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Map, hand coloured engraving, Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile Described, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, 1610, published by J Sudbury and George Humble, Popes Head Alley, London, 1611-12.
From the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain, by John Speed. The map of Carlisle is an inset map, a bird's eye view, at a larger scale.
The reverse of the map has a gazetteer of places on the map or in the accompanying text, and the first page of the accompanying text, in English.
   Speed 1611
map feature:- picture frame border & picture frame cartouche & swash lettering & coat of arms & heraldic border & descriptive text & vignettes & labelled borders & scale line & sea moire effect & coast shaded & rivers & bridges & lakes & relief & hillocks & woods & forests & parks & county & settlements & inset map
inscription:- printed title cartouche, upper left
CUMBERLAND / AND THE ANCIENT CITIE / CARLILE DESCRIBED / WITH / MANY MEMORABLE AN / TIQUITIES THEREIN / FOUND OBSERVED
inscription:- printed lower right of centre
Performed by John Speed, and are to be / sould in Popes. head Alley, by the exchan : / ge by J. Sudbury and Georg. Humble. / Cum Privilegio Anno Domini 1610.
scale line:- 10 miles = 64.8 mm
scale:- 1 to 250000 ? (1 to 248356 from scale line wrongly assuming a statute mile)
wxh, sheet (trimmed):- 51.5x39cm
wxh, plate:- 511x385mm
wxh, map:- 509x382mm
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