"Warwici Comitatus a Cornauiis olim Inhabitatus", Saxton/Kip
Subject: Central England
Period: 1637 (circa)
Publication: Camden's Britannia
Color: Hand Color
13.6 x 11.4 inches
34.5 x 29 cm
This detailed map of the county of Warwickshire is filled with towns, rivers, and forested areas. The map is embellished with a strapwork cartouche, a large compass rose, and a distance scale with measuring dividers. Saxton's and Kip's imprints appear 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.
An attractive example on watermarked paper. The right margin is narrow, but ample for framing.