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.

Suffolke Described And Divided Into Hundreds

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

Suffolke Described And Divided Into Hundreds : J. Speed

click here to view a large version in a separate window

The map is decorated with the arms of the Earls and Dukes of Suffolk, and a detailed plan, with key, of Ipswich. The plan is flanked by figures of Boadicea and Quintus Cerealis, her Roman adversary and victor. John Speed (1552-1629) is arguably the most famous English cartographer of any period, as a result of his atlas "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine". 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 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. Damage to top corners, expertly repaired, and an attractive example.
region: Suffolk
mapmaker: J. Speed  
place and date of publication: London 1612-1646
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 380 by 510mm (15 by 20 inches).
ref: 40037

Price: £ 650

 
return to English County Maps L-Y

You might also like

An Accurate Map Of The County Of Suffolk ...
An Accurate Map Of The County Of Suffolk ...
by E. Bowen
price: £ 400
Map Of The County Of Suffolk
Map Of The County Of Suffolk
by C. & J. Greenwood
price: £ 300
Suffolcia Vernacule Suffolke
Suffolcia Vernacule Suffolke
by J. Blaeu
price: £ 520
Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
by G.Cole / J.Roper
price: £ 120