"Bedford Comitatus olim Pars Cathifuclanorum", Saxton/Kip
Period: 1637 (published)
Publication: Camden's Britannia
Color: Hand Color
13.3 x 10.7 inches
33.8 x 27.2 cm
An early map of the county of Bedfordshire engraved by William Kip and based upon the famous survey by Christopher Saxton. It is fully engraved to illustrate all the salient features of the county including market towns, forests, parks, hills and bridges. Decorated with large strapwork title and scale cartouches and a fine compass rose.
Dark impression and lovely old color with some damp stains and small worm tracks in blank margins.