Britain, or a chorographicall description of the most flourishing kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Ilands adioyning, out of the depth of antiqvitie : beavtified with mappes of the severall Shires of England / written first in Latine by William Camden ; Translated newly into English by Philémon Holland.

  • Camden, William, 1551-1623.
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Londini : Jmpensis Georgii Bishop & Ioannis Norton, 1610.

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822, 233 pages : engr. frontispiece, coat-of-arms & 54 folded & other maps, woodcuts, illustrations ; (folio)


Finally revised /

References note

STC 4509
ESTC S107167
Skelton, R.A. County atlases of the British Isles, 6
STC (2nd ed.), 4509


Maps printed on leaves of plates preceding regional descriptions
Includes index
Copy 1. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Bever (d. 1791).
Copy 1. Manuscript inscription : "This book was given to the Rev[eren]d Edward Salter by Samuel Bever, Esq. of Mortimere in the year 1793"
Copy 1. Signature of Francis Hall (dated 17th century?)


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