Albion's Glorious Ile

Albion's Glorious Ile

The Shyres of England & Wales in IV Volumes

Paperback62pp Illustrated330x224mm

9781910787175     Product Code: 505283


Each of these four volumes begins with verses from Poly-Olbion – a 17th-century poem by Michael Drayton – accompanied by black-and-white maps of the various regions of England, showing geographical features represented by gods, nymphs and faeries. These are colouring books, but not in the contemporary sense: the black-line images should be carefully washed over with watercolours, according to cartographic tradition. Slipcased.

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