"Anglia in Septem Anglo-Saxonum Regna Omnes que Hodiernas Regiones Ordine Distincta", Schenk, Pieter
Subject: England & Wales
Period: 1690 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 21.4 inches
47.8 x 54.4 cm
This scarce map of England and Wales depicts the seven historic kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon period. It is densely engraved with place names, roads, rivers, and topographical detail, with a key at bottom identifying the various symbols used for place names. The title cartouche is surmounted by the British Royal Arms, dating from the reign of William and Mary.
References: Shirley (BI to 1750) Schenk #2.
A sharp impression that has been professionally remargined at top and left, with part of the border at top replaced in facsimile. There is a small abrasion in the key at bottom left that has been repaired with archival materials.