Printed map. Visual scale [68 mm=10 milliaria Anglica]. Coats of arms in upper and lower right corners of map. Lower left corner includes two figures alongside the coat of arms for Henry Clifford Earle. Probably originally published in Jansson's Joannis Janssonii Novus Atlas, sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum..., published 1646. Described in Chubb, Printed Maps in the Atlases of Great Britain and Ireland, entry LXX, p. 65-71: "Vol. 4 of Jansson's atlas of the World in four volumes, the first, second and third of which are dated 1647. It consists of 58 coloured maps, beautifully engraved, and ornamented with cartouches, bearing the titles and scales, supported by symbolical figures. The maps of the Counties of England and Wales are further embellished by the Royal Arms, and arms of the nobility and county families. Most of the maps bear Jansson's imprint...[map 45, Cumbria & Westmoria] Arms: Marcatus E., Ran. Meschems, Andrew Harkley, Earls of Carlisle; John D. of Bedford, John D. of Somerset, John de Foix. A shield with a white cross on a red ground, and another with a diaper pattern in blue and white." Two pages of French text on verso: page "338" has heading, "Westmoria Comitatvs vulgò Westmore-land" and page "337" has heading, "Lanca-shire".
Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
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