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John Speed: Essex

Map: ESSEX1233
 
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: Essex
Date: 1627
Published: London
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: ESSEX1233
Description:
Striking and celebrated county map of Essex with inset plan of Colchester. Published by George Humble.

Decorative illustrations, silk sea, heraldry of Essex Earls, and coins with busts of Roman Emporers adorn the map, with intricately engraved strapwork. English text on verso [image available upon request].

Coloured. [Skelton, R. A.: "County Atlases of the British Isles 1579-1703": 18] [ESSEX1233]