The Second Booke: Contayning The Principalitie of Wales. Delivering An exact topographie of the Covnties. Diuisions of their Cantreves and Commots. Descriptions of their Cities and Shire-Townes. With A Compendiovs Relation of Things Most Memorable InEvery of Them.
London. Printed by Thomas Snodham, for John Sudburie and George Humble. 1616. Cum Priuilegio.
Letterpress and woodcut. 416 x 266mm. 16 x 10½". Water-staining. Nick & crease lower left-hand corner.
Frontispiece with the Royal coat of arms to John Speed's (1552-1629) Welsh section of "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine"; which was first published c.1610 and contained the first set of individual county maps of England and Wales. These maps also had town plans on them.
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