England Wales Scotland and Ireland described and abridged with ye historic relation of things worthy memory from a farr larger voulume. /
Done by John Speed..
|Main Creator:||Speed, John, 1552?-1629|
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[London : Printed by John Dawson] and are to bee sould by Georg Humble at ye Whithorse in popeshead Alley, 1627. [i.e. 1632?]
Title page is engraved.
Place of publication, printer's name and suggested publication date from STC.
Signatures: A-Zp8s chip4s.
The final quire is unsigned.
The maps were mostly engraved by Pieter van den Keere. --ESTC.
The maps are numbered 1-63; the table of maps: p.  lists 64 maps, but this edition was apparently issued without it; maps no. 1, 38 are folded plates.
An abridgement of Speed, John. The theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, the text of which is mainly based on Camden, William. Britannia.
Not to be confused with other editions bearing the same imprint date. This edition has A2 verso line 14 of text ending: "behoue-"; STC 23035 (1627), A2 verso line 14 ends: "for our"; STC 23036.5 (actual publication date suggested by STC 1646?), A2 verso line 14 ends: "behove-". --Cf STC.
Physical description:  p.,  folded leaves : maps (metal cuts) ; 10 x 15 cm. (8vo)
Citations/References: STC (2nd ed.), 23036
Citations/References: ESTC (RLIN), S117733
Other title: Speeds B. Empire. 1727