A framed hand colored engraving of The Kingdom of England dated 1646, engraved by Abraham Goos (Holland, d. 1643) and published by John Speed. Features a detailed drawing of England with a "Catalogue of all the Shires, Cities, Bishoprickes, Market Townes, Castles, Parislies, River, Bridges, Chases, Forrests, Parkes, conteyned in every particuler shire of the Kingdome of England". The margins contain colorful images of the English people and their dress . En verso is a partial description of the map titled "Englands General Description" and "Flourishing Kingdom of England". Framed with glass front and back. Sight 15 1/2" H x 20 1/4" W. Framed – 17"H x 21 3/4" W. Condition: Vertical creases to center of map with overall toning to paper, small grey circular stain to center. Old tear mended at center top border running down to middle of map. Reverse side with creases to center and one side with old tape.
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