF THE FIRST TO SHOW CALIFORNIA as an ISLAND JOHN SPEED (1552-1629) AMERICA - With Those Known Parts In That Unknown Worlde (sic), 1626-(76) (Burden 217 iv/iv) Engraving, uncolored. Engraved by Abraham Goos and published by Thomas Basset and Richard Chiswell - 4th state of 4 in 1676 15 1/8 x 20 1/2” From “A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World”. Generally good condition. A repaired split in lower centerfold. This is the most common version of this important map. One of the earliest maps to show California as an Island and the first in an atlas. $8,500 Southwest, American Historical, Maps, Ships, Exploration

Details

  • Creator
    John Speed (1552 - 1629)
  • Creation Year
    1626-76
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.125 in. (38.42 cm)Width: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
    1620-1629
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU41131940163

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