Long title: A gererall Mapp of the County of Shrop Shire with its Hundreds by Ric:Blome by his Ma;tys Especiall Command. Copper engraving, hand coloured, dedication signed in plate by Blome to Francis Ld Newport . Scale of distance. Verso plain. Overall sheet size : 30.8cms.x 33.2cms. Image size : 268mm.x 311mm. Centrefold as issued. From the Britannia: or, A Geographical Description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland. Ragged edges left and right with some edge tears, one repaired bottom margin reaching into Wenlock. Some scuffing and and dust marking in blank areas else good condition of an uncommon map.
Richard Blome,’a publisher and compiler of some celebrity, who, by the aid of subscriptions adroity levied, issued many splendid works’ (D.N.B.)
see Ashley Baynton Williams interesting article above.
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