Auction 158, Lot 255

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

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.6 x 19.3 inches
57.4 x 49 cm

This handsome map of Scotland delineates the counties and shows countless place names, harbors, islands, rivers, mountains, shoals, bays and firths. At lower left is a beautifully engraved rococo cartouche. This is the second state with Flannan Isle moved west of the Western Isles and the addition of St. Kilda, published circa 1768.

References: Pedley #52.

Condition: A

A nice example on watermarked paper with a couple of small, unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/22/2016

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