Antique Copperplate Engraving Map of Germany by John Speed Circa 1627-1676
This antique map of Germany is titled "A Newe Mape of Germany Newly Augmented by John Speed Ano Dom: 1626." The map is framed behind glass on both sides. The map is 22" long and 17.5" tall. This is a beautiful English language map of Germany by one of England's best known cartographers. Along the upper border are city views of Heidelberg, Frankfurt, Vienna, Prague, Cologne, Nuremberg, Strasburg and Augsburg. Along the sides are images in period dress of a Nobelman, Mar Wiffe, Bohemian, Helvetian, Cont Man, Gen Woman, Marchant, Bohemian woman, Helvetian and Con Woman. English text on verso provides a 17th Century description of Germany and its inhabitants. Map appears to be in a very good condition.
Map will be shipped without frame and glass unless pickup is requested.