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Scotland [cartographic material] : drawn and engrav'd from a series of angles and astronomical observations / by John Ainslie, land surveyor
Bib ID 4598216
Format MapMap
Author
Ainslie, John (Surveyor)
 
Access Conditions Fragile material - available for public use only to researchers who can demonstrate a need to access this material. Please apply to a Curator. 
Description [S.l. : s.n., 1720-1810] 
1 map on 3 sheets: col. ; 174.5 x 474.1 cm., sheets 63.2 x 162.5 cm. or smaller. 
Full contents
  • Insets: Shetland Islands, laid down upon a less scale than the map
  • A map of the Orkney Islands, which cannot be inserted in their true situation for want of room.
 
Notes

Plates 15,16 & 17 from: General atlas of modern geography. Vol. 1. [S.l. : s.n., 1720-1810]

Map of Scotland. 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."

At foot of title: Printed & sold by the author, Hanover Street, Newtown, Edinburgh and William Faden, Geographer to the King, Charing Cross, London.

In lower margin: Published according to Act of Parliament, Jany 1st.1789 by John Ainslie land surveyor and engraver, Hanover Street, Newtown, Edinr. & William Faden, Geographer to the King, Charing Cross London.

Includes tables "Heights of the most remarkable hills" and "Explanation to the table of distances"

Time Coverage 1789 

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