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.

Author
Speed, John, 1552?-1629 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
[London] : are to be sold by Tho. Bassett ..., and Richard Chiswell ..., 1626.
Description
  • (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.

Details

Subject(s)
AsiaMapsEarly works to 1800 [Browse]
Related name
Donor
Library of Congress genre
Maps [Browse]
Getty AAT genre
MapsAsia1626 [Browse]
Notes
  • 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.
Source acquisition
Historic Maps copy 2 is gift of Robert A. McCabe, Princeton Class of 1956.
OCLC
77805489
Other views
Staff view

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