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Germany from the first English atlas of the World

SPEED, John.

A New Mape of Germany newly Augmented by John Speed Ano. Dom: 1626.
London, George Humble, 1627. Coloured. 400 x 520mm.

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A very decorative map of central Europe, focussed on Germany but also showing Switzerland, Bohemia, Austria and western Poland. It was published in John Speed's atlas, 'A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', the first world atlas published in England. There are ten costume vignettes down the sides and eight city prospects, including Cologne, Augsburg, Strasburg, Vienna and Prague, along the top.


Stock ID : 20857

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Stock Id :20857

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Germany from the first English atlas of the World

SPEED, John.

A New Mape of Germany newly Augmented by John Speed Ano. Dom: 1626.
London, George Humble, 1627. Coloured. 400 x 520mm.

Narrow margin lower left.

A very decorative map of central Europe, focussed on Germany but also showing Switzerland, Bohemia, Austria and western Poland. It was published in John Speed's atlas, 'A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', the first world atlas published in England. There are ten costume vignettes down the sides and eight city prospects, including Cologne, Augsburg, Strasburg, Vienna and Prague, along the top.


Stock ID : 20857

£1,400

£1,400

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