Britain's Tudor Maps: County By County by John SpeedBritain's Tudor Maps: County By County by John Speed

Britain's Tudor Maps: County By County

byJohn Speed

Hardcover | March 7, 2017

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Gorgeous reproductions of Tudor-era maps capture the world of Great Britain during the era.
This stunning volume reproduces the maps of John Speed’s 1611 collection The Theatre of Great Britaine in large, easy-to-read format for the first time. Compiled in 1596, these richly detailed maps show each county of Great Britain individually and as they existed at the time, complete with heraldic decoration, illustrations, and royal portraits. Bestselling author Nigel Nicholson provides the introduction, and each map features fascinating social and historical commentary by Alasdair Hawkyard.
John Speed (1552—1629) began illustrating his individual maps in the late sixteenth century and published the collection The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine in 1611–1612. Nigel Nicholson has written several books, including Great Houses of Britain (National Trust), Lord of the Isles, and Portrait of a Marriage (both Weidenfeld ...
Title:Britain's Tudor Maps: County By CountyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 12 × 15.75 × 0.98 inPublished:March 7, 2017Publisher:BatsfordLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849943842

ISBN - 13:9781849943840

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