'CAMBRIDGE SHIRE' ('Miniature Speed') c.1627/1646

'CAMBRIDGE SHIRE' ('Miniature Speed') c.1627/1646
SKU: misp/camb003

An interesting and attractive 17th century map of Cambridgeshire, based on the larger one done by John Speed (hence 'Miniature Speed'), which appeared in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described and Abridged... from a Farr Larger Voulume Done by John Speed (London: G. Humble, 1627-1646).

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 12.5 cms by 8.5 cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with adequate margins. An original crack in the printing plate -- along the Great Ouse River -- has caused a slight run of ink but this does not detract. 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 350 years old.