AN ORIGINAL ENGRAVED MAP OF DORSETSHIRE ( Dorset ). So called “Mini Speed”.

By: VAN DEN KEERE :

Price: £65.00

Quantity: 1 available


Nicely hand-coloured. An attractive and decorative map. Size of engraved surface 5 x 3.5 inches. In red-lined ivory mount in wooden frame with glass. Frame size 10 x 8 inches. In very good condition. A very nice clean and bright antique map. - Re-published in 1627 as “Mini-Speeds” ( there was no connection with Speed except that some of the later editions were issued by the same publishers ), they were based on the octavo edition of 1617 of Camden’s “Britannia...”. Most of these were engraved by the the renowned Dutch mapmaker, Pieter Van Den Keere. These miniature maps were copied from the maps in Saxton’s atlas.

Title: AN ORIGINAL ENGRAVED MAP OF DORSETSHIRE ( Dorset ). So called “Mini Speed”.

Author Name: VAN DEN KEERE :

Categories: Dorset,

Publisher: W. Blaeu c.1627:

Seller ID: 77938

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