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Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576, published 1579-1645.
Published in An Atlas of England and Wales by Christopher Saxton. London. 1579.
The 1576 map carries the royal arms, of Elizabeth I, and the coat of arms of Thomas Seckford with his motto 'Industria Naturam Ornat' -- 'hard work improves on nature'; there are no roads.
   Saxton 1579
map feature:- picture frame border & coat of arms (royal and family) & strapwork cartouche & labelled borders & scale line & dividers & sea monsters & galleons & sea stippled & coast shaded & rivers & relief & hillocks (some large) & parks & county & settlements
inscription:- printed lower left
CHRISTOPHORUS SAXTON DESCRIPSIT
inscription:- printed strapwork title cartouche, upper left
WESTMORLANDIAE et Cumberlandiae Comit~ nova Vera et Elaborata descriptio. Ano. Dn~i. 1576.
inscription:- printed under scale line, lower left
AUGUSTINUS RYTHER ANGLUS SCULPSIT ANo DN~I 1576
inscription:- printed
Industria Naturam Ornat
coat of arms, Thomas Seckford
scale line:- 10 miles = 65.4 mm
scale:- 1 to 246000 ? (1 to 246077 from scale line, wrongly assuming a statute mile)
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