NORTHERN SCOTLAND by ANDREW JOHNSTON from Camden s Britannia 1772 old map
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NORTHERN SCOTLAND. by ANDREW JOHNSTON from Camden's Britannia 1772 old map

Price: £97.99

TITLE OF THE MAP: 'A new map of the North part of Scotland'

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: From Gibson's English version of Camden's Britannia, original published in 1695; This map from the scarce fourth edition, published 1772.    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 40.0 x 50.5cm, 15.75 x 19.75 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Double page folio copperplate engraved map

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Andrew Johnston

PROVENANCE: [Camden's Britannia] - scarce 4th Gibson edition, 1772. "Britannia, or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland, together with the adjacent islands", written in Latin by William Camden, Clarenceux King at Arms, and translated into English, with additions and improvements by Edmund Gibson, DD, late Lord Bishop of London. MDCCLXXII. "Britannia", one of the best known 17th and 18th century atlases of the British Isles, was originally published in Latin in 1586 by William Camden. Four editions of the atlas translated by Gibson were published in 1695, 1722, 1753 and 1772, each accompanied by the highly regarded maps of Robert Morden. The 3rd and 4th are the scarcer of the Gibson editions, and do not suffer the thin, brittle paper on which the 1st edition maps were published



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NORTHERN SCOTLAND. by ANDREW JOHNSTON from Camden's Britannia 1772 old map
NORTHERN SCOTLAND. by ANDREW JOHNSTON from Camden's Britannia 1772 old map

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