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John Speed:  Isle of Man Exactly described, and the several Parish:shes divided, with every Towne, Village, Bay, Creke, and River therein conteyned . . . 1595

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Title: Isle of Man Exactly described, and the several Parish:shes divided, with every Towne, Village, Bay, Creke, and River therein conteyned . . . 1595

Map Maker: John Speed

Place / Date: London / 1676

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 20 x 15 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $975.00

Inventory ID: 54126mp2


Description:

Decorative map of the Ise of Man, with four decorative cartouches, numerous ships in a fully stippled sea with monsters being ridden by figures holding flags.

Very decorative compass rose in the center of the island with rhumb lines radiating outward and lovely scroll lettering in sea.

This map is drawn from Durham's earlier map of 1595, as mentioned by Speed on the plate. 


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