"'T Koningryk van Schotlandt, in zyne Zuider, en Noorder, Deelen Verdeelt", Sanson, Nicolas
Period: 1705 (published)
Publication: Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving...
Color: Hand Color
8.1 x 10.6 inches
20.6 x 26.9 cm
Beautiful and well-detailed small map of Scotland, showing the Orkney and Western islands, as well as a bit if the northern coast of Ireland. The map is adorned with a large title cartouche and a garland draped scale cartouche.
This map appeared in Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving, nae de Rechte Verdeeling der Landschappen, Plaetsen, Zeeën, Rivieren, &c. Geographisch, Politisch, Historisch, Chronologisch en Genealogisch, a Dutch edition of A. Phérotée de la Croix's Nouvelle Methode Pour Apprendre Facilement la Geographie Universelle, which first appeared in 1690. The Dutch edition was published by Francois Halma and included 98 maps and views.
A crisp impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet and a narrow right margin, as issued.