Auction 115, Lot 396

"Map of Scotland, From Original Materials Obtained by the Parliamentary Commissioners For Highland Roads and Bridges", Arrowsmith, Aaron, Sr.

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1813 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.3 x 23 inches
49 x 58.4 cm

This detailed and beautifully drawn map shows all the roads surveyed in the Highlands from 1790 onward. A legend at lower left provides an explanation of symbols displayed; roads and bridges (made, under contract and under consideration), military roads, post offices, etc. Ordered by the House of Commons.

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Condition: A

Lovely impression and coloring on thick paper with original margins. Issued folding.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 6/21/2006

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