Auction 126, Lot 479

"Le Royaume d'Ecosse divisee en Shires ou Comtes", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.25 inches
57.2 x 48.9 cm

This handsome map of Scotland delineates the counties and shows countless place-names, harbors, islands, as well as rivers, mountains, shoals, bays and firths. At lower left is a beautifully engraved rococo cartouche. This is the first state with Flannan Isle too close to the Western Isles.

References: Pedley #52.

Condition: B+

Nice impression and color with a short repaired tear just entering map at bottom center.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/3/2008

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