Auction 104, Lot 349

"To The Right Honourable The Lord Provost Magistrates and Council of the City of Edinburgh this Plan of the Old and New Town of Edinburgh and Leith with the Proposed Docks is most humbly inscribed by their obedient servant John Ainslie Land-Surveyor", Ainslie, John

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1804 (published)


Color: Hand Color

30.7 x 43.4 inches
78 x 110.2 cm

Scarce, large-scale map of Edinburgh engraved with great detail. Two large keys, a compass rose and decorative title cartouche. Backed with heavy linen. Sold by Arch. Constable & Co., Edinburgh and W. Faden, London.


Condition: B

Original color. Damp stain at top with a little scattered foxing. Small loss at center where it has been folded.

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 9/10/2003