Engraving. Watermarked: J. Whatman. Plate 165 x 120mm. 6½ x 4¾". Large paper copy, mint.
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.
[Ref: 19064] £250.00