SomersetShire

by H.Moll Geographer. from A New Description of England and Wales pub. by Herman Moll. 1724.  later hand colouring.  7 1/4" x 12 1/4" -  to include margins "adorn'd with great Variety of very remarkable Antiquities" as the book's title page proudly announces.

A well coloured, clearly engraved example. The map has the number 6 in brackets in the top left hand corner of the border indicating the second issue in the same year. The 'remarkable antiquities' mentioned above include a leaden cross found above King Arthur's coffin at Glastonbury, a Roman pavement at Wellow, Cuthbert's image near Athelney and various of Bath's baths. Small, barely noticeable marginal splits otherwise good.

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