Darbyshyre Nottinghamshyre Lecestershyre

Engraved by William Hole for the 1622 edition of Poly-Olbion by Michael Drayton. Copper engraving. 9 1/2" x 12 1/4". An untitled map showing Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

Poly-Olbion was a book of "song poems" by the poet Michael Drayton celebrating the countryside, illustrated with vibrant, allegorical maps based on river systems. They show nymphs, shepherds, peasants and some topographical detail such as hills, forests and larger towns.

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