John Speed Original 1676 Map - The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine
John Speede. Holy Iland; Garnsey; Farne; Jarsey.
Performed by John Speede and to be sold by Thomas Bassett in Fleet Street and Richard Chiswell in St. Pauls Churchyard. Jocodus Hondius 1610 .
Farne [Lindisfarne] and the Channel Islands of Jarsey and Garnsey [Jersey and Guernsey] and Holy Island from 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'.
Four copper plate maps on one sheet with hand colouring. Text to verso.
A very good example of this rare map.
Sheet: 40cmx52cm image
Frame: 49cmx62cm frame
Presented in a gilt frame, double glazed.
John Speed (1551 or 1552 – 28 July 1629) was an English cartographer and historian. He is, alongside Christopher Saxton, one of the best known English mapmakers of the early modern period.