Coloured map of Durham taken from the Bassett & Chiswell edition of John Speed’s “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain”. This map decorative map contains a plan of the city of Durham and a description of a battle between the English and Scots that took place in 1346. A description of the county appears on the verso in English. The map has a repair of a short tear in the bottom margin and some areas of paper weakness near the centrefold, otherwise a finely coloured, strong dark impression in very good condition. 37.5 cm x 51 cm