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ESSEXIA COMITATUS

Code: M3079

Cartographer: KIP William

Date: 1607 London

Size: 28.5*36 cms

A very attractive early 17th Century map of Essex based on the first survey of England and Wales by Christopher Saxton (with improvements by William Smith) and published in William Camden's Britannia* (London: 1607-1637).

The map is decorated with an ornrate title cartouche and a compass rose. The city of London is shown in the lower left hand corner of the map. Blank verso.

Map appears to have old colour.

9 leaves of text relating to Essex from the Britannia are included with the map.

Minor staining in top margin, otherwise in excellent condition.

Availability: Sold

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