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Image for Dorsetshyre. Original engraved antique map of Dorset. With the Shyre town Dorchester described as also the Armes of such noble families as have bene honored with the Titles thereof since the Normans Conquest to this present Anno 1662.

Dorsetshyre. Original engraved antique map of Dorset. With the Shyre town Dorchester described as also the Armes of such noble families as have bene honored with the Titles thereof since the Normans Conquest to this present Anno 1662.

By: HONDIUS, JODOCUS (Joost de Hond) / SPEED, JOHN:

Price: £475.00

Publisher: Henry Overton 1716:

Seller ID: 78189


Engraved map with later hand colouring. With printed description of the County of Dorset on back. In large gilt frame with glass to front and back. Frame Size 26 x 21 inches. Wide ivory mount. Map size 20.25 x 15.0 inches. In very good condition in very good frame. Beautiful bright colouring. A very clean map. Map of Dorset from 1662, with town plan of Dorchester and coats of arms. Overton edition issued without text View more info

Image for The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain: Presenting an exact geography of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, Ireland, and the Isles adjoining. With a Chronology of Civil-Wars in England, Wales, & Ireland. Together with A Prospect of the most famous parts of the World. Asia, Africa, Europe, America. In this New edition are added In the Theatre of Great Britain The Principal Roads, & their branches leading to the cities & chief towns in England & Wales with their computed distances. In a new & accurate method. The Market Towns wanting in the former impressions. A Continuation of all the Battles fought in England, Scotland & Wales & Ireland, with all the Sea-Fights to this present time. The Arms of all the Dukes & Earls, whole titles of honour were wanting in each particular County to the last creation. The Descriptions of His Majesty’s Dominions abroad; with a map fairly engraven to each description, New England, Carolina, Virginia, Jamaica, New York, Florida,  Mary Land, Barbados. Includes the RARE map of America when they thought Californa was an island. In the prospect of the World. The Empire of the great Mogul; Palestine or the Holy-Land, with the rest of the East Indies; The Empire of Russia. Printed for Thomas Basset MDCLXXVI

The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain: Presenting an exact geography of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, Ireland, and the Isles adjoining. With a Chronology of Civil-Wars in England, Wales, & Ireland. Together with A Prospect of the most famous parts of the World. Asia, Africa, Europe, America. In this New edition are added In the Theatre of Great Britain The Principal Roads, & their branches leading to the cities & chief towns in England & Wales with their computed distances. In a new & accurate method. The Market Towns wanting in the former impressions. A Continuation of all the Battles fought in England, Scotland & Wales & Ireland, with all the Sea-Fights to this present time. The Arms of all the Dukes & Earls, whole titles of honour were wanting in each particular County to the last creation. The Descriptions of His Majesty’s Dominions abroad; with a map fairly engraven to each description, New England, Carolina, Virginia, Jamaica, New York, Florida, Mary Land, Barbados. Includes the RARE map of America when they thought Californa was an island. In the prospect of the World. The Empire of the great Mogul; Palestine or the Holy-Land, with the rest of the East Indies; The Empire of Russia. Printed for Thomas Basset MDCLXXVI

By: JOHN SPEED

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Facsimilie Edition ca1970:

Seller ID: 78956


5 Volumes bound in one. Elephant folio size. (13.5 x 18 inches). In maroon and cream cloth covered boards. With gilt lettering and banding to spine. In very good, near fine condition. Covers with some very light shelfwear, minor marks. Inside clean & tight. Total of 97 Large Double Maps. Which includes 45 of the Great Britain Counties; 14 Wales, 1 of Great Britain & Ireland, 5 Road maps, 1 Scotland, 1 large of Ireland plus 3 in parts. The Map of the World. & ... View more info

Image for Original Hand-Coloured Engraved Map of Norfolk. Norfolk, A Countie Flourishing & Populous Described and Devided with the Armes of Such Noble Families as Have Borne the Titles Therof.

Original Hand-Coloured Engraved Map of Norfolk. Norfolk, A Countie Flourishing & Populous Described and Devided with the Armes of Such Noble Families as Have Borne the Titles Therof.

By: John SPEED; SAXTON;

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, John Sudbury & George Humble nd:

Seller ID: 75869


Large Map. Approx 20 x 16 inches (engraved area.) Hand coloured. Mounted. Double-sided, with list of hundreds and Description of the County on reverse. Framed. In very good condition. Lovely colouring. Centre crease. Double glazed Frame. Some masking tape reinforcement to bottom of map. *Glass may need to be removed for transit/posting if sent abroad. View more info

Image for AN ORIGINAL ENGRAVED MAP OF WILTSHIRE. Published by Sudbury and Humble

AN ORIGINAL ENGRAVED MAP OF WILTSHIRE. Published by Sudbury and Humble

By: SPEED, JOHN:

Price: £795.00

Publisher: Sudbury and Humble 1610:

Seller ID: 77830


Lg.map (engr.surface ca 51 cm x 37 cm). Frame (66.5cm x 56cm) English text on verso. Nicely hand-coloured. An attractive and decorative map Featured on the map are the many towns, villages & areas of this great county. A small plan of Salesbvry (now known as Salisbury) can be found in the top left corner. Below this is are the many arms of the Earls of Wiltshire & Salisbury. A small depiction & description of Stonehenge can be found on the right. Very good. ... View more info

Image for Original Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Shropshire. Described the Sittuation of Shrowesbury shewed, With the Arms of thos Earles, and other things observed...

Original Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Shropshire. Described the Sittuation of Shrowesbury shewed, With the Arms of thos Earles, and other things observed...

By: SPEED, JOHN:

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Speed / George Humbell 1611 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76834


Original Engraved Hand Coloured Double-Sided Map. Mounted and framed in double glazed gold frame (glass front and back). Map size 20 x 15 inches. Total size 29 x 24 inches. In very good condition. Vertical crease to centre. Some very light browning to l/h side, with a couple of marks to margin. Else a very clean and bright 1st edition map. (1st edition shows dotting around the decorative paragraph header on verso.) Beautifully hand coloured, with description and list of ... View more info

Image for Original Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Stafford. Countie and Towne with the Ancient Citie LITCHFIELD described.

Original Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Stafford. Countie and Towne with the Ancient Citie LITCHFIELD described.

By: SPEED, JOHN:

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Speed / George Humble ca1610-1614:

Seller ID: 76833


Original Engraved Hand Coloured Double-Sided Map. Mounted and framed in double glazed gold frame (glass front and back). Map size 20 x 15 inches. Total size 26 x 21 inches. In very good condition. Vertical crease to centre. A very clean and bright example. Beautifully hand coloured, with description and list of Towns to verso. View more info

Image for Hantshire, Described and Divided. Original Antique Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Hampshire. With Plan of Winchester, Arms of Nobles and Description of County on rear. Double-Glazed.

Hantshire, Described and Divided. Original Antique Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Hampshire. With Plan of Winchester, Arms of Nobles and Description of County on rear. Double-Glazed.

By: SPEED, John:

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Fleet Street, Thomas Bassett, 1676:

Seller ID: 78599


Framed size approx 28 x 23 inches. Engraved surfaces approx 20 x 15 ins. Double-glazed in gold wood frame with ivory mount behind glass. (Front and Back.) In very good condition. Some darkening/tanning to paper, vertical centre crease. Some slight fading to print in some areas. Lovely bright, crisp colouring. Very small tear to top l/h corner. Centre fold and edges darkened on rear side. Else a beautiful clean example. Original engraved map with hand colouring. Coloured ... View more info

Image for AN ORIGINAL ENGRAVED HAND-COLOURED MAP OF DEVONSHIRE.

AN ORIGINAL ENGRAVED HAND-COLOURED MAP OF DEVONSHIRE.

By: SPEED, JOHN:

Price: £800.00

Publisher: Sudbury & Humble. 1616:

Seller ID: 77727


Nice later hand-colouring. An attractive and decorative map with inset town plan of Exeter, crests and elaborate coat of arms. In very good condition. A very clean and bright map. Some slight darkening around edges and centre fold. --- The maps by John Speed are "the best known and most popular of all English county maps" (Tooley). Large double sided map (engraved surface 20 x 14.5 inches). Wide cream mount & Gold hardwood Frame, with glass front and rear ... View more info