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LOT 236

Lot 236

John Speed (British, 1551/2-1629)

John Speed (British, 1551/2-1629)
Lot 236 Details
John Speed (British, 1551/2-1629)


hand coloured copper engraved map of the county of Worcestershire including multiple coats of arms, and a large inset plan of the town of Worcester, from Speed's 'Theatre of Great Britain', framed
sight 15.5 x 20.25 in — 39.4 x 51.4 cm; frame 20.5 x 25.25 in — 52.1 x 64.1 cm

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $510
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Apparently in good condition. Not examined out of the frame.

LOT 236

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  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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