'NORTHAMPTON SHIRE' ('Miniature Speed') c.1627-1646

'NORTHAMPTON SHIRE' ('Miniature Speed') c.1627-1646
SKU: misp/nort/004

An interesting and attractive 17th century map of Northanptonshire, based on the larger one done by John Speed (hence 'Miniature Speed'), which appeared in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland... from a Farr Larger Voulume Done by John Speed. (London: 1627-1676). Unlike many of the maps in the atlas, this was not engraved by Pieter Van Den Keere but by by an unknown (probably English) engraver.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 12.2cms by 8.5cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with adequate margins; there is some minor see-through from the text on the reverse. 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.