About the Banner Image

About the Banner Image

The image used in the Library News banner is derived from a map in William Camden’s 1607 book, Britannia. The Library’s copy, which is housed in the Special Collections Research Center, was a presentation copy from the author to a clerk in the Chauncery (Office of Hanaper).

William Camden's Britannia


William Camden
Britannia : sive Florentissimorvm regnorvm Angliæ, Scotiæ, Hiberniæ, et insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate chorographica descriptio

Londini : impensis G. Bishop & I. Norton, 1607
p. 608

Call number:
Special Collections, Rare Books   f DA615.C18
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