Published in 'An Atlas of England and Wales' by C. Saxton, 1579, this is the earliest printed map of the counties of Radnor Breknok Cardigan et Caermarden. Top left, below the Royal arms supported by a lion and dragon is the title cartouche. Bottom left, the arms of Saxton's patron - Thomas Seckford, with the motto "Industria Naturam Ornat". Bottom right, Saxton's name on a band around a compass and measuring scale. Has the water mark of the 'bunch of grapes' which is from one of the earliest impressions of the Atlas. Original hand colouring.
Approx 47cms by 37cms.