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Scotland [cartographic material] / drawn and engrav'd from a series of angles and astronomical observations by John Ainslie, land surveyor ; printed and sold by the proprietor Thomas Brown, North Bridge Street, Edinburgh and William Faden, Geographer to the King, Charing Cross, London
Bib ID 3987891
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Ainslie, John (Surveyor)
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1:316,800]. 
Description Edinburgh ; London : Published according to Act of Parliament with improvements till 1800 by Thomas Brown, North Bridge Street and William Faden, geographer to the King, Charing Cross, 1800 
1 map on 9 sheets : col., dissected and mounted on linen ; 176.5 x 159.1 cm., sheets 60.3 x 54.5 cm., folded to 32.7 x 22.8 cm. 
Partial contents
  • Inset: Shetland Islands. Scale [ca. 1:506,880]
  • A map of the Orkney Islands. Scale [ca. 1:316,800].
 
Notes

Map of Scotland showing roads, cities, borough towns, market towns, parish towns, seats and noted houses, Roman roads and camps, turnpike roads, lochs, rivers and distances. Relief shown by hachures.

"To the Right Honble. Henry Dundas, Treasurer of the Navy &c &c this map is most humbly inscribed by his most obedient servt. John Ainslie".

Title from decorative cartouche depicting sheep, cows and fishermen pulling in their boat from the bay.

In lower left: Heights of the most remarkable hills

In lower left corner: Explanation to the table of distances.

Includes illustrations of ships on the seas.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232412732

Subjects Roads -- Scotland -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Scotland -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1800 
Other authors/contributors Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811  |  Brown, Thomas  |  Faden, William, 1749-1836

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