William Webb's rare edition of Saxton's map of Yorkshire
By SAXTON, Christopher , 1645


British Isles English Counties
  • Author: SAXTON, Christopher
  • Publication place: [London
  • Publisher: William Webb
  • Publication date: 1645].
  • Physical description: Engraved map on two sheets joined, trimmed to neatline, some minor loss to marigins, and some slight abrasions.
  • Dimensions: 530 by 720mm (20.75 by 28.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1786


The title cartouche has been erased and a view of “The Towne of Hull” substituted, with two ships and a sea monster added below. In place of Seckford’s arms is a plan of “The City of Yorke” after John Speed. Also the divisions, but not the names’, of the hundreds have been added.


  1. Skelton 27 plates 25 and 26.