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Map, uncoloured engraving, Wight Island ie Isle of Wight, scale about 1.5 miles to 1 inch, with inset town plans of Newport, Isle of Wight and Southampton, Hampshire, by William White and John Speed, London, about 1611.
Published in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain, 1611.
map feature:-  not coloured & title cartouche & strapwork cartouche & labelled borders (in English) & up is N & scale line & coat of arms & inset map (town plans) & sea moire effect & sea monsters & ships & coast shaded & sandbanks & coastal defence & castles & rivers & bridges & relief & hillocks & mills & windmills & beacons & woods & forests & parks & county & settlements
inscription:-  printed -on- title cartouche, upper right WIGHT / ISLAND
inscription:-  printed -on- Described by Wiliam White Gent. Augmented and published by John / Speed Citizen of London. And are to be solde in Popes head alley / against the Exchange by John Sudbury and G. Humbell Cum Privelegio.
scale line:-  7 miles = 134.6 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Speed 1611
dimension:-  wxh, plate = 517x389mm
wxh, map = 512x384mm
scale = 1 to 84000 ? (1 to 83695 from scale line wrongly assuming statute mile)

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MN: 22.10.2002
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