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The famous map of Leinster by John Speed

SPEED, John.

The Countie of Leinster with the Citie Dublin Described.
London: Thomas Bassett & Richard Chiswell, 1676. Coloured. 385 x 510mm.

Small repairs to edges.

One of the most decorative maps of the county, engraved by Jodocus Hondius for John Speed's important atlas, 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain', first published 1611-12. It has strapwork cartouches for the title and scale, a large compass rose, a sea monster and galleon. An inset contains a town plan of Dublin.
On the reverse is an English text history of the county.


Stock ID : 20308

£750

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Stock Id :20308

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The famous map of Leinster by John Speed

SPEED, John.

The Countie of Leinster with the Citie Dublin Described.
London: Thomas Bassett & Richard Chiswell, 1676. Coloured. 385 x 510mm.

Small repairs to edges.

One of the most decorative maps of the county, engraved by Jodocus Hondius for John Speed's important atlas, 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain', first published 1611-12. It has strapwork cartouches for the title and scale, a large compass rose, a sea monster and galleon. An inset contains a town plan of Dublin.
On the reverse is an English text history of the county.


Stock ID : 20308

£750

£750

Return To Listing