Univer si (Derbyshire) by Christopher Saxton / William Hole

Univer si (Derbyshire) by Christopher Saxton / William Hole

Code: 50441

£275.00 Approx $339.93, €312.86

Author: Saxton, Christopher and Hole, William

Publisher: Camden's Britannia

Date published: 1610

Long title: Univer si Derbiensis Comitatus qui olim Coritanorum. Copper engraving with later hand colouring. Overall size : 40.9cms x 33.3cms. Image size: 312mm x 283mm. Title in highly decorative huge royal cartouche at bottom left, compass rose and scale of distance on right. Centre fold as issued. Blank verso. Watermarked paper; little browning to margins else very good condition apart from a little greyness in blank areas being residual ink from the printing process. 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.