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Large map, framed with black and gilt wood frame, with Ivory mount. Framed size 24 x 21 inches. Engraved surface approx 16.5 x 14 inches. In very good condition. Vertical centre crease. Small smudge to lettering on “E” of English Channel where meets centre fold. Another tiny mark to bottom left corner. Else a very clean example, with very neat subtle colouring. Subtle muted hand-colouring. An attractive and decorative map with elaborate title-cartouche. First edition Large Paper Edition from Camden’s Britannia. Showing towns and villages and divided into Hundreds. Issue point (The Cobb) mentioned on coast by Lime, which was removed in later issues.
Title: Original Engraved Map of Dorset shire Sold by Abel Swale, Awnsham, and John Churchil.
Publisher: Camden, London, Robert Morden, 1685:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 80836
Keywords: MAPS::Dorset R. MORDEN, Map of Dorset, Camden, Britannia, 1685, Large Paper Edition, villages and divided into Hundreds, Sold by Abel Swale, Awnsham, and John Churchil, Engraved, cobb