Coloured map of Hampshire from a Bassett & Chiswell edition of John Speed’s “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain”. Considered to be one of the most decorative maps of the county, it also contains the northern part of the Isle of Wight. Inset is a plan of the town of Winchester together with the arms of the noble families of the county. A description of the county appears on the verso in English. Minor marginal defects, otherwise very good. 37.5 cm x 51 cm