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[World] Speed, A New and Accurat Map of the World... London, 1651 (1676). 17 x 21. Color. Margin edges browned, edge tears and cf expertly repaired, overall VG. $13,500.00 New price $10,800.00

Double-hemisphere map. The first atlas map to show California as an island. Highly decorative with allegorical figures for the four elements (earth, air, fire, water), portraits of circumnavigators Magellan, Drake, Cavendish and van Noort, celestial hemispheres and panels illustrating astronomical phenomena.

Reference: Shirley 317, State 4.

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