"Mongomery Comitatus qui Olim pars Ordovicum", Saxton/Kip
Period: 1637 (circa)
Publication: Camden's Britannia
Color: Black & White
12.6 x 10.4 inches
32 x 26.4 cm
An early map of the county of Montgomeryshire 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. Montgomery, Newtown, Welshpool, and Llanidloes are identified. Decorated with large strapwork title and scale cartouches.
Watermarked paper with wide margins and one small burn hole in the image near Llanidloes.