Auction 111, Lot 391

"Nova et accurata totius Regni Scotiae, Secundum Omnes Provincias et adjacentes Insulas, exquisito studio determinatae, Delineatio, cura et sumtibus", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 22.3 inches
48.8 x 56.6 cm

Fully and strongly engraved copper plate map that includes all of Scotland and the New Hebrides, here called the Western Iles of Scotland. The map is filled with minute detail and hundreds of place names. Embellished with two large and most decorative cartouches with figures, coat of arms, and a compass rose off the mouth of the Fyrth of Forth.

References: Moir, p. 184.

Condition: B

Early, dark impression with fine original coloring. A little toning at left, else very good to fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/8/2005