Auction 88, Lot 207

"Scotland", Playfair, James

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1819 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.7 x 21.7 inches
45 x 55.1 cm

Published by Archibald Constable for Dr. Playfair's Statistical Account, the map contains nice topographical detail and depicts the major roads. Inset of the Shetland Islands and an engraved vignette of the Fingals Cave, Staffa. Lovely pastel coloring. Folding as issued and trimmed nearly to neatline for binding. On very thick paper with some minor offsetting, overall very good.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $30

Closed on 10/2/1999

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