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Transcription of part of the descriptive text in, Britannia: or, A Geographical Description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, ..., by Richard Blome, published 1673. The pages used are in the Map Collection of Hampshire CC Museums Service, item HMCMS:FA2002.7.
map type: HantsMap & Blome 1673
The page size is: wxh, sheet = 20x32cm. The pages are from a broken book. The section for Hampshire has already been transcribed:-
button text: BLOME4.txt -- Hampshire p.106 -- Hampshire p.107 -- Hampshire p.108 -- Hampshire p.109
The text includes an introduction 'to the reader' part of which is missing; a list of subscribers indexing the reader to engravings of their coats of arms, sales in Hampshire do not look too good; a description of the British Isles; individual descriptions of each county; descriptions of colonial territories in Africa, Asia, the Indies, and America; lists of names, titles and seats of the nobility of England and Wales.
Pages are presented one by one:-

button map type Blome 1673 -- menu of resources
button preface, to the Reader -- BLM5PRE.txt
button coats of arms -- BLM5ARM.txt
button British Isles, p.1 -- BLM5_001.txt
button British Isles, p.2 -- BLM5_002.txt
button British Isles, p.3 -- BLM5_003.txt
button British Isles, p.4 -- BLM5_004.txt
button British Isles, p.5 -- BLM5_005.txt
button British Isles, p.6 -- BLM5_006.txt
button British Isles, p.7 -- BLM5_007.txt
button British Isles, p.8 -- BLM5_008.txt
button British Isles, p.9 -- BLM5_009.txt
button British Isles, p.10 -- BLM5_010.txt
button British Isles, p.11 -- BLM5_011.txt
button British Isles, p.12 -- BLM5_012.txt
button British Isles, p.13 etc -- BLM5_013.txt

button source item -- HMCMS:FA2002.7 -- descriptive text

button list of map notes

HantsMap Notes -- BLOME5.txt
MN: 12.3.2002
last edit: 25.11.2002