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Auction 106, Lot 305

"[Pair] Scotland Northern Part [and] Scotland Southern Part", Pinkerton, John

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1811 (circa)

Publication: Modern Atlas

Color: Hand Color

27.5 x 20.2 inches
69.9 x 51.3 cm
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Matching pair of uncommon maps that chart the whole of Scotland in extremely fine detail. The Northern Part has an inset of the Shetland Islands. One of the finest British mapmakers of his time, Pinkerton's maps are notable for their high quality and detail. Size given is for each map.


Condition: B

On thick paper with original margins. Southern sheet with a small stain offshore from the Firth of Forth, else very good.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/3/2004