"L'Ecosse", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier
Period: 1762 (dated)
Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif
Color: Hand Color
8.8 x 9.4 inches
22.4 x 23.9 cm
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.
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.