America : with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings.

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Map shows geography and settlements in known parts of mid-seventeenth century North America and South America. Includes text, colored illustrations of Native Americans, settlers, and settlements. Inset: [Greenland and Iceland]. California is depicted as an island and the Great Lakes are not shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:45,000,000].

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1 map : col. ; 36 x 44 cm.

Creation Information

Speed, John, 1552?-1629 1676.

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  • Thomas bassett
    Publisher Info: Are to be sold by Thomas Bassett in Fleet Street and Richard Chiswell in St. Paul's Churchyard
    Place of Publication: [London, England]
  • Richard Chiswell
    Place of Publication: [London, England]

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Map shows geography and settlements in known parts of mid-seventeenth century North America and South America. Includes text, colored illustrations of Native Americans, settlers, and settlements. Inset: [Greenland and Iceland]. California is depicted as an island and the Great Lakes are not shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:45,000,000].

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1 map : col. ; 36 x 44 cm.

Notes

Original date on map: 1626

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  • From Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain. 1676.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1676

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Speed, John, 1552?-1629. America : with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings., map, 1676; [London, England]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231409/: accessed September 21, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.