Scotland Rum Island Hebrides Perth 1855 large old hand color 2 sheet mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
(Barra Isles, Rum Island, Orkney Islands, Edinburgh, Inverness, Aberdeen)
Issued ca.1855, Edinburgh, by A.C. Black
Engraved by S. Hall
Fine and uncommon pair old engraved maps with attractive original hand color.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
The maps remain well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great set of antique maps entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Each sheet measures c. 17 3/8" H x 24 1/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 16 1/8" H x 23 3/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 142