Old Map of Bedfordshire 1611 by John Speed - Bedford, Luton, Dunstable, St Neots, Leighton Buzzard
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Established in 1984, the Unique Maps Co. guarantees that you cannot buy prints of these old maps, at this high quality, anywhere else.
Customers in the US, Canada and Australia: Your maps will be printed and sent from one of my specialist printers in your country. This reduces delivery times, you won't pay import taxes, and saves on CO2!
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This old, full colour and exceedingly rare map shows the ancient county of Bedfordshire in 1611. It was created by John Speed and engraved by Jodocus Hondius, and originally published in Speed's "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine".
This map looks great at all sizes from 12x16 inches (30x40cm), to 16x20 inches (40x50cm) and 18x24 inches (45x60cm). But it looks even better when printed large. I can create beautiful, large prints of this map up to 70 inches (175cm) wide. Please get in touch if you're looking for larger, customised or different framing options.
Many of the towns, villages and cities in Bedfordshire are already visible in this map.
In the top right corner is a detailed engraving of Bedford, the county town. Like many of Speed's maps, there are also the coats of arms of the Earls of Bedford.
Take a look at the detailed images and try to spot your hometown! Feel free to message me if you want to confirm if a certain Bedfordshire town or village is on this map.
This would make a wonderful birthday or Christmas gift for someone from Bedfordshire or who has Beds. in their heart.
You can order the map itself, or you can order a framed version. The frame is a nice, simple black frame that really makes our maps pop out when on a wall. Please get in touch if you'd like a different frame. We use super-clear acrylic (perspex/acrylite) in our frames - it's less reflective than glass and better for transport.
If you are not happy with your unique map for any reason, contact me for a no-quibble refund.
I am very confident you will like your old map. I have been doing this since 1984 and I'm a 5-star Etsy seller with 1000s of sales and reviews.
This is the cheapest place to buy my maps online.
I use a unique process to restore my maps that is massively time consuming and labour intensive. Hunting down the original maps can take months. I use state of the art and eye-wateringly expensive technology to scan and restore the maps. As a result, I guarantee my maps are a cut above the rest - that's why I can offer a no-quibble refund.
Almost all of my maps look amazing at large sizes (200cm, 6.5ft+) and I can frame and deliver them to you as well, via special oversized courier. Contact me to discuss your specific needs.