Eboracensis Comitatus pars Orientalis, vulgo East Riding

William Kip
Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1610.

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Early map of Yorkshire by William Kip from William Camden's Britannia; Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum, Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, Et Insularum. The map is based on the surveys of Christopher Saxton and was first added to the Britannia in 1607. The maps of the 1607 edition have partially Latin text on verso, the 1610 edition lacks the text and the 1637 edition displays a plate number in the lower corner. With a beautiful title cartouche and two compass roses.

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CartographerWilliam Kip
TitleEboracensis Comitatus pars Orientalis, vulgo East Riding
Publisher, YearGeorge Bishop, London, 1607 (1610)
Plate Size19.3 x 24.4 cm (7.6 x 9.6 inches)
Sheet Size28.6 x 33.0 cm (11.3 x 13.0 inches)

Condition

Slightly toned. Very good condition

Cartographer

William Kip was an English publisher and engraver at the beginning of the 17th century. Originally from Utrecht, Kip arrived in London in 1585. For William Camden's Britannia; Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum, Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, Et Insularum he engraved 34 maps based on those of Christopher Saxton and John Norden.

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William Kip: Eboracensis Comitatus pars Orientalis, vulgo East Riding.
Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1610.

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