Engraving, sheet 165 x 125mm, 6½ x 5".
John Speed (1552? - 1629), historian, cartographer and antiquary. He produced the first World Atlas by an Englishman, entitled 'A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', which first appeared in London in 1627. A 19th century copy of a 17th century engraving.
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