(CARTOGRAPHY) SPEED, JOHN
America, with those known parts in that unknown worlde both people and manner of buildings described and inlarged. London: Bassett and Chiswell, 1626. Fourth state . English text on verso.
Hand-colored engraved map (41 x 53 cm.); matted and framed.
This is the first atlas map to represent California as an island. The map is surrounded by decorative vignettes illustrating the indigenous peoples and cities of the Americas. With legend at lower left corner referring to Abraham Goos of Amsterdam, an engraver.
Estimate $ 2,000-4,000