Scotland

A map of Cathnes Shire

by Thomas Kitchin. from Geographia Scotiae 1748-56.  5 3/4″ x 6 7/8″. later hand colouring.

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Scarce. Hodson quotes the source as the general map of Scotland published in 1745 by John Elphinstone.

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A Map of Scotland divided into Counties

pub. S.Lewis 1851 c.75×50 ins. 6 fldng. sheets in orig. boards issued as map vol. to “A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland.” Finely engraved with orig. outline colour and large view of Melrose Abbey after Allom. Some small separations to fold joins. Clean 3in. tear, virtually invisible, into top of NW sheet not affecting detail.

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Carte Nouvelle d Ecosse

by Paul de la Feuille. from Geographisch-Toneel published by J.Ratelband 1747. 7 1/8″ x 10 1/4″.  early hand colouring.

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An attractively coloured, uncommon map of Scotland bordered by thirteen miniature views of Scottish towns and cities and a plan of Berwick. The left margin has been extended slightly to facilitate framing.

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Counties of Aberdeen & Banff

engraved by H.Ashby. from A Scotch Atlas by Mostyn John Armstrong 1777. 7 1/2″ x 5 5/8″. original wash hand colouring.

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Scarce. A finely engraved map from one of only three Scottish county atlases known to have been published in the eighteenth century.

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County of Caithness

engraved by H.Ashby. from A Scotch Atlas by Mostyn John Armstrong 1777. 7 1/2″ x 5 5/8″. original wash hand colouring.

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Scarce. A finely engraved map from one of only three Scottish county atlases known to have been published in the eighteenth century.

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County of Sutherland

engraved by H.Ashby. from A Scotch Atlas by Mostyn John Armstrong 1777. 7 1/2″ x 5 5/8″. original wash hand colouring.

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Scarce. A finely engraved map from one of only three Scottish county atlases known to have been published in the eighteenth century.

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Edenburgum Scotiae Metropolis ( Edenburgh )

from Civitates Orbis Terrarum by Braun & Hogenberg 1575-1612. 13 1/2″ x 18″. contemporary hand colouring. French text verso.

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Derived from a view in Holinshed’s Chronicles c.1574. A little marginal discolouration and some small abrasions to the early paintwork – nonetheless a good example.

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RoxburghShire

By  A. Fullarton & Co. from The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland edited by the Rev. J.M.Wilson 1858. later hand colouring. 6 7/8″ x 4 7/8″.

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A detailed, neatly engraved map of the county showing railways both operational and in progress.

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Scotia, Regnum.

by Gerhard  Mercator. from his Atlas published  1595-1635.  13 3/4″ x 16″. Latin text verso.

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Gerhard ( Gerardus or Gerard ) Mercator ( 1512-1594 ). Mathematician, geographer, cartographer, engraver and publisher. Generally thought of as one of the two most important map makers ever and the first to use the word ‘ atlas ‘ to decribe a bound sequence of maps. A fine impression on thick paper. Uncoloured examples are unusual.

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SutherlandShire

by Thomas Kitchin. from Geographia Scotiae 1748-56.  5 3/4″ x 6 3/4″. later hand colouring.

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Scarce. Hodson quotes the source as the general map of Scotland published in 1745 by John Elphinstone.

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