"Remote British Islands", Thomson, John
Subject: British Islands
Period: 1817 (dated)
Publication: A New General Atlas
Color: Hand Color
23.3 x 19.5 inches
59.2 x 49.5 cm
This interesting and attractive sheet contains five separate maps and two vignettes: Isles of Guernsey, Herm, Sark and Alderney; Isle of Jersey; Isles of Scilly; Isle of Mann; Isle of Wight; View of Eddystone Light House; and Freshwater Bay, in the Isle of Wight, with a distant View of the Needle Rocks. The maps provide excellent detail of each island including settlements, roads, forts and topography.
Sound paper with original margins. A little scattered toning and some oxidation to hand coloring, else very good.