[MAPS & ATLASES]. CAMDEN, William (1551-1623). Britain, Or a Chorographical Description of the Most flourishing Kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Ilands adioyning ... Beautified with Mappes of the several Shires of England. London: for George Bishop and John Norton, 1610.
Folio (327 x 219 mm). 57 engraved maps by W. Kip and W. Hole, most after Saxton or Norden (all but 2 double-page), 8 engraved plates of coins on 4 leaves, 2 engraved in-text illustrations. (Lacking leaves 1 (dedication), 2 (engraved title), and 7, Yyy3 with marginal tear affecting shoulder note, a few tears crossing text or image, a few leaves frayed.) Contemporary calf sides laid over modern leather gilt.
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, with the maps in the third state, numbered and with compass roses. Camden's work was originally published in Latin in 1586, with maps first included in the sixth edition of 1607. ESTC 006178882.
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