with intermixture of the most remarquable stories, antiquities, wonders, rarityes, pleasures, and commodities of the fame: digested in a poem by Michael Drayton, Esq. Epic topographical poem (divided into 30 songs) describing England and Wales, illustrated with maps. Relief shown pictorially. Index: A table to the chiefest passages, in the illustrations, which, worthiest of observation, or inserted by digression, are not directed unto by the course of the volume. Leather binding. Gold-leafed fore-edges. Part 1:  pages, , A 4, 4 leaves, 303,  pages,  leaves of plates,  double leaves of plates -- part 2: , A 2,  leaves, 168,  pages,  double leaves of plates. First 4 and last 4 pages blank (included in page description). Engraved frontispiece (with preceding descriptive text), title pages (1 for each part), head and tail-pieces throughout. Dedications: To the high and mightie, Henrie, Prince of Wales (part 1); To the high and mightie, Charles Prince of Wales (part 2). Introductory text. Maps depict places anthropomorphically (e.g. cities appear as maidens crowned with cathedrals). Maps show topography, vegetation, waterways, shoals, ports. Illustrations of figures (including mythical), flora and fauna, ships, sea monsters. Numbers at tops of plates indicating adjacent page numbers. Map 1 has Poseidon. Map 4 has large band of musicians. Map 14 has farmers. Map 18 has pictorial representation of London. Map 25 has marshland with various birds. This copy has pencil inscription inside front cover: 25. Descriptive note pasted onto first page. Page 167 misprinted as 161 (corrected above, in pencil); 258 as 285; 276 as 266.