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A First Edition example of Speed's Surrey

SPEED, John.

Surrey Described and Divided into Hundreds.
London, Sudbury & Humble, 1611. Coloured. 385 x 510mm.

One of the most decorative maps of Surrey, engraved by Jodocus Hondius in 1610 and published in the First Edition of John Speed's atlas of the British Isles, the 'Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain'. The inset elevations depict the Tudor Palaces of Richmond and Nonsuch. Armorials, a compass rose and strapwork decorations add to its attractiveness.
First edition examples are increasingly uncommon.


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Stock Id :19350

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A First Edition example of Speed's Surrey

SPEED, John.

Surrey Described and Divided into Hundreds.
London, Sudbury & Humble, 1611. Coloured. 385 x 510mm.

One of the most decorative maps of Surrey, engraved by Jodocus Hondius in 1610 and published in the First Edition of John Speed's atlas of the British Isles, the 'Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain'. The inset elevations depict the Tudor Palaces of Richmond and Nonsuch. Armorials, a compass rose and strapwork decorations add to its attractiveness.
First edition examples are increasingly uncommon.


Stock ID : 19350

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