Jul 09, 2020 - Sale 2540

Sale 2540 - Lot 208

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
SPEED, JOHN. America. Hand-colored double-page engraved map of the Western Hemisphere with carte-a-figures and city plan border panels. 16 1/4x21 1/4 inches sheet size, ample margins, English text on verso; lower center fold minimally strengthened on verso. London: Roger Rea, 1662

Additional Details

Particularly scarce third state of the map with the imprint of Roger Rea replacing that of George Humble's. "This edition was largely destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666" -- Burden 217.