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SPEED, JOHN:
The Kingdome of Persia with the Chief Cities & Habites.
Handcoloured engraved map. London 1627. 39 x 51 cm. The map was engraved by Abraham Goos for John Speed s Prospect Of The Most Famous Parts Of The World - the first world atlas produced by an Englishman. Like most Speed's maps, it is enlivened by wonderful borders of figures in Persian dress and city views. The English text on the verso has a description of the Persia and its history
Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat
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