Coloured map of Dorset from an early Sudbury & Humble edition of John Speed’s “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain”. One of the most delightful maps of available of the county, it includes an inset plan of the town of Dorchester and the arms of the noble families of the county. The map is also decorated with several sea monsters and sailing ships. A description of the county appears on the verso in English. A finely coloured dark impression in very good condition. 37.5 cm x 51 cm