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Auction 166, Lot 423

"L'Ecosse", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

8.8 x 9.4 inches
22.4 x 23.9 cm
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Simple, but detailed, map of Scotland, extending north to include part of the Shetland islands. The map shows rivers, mountains, and key cities, and is adorned with a decorative title cartouche. The map was engraved by E. Dussy and the cartouche by Arrivet. This is the first state.

References: Pedley #53.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with original color in the map and later color in the cartouche on paper with an "IV" watermark. There are some small worm holes confined to the far blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/14/2018