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The first English atlas map of the Turkish Empire

SPEED, John.

The Turkish Empire.
London: Bassett & Chiswell, 1676. Coloured. 390 x 510mm.

Small repair at lower centre fold.

Speed's classic map of the Turkish Empire, with ten costume vignettes down the sides and eight city prospects, including Constantinople, Jerusalem and Alexandria, along the top. On the verso is a description of the Turkish Empire and the religious habits of its people.
The map was first published in 1627, in Speed's 'Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', the first atlas of the world to be published in England.

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Stock Id :22270

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The first English atlas map of the Turkish Empire

SPEED, John.

The Turkish Empire.
London: Bassett & Chiswell, 1676. Coloured. 390 x 510mm.

Small repair at lower centre fold.

Speed's classic map of the Turkish Empire, with ten costume vignettes down the sides and eight city prospects, including Constantinople, Jerusalem and Alexandria, along the top. On the verso is a description of the Turkish Empire and the religious habits of its people.
The map was first published in 1627, in Speed's 'Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', the first atlas of the world to be published in England.

TIBBETTS: 77.
Stock ID : 22270

£2,400

£2,400

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