Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds
Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds
Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds
Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds
Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds
Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds
Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds
Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds
Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds

Old Map of Yorkshire, 1611, John Speed - Hull, York, Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Leeds

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This old black and white/monochrome wonderful map shows the ancient county of Yorkshire, including the West, North and East Ridings of Yorkshire as they were 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 highly detailed map looks great at all sizes from 12x16 inches (30x40cm) to 16x20 (40x50cm) and 18x24 inches (45x60cm). It looks even better when printed large. I can create beautiful, large prints of this map up to 52x70 inches (130x180cm). Please get in touch if you're looking for larger, customised maps or different framing options.

Almost all of the towns, villages and cities in Yorkshire are already visible in this ancient map.

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 Yorkshire town or village is on this map.

This would make a wonderful birthday or Christmas gift for someone from Yorkshire or who has Yorks 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.




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Your map will be sent from a specialist printer in your country, not from the UK.

I work with specialist printers around the world so that I can print and dispatch your map from nearby, rather than from the UK.

I have worked with each of these printers for a long time and have carefully checked their quality. You will get a perfect old map, I assure you.

This means your map will get to you quickly, you won't pay any customs duty, and it cuts down on CO2 from flying my maps across the world!

Message me if you have any questions.

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.

All of my maps are well packaged and sent in a rugged tube if unframed, or surrounded by foam if framed.

I try to send out all maps within 1 or 2 days of receiving your order, though some products (like face masks or mugs) can take longer to make.

If you select the free worldwide shipping option, you can usually expect to receive your map around 10 days after you order. It may be faster or slower, depending on the impact of coronavirus in your country.

If you select Express Delivery at checkout your order will be sent by courier (Fedex, DHL, UPS, Parcelforce) and will usually arrive in 2-3 days.

Customers in the US, Australia and Canada: Your map will be sent from a printer or framer in your country, which means you'll get your map sooner, you won't pay import duties, and we'll put less CO2 into the atmosphere. I have worked with some great printers and framers around the world for years - so don't worry, your map will still look amazing!

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If you're buying a gift, but not exactly sure which old map they'd like, get them a Unique Maps Co. gift card instead.

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My maps are extremely high quality reproductions of original maps.

I source original, extremely rare maps from libraries, auction houses and private collections around the world, restore them at my London workshop, and then use specialist giclée inks and printers to create beautiful maps that look even better than the original.

My maps are printed on acid-free archival matte (not glossy) paper that feels very high quality and almost like card. In technical terms the paper weight/thickness is 10mil/190gsm. It's perfect for framing.

I print with Epson ultrachrome giclée UV fade resistant pigment inks - some of the best inks you can find.

Please contact me if you're looking for a print on canvas or cotton rag.

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We find and restore the finest and rarest old maps. We guarantee you won't find higher quality prints of old maps anywhere else.

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