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On this county map of Wiltshire by John speed there is an illustration of Stonehenge with a piece of text relating to the history of the stones. Speed also states this is the burial place of Aurelius Ambrosius, King of the Britons. This is surrounded by decorative strapwork.
The left side of the map is a town plan of Salisbury and below fourteen coats of arms of the Earls of Wiltshire and Salisbury.
First published in 1611, today the work of John Speed is regarded highly by ardent map collectors, historians and artists, due to the intricate nature and artistic beauty of the maps.
A3 Photographic Print.