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Names
Speed, John (1552?-1629) (Cartographer)
Collection

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

Atlases

epitome of Mr. John Speed's Theatre of the empire of Great Britain, and of his Prospect of the most famous parts of the world : in this new edition are added, the descriptions of His Majesties dominions abroad, viz. New England, New York, ... Carolina, Florida, ... Virginia, Maryland, ... Jamaica, Barbados, ... as also the empire of the Great Mogol, with the rest of the East Indies, ... the empire of Russia, with their respective descriptions.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1676
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed for Tho. Basset ... and Ric. Chiswell ...,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6031[Atlas cases; LHS 305]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6031 (p. 226) [In LHS 305]
Topics
Atlases
Geography
Great Britain -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800 --
Great Britain -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
New York (State) --
New England --
New England -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
New York (State) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : "England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland described and abridged with ye historic relation of things worthy memory from a farr larger voulume" is an abridgement of the author's Theatre of the empire of Great Britaine.

Content : Engraved special t.p. for first part reads: England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland described and abridged with ye historic relation of things worthy memory from a farr larger voulume / done by John Speed. Anno, cum priuilegio, 1676.

Content : In two parts, each with special t.p.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 305.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : Numbers 253-254 are repeated in pagination.

Content : NYPL copy imperfect: lacks special t.p. for first part.

Content : NYPL copy in modern library binding.

Content : Signatures: pi1 A-Z 2A A-R S. Format uncertain; horizontal chainlines with watermark at head of spine fold.

Content : Special t.p. for second part reads: A prospect of the most famous parts of the world, viz. Asia ... Africa ... Europe ... America ... London : Printed by W.G., 1675.

Content : Also covers New Jersey and part of Pennsylvania.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Content: Text on verso: The description of New-England, [p.] 225. Signature: P2; catchword: THE.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 8 x 12 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 42609811
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15086074
RLIN/OCLC : 47723414
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15102843
UUID: c10c4330-c5d3-012f-9c81-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1676: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Newengland and New York." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1676. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f174-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Newengland and New York." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f174-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1676). Newengland and New York. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f174-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Newengland and New York.