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England. John Speed (1551-1629) Barkshire Described.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1265
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

England. John Speed (1551-1629) Barkshire Described. Double-page engraved map with hand-color on laid paper, top portion dominated by a view of Windsor Castle finished in light blue with darker blue roofs; insets depict a battle scene at Radcott bridge and a list of Order of the Garter recipients from 1350, and a portrait of Edward III, who both founded the order and rebuilt Windsor during his reign; text on verso in English, in a double-glazed frame, 21 x 16 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Edward III, John Speed, Berkshire, Blue, Clothing, Counties of England, Edward III of England, Garter, Order of the Garter, William the Conqueror, Windsor Castle, Windsor, United Kingdom

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