"Cornwall Olim Pars Danmoniorum", Saxton/Kip
Period: 1607 (circa)
Publication: Camden's Britannia
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 11.8 inches
39.4 x 30 cm
This is an attractive reduced version of Christopher Saxton's map of Cornwall, which was the first map of the county. It is lavishly decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and an inset of Launceston castle, the Royal Arms, a sailing ship and a sea-monster. Latin text on verso.
Remnants of framer's hinges on verso.