Carte de l'Ecosse
cm,Rigobert Bonne, (1727-1795) published Paris, ca.
1787size 333 x 222 mm. rare included with the
islands as for once seems accuarte £45 inc ddelivery,
folds as issued
A View of British Fishery off the S Coast of Shetland
Copper engraving on fine paper from the London
Magazine; or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer May 1752
original folds all complete £45 26 x 20.5 cm early
panorama unmounted with folds as issued. These early
folding prospects are rare and normally accurate versions of the
place depicted . Printed and sold by Richard Baldwin from
Paternoster Row . . the Free British
Fishery, £40 inc delivery folds as issued stupidy
rare NOT Gents Mag as Shetland Museum has it !
North part of Scotland Map in Shetland, Western Isles
by Robert Morden published by Awnsham in 1722 in Camden's
Britannia. Morden was an accomplished cartographer and one of
the first to show longitudes measured from the meridian of St.
Paul's Cathedral and shown in degrees at the bottom of the map
and time in minutes at the top as time at this date was measured
locally from the sun. Copper engraved map, folded as issued,.
Size 42x36.5cms/16.5"x14.25". £135 printed over page edge
Loch `Ken and Castle by Swann £8
will move to its own page when time.. I know its mainland
Map of SCOTLAND.
Antique map of Scotland by the well-known Thomas Jefferys
(1719-1771 ), Geographer to King George III. With a separate
inset of the Shetlands and a decorative cartouche of eagle,
fish, barrels, etc. Originally produced for an edition of Thomas
Salmon, "A New Geographical and Historical Grammar".London
: Published in London by Thomas Salmon 1762.
Later hand colour full margins Copper line engraving on
paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 184 x 197mm (approx.
7-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Folds as issued , mild tanning to extreme
outer edges of base margins £45
Orkney . . . Jimmy's been here first !
General Plan of the Antiquities of Stenness Orkney 1848
left of Map. . not split simply shown in both bits Covers
the lochs and profiles the stones and Mees How etc Drawn
and engraved by James Basire 22 cm x 64 cm actual image plus
margins/plate area etc folds as issued Published April 1851
The society of antiquaries issued engravings of about to
be lost or threatened structures in the series Vetusta
Monumenta (Ancient Monuments), which ran intermittently from
1718 to 1906. The distinguished engraver George Vertue was an
early member and was responsible for most engravings up to his
death in 1756. Each member of the Society received a free copy
these are scarce as few antiquarians break books most are in
library collections being only printed for members . perefct
copy with margins £85
View of Orkney Islands
engraving by William Miller after C Stanfield From a collection
of engravings depicting locations in Sir Walter Scott's Waverley
Novels. text by John Tillotson.Engravings by Finden based on
drawings by Clarkson Stanfield, David Roberts, W.Daniell, Copley
Fielding, George Cattermole, S.Prout and S.Austin. engravings
are approximately 4.5 x 3 inches. published by Darton and Co,
Holborn Hill, London in 1859.£10
The Earl's Palace, Kirkwall
Kikwall Ruins of the Bishop's Palace and South
Transept of the Cathedral
Kirkwall the Nave looking eat