Coloured carte a figures map of Germany from the Bassett & Chiswell edition of John Speed’s “A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World”. A very detailed and ornate map of Germany and the surrounding region, it is decorated across the top with views of eight cities of the region and panels down both sides depicting local men and women in period dress. A description of Germany appears on the verso in English. The bottom portion of the left-side margin has been added and there are a few other marginal repairs and chips; otherwise it is a dark impression in very good condition. 40cm x 53 cm.