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America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings.

Image ID: 54662

America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings. ([1662?])

Image Details

Image Title

:  America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings.

Creator

: Goos, Abraham -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Speed, John, 1552?-1629 -- Cartographer

Published Date

: [1662?]

Medium

: Engravings

Item Physical Description

: 1 print (1st state) ; 39.4 x 51.1 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America, 217.

Notes

: A curious feature of Speed's map is the delineation of of California as an island, even though sixteenth-century cartographers had been drawing it correctly as a peninsula (see entries 10, 13, 14, 15, 16). Note 2.) A curious feature of Speed's map is the delineation of of California as an island, even though sixteenth-century cartographers had been drawing it correctly as a peninsula (see entries 10, 13, 14, 15, 16). Note 3.) A curious feature of Speed's map is the delineation of of California as an island, even though sixteenth-century cartographers had been drawing it correctly as a peninsula (see entries 10, 13, 14, 15, 16). Note 4.) A curious feature of Speed's map is the delineation of of California as an island, even though sixteenth-century cartographers had been drawing it correctly as a peninsula (see entries 10, 13, 14, 15, 16). Note 5.) A curious feature of Speed's map is the delineation of of California as an island, even though sixteenth-century cartographers had been drawing it correctly as a peninsula (see entries 10, 13, 14, 15, 16). Note 6.) A curious feature of Speed's map is the delineation of of California as an island, even though sixteenth-century cartographers had been drawing it correctly as a peninsula (see entries 10, 13, 14, 15, 16). Note 7.) A curious feature of Speed's map is the delineation of of California as an island, even though sixteenth-century cartographers had been drawing it correctly as a peninsula (see entries 10, 13, 14, 15, 16). Note 8.) A curious feature of Speed's map is the delineation of of California as an island, even though sixteenth-century cartographers had been drawing it correctly as a peninsula (see entries 10, 13, 14, 15, 16). Note 9.) From John Speed, A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, London, 1627. Note 10.) Includes text, inset of Greenland, and ill. of native figures and town views in margins. Note 11.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 12.) State 2 according to Burden. Differs from similar map; has additional place names such as Boston and Long Ile. Note 13.) Text on verso. Note 14.) [Deák 039 also depicts California as an island]

Standard Reference

: Deák 023

Source

: Maps of North and South America / Whole

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 02-508 [Filed with America, 1626]

Digital ID

: 54662

Record ID

: 118538

Digital Item Published

: 2-26-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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