Folio (285 x 190 mm.), full early mottled calf, gilt ruled boards, rebacked preserving the original spine, with raised bands, extremely ornate gilt compartments, gilt red calf title label. Verses describing the engraved frontispiece, recto blank, engraved allegorical title (with title ‘Poly-Olbion’), verso blank, dedication to Henry Prince of Wales, engraved portrait of Prince Henry at lance exercises in second state, verso blank, address by Michael Drayton ‘To the Generall Reader’ [A1], ‘From the Author of The Illustrations’ [John Selden] dated 9 May 1612 [A2r-A4v], text of the 18 songs by Drayton, each song preceded by its proper map most probably engraved by William Hole. pp. (12), 303. Misprints in pagination 161 for 167, 285 for 258. With light soiling and water staining on the margins, title with small hole, otherwise a good example.