Eboracensis Comitatus pars Septentrionalis, vulgo North Riding

William Kip
Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1607.

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Description

Antique 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. This example comes from the 1607 editon of the Britannia, with latin text on verso. With a beautiful title cartouche, a compass rose and two sailing ships.

Details

CartographerWilliam Kip
TitleEboracensis Comitatus pars Septentrionalis, vulgo North Riding
Publisher, YearGeorge Bishop, London, 1607
Plate Size19.5 x 34.4 cm (7.7 x 13.5 inches)
Sheet Size30.8 x 40.0 cm (12.1 x 15.7 inches)

Condition

Mainly in the margin somewhat brownstained. Completly backed with very thin Japan paper. Very good conditions.

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 Septentrionalis, vulgo North Riding.
Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1607.

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