England and Wales. Christopher Saxton (c.1540-c.1610) Anglia
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England and Wales. Christopher Saxton (c.1540-c.1610) Anglia. London: [c. 1583]
Double-page folio format map, on two joined sheets of laid paper, bunch of grapes watermark on the left sheet, copper-plate engraving with old hand-coloring (oxidation and masked areas corresponding to the color visible on verso), with Queen Elizabeth's arms in the upper right corner, and the arms of Saxton's patron, Thomas Seckford (1515-1587) just northeast of Canterbury, with numeric values of longitude and latitude added inside the border, the sheet toned, dusty, comfortable margins, 21 3/4 x 16 3/4 in.
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