SOMERSETSHIRE DESCRIBED BY JOHN SPEED.1676.
Scarce decorative copper line engraving on paper originally produced to accompany John Speed's "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine" published in 1611. The present map was published by Bassett and Chiswell in 1676. A very desirable map of the County with Shields, Royal Arms and an inset plan of Bath.
Measures 380 x 510 mm. Good clean example, some marginal restoration. see photo.
Attractive hand colour.
A guaranteed genuine antique map.