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America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings discribed and inlarged by I. S. Open in full size

America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings discribed and inlarged by I. S.

Map, 1626, English

America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings discribed and inlarged by I. S.

Map, 1626, English

Notes

Originally from Speed's Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World. 1st state; Includes town views and native figures in margins; Shows California as an island; Text on verso 'The Description of America' Speed's map is the first atlas map to show California as an Island and to accurately depict the East Coast of North America.

Publisher

London : G. Humble

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

1 map : printed, col.

Extent

42 x 53.5 cm.

Contributor

Abraham Goos (1589-1643) Amsterdam, engraver

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

912.7 S61 small