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Creator:
Boazio, Baptista, cartographer.
Title(s):

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.

Published/Created:
[London] : [publisher not identified], 1591.
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving ; 24 x 33 cm, on sheet 29 x 43 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 1k
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
approximately 1:232,000
Notes:
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.
Form/Genre:
Early works.
Maps -- Isle of Wight.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1591.
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