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Mongomery Comitatus

Mongomery Comitatus : C. Saxton / W. Kip

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An attractive and early map of the county of Montgomery. From a 1637 edition of Camden's "Britannia". William Camden (1551-1623) was an English historian and antiquary who devoted himself to the study of the antiquities of Britain, travelling round the country visiting sites. The results of his work were brought together in the "Britannia", published in 1586. However, one of the few criticisms levelled at this work was the absence of maps. This failing was remedied in the sixth edition of 1607 for which maps were commissioned from William Kip and William Hole. Drawing on the surveys of Saxton, Norden and the Anonymous/William Smith series, they produced a series of 57 maps. The maps are clearly engraved, often with decorative cartouches; some have ships and sea monsters. These maps form an attractive and popular series.
mapmakers: C. Saxton   W. Kip  
place and date of publication: London 1607-1637
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 260 by 320mm (10.25 by 12.5 inches).
ref: 41140

Price: £ 240

 
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