Middle Part Of The Western Isles ...
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A large-scale and detailed map of the Hebridean islands of Benbecula, North Uist and the south part of Harris. John Thomson's "The Atlas Of Scotland" comprised 59 map sheets covering all the mainland and islands and was based on the work of numerous large-scale mapmakers, such as Ainslie, Armstrong, Forrest and, where pre-existing surveys did not exist, specially commissioned surveys. The maps were finely engraved on steelplates and represent the most detailed and accurate coverage of the country since Blaeu's atlas of 1654. Many counties appear on multi-sheet maps and islands, such as the Orkneys, Skye, and the Hebrides have full sheets devoted to them. Paper a little age-toned but overall a good example of an important map.
region: Scotland Maps & Charts
mapmaker: J. Thomson
place and date of publication: Edinburgh 1822-1831
medium and colour: copperplate, Original outline colourref: 43277
size in mm: 540 by 685mm (21.25 by 27 inches).
Price: £ 260
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