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John Speed: Oxfordshire: described with ye Citie and the Armes of the Colledges of ye famous University Ao 1605

Map: OXON530
 
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: Oxfordshire: described with ye Citie and the Armes of the Colledges of ye famous University Ao 1605
Date: 1627
Published: London
Width: 21 inches / 54 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: OXON530
Description:
Oxfordshire. A fine map of the county from the 1627 edition of Speed's seminal atlas, 'The Theatre of Great Britaine'. This was the first complete county atlas of England, and one of the greatest achievements in English cartography. The map is decorated with a city plan of Oxford and the arms of all of the Colleges. English descriptive text on the verso (image available upon request). Coloured. [OXON530]