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Caermardi comitatus by Christopher Saxton and William Kip

£150.00 Approx $182.48, €174.01

Code: 54588

Date: 1637

Long title:Caermardi Comitatus In Quo Dimetae Olim Habituerunt.  Copper engraving with later but not recent hand colouring. Overall sheet size:  36.2cms x 30.8cms.  Image size: 317mm x 268mm. Title in cartouche top left  and scale of distance surmounted by small compass rose, bottom right. Centre fold as published and slight horizontal crease through centre.  Watermarked paper; faint mount staining to margins from old framing and similarly some tape staining in margin - see photographs- else  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.