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Title: Glamorganshire

By: Philip Lea,Saxton, Christopher

Map id: 46768
Publisher: The Shires of England and Wales discribed by Christopher Saxton being the Best and Original Mapps with many Additions and Corrected Philip Lea
Published date: 1693

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Copper engraving with contemporary outline colouring. Overall size : 45.8cms x 35.5cms. Image size: 449mm x 342mm. Title in decorative cartouche top left, scale of distance lower left, plan of Cardyff (Cardiff) lower left , Landaffe lower right . Centre fold as issued. Additional soft creases to right of centrefold; overall faint time browning; margins browned and speckled. A genuinely rare item in good but not fine condition of the most valuable Welsh county. In around 1665 the instrument-maker and mapseller Philip Lea (d.1700) came into possession of the Saxton plates. Lea re-engraved two plates which were missing, perhaps casualties of the Great Fire. He also reworked the original plates, enriching Saxton's maps by incorporating geographical and decorative detail, mainly from those of Speed and Ogilby, modernising and substituting English (for Latin) titles and scales. By his second edtion of 1693 all the maps contained Speed's town plans. See R.A.Skelton. County Atlases of the British Isles 1579-1703. 112, for full details.

Subject Glamorganshire
Map maker Philip Lea, Saxton, Christopher
Publisher The Shires of England and Wales discribed by Christopher Saxton being the Best and Original Mapps with many Additions and Corrected Philip Lea
Published at year 1693

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