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Speed, John, 1552?-1629

A map of New England and New York / F. Lamb sculp.

[London] : Sold by Tho: Basset in Fleetstreet, and Richard Chiswell in St. Pauls Church Yard, [1676]
Physical Description:
1 map ; 38 x 50 cm., on sheet 44 x 56 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 2k
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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View a digital version in the Beinecke Library's Digital Images Online database (755 1672A)
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale [ca. 1:2,250,000] -- (W 78.00°--W 66.00°/N 47.00°--N 38.75°).
BEIN 755 1672A: Verso: Stamped "Yale University Library".
Author statement from McCorkle, p. 40.
Appears in: John Speed, A prospect of the most famous parts of the world, London, 1676 (McCorkle 40).
Relief shown pictorially.
Verso: P. nos. "46", "45"; titles "The Description of New Neatherlands ... ", "The Description of New England"; signature "Z".
Includes ill. of animals and coat of arms.
Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America, no. 455, pages 72-73
McCorkle, B.B. New England in early printed maps, 1513 to 1800, p. 40, map 676.6
Campbell, T. New light on the Jansson-Visscher maps of New England (Map Collectors' Circle, no. 24), no. 23, plate XVI
"This is smaller than the Jansson prototype [i.e., Jansson's Belgii Novi, 1651] but the scale remains the same and the map stops off short to the west and south, mainly affecting Virginia. It is in appearance very similar to the prototype as it has no view of New York and little decoration."--Campbell.
Subject Terms:
New England -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
New York (State) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Lamb, Francis.
Bassett, Thomas, bookseller.
Chiswell, Richard.
Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664.
Speed, John, 1552?-1629. Prospect of the most famous parts of the world.

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