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This large map of Wales appeared in Sir Richard Colt Hoare’s translation of the work of Giraldus Cambrensis and is entitled ‘The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales’. Published in 1806, this two-volume work is highly valued. Archbishop Baldwin (c.1125-90) was Archbishop of Canterbury between 1185 and 1190. Baldwin spent time in Wales with Gerald of Wales preaching and raising funds for the Third Crusade. Baldwin took part in that Crusade and died in the Holy Land. Provencance: Doreen Green 1995; private collection. Not in Booth (1977); not in Evans (1964); Lowndes (1864) p. 896; ODNB; Roberts (1994) [29].
CARY, John

A Map of Wales describing the Military Stations of the Romans, and the Itinerary of Baldwins, Archbishop of Canterbury in the Year 1188

William Miller and W. Bulmer, London, 1806
590 x 490 mm., early wash colour and outline, with folds as issued and two minor tears to left margin (one binders and one on a fold, repaired), otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 10635


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