Original Copperplate Map

Original Antique Map of Brecknockshire by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1610


Original Antique Map of Brecknockshire by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1610

Original Antique Map of Brecknockshire by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1610    Original Antique Map of Brecknockshire by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1610

Original Antique Map of Brecknockshire by Christopher Saxton & William Kip, 1610 edition of William Camden's Britannia. Original antique county map of Brecknockshire Brecknoc Comitaus pars olim Silurum, from the 1637 edition of William Camdens Britannia.

Copper Plate engraving by William Kip after Christopher Saxton. No text on the back of sheet. Printed on hand laid, watermarked paper. Printed area (31.5cm x 26.5cm) with margins beyond (37cm x 33cm).

Very good condition a good strong impression, all printed detail crisp and clear. This is an excellent example of a Brecknockshire print, published in 1610. Engraved by William Kip, this print is based on Christopher Saxtons first survey of England and Wales. An attractive element of this map is seen by the significant detail, place names and topographical features. Within the decorative frame is the title cartouche and there is a framed distance scale bearing Saxtons name in the bottom right corner.

The item "Original Antique Map of Brecknockshire by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1610" is in sale since Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps". The seller is "libra_2407" and is located in Colyton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.

  1. Year: 1610
  2. Format: Sheet Map
  3. County: Brecknockshire
  4. Era: 1600s
  5. Cartographer/Publisher: Christopher Saxton
  6. Type: County Map
  7. Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  8. Date Range: 1600-1699
  9. Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  10. Country/Region: Wales


Original Antique Map of Brecknockshire by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1610    Original Antique Map of Brecknockshire by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1610