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A rare map of Ireland from 1600

CAMDEN, William.

Hibernia Antiqua.
London: George Bishop, 1600. Sheet 180 x 135mm.

Trimmed into printed border by binder top right.

A map of Ireland after Mercator, but with names from ancient times. Under the title are the names of Ireland according to various classical sources. It was published in the 1600 edition of William Camden's 'Britannia', the fifth edition of the work, yet the first to contain maps. It was not until 1607 that a full suite of county maps was included, alongside a map of Ireland engraved by William Hole.


Stock ID : 21910

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Stock Id :21910

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A rare map of Ireland from 1600

CAMDEN, William.

Hibernia Antiqua.
London: George Bishop, 1600. Sheet 180 x 135mm.

Trimmed into printed border by binder top right.

A map of Ireland after Mercator, but with names from ancient times. Under the title are the names of Ireland according to various classical sources. It was published in the 1600 edition of William Camden's 'Britannia', the fifth edition of the work, yet the first to contain maps. It was not until 1607 that a full suite of county maps was included, alongside a map of Ireland engraved by William Hole.


Stock ID : 21910

£650

£650

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