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SPEED, John.
The Turkish Empire.
London, George Humble, 1627. Coloured. 390 x 510mm. Small repair to lower centre fold. Speed's map of the Turkish Empire, with ten costume vignettes down the sides and eight city prospects, including Constantinople, Jerusalem and Alexandria, along the top. On the verso a description of the Turkish Empire and the religious habits of its people. This map was published in the First Edition of Speed's 'Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', the first atlas of the world to be published in England, making this the first English atlas map of the Turkish Empire. TIBBETTS: 77. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps [London, United Kingdom]
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