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

'NOTTINGHAM SHIRE' ('Miniature Speed') c.1676
SKU: misp/nott/003

A charming early 17th century county map of Nottinghamshire which appeared in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described and Abridged... from a Farr Larger Voulume Done by John Speed (London: Bassett & Chiswell, 1676). Published in a pocket atlas, the map was based on the larger one done by John Speed, hence 'Miniature Speed'. Unlike many of the maps in the atlas, this wasn't engraved by Pieter Van Den Keere but by an unknown -- probably English -- engraver.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 11.7cms by 8.4cms.
  • The map is in very good condition. The top margin is narrow but still mountable without loss. 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 340 years old.