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Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Title: Exactissima regni Scotiae tabula. . .
Published in: Amsterdam, 1690
   
Size: 22.1 x 18.7 inches.
56.1 x 47.4 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: In very good condition. Parts of cartouches heightened in gold. Centrefold. Dark impression, wide margins.
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A superb map of Scotland by Visscher, published in Amsterdam at the end of the seventeenth century. All the Scottish counties are coloured in outline. There is a tremendous amount of map detail engraved, including, the larger towns and villages, rivers, lochs, mountains, hills, castles, firths, islands etc.
There are some distinctive geographical errors shown on this map that include the flat top to the Isle of Lewis, the distortion in the alignment of the Isle of Arran, and the wavy rather than straight line marking the Great Glen. There is a small legend with explanation symbols.
What really completes this wonderful map are the two glorious cartouches, decorated as they are with the Royal coats of arms of Great Britain and Scotland, and allegorical figures.




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