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Saxton 1575

Map, hand coloured copper plate engraving, Southamtoniae, ie Hampshire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Leonard Terwoort, Antwerp, Netherlands, published by Christopher Saxton, map maker, London? about 1575.
inscription:-  -on- Christophorus Saxton descripsit
inscription:-  -on- SOVT / HAMTONIAE / Comitus (preter Insulas / Vectis Jersey, et Garnsey / quoe sunt partes eiusdem / comitatus) cum suis undiq / confinibus Oppidis, pagis, / villis, et fluminibus, / vera descriptio
inscription:-  -on- left centre at border [LV] -- bunch of grapes
map type:-  HantsMap -- Saxton 1575
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 190000 ?
wxh, watermark = 30.6x54.7mm

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reference:-  Saxton, Christopher: 1579: Atlas of England and Wales (map taken from)
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MN: 22.10.2002