Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: A prospect of the most famous parts of the vvorld.

Digital Image File Name: 
14031
Source Call Number: 
STC 23040
Source Creator: 
Speed, John, 1552?-1629.
Image Title: 
Map of Asia from John Speed. A prospect of the most famous parts of the world. London, 1631.
Source Title: 
A prospect of the most famous parts of the vvorld.
Source Created or Published: 
1631
Physical Description: 
map of Asia, between pages 3 & 4
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Speed, John, 1552?-1629.
Title (Hamnet): 
A prospect of the most famous parts of the vvorld. Viz. Asia, 3 Affrica, 5 Europe, 7 America. 9 VVith these kingdomes therein contained, Grecia, 11 Roman Empire, 13 Germanie, 15 Bohemia, 17 France, 19 Belgia, 21 Spaine, 23 Italie, 25 Hungarie, 27 Denmarke, 29 Poland, 31 Persia, 33 Turkish Empire, 35 Kingdo: of China, 37 Tartaria, 39 Sommer Ilands, 41 Ciuill Warres, in England, Wales, and Ireland. You shall finde placed in the beginning of the second booke marked with these [3 asterisks in triangle formation] and (5) Together with all the prouinces, counties, and shires, contained in that large theator of Great Brittaines empire. Performed by Iohn Speed.
Title (Hamnet): 
Prospect of the most famous parts of the world
Title (Hamnet): 
Prospect of the most famovs parts of the vvorld
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed by Iohn Dawson for George Humble, and are to be sold at his shop in Popes-head Pallace,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1631.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[2], 42 leaves, 43-44 p., 5-6 leaves, 7-8 p. : maps, port. (copper-plate engravings) ; 2⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Atlases, English -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Goos, Abraham, printmaker.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Savery, Salomon, 1594-1665, printmaker.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Gryp, Dirck, printmaker.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The maps are engraved mainly by Abraham Goos and Dirck Gryp.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Frontis. portrait of the author signed: S. Savery Sculp.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Issued with: The theatre of the empire of Great Britaine.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Consists primarily of folded maps, with letterpress and foliation on the the outer pages.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: [pi]² A-X² X2₁ .·.² .·.2₁.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Title words "Asia, ... 5" and "Grecia, ... 27" gathered by a right brace, and title words "Europe, ... 9" and "Denmarke, ... Ireland." gathered by a left brace.
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 23040
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S122258
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
3/14/45. Mounted on stubs. Burn hole on Q2. Bd. w.: Speed, J. The theatre of the empire of Great Britaine. London, 1627 (shelf-mark STC 23043), and John More's 1611 map of Canaan. Rebound, previously bd. in panelled calf. Provenance: inscription on front paste-down: "Liber Ecclesiæ Cathidralis Norwici ex Dono Gulielmi [William] Hawkins S.T.P. ejusdem Ecclisiæ Præbendary."; [Norwich Cathedral library]; armorial bookplate of the Dean & Chapter's Library, Norwich; book-label of Robinson; bought by the Folger from Wm. H. Robinson, cat. 75:495
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 23040