"Cambridge Comitatus quem olim Iceni Insederunt", Saxton/Kip
Subject: Eastern England
Period: 1637 (published)
Publication: Camden's Britannia
Color: Hand Color
12.8 x 11.3 inches
32.5 x 28.7 cm
Handsome example of this fine county map of Cambridgeshire. It is fully engraved to show all the salient features of the county including market towns, forests, parks, hills and bridges. A strapwork title cartouche and distance scale with calipers adorn the map. Published in the 1637 edition of Camden's Britannia, with the addition of a plate number on the map.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CAMD-1e.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with attractive color. There is some minor creasing and light toning along the edges of the sheet.