Travel & Maps
SPEED, JOHN. 1552-1629.
The Kingdome of England. London: John Subdury and George Humble, 1610 [but 1626/7].
Copper-engraved map hand-colored in outline, 387 x 513 mm. Latin text on verso. With 8 costumed figures in margins, the seas populated with monsters and ships, these hand-colored. Even pale browning, close tear to lower right margin with old tape to verso.
The most famous and iconic map of England in the Stuart period.