Finely coloured map of Worcestershire from the Bassett & Chiswell edition John Speed’s “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain”. A very decorative map of the county, it contains a plan of the town of Worcester together with a key showing 41 places of interest. The map is further decorated with the arms of the noble families of the county and a description of a battle at Evesham that took place in 1265. A description of the county appears on the verso in English. A strong dark impression in excellent condition. 38 cm x 51 cm