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Boazio, Baptista, The true description or draffte of that famous Ile of Wighte , 1591
The true description or draffte of that famous Ile of Wighte : with some parte of the Englishe or Britaine coast and inwarde countreye of Hampshire and Sussex : wherein gentle reader you maye see the true distances sett downe by measure or scale of any parte thereof, also the particuler descriptions of hills, woodes, beacons, castells, rockes, and townes, whiche vnto this platt are adioyninge / made by Baptista Boazio.
- [London] : [publisher not identified], 1591.
- Physical Description:
- 1 map : engraving ; 24 x 33 cm, on sheet 29 x 43 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsFolio C 2010 1kYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Full Orbis Record:
- Maps & Atlas (printed)
- approximately 1:232,000
- Place of publication suggested by STC (2nd ed.).
Relief shown pictorially.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 3171.9
Selected exhibitions: "The Mapmaker's art: 300 years of British cartography" (Yale Center for British Art, January 17-March 12, 1989).
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored.
- Subject Terms:
- England -- Isle of Wight.Isle of Wight (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
- Early works.
Maps -- Isle of Wight.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1591.
The Mapmaker's Art: 300 Years of British Cartography (Yale Center for British Art, January 17, 1989-March 12, 1989) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
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