Auction 134, Lot 427

"[Lot of 2] L'Ecosse [and] Scotland",

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1762-1804 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

1) L'Ecosse, by Robert de Vaugondy, from Nouvel Atlas Portatif, 1762, (8.8 x9.4"). The original outline color delineates the counties of highland and lowland Scotland.

2) Scotland, by J. Stratford, 1804, (14.7 x 17.4"). This is an interesting comparison with the above map due to the level of detail. This map is densely packed with place names. The Shetland Islands are shown in an inset.

References: 1) Pedley #53, p. 234.

Condition: B+

1) lightly toned on centerfold. 2) Issued folded, now flattened with minor reinforcement at fold intersections and paper added to binding-side margin at top. A short binding tear in the border has been repaired.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/1/2010