SPEED, John. Engraved by HONDIUS, Jodocus.
SUFFOLKE described and divided into Hundreds,
The situation of the fayre towne IPSWICH shewed, with the ARMES of the most noble families that have bene either Dukes or Earles both of that Countie as also of Clare
A very attractive map of Suffolk with inset of Ipswich enclosed in an elegant border. On the right of this, is a pictorial reference to Bodicia, Queen of the Iceni who occupied the area today known as East Anglia. On the left stands a Roman General. Numerous coats of arms of the Dukes and Earles of Suffolk and Clare adorn either side. At the bottom left, a cherub holds dividers over the scale, on the right a cupid holds a wind rose.
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Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Fine condition, good margins, but some slight offsetting. Mounted size: 72 x 60 cm. Size: 51 x 38 cm. (20 x 15 inches).