"Glocestriae Comitatus olim Sedes Dobunorum", Saxton/Hole
Subject: Southwestern England
Period: 1637 (published)
Publication: Camden's Britannia
Color: Hand Color
12.4 x 11.2 inches
31.5 x 28.4 cm
This detailed map of the county of Gloucestershire is filled with towns, rivers, mountains, and forested areas. The map is embellished with a strapwork cartouche featuring the royal coat of arms, a large compass rose, and a distance scale with measuring dividers. Saxton and Hole's imprint appears below the distance scale. 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 small worm tracks in the blank margins and light toning along the edges of the sheet.