A Diary And Plan Of The Siege Of Colchester ...
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A large and unusual broadsheet published in Colchester describing, with extensive text, and, in a detailed, separately engraved and inset plan, the events of June and July 1648 when the royalist town of Colchester was besieged by Parliamentary forces under Lord Fairfax. The broadsheet was originally issued circa 1650 by Witham and has been re-engraved and issued here by Colchester printer and bookseller William Keymer. A rare and interesting item of historical significance.
mapmaker: W. Keymer
place and date of publication: Colchester c.1790
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncolouredref: 40271
size in mm: 395 by 575mm (15.5 by 22.75 inches).
Price: £ 850£ 425
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