Virginia and Maryland.
NamesSpeed, John (1552?-1629) (Cartographer)
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and 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 / OriginDate Issued: 1676Place: LondonPublisher: Printed for Tho. Basset ... and Ric. Chiswell ...,
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 97-6031[Atlas cases; LHS 305]Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6031 (p. 212) [In LHS 305]
TopicsAtlasesGeographyGreat Britain -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800Great Britain -- Maps -- Early works to 1800VirginiaMarylandMaryland -- Maps -- Early works to 1800Virginia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
NotesContent: "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 Delaware.Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.Content: Oriented with north to the right.Content: Relief shown pictorially.Content: Text on verso: The description of Virginia, [p.] 211. Signature: O3; catchword: The.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 8 x 12 cm.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 42609811NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15086074RLIN/OCLC: 47723384NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15102840Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c07bc7b0-c5d3-012f-a097-58d385a7bc34
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