"[Lot of 2] Edinburgh [with] The Environs of Edinburgh", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Period: 1833-34 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
15.3 x 11.8 inches
38.9 x 30 cm
Pair of steel engraved maps. First shows the city in minute detail with a large and beautifully engraved vignette of Edinburgh Castle. Features facades of the sixteen most important structures of the city. Second is filled with information including roads, lanes, villages, towns, mills, castles, watershed and terrain. Locates individual buildings and some fields with the landowner's family name. Extends to the east to beyond Musselburgh, west to Kirkliston and south to Rutherford Castle and Pennicuik. Both with nice original outline color and keyboard style borders.
Both lightly toned. Environs with small, closed marginal tear and chip into mileage scale.