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ANTIQUE MAP: SELKIRK SHIRE.

FULLARTON & CO., Archibald – publishers : SELKIRK SHIRE.

London & Edinburgh : A. Fullarton & Co., [1857]. An attractive antique map – Innerleithen, Galashiels, Selkirk, Yarrow and the country south to Ettrick Pen on a scale of five miles to the inch – the map displayed within a decorative border. Originally produced for John Marius Wilson’s “The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland”, published in parts between 1854 and 1857.
Lithograph on paper. Original hand colour. Printed surface 170 x 119mm (approx. 6-3/4” x 4-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

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ANTIQUE MAP: A NEW MAP OF SUTHERLAND SHIRE, DRAWN FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES.

KITCHIN, Thomas, 1719-1784 : A NEW MAP OF SUTHERLAND SHIRE, DRAWN FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES.

[London] : for the London Magazine, [1764]. A charming antique map of the most remote corner of mainland Scotland as it was known in the eighteenth century – one of a series originally produced by Kitchin for the “London Magazine : or, Gentleman’s Monthly Intelligencer”. The present map first appeared with the August 1764 issue of magazine.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 172 x 219mm (approx. 6-3/4” x 8-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP: ORDNANCE SURVEY OF SCOTLAND : ARRAN – SHEET 21.

ORDNANCE SURVEY : ORDNANCE SURVEY OF SCOTLAND : ARRAN – SHEET 21.

Southampton : Ordnance Survey Office, 1870. A handsome one-inch map of the Isle of Arran, with portions of the adjacent coastlines of the mainland. Engraved by Henry Baker and John Darling and originally published in November 1870, with the present map printed from an electrotype taken in that year.
Line engraving on paper. 685 x 626mm (approx. 27” x 24-3/4”). Dissected, mounted on linen and folding into a contemporary cloth case, lettered in gilt; case split at foot and lacking ties; two residual tape-marks extending from left-hand margin to first fold, a few faint spots, but otherwise in very good condition.

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP: EDINBURGH & LEITH.

SWANSTON, George Heriot, fl.1841-1860 : EDINBURGH & LEITH.

London & Edinburgh : A. Fullarton & Co., 1852. An attractive and delicately engraved plan of Edinburgh and Leith in the mid nineteenth century. Drawn and engraved by the Edinburgh engraver George Heriot Swanston and originally produced for Fullarton’s serially published “A Gazetteer of the World” (1850-1856).
Steel line engraving on paper. Original outline hand colour. Engraved surface 130 x 160mm (approx. 9” x 6-1/4”). A couple of tiny marks, faint corner crease not affecting image, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£50

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