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2019-06-22 10:35:01
1610 John Speed Hand Colored Map with 4 Royal Portraits including King James.
England: 1610. CHECK OUT ALL MY LISTINGS. LIQUIDATING OVER 1 MILLION DOLLARS IN RARE BIBLES FROM MY WORLD CLASS COLLECTION. ALL REASONABLE OFFERS CONSIDERED. DEADLINE JUNE 30, 2019. 1st time offering. The most famous and sought-after printed map of Scotland--the 1610 John Speed Map of Scotland. One other copy hangs in the National Library of Scotland. In late 1610 Speed was commissioned to do a map of Canaan as well as create the entire Genealogies for the King James Bible. Widely regarded by historians as the most decorative map of Scotland in existence! The 1610 map itself is extraordinary--hand colored with stunning pigments which 420 years later amazingly remain quite brilliant. There are four large portraits of the Stuart royal family, King James, Queen Anne, Prince Henry (Prince of Wales) and Charles Duke of York and Albany (later King Charles I). Amazingly, the rear glass panel which originally protected the front of the map is original 400 plus year old glass! Professionally framed. The most famous and sought-after printed map of Scotland--the 1610 John Speed Map of Scotland. One other copy hangs in the National Library of Scotland. So one may ask what does this map and John Speed have to do with the Bible Collection. Well it turns out not long after the creation of this map in late 1610 Speed was commissioned to do a map of Canaan as well as create the entire Genealogies for what became the most popular selling book in the history of the world, none other than the King James Bible !!! Speed was brought up to follow in his father's footsteps as the town tailor, but … [Click Below for Full Description]
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