Auction 170, Lot 467

"A Map of the Kingdom of Scotland from the Latest and Best Observations, for Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1744 (circa)

Publication: Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England...

Color: Hand Color

15.4 x 19 inches
39.1 x 48.3 cm

This elegantly engraved map of Scotland divides the area into its historic provinces. The map identifies a plethora of towns, cities, rivers, and lochs. Surrounding islands are depicted in fine detail. An inset map at top zooms in on the Shetland archipelago. The decorative title cartouche at top right features a coat-of-arms and other symbols of Scottish might. Drawn and engraved by R.W. Seale.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.RAP-2a #2.

Condition: B+

A fine impression issued folding with light offsetting and a few faint stains.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $225

Closed on 11/14/2018