Relief shown pictorially. Text on verso: The description of the Turkish empire. Map of the Ottoman empire with borders showing full length portraits of Greek, Egyptian, Assyrian, Arabian and Persian men and women, and town plans of Famagusta, Damascus, Cairo, Jerusalem, Constantinople, Rhodes, Alexandria and Ormuz. From: A prospect of the most famous parts of the world. London : Printed for Tho. Basset at the George in Fleet-street, and Ric. Chiswel at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1676. The plates of Speed's Prospect were sold to Thomas Bassett and Richard Chiswell by Roger Rea sometime after 1665; Bassett and Chiswell's map is the fourth state of the plate. cf. Shirley, R. The mapping of the world.