'LEICESTER SHIRE' ('Miniature Speed') c.1676

Price:
£75.00
'LEICESTER SHIRE' ('Miniature Speed') c.1676
SKU: misp/leic/001

An interesting and attractive 17th century map of Leicestershire based on the larger one done by John Speed, hence 'miniature Speed'*.

  • Original copperplate engraving with later hand colour
  • Printed area is approximately 12.3 cms by 8.5 cms
  • The map is in very good condition, there is some minor see through from the text on the verso and there are a couple of light creases. Click on image for better view
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame museum quality mount.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 300 years old

*Unlike many of the maps in the atlas, this was not engraved by Pieter Van Den Keere but is by an unknown — probably English — engraver.