Antique Map of Essex by Speed (1627)

  • Condition: Fair, strong toning. Repair on folding line. Minor wear, English text on verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1627
  • Overall size: 53 x 41 cm.
  • Image size: 51 x 38.5 cm.

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.. Antique Map of Essex by Speed (1627)

Description: Antique map titled 'Essex, devided into Hundreds, with the most ancient and fayre Towne Colchester (..)'. Map of Essex, England. Includes an inset town plan of Colchester. This map originates from 'Theatre of Great Britaine' by John Speed.

Artists and Engravers: John Speed (1551 or 1552 – 28 July 1629) was an English cartographer and historian. He is, alongside Christopher Saxton, one of the best known English mapmakers of the early modern period.