Title Southampton. Original Antique Hand Coloured Engraved Map of Southampton, Hampshire.
Publisher London, Strand, J. Cary, 1617
Seller ID 78585
Framed size approx 10 x 8 inches. Engraved surface approx 6 x 4 inches. In black and gold wood frame with ivory mount behind glass. In very good condition. Some slight darkening, with some slight fading to colouring, some very slight offsetting slightly visible, else a lovely bright, clean map. Hand coloured original miniature engraved 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.
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