Auction 140, Lot 473

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

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1735 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 22.8 inches
49.5 x 57.9 cm

This strongly engraved map is based on the cartography of Visscher with Seutter's original decorative elements. The map includes all of Scotland, the Orkney Islands and the New Hebrides, here called the Western Iles of Scotland. The map is filled with minute detail and hundreds of place names. The cartouches are richly embellished with scenes of fishing, hunting and other occupations. Engraved by Andrea Silbereysen.

References: Moir, p. 184.

Condition: B

Bold original color with light toning and a few small abrasions along centerfold at left and minor soiling in margins.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $220

Closed on 5/23/2012

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