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John Speed; Robert Walton
A New And Accurat Map of the World Drawne according to ye truest Descriptions latest Discoucries & best Obseruations yt have beene made by English or Strangers.
London, 1659. Very Good, backed on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation. Notes: Scarce third state of Robert Walton's decorative map of the World, based upon the earlier edition of John Speed's World map.Double hemisphere map of the World, with portraits of the four great explorers of the era, Sir Francis Drake, Thomas Candish, Oliver Van Noort, and Ferdinand Magellan.California is depicted as an Island, with an unusual Northwest Coast of America. The map is surrounded by smaller celestial hemispheres and the four elements with notes on the South Pole & Straits of Magellan. Walton's map is rarer than John Speed's map and is of equal artistic and cartographic importance., Size : 398x530 (mm), 15.67x20.87 (Inches), Coloring: Hand Colored, Reference: Shirley #397., Category: Maps World;
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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