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Norden 1625
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Guide book, England, an Intended Guyde for English Travailers, by John Norden, London, 1625.
The book has a sheet for each county for a triangular table of distances with a thumbnail map of the county in the spare triangular space. The map is very small. There are also instructions for using the table; 'Invented by JOHN NORDEN.'
inscription:-  printed -on- title page England / AN / Intended Guyde, / For / English Travailers. / Shewing in generall, how far one / Citie, & many Shire- Townes in England, are / distant from other Together, with the / Shires in perticular: and the Cheife / Townes in every of them. / With a generall Table, of the most of / the principall Townes in Wales. / Invented & Collected, / by John Norden. / Voluntas pro facultate. // Printed at London by Edward / All-de dwelling neare Christ- / Church 1625. -- scroll cartouche with figures, one reading and one playing a lute, cherubs, etc
inscription:-  printed -on- title cartouche, Hampshire table of distances Hamshire
map type:-  HantsMap -- Norden 1625
dimension:-  wxh, book = 18.5x25cm

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MN: 16.12.2002
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