Huntingdon Both Shire & Shire Towne John Speed Map (1 of 2)
Huntingdon Both Shire & Shire Towne John Speed Map (2 of 2)

Antique prints and artwork from around the world for sale by mail order worldwide with a further shop based stock of various antiques. We have a large stock from the 17th to the 19th centuries from a broad range of subjects and artists. We are one of the larger stockists in the UK supplying the trade worldwide from rural Wiltshire. All items are genuine and original with full, often detailed description. We have an at cost postage price and many will also be listed with a collected price ALL are cheaper to collect . Some overlarge items are unsuitable for sending overseas and will be labelled if suitable unframed etc. For those who do antique Fairs I attend Bruton Decoative Antiques Fair in October and Wilton House Fair each March only and can send complimentary tickets upon request **Every May Bank Holiday ( 1st One) I have a sale of older stock/odds/extras always marked down to cost ie not a measly 10% discount but a proper one to tidy the rather stuffed shop for the new financial year**


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Huntingdon Both Shire & Shire Towne John Speed Map

Ref: Hunt / LA2547

£405

$518 - €457

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Description

Huntingdon both Shire and Shire Towne with the Ancient Citie Ely Described / Overton originally London, John Sudbury & George Humble 1611 , The map may come from one of the rare Overton atlases published c.1743 with roads added to the map. The town plans of Huntingdon and Ely, surveyed by Speed himself in c.1605, are the earliest known of these places 380 x 510mm. An impression with good margins. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius, this is one of the most decorative maps of the county, with an inset plan of Ely. This example comes from the English edition of Speed's Theatre,Beneath the plan of Huntingdon is a history of the Earls of Huntingdon, and coats of arms of nine of the Earls. On the other side is a history of the city of Ely, the Royal coat of arms, and a scale of miles. The routes of the Roman Watling and Ermine streets are marked on this map, along with the forests, fens, dykes, rivers, hills and windmills £480 including delivery ** the map was sold to me as 1611 then a collector specified that it was the Overton either way old / original.


Measurements

Height : 380 mm - 14.96 in

Width : 510 mm - 20.08 in

Declaration

Heatons has clarified that the Huntingdon Both Shire And Shire Towne John Speed Map (Hunt / LA2547) is antique and it's date/period of manufacture is 1610-1676.

Condition

An impression with good margins.

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Please contact Heatons for delivery of this item. Also available directly from heatons-of-tisbury.co.uk/huntingdonshire.htm Price includes delivery so cheaper to collect

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