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William Webb's rare edition of Saxton's map of Yorkshire

Title
[Yorkshire].
Author
SAXTON, Christopher
Publisher
William Webb,
Publication place
[London,
Publication date
1645].
Dimensions
530 by 720mm (20.75 by 28.25 inches).
Price
SOLD
Reference
1786

Description

Engraved map on two sheets joined, trimmed to neatline, some minor loss to marigins, and some slight abrasions.

Notes

The title cartouche has been erased and a view of "The Towne of Hull" substituted, with two ships and a sea monster added below. In place of Seckford's arms is a plan of "The City of Yorke" after John Speed. Also the divisions, but not the names', of the hundreds have been added.

Bibliography

Skelton 27 plates 25 and 26.