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  BRITISH ISLES 
 Scotland 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century map of Scotland]
Escosse. Frankfurt, 1684. 150 x 100mm.
Miniature map of Scotland, showing the Orkneys, Shetlands & Faroes, with decorative ships and seamonsters. Published in a German edition of 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 16484]    £120.00 ($152 • €133 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century map of Edinburgh]
Edimbourg. Frankfurt, 1684. Coloured. 150 x 100mm.
Plan of Edinburgh from Mallet’s Description de l’Univers, Mallet was a military engineer, cartographer and mathematician in the service of the French King, Louis XIV.
[Ref: 16501]    £120.00 ($152 • €133 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [17th Century Italian map of Scotland]
Scotia Parte Settentrionale...; Scotia parte Meridionale... Venice, c.1690. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 890 x 630mm.
Highly decorative two-sheet map of Scotland in Coronelli's unique style. Each sheet has a title within a cartouche, the southern sheet a scale cartouche, the northern sheet a table of counties and towns on a hanging banner.
[Ref: 11092]    £1,200.00 ($1,518 • €1,334 rates)


SLEZER, John. [17th Century Prospect of Glasgow]
Facies Gicitalis Glascoae ab Austro - The Prospect of the Town of Glasgow from ye South London, c.1693. Coloured.270 x 430mm.
This view of Glasgow from the south across the River Clyde, shows the very distinctive steeple of the Merchants’ Hall, completed in 1665. Moving further right (from west to east) the next distinctive building is the squat structure of the Tron Church (1599) with its clock. Next should be the tolbooth (1626), a seven-storey high structure surmounted by a crown spire. Given a rather anonymous shape in the original drawing, it has been mistaken at a later stage for an ecclesiastical building and anachronistically surmounted by a large cruciform symbol. Beyond it are a cluster of spires representing the Old College (1656), the Church of the Blackfriars and the Cathedral.
[Ref: 17083]    £280.00 ($354 • €311 rates)


VALEGIO, Francesco. [An early town plan of Edinburgh]
Edenburgum, Scotia Metropolis. Padua: Lasor a Varea, 1713. 85 x 120mm, set in a page of text.
Valegio's town plan of Edinburgh, first issued in the early 1600s, a reduced version of the Braun & Hogenberg. This example comes from Lasor's geographical compendium 'Universus Terrarum Orbis Scriptorum calamo delineatus'.
[Ref: 18641]    £180.00 ($228 • €200 rates)


BROWNE, Christopher. [A scarce map of Scotland]
A New Map of Scotland, the Western, Orkney, and Shetland Islands. Most humbly Inscrib'd to His Grace the Duke of Hamilton & Brandon &c. A New Map of Scotland According to Gordon of Straloch Revis'd & Improved by J. Senex. 1721. London: John Senex, 1721. Original colour. 560 x 470mm.
An uncommon map of Scotland, with a decorative title cartouche and an inset of the Shetlands. Originally published by Christopher Browne in 1705, this example has an additional title added by Senex. The name of the engraver, John Harris, is only faintly visible off Kinnairds Head. It was Robert Gordon (1580-1661) who revised Timothy Pont's maps, allowing the publication of the first atlas of Scotland, Jan Blaeu's 'Theatrum Scotiae', 1654.
[Ref: 17582]    £1,000.00 ($1,265 • €1,112 rates)


KEULEN, Gerard van. [Two-sheet chart of western Scotland and the Hebrides]
Nieuwe Paskaart van de West Kust van Schotland, de Lewys Eylanden en de Noord Kust van Yrland beginnende van C.Wrath... Amsterdam, c.1728. Two sheets conjoined, total 600 x 1010mm.
A large antique chart of western Scotland, orientated with north to the right, showing from the Bay of Glen Luce in Galloway to Cape Wrath, with the Outer Hebrides and St Kilda. Northern Ireland is shown from Belfast around the north coast to Donegal. A very detailed chart for the period, considering the area was regarded as the most dangerous waters of the British Isles. KOEMAN: IV. p. 391.
[Ref: 11902]    £1,500.00 ($1,898 • €1,668 rates)


ALLARD, Carel. [An 18th century map of Scotland]
Novissima Regni Scotiæ Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Tabula divisae in Ducatus, Comitatus, Vice-Comitatus, Provincias, Praefecturas, Dominia et Insulas Amsterdam, Covens & Mortier, c.1730. Coloured. 505 x 595mm.
A decorative map of Scotland, divided between north and south, with an inset of the Orkneys. It is decorated with a title cartouche featuring the Roman gods, an elaborate dedication cartouche (to Nicolaes Witsen, a confidant of William III, administrator of the VOC and ambassador to the English Court) and a vignette featuring the Scottish Royal Arms. This map was originally published by Allard in 1697.
[Ref: 17552]    £950.00 ($1,202 • €1,056 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [18th century map of Scotland]
Nova et accurata totius Regni Scotiæ... Augsburg, c.1740. Original body colour. 585 x 500mm. A very fine impression and strong colour.
A striking map of Scotland, with cartouches for the title and scale which emphasise the natural resources of the country, including game and fish.
[Ref: 14972]    £750.00 ($949 • €834 rates)


COLLINS, Capt. Greenvile. [Sea chart of the Firth of Forth from the first English sea-atlas]
[The Firth of Forth.] To the Right Hon.ble Iames Earle of Perth Lord Chancellor of the Kingdom of Scotland, This Chart is humbly dedicated by Capt. Greenvile Collins Hydrographer to the King. London: Mount & Page, c.1750. Coloured, 450 x 560mm.
A sea chart of the mouth of the Firth of Forth marking Edinburgh, 'Lieth', 'Dumfermling', 'North Berwickla' and Dunbar. The dedication cartouche features Scottish martial trophies and mermaids. It was published in an edition of Collins' 'Great Britain's Coasting Pilot, being a New Survey of the Sea Coast', the first English sea-atlas based on personal survey. Undertaken on the orders of Charles II, Collins started his survey in 1681, a task that lasted seven years. The complete atlas was finally completed in 1693, and was so popular that editions were released, with only occasional revisions, until 1792.
[Ref: 14900]    £480.00 ($607 • €534 rates)


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