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?t=t&id=433619 An epitome of Mr. John Speed's Theatre of the empire of Great Britain, and of his Prospect of the most famous parts of the world : in this new edition are added, the descriptions of His Majesties dominions abroad, viz. New England, New York, ... Carolina,
Depicts : 1676
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Depicts Year: 1676

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Biblio Record : 42609811
Cartographer : Speed, John
Catnyp : b6749543
Class : Map Div. 97-6031[Atlas cases; LHS 305]
Collection : Early Middle Atlantic Maps
Date Published : 1676
Main Title : An epitome of Mr. John Speed's Theatre of the empire of Great Britain, and of his Prospect of the most famous parts of the world : in this new edition are added, the descriptions of His Majesties dominions abroad, viz. New England, New York, ... Carolina, Florida, ... Virginia, Maryland, ... Jamaica, Barbados, ... as also the empire of the Great Mogol, with the rest of the East Indies, ... the empire of Russia, with their respective descriptions.
Map Scale : Scales differ.
Note : "England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland described and abridged with ye historic relation of things worthy memory from a farr larger voulume" is an abridgement of the author's Theatre of the empire of Great Britaine.
Note : Engraved special t.p. for first part reads: England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland described and abridged with ye historic relation of things worthy memory from a farr larger voulume / done by John Speed. Anno, cum priuilegio, 1676.
Note : In two parts, each with special t.p.
Note : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 305.
Note : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Note : Numbers 253-254 are repeated in pagination.
Note : NYPL copy imperfect: lacks special t.p. for first part.
Note : NYPL copy in modern library binding.
Note : Signatures: pi1 A-Z 2A A-R S. Format uncertain; horizontal chainlines with watermark at head of spine fold.
Note : Special t.p. for second part reads: A prospect of the most famous parts of the world, viz. Asia ... Africa ... Europe ... America ... London : Printed by W.G., 1675.
Physical Desc : [380], 276 [i.e. 278], [2] folded leaves of plates : 88 maps ; 12 x 19 cm.
Place Of Publication : London
Publisher : Printed for Tho. Basset ... and Ric. Chiswell ...,
Scale Category : a
Scale Type : 0
Subject : Atlases --vEarly works to 1800
Subject : Geography --vEarly works to 1800
Subject : Great Britain --vMaps --vEarly works to 1800
Subject : Great Britain --xDescription and travel --vEarly works to 1800
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