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Cestriae (Cheshire) by Christopher Saxton and William Hole

£275.00 Approx $334.55, €319.03

Code: 54604

Date: 1610

Long title: Cestriae Comitatus Romanis Legionibus et Colonijs olim insignis vera et absoluta descriptio.   Copper engraving with later hand colouring. Overall  sheet size :33.5cms x33.9cms  ; Plate size :297mm x 254mm .  Title in book shaped cartouche, compass rose, scale of distance .Watermarked paper. Centre fold as issued.   Very 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.