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SpeedLancaster1676A

The Countie Pallatine of Lancaster Described and Divided into Hundreds

Region: British Isles - English Counties L-Y

Cartographer: John Speed

Date: ca 1676

Inventory Number: 1086

Bassett & Chiswell – Coloured map of Lancashire taken from John Speed’s “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain”. One of the most desirable of all Speed’s county maps, it contains a plan of the city of Lancaster along with portraits of the York and Lancastrian kings and queens involved in the wars of the roses. A description of the county appears on the verso in English. A finely coloured example of this very sought after map; excellent condition. 50.5 cm x 38 cm

Price: £1,300.00