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Publisher: KAERIUS, P. / SPEED, J.
Title: A New and Accurat Map of the World drawne according to ye truest Descriptions latest Discoveries.
Published in: Amsterdam, ca 1646
   
Size: 3.4 x 4.9 inches.
8.7 x 12.5 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured
Condition: A excellent example with dark and clear print. Some faint toning and soiling.
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A superb miniature map of the world in two hemispheres. With curious coast lines and a huge southern continent. Incomplete North America. Australia appears to be joined to the southern continent labeled "unknown land".
From the rare miniature edition of John Speed's "Prospect", first published in 1646. Although Speed's name does not appear on the title-page of the 1646 edition, or on any of the maps, this miniature atlas was most frequently issued bound with the miniature edition of the Theatre, and so is often attributed to him.
Engraved in Amsterdam, by Pieter van den Keere, Jodocus Hondius' brother-in-law.
Reference: Shirley, World 368



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