Lecestriæ : comitatus sive Leicestershyre pars olim Coritanorum [map] / Christophorus Saxton descrip: William Kip sculp.

Cartographer
Saxton, Christopher, 1542?- [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
  • Latin
  • English
Published/​Created
[London : George Bishop and John Norton, ca. 1620]
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:150,000]. (W 1°45ʹ00ʺ--W 0°40ʹ00ʺ/N 52°52ʹ40ʺ--N 52°21ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; 29 x 36 cm.

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Subject(s)
Publisher
Engraver
Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • Imprint derived from the atlas in which this state of the map was first issued.
  • Differs from earlier state by the additions of a compass rose and a plate number, sometime between 1610 and 1622 : numbered 24.
  • Shows hundred boundaries, rivers, woods, parks and settlements.
  • List of hundreds.
  • Relief shown pictorially.
Geographic coverage
County of Leicester.
References
  • Skelton, 6, 23
  • Chubb, T. Printed maps in the atlases of Great Britain and Ireland XX.24
Place name(s)
  • England Leicestershire.
  • England London.
Other title(s)
Lecestriae
In
  • Burton, William Description of Leicestershire 1622
  • Camden, William Britain, or A chorographicall description of the most flourishing kingdomes ... London : A. Crooke, 1637
OCLC
43177084
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