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Classic 17th century map of Oxfordshire

SPEED, John.

Oxfordshire described with ye Citie and the Armes of the Colledges of ye famous University. Aº 1605.
London: William Humble, 1646. Coloured. 390 x 530mm.

Old repairs to split in lower centre fold.

One of the most famous old maps of Oxfordshire, engraved by Jodocus Hondius for Speedís county atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain'. It is also one of the most decorative maps of the county, with two columns of college arms, a plan of the city of Oxford and a vignette of two scholars examining a globe.


Stock ID : 20059

£1,800

£1,800

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Stock Id :20059

Download Image

Classic 17th century map of Oxfordshire

SPEED, John.

Oxfordshire described with ye Citie and the Armes of the Colledges of ye famous University. Aº 1605.
London: William Humble, 1646. Coloured. 390 x 530mm.

Old repairs to split in lower centre fold.

One of the most famous old maps of Oxfordshire, engraved by Jodocus Hondius for Speedís county atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain'. It is also one of the most decorative maps of the county, with two columns of college arms, a plan of the city of Oxford and a vignette of two scholars examining a globe.


Stock ID : 20059

£1,800

£1,800