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A. NEWE. MAPE ¦ of ¦ POLAND ¦ Done Into English by J. Speede

Gryp (Grijp) Dirck, Humble George, (1599-1640), Mercator (Kremer, Cramer) Gerard (Gerhard) (1512-1594) and Speed John (Johan) (1552-1629)1626

The Polish Museum in Rapperswil

The Polish Museum in Rapperswil

An adaptation of G. Mercator’s map of Poland and Silesia by J. Speed

In the SE, on the map: "Dirck Grÿp Sculp.". On the back, a text in English: "The Description of Poland", "THE DESCRIPTION OF POLAND", page numbers: "31", "32". In the NE, above the title, an ornament with an oval portrait frame. In the SE, under the text inside a frame: "Q", "Fct". In S, in pencil: "3717". A map engraved by the Dutch engraver Dirck Gryp [Grijp], and published by George Humble, an English bookseller and vendor of paintings, partner of John Sudbury, with whose assistance he published several versions of Speed’s atlas.

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  • Title: A. NEWE. MAPE ¦ of ¦ POLAND ¦ Done Into English by J. Speede
  • Creator: Gryp (Grijp) Dirck, Humble George, (1599-1640), Mercator (Kremer, Cramer) Gerard (Gerhard) (1512-1594), Speed John (Johan) (1552-1629)
  • Date created: 1626
  • Location created: London
  • Physical Dimensions: 419 x 551 cm
  • Provenance: A gift of Roman Umiastowski
  • Type: Map
  • External Link: More -
  • Medium: Colored copperplate

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