Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books
in

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies


map search

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment

 

Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

Stafford Countie And Towne With The Ancient Citie Lichfield ...

Stafford Countie And Towne With The Ancient Citie Lichfield ... : J.Speed

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

click here to view a large version in a separate window

John Speed (1552-1629) is arguably the most famous English cartographer of any period, as a result of the popularity of his atlas "The Theatre Of The Empire Of Great Britaine"- the first atlas of the British Isles. The individual maps are the best known and among the most sought-after of all county maps. The maps themselves were derived from the best and most up-to-date sources available. However, Speed also made innovations of his own - introducing town plans on many of the maps, including county boundaries bordering on almost all maps and also the coats of arms of local Earls and Dukes as well the Royal arms. The overall effect is to produce very decorative, attractive and informative maps. In addition to the obvious decorative quality of the maps, regular atlas copies have two pages of English text printed on the reverse, giving a charming description of life in the early seventeenth century of the area shown.
region: Staffordshire
mapmaker: J.Speed  
place and date of publication: London 1612-1646
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 380 x 500
ref: 33870

Price: £ 850

 
return to English County Maps L-Y

You might also like

Staffordshir
Staffordshir
by P.Van Den Keere
price: £ 120
Staffordshire
Staffordshire
by G.Cole / J.Roper
price: £ 60
A Map Of Staffordshire
A Map Of Staffordshire
by E. Bowen / J. Owen
price: £ 120
Bathe
Bathe
by F. H. Van Houe
price: £ 350
Printed Maps Of Sussex 1575-1900
Printed Maps Of Sussex 1575-1900
Kingsley, David
price: £ 35