Copper engraving by William Hole with water and body colour. Published as part of Michael Drayton's 'Polyolbion'. I613 (second state). Condition: A little time-stained, with minor repairs to extremities, but otherwise good for its age.
Dimensions: 255mm X 335mm
One of the most whimsical maps of the county ever published. This map was made to illustrate a topographical poem consisting of thirty songs describing traditions and histories of the counties of England and Wales. It ran to almost 15,000 lines of verse.