Copper engraving, hand coloured, dedication signed in plate by Blome to the Right Honble James Earle of Northampton, Baron Compton of Compton, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Warwick. Overall sheet size : 34.8cms.x 30.3cms. Image size : 309mm.x 251mm. Centrefold as issued. From the Britannia: or, A Geographical Description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Richard Blome,’a publisher and compiler of some celebrity, who, by the aid of subscriptions adroitly levied, issued many splendid works’ (D.N.B.) Overall toning else very good condition.
see Ashley Baynton Williams interesting article above.
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