Folio (500 x 340 mm.), full contemporary Dutch yap vellum with ornate gilt panelled decoration, manuscript title to spine, gilt edged, with ornate blind edging near spine, vellum replacement to lower corner portion of rear board. With magnificent engraved architectural title page in early wash colour HEIGHTENED IN GOLD, title printed on an overslip and pasted down, pp. (8), 460 (paginated), (2), with 58 copperplate engraved maps (57 double-page), 3 half-page illustrations, all in early outline and wash colour. The maps comprise 4 general and 54 county and island maps of England and Wales, with Latin text, mounted on guards throughout, light spotting throughout, some leaves with even toning as usual, some light marginal water staining to first few leaves, otherwise a good example.