Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

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.
  • Books

Selected images from this work

About this work


Londini : Jmpensis Georgii Bishop & Ioannis Norton, 1610.

Physical description

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


Finally revised /


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?)

References note

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


  • English
  • Latin

Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores

Permanent link