Fine example of the Valk and Schenk edition of Jansson's map showing the East Riding of Yorkshire, published near the end of the seventeenth century. The map shows, in fine detial, the region stretching from the mouth of the River Humber through to the Flamborough Headlands.
The map contains a number of decorative elements inspired from early English cartographers including John Speed and Christopher Saxton. Hills (only a few, given the levelness of this county), forests, rivers, and more are all shown. The map is subdivided by "Wapontakes" which is an obsolete term to describe a northern subdivision corresponding the "hundreds" in other parts of the UK. These are further subdivided into "divisions." Yorke appears to left of the map, while Hull appears to the south.
The map includes a number of decorative elements, such as coats of arms, a compass rose, two sailing ships, and two cartouches.