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  BRITISH ISLES 
 Scotland 

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A classic 16th century map of Scotland in fine original colour.]
Scotiæ Tabula. Antwerp: Plantin, 1595, Latin text edition. Original colour. 355 x 480mm.
A fine map of Scotland, one of the earliest maps to show the country separately. Orientated with north to the right, it is derived from Mercator's 8-sheet map of the British Isles, published 1564. On the map are two interesting notes in Latin: 'There are obnoxious tempests in Loch Lomond, and its fish have no bones' and 'Loch Ness and the river Ness never freeze'. VAN DER BROECKE: 18, state two of three.
[Ref: 19455]    £1,250.00 ($1,606 • €1,460 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [16th century plan of Edinburgh]
Edenburg. Edenburgum Scotiae Metropolis. Cologne, 1581-, Latin text. Coloured. 345 x 460mm.
A very fine 'map-view' of Edinburgh with the major buildings shown in profile, with no consideration for perspective. Published in the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 3.
[Ref: 18139]    £1,400.00 ($1,799 • €1,635 rates)


QUAD, Matthias. [The first issue of Quad's map of Scotland]
Scotiæ Tabula. Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 220 x 285mm.
Scotland, engraved by Johann Bussemacher after Ortelius for Quad's 'Fasciculus Geographicus Complectens'.
[Ref: 18347]    £300.00 ($386 • €350 rates)


HONDIUS, Jodocus. [A 17th century miniature map of northern Scotland]
Scotiae tabula III. Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 145 x 180mm.
A miniature map of Scotland north of Montrose, first published in 1607 in the Mercator/Hondius 'Atlas Minor', reduced from Hondius's own folio map. In 1621 the printing plate was sold to a London publisher, who republished it in 'Purchas His Pilgrimies'. Later Dutch editions used new plates by Jansson.
[Ref: 18355]    £220.00 ($283 • €257 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [A Dutch map of Scotland published during the Civil War]
Scotia Regnum. Amsterdam, c.1650, Latin text. Original colour. 390 x 505mm. Repaired tear in lower margin.
An elegant map of Scotland, decorated with two armorials and an inset of the Orkneys.
[Ref: 16744]    £700.00 ($900 • €818 rates)


PONT, Timothy. [Map of Upper Clydesdale from the first atlas of Scotland]
Glottiana Præfectura Superior. Auct: Timotheus Pont. The Upper Ward of Clyds-Dale. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1654, first French edition. Original colour. 395 x 540mm. Light browning.
A 17th century map of Upper Clydesdale, now part of South Lanarkshire, with elaborate cartouches for title and scale. This was the first printed map of Clydesdale, as surveyed by Timothy Pont (1565-1614) who had mapped most of Scotland in superb detail in the 1580s and 1590s. Despite the quality of his work and the attention of James I & VI, his atlas was not published until forty years after his death, as Volume 6 of Blaeu's 'Atlas Novus'. KOEMAN: Bl 50.
[Ref: 14622]    £360.00 ($463 • €420 rates)


PONT, Timothy. [Map of Lower Clydesdale & the environs of Glasgow from the first atlas of Scotland]
Glottiana Præfectura Inferior, cum Baronia Glascvensi. The Nether Warde of Clyds-Dale, and Baronie of Glasco. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1662, Latin edition. Original colour. 395 x 540mm.
A 17th century map of Lower Clydesdale, now part of South Lanarkshire, with elaborate cartouches for title and scale. This was the first printed map of Clydesdale, as surveyed by Timothy Pont (1565-1614) who had mapped most of Scotland in superb detail in the 1580s and 1590s. Despite the quality of his work and the attention of James I & VI, his atlas was not published until forty years after his death, as Volume 6 of Blaeu's 'Atlas Novus'. This example comes from the eleven-volume 'Atlas Major'. KOEMAN: Bl 54.
[Ref: 14625]    £380.00 ($488 • €444 rates)


PONT, Timothy. [Map of Renfrewshire from the first atlas of Scotland]
Præfectura Renfroana Vulgo dicata Baronia. The Baronie of Rengrow. Timotheus Pont Auctor. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1662, Latin edition. Original colour. 395 x 540mm.
A 17th century map of Renfrewshire, with elaborate cartouches for title, scale and blank dedication. Paisley is marked with its abbey, as is Glasgow, despite being in the adjoining county. This was the first printed map of Renfrewshire, as surveyed by Timothy Pont (1565-1614) who had mapped most of Scotland in superb detail in the 1580s and 1590s. Despite the quality of his work and the attention of James I & VI, his atlas was not published until forty years after his death, as Volume 6 of Blaeu's 'Atlas Novus'. This example comes from the eleven-volume 'Atlas Major'. KOEMAN: Bl 54.
[Ref: 14624]    £350.00 ($450 • €409 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century miniature map of Scotland]
De Fero de Scheland, Orknay et Hebrides. Paris, 1683, for the Description de l'Univers. Coloured. 150 x 105mm
Seventeenth centrury map of Scotland with the Hebrides, Orkneys, Shetlands, and Faroe Islands.
[Ref: 19408]    £125.00 ($161 • €146 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century map of Scotland]
Escosse. Frankfurt, 1684. Coloured. 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 ($154 • €140 rates)


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