Item #108178 Sussexia Siuc Southsex olim pars Regnoru. Cartography, John Norden, William Kip, engraver.

Sussexia Siuc Southsex olim pars Regnoru.

1607. London: [circa 1607-1637].

4to., 12 3/4 x 15 1/2”, hand-colored engraving 8 5/8 x 15 1/4”, with a compass rose, the Royal Arms supported by lion and unicorn, a sea monster, a galleon in full sail, and elaborately engraved cartouches to the title, the key and the scale. Small drawing in contemporary hand to the verso, in ink. Minor foxing to outer margins, otherwise a bright, colorful copy.

§ John Norden's map of Sussex, from an early edition of William Camden's Britannia. John Norden (c. 1547-1625) was an English cartographer, chorographer, and antiquary. His maps of London and Westminster are the best known representations under the Tudors. He executed maps for William Camden and John Speed’s atlases. Item #108178

Price: $175.00