|Content Description||Title: Nottingham Shire by Robert Morden.|
Name: Morden, Robert (d.1703)
Role: Map-seller, cartographer, globe and instrument-maker
Scale: A Scale of Eight Miles. [Three 8-mile scales (56, 61, 64 miles = 1 degree latitude = 21 inches) 1: 195,000]
Size: 34 x 41 cm
Details:Sold by Abel Swale Awnsham and John Churchill. Coloured. Latitude, longitude and minutes in time from London. [The prime meridian is St Paul's Cathedral, London]. Imprint and reverse not seen as the map is framed.
Source: Detached from Camden's Britannia. Published by Edmund Gibson, London, printed by F Collins, for A Swale and A & J Churchill, 1695. See R A Skelton 'County Atlases of the British Isles 1579-1850' (London, Carta Press 1970), 117.