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SAXTON, Christopher & William Hole.

Eboracensis Comitatus pars Occidentalis vulgo

West Riding.

Published: London: 1637

Stock code: 74775

Price: £750

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This item is on show at 100 Fulham Road (map)

Third edition. A wonderful, early map of the West Riding of Yorkshire engraved by William Hole, based on the earlier map of Christopher Saxton. The map is embellished by a mileage scale, a compass rose and a divider together with a mannerist style decorative title cartouche in upper right corner. Towns, cities and villages are highlighted in red, the hills and dales are well defined as are rivers and woods.

Size: 305 355 mm. Copperplate engraving with hand colour. Some repair work to lower border and margins, however in good overall condition

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