A  Mapp of  Hantshire by Richard Blome

A Mapp of Hantshire by Richard Blome

Code: 54248

£175.00 Approx $240.72, €204.92
 

Date: 1673

  Copper engraving, hand coloured, dedication signed in plate by Blome to  the Rt Hon, Charles Ld. St John, Son & Heire. To the Rt Hon John Ld Marquir of Winchester.  Ld Lieutenant of the County of Hanshire This Mapp is humbly Dedicated by Ric Blome . Scale of distance.  Verso plain. Overall sheet size : 31.4cms.x 35.3cms. Image size : 258mm.x 297mm.  Centrefold as issued.  From the Britannia: or, A Geographical Description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland.  Archival strengthening both sides of centrefold (3cms & 3.5cms) on verso and two further edge repairs on verso, not visible from front else very good condition. Scale of miles bottom middle; Table of the Hundreds below title top left.  

Richard Blome,’a publisher and compiler of some celebrity, who, by the aid of subscriptions adroity levied, issued many splendid works’ (D.N.B.)
https://www.mapforum.com/09/9blome.htm
see Ashley Baynton Williams interesting article above.