Saxton, Christopher and Kip, William-Caermardi (Caermarthen)
Long title:Caermardi Comitatus In Quo Dimetae Olim Habituerunt. Copper engraving with later but not recent hand colouring. Overall sheet size: 36.2cms x 30.8cms. Image size: 317mm x 268mm. Title in cartouche top left and scale of distance surmounted by small compass rose, bottom right. Centre fold as published. Watermarked paper; unevenness at bottom margin edges and short splits top and bottom of centrefold, bottom split re inforced with invisible tape else very attractively coloured map in good condition.
These maps are the first county maps where each county is delineated on a separate sheet. They were prepared by William Kip and William Hole for William Camden’s famous work ,’Britannia’ and were based on the maps of Saxton and Norden.