England - Wales - Speed


England - Wales - Speed

Product no.: 3979

Speed, John  The Kingdome of England.

John Sudbury and George Humble London 1610

copper engraved map with recent handcolouring. overall 38 x 54 cm, plate 38 x 50,5 cm. fold as issued; some creasing along c’ fold; some ink streaks in top margin; o/w vg cond.

Speed’s iconic map of England and Wales with personages on either side of the map, decorated with ships, sea monsters, coat-of-arms, scales and a small cartouche. The map bears the imprints ‘Joducus Hondius Flander caelavit Anno Dom. 1610’ in the lower left hand corner, and ‘Described by Christopher Saxton, augmented by John Speed, and are to be solde in Popes head alley by John Sudbury and George Humble Cum Privilegio.’ in the lower right hand corner.   

[ref: 3979] £1,200

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