"Episcopatus Dunelmensis Vulgo the Bishoprike of Durham", Jansson, Jan
Period: 1659 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
20 x 16 inches
50.8 x 40.6 cm
Fine decorative map of Durham showing cities, fortifications, hills, forests, parks, villages, castles, etc. The map is beautifully ornamented with the royal arms, ships, a compass rose, and figurative title and scales cartouches. Latin text on verso.
Very fine later color. Near fine with a couple of unobtrusive printer's ink smudges. Split on bottom fold in blank margin closed with archival tape.