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Composite: Scotland or North Britain. Campbell, Robert, 1790

Composite: Scotland or North Britain. / Campbell, Robert / 1790
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Full Title: (Composite of) A new and correct map of Scotland or North Britain, with the post and military roads, divisions &ca. Drawn from the most approved surveys, illustrated with many additional improvements, and regulated by the latest astronomical observations by Lieut. Campbell. London, printed for Robt. Sayer, no. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 10 Jany. 1790.

Author: Campbell, Robert

Date: 1790

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Campbell, Robert

Date: 1790

Short Title: Composite: Scotland or North Britain.

Publisher: London: Robert Sayer

Type: Composite Map ; Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 126

Object Width cm: 106

Scale 1: 447,000

Note: Engraved map printed on 4 sheets. Counties in outline color. Shows classified roads with distances, etc. Relief shown pictorially. Inset map: The islands of Shetland or Zetland laid down on the same scale as the map. Includes distance table. David Rumsey Collection sheets mounted together as 2 sheets. (W 8 30--W 1 00/N 60 50--N 54 35)

Reference: P4300.

Country: Scotland

Full Title: (Composite of) A new and correct map of Scotland or North Britain, with the post and military roads, divisions &ca. Drawn from the most approved surveys, illustrated with many additional improvements, and regulated by the latest astronomical observations by Lieut. Campbell. London, printed for Robt. Sayer, no. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 10 Jany. 1790.

List No: 0411.013

Page No: 8-9

Series No: 15

Published In: A general atlas, describing the whole universe: being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the latest discoveries. The whole being an improvement of the maps of D'Anville and Robert. Engraved in the best manner on sixty-two copper-plates, by Thomas Kitchin, Senior, and Others. London: printed For Robert Sayer, no. 53, Fleet-Street, (1790).

Publication Author: Kitchin, Thomas

Publication Date: 1790

Publication Reference: P4300.

Publication Note: Late issue. Many of the maps are double sheet. This atlas was later expanded to become the New Universal Atlas (see David Rumsey Collection copy). Some of these maps also appeared in the American Atlas by Jefferys. There are actually 23 large maps, on 35 connected sheets, produced from 62 copper plates. Maps are hand painted with outline and full color and bound in half leather tan marbled paper covered boards with "General Atlas" stamped in gold on the spine. Inscription inside front cover in pen-and-ink: R. Sayer pub, 53 Fleet ... 8th, 1791 ...

Publication List No: 0411.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 35

Publication Height cm: 55

Publication Width cm: 41

Image No: 0411013

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