London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
SPEED, John (1552-1629). Cornwall. [London:] John Sudbury and G. Humble, [1611 or later]. Hand-coloured engraved map, title cartouche surmounted by Royal coat-of-arms, inset view of "Launceston or the Ancient Dunhevet", another panel containing antiquities and geological features, 8 coats-of-arms along lower border flanked by allegorical figures, galleons and sea-monsters, 380 x 510mm., framed and glazed. ONE OF THE MOST DECORATIVE OF ALL THE SPEED COUNTY MAPS.
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