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Speed, John, 1552?-1629

Cambridgshire [cartographic material] : described with the deuision of the hundreds, the townes situation, with the armes of the colleges of that famous vniuersiti and also the armes of all such princes and noblemen as haue heertofore borne the honorable tytles & dignities of the Earldome of Cambridge / performed by Iohn Speede.

Additional Title(s):

Cambridgshire described with the division of the hundreds, the Townes situation, with the Armes of the Colleges of that famous University

[London] : J. Sudbury and G. Humbell, 1610.
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving ; 37 x 42 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TXT 31a
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alan Richards, Yale BA 1967, JD 1972
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Copyright Status:
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Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale [ca. 1:109,890].
Covers also part of Lincolnshire, Huntingtonshire, Bedfordshire, Hartfordshire, Essex, Suffolke and the Ile of Ely.
Shows roads, drainage, vegetation, names of colleges, schools, churches and other points of interest.
Inset: [University of] Cambridge.
Appears in: Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine / John Speed. Amstelodami : Hondius, 1616.
Text on verso: "Cambridge-shire", p. 37 (with historiated initial) & "An Alphabetical Table of all the Towns" (with head and tail-pieces), p. 38.
Relief shown pictorially.
Historiated title-cartouche.
Skelton, R.A. County atlases of the British Isles, 1579-1850, p. 39
Speed, J. Counties of Britain : a Tudor atlas, p. 45-48
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored. In later frame, 52 x 65 cm.
Subject Terms:
Cambridge (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Cambridgeshire (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving, British -- 17th century.
Heraldry -- England -- Cambridge -- 17th century.
University of Cambridge -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1610.
Maps -- England -- Cambridgeshire.
Sudbury, John, publisher.
Humble, George, -1640, publisher.

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