Lot 26

John Speed (1552 - 1629), an engraved 'Theatre of Britain' county map of Dorsetshyre, England

Description:

John Speed (1552 - 1629), an engraved 'Theatre of Britain' county map of Dorsetshyre, England. The engraving is later hand coloured depicting Dorset with it's towns, villages, rivers, forests and hills and includes the first ever printed town plan of Dorchester situated in the top left corner. Published in 1611 Framed with both sides of the map displayed beneath glass. 15.7 in (40 cm) x 20.1 in (51 cm)

Auction Date: December 2014

Estimate:

£200 - £300

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