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Auction 181, Lot 431

"Nieuwe Kaart van't Noorder Gedeelte van Groot Britannie Behelzende het Koningryk Schotland", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1755 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.4 x 12.7 inches
36.6 x 32.3 cm

A beautifully engraved map extending to include the Orkney Islands and the Outer Hebrides. A large inset details the Shetland Islands. Simple title cartouche and a nice compass rose.


Condition: A

Full contemporary color on a sheet with a Fleur-de-lis coat of arms watermark by "Van der Ley." There is minor scattered foxing, an archivally repaired centerfold separation in the bottom margin, and light dampstains confined to the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/10/2021