A map of the county of Sussex, divided into the six rapes and noted by an alpha-key at top center of map. A rape is a traditional territorial sub-division of the county of Sussex in England, formerly used for various administrative purposes. An explanatory legend sits below the mainlaind noting towns, parish churches, castles, roads, water mills, and parks with accompanying pictorial etchings. The arms of Chichester in the top right depicting a crenelation battlement and royal robes. The Cartouche around the crest is both scroll motif and tall vegetation such as cattails and bullrushes. A scroll motif cartouche frames the work's title, mark of responsibility, and publishing details. Details concerning parliamentary representation are shown.
A unique wash coloured map shows Spanish territory as green, British as pink, French as yellow, Dutch as blue, and contested areas as dark gray/black. An elaborate yet handsome cartouche frames the work's title. Marine navigational hazards are symbolized, broken lines are used for various uses, simple hachuring is used to display relief, and parallel lines are used to differentiate figure / ground for the coastlines