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Auction 102, Lot 354

"The Countie of Radnor Described and the Shyretownes Sittuatione", Speed, John

Subject: Wales

Period: 1610 (dated)

Publication: The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine.

Color: Hand Color

20 x 15 inches
50.8 x 38.1 cm

Typically beautiful work of Speed with four decorative cartouches, scale of miles, coast of arms, Prince of Wales feathers, fancy script lettering, etc. Cartography by Christopher Saxon, with revisions by Speed. Modest detail throughout.

References: Phillips (A) #5949.

Condition: B

Repairs on fold and short tears in blank margins. Fine color.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/5/2003