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new Large Antique Lithography Map, Northamptonshire, Framed Cartography, John Speed

Large Antique Lithography Map, Northamptonshire, Framed Cartography, John Speed

£795.00
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Our Stock # 24429

This is a large antique lithography map of Northamptonshire. An English, framed atlas engraving of cartographic interest by John Speed, dating to the early 17th century and later.

  • Superb lithography reproduction of Northamtonshire - place names are written in 17th century English
  • Displays a desirable aged patina and in very good order
  • Fascinating Jacobean period cartography, set within a quality, later frame
  • Reproduced here from its appearance in the 'Theatre of Great Britain' of 1627 published by George Humble
  • Marked for John Speed as cartographer and George Humbell (sic) as seller

  • Exceptional detail, as expected from a John Speed map, with town plans and heraldry
  • Wonderful town plan excerpts for Northampton and Peterborow with key for places of interest
  • Displays the coats of arms for each family granted Earlship in the county since the Norman conquest
  • Contains a vignette of text detailing the Battle of Edgecote Moor from the War of the Roses
  • Also presents text detailing events from 1263 and 1459 respectively

  • The reverse presents two pages from the atlas, representing the Hundreds of the county
  • Also hosting a list of names given for notable people within the county
  • Opposite page is dedicated to a history of the county
  • Dressed to the rear with hanging cord for ease of mounting

This is a brilliant antique lithography map of Northamptonshire, with fine cartographic interest and graced with a captivating level of detail. Delivered ready to display.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 72.5cm (28.5'')
Max Depth: 3cm (1.25'')
Max Height: 61.5cm (24.25'')

Front Map Width: 51cm (20'')
Front Map Height: 39.5cm (15.5'')

Rear Panel Width: 51cm (20'')
Rear Panel Height: 39.5cm (15.5'')


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