"Les Isles Britanniques Comprenant l'Angleterre, l'Ecosse, et l'Irlande; pour les Premieres Etudes; Dirigee par Mr. Philippe...", Philippe De Pretot, Etienne Andre
Period: 1767 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
14.6 x 10.3 inches
37.1 x 26.2 cm
This handsome map of the British Isles extends to show parts of France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany and Norway. There is good detail of political boundaries, towns, and rivers. The North Atlantic is filled with a lovely 32-point compass rose, and the coats of arms of England, Scotland and Ireland appear at top right. Adorned with a decorative cartouche featuring a large bird. Engraved by Jean Emmanuel Jerome Vallet.
References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #179-76.
A crisp example with marginal soiling.