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With inset plans of Newcastle and Berwick-on-Tweed. This good, early impression of John Speed's famous map of Northumberland provides us with a fascinating seventeenth century view of the county, containing examples from antiquity and heraldry. Of particular interest is the portrayal of Hadrian's Wall. Latin text to verso.
mapmaker: J. Speed
place and date of publication: London 1612-1616
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncolouredref: 39668
size in mm: 380 by 510mm (15 by 20 inches).
Price: £ 1200
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