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Asia with the islands adioyning described, the atire of the people, & townes of importance, all of them newly augmented [map] / by I. S. Ano. Dom. 1626.
Speed, John, 1552?-1629
[London] : are to be sold by Tho. Bassett ..., and Richard Chiswell ..., 1626.
(E 20°00ʹ00ʺ--W 165°00ʹ00ʺ/N 80°00ʹ00ʺ--S 12°00ʹ00ʺ).
1 map : hand col. ; 35 x 44 cm., on sheet 42 x 54 cm.
Early works to 1800
Speed, John, 1552?-1629. Prospect of the most famous parts of the world
McCabe, Robert A., 1934-
Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Relief shown pictorially.
Scale determined by using graticule method.
"The description of Asia" (p. 3-4) on verso.
"Sculptum apud Abrahamum Goos."
Map is bordered by depictions of the costumes of various peoples and city views.
Insets: Candy -- Goa -- Damascus -- Jerusalem -- Ormus -- Bantam -- Aden -- Macao.
This map appeared in Speed's A prospect of the most famous parts of the world, 1627.
Historic Maps copy 2 is uncolored.
Historic Maps copy 2 is gift of Robert A. McCabe, Princeton Class of 1956.
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