Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: [Atlas of the counties of England and Wales]

Digital Image File Name: 
22175
Source Call Number: 
STC 21805.5 (flat)
Source Creator: 
Saxton, Christopher, b. 1542?
Source Title: 
[Atlas of the counties of England and Wales]
Source Created or Published: 
[1590?]
Physical Description: 
map of Essex (no. 8) left 1/2 of map
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Saxton, Christopher, b. 1542?
Title (Hamnet): 
[Atlas of the counties of England and Wales]
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
[London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
s.n.,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1590?]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[2] leaves, [36] folded leaves of plates : engraved maps ; 42 cm. (fol.)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Wales -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
England -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Suffield family, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Issued without a title page; title from Hind, imprint from STC.
Notes (Hamnet): 
In this issue the letterpress index is in three columns (as defined by the horizontal brackets at top). A double-page plate has been added with coats of arms on left and a catalogue of cities on right. Variant: the right-hand side has been left blank.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The maps were drawn by Christopher Saxton and engraved by a variety of individuals, 1574-8.
Notes (Hamnet): 
1st leaf is an added engraved t.p.; 2nd leaf is a letterpress index with numbering to the maps (numbering does not appear on the maps themselves).
Notes (Hamnet): 
See Hind for contents and description of states.
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S123137
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 21805.5
Citations (Hamnet): 
Hind, A.M. Engraving in England, I, p.85-95
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
Border of map 20 (Lincolnia) trimmed at bottom edge; map 23 (Eboracum) trimmed, torn, backed, backed, and folded; map 34 (Anglesey) trimmed, bound after map 30 (Radnor). Hand-colored. Two series of hand-numbering. Provenance: 'Suffield' below image of crown with 4 points.
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 21805.5 (flat)