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Auction 102, Lot 362

"[Lot of 2] The Environs of Edinburgh", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1838-52 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15.1 x 12 inches
38.4 x 30.5 cm

Pair of steel engraved plans of the city of Edinburgh and the surrounding countryside about 10 miles in each direction. The pair provides an interesting study of the changes in the region in a 14-year period between 1838 and 1852. Nice original outline color and keyboard style border. Engraved by B.R. Davies.


Condition: A

Even ivory age toning. Margins a little rough in the 1852 edition.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 3/5/2003