Eboracensis Comitatus pars Occidentalis vulgo West Riding

William Kip
Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1637.

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Engraved 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 a mileage scale.

Details

CartographerWilliam Kip
TitleEboracensis Comitatus pars Occidentalis vulgo West Riding
Publisher, YearGeorge Bishop, London, 1607 (1637)
Plate Size26.2 x 31.3 cm (10.3 x 12.3 inches)
Sheet Size30.5 x 37.3 cm (12.0 x 14.7 inches)

Condition

Sligtly creased. 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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Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1637.

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