Lotter, Tobias Conrad (1717-1777): La Grande Bretagne ou les Royaumes d’Angleterre et d’Ecosse comme aussi le Royaume d’Irlande Divissee par Provinces et Publiee par Tobie Conrad Lotter, Geographe a Augsburg.
copper engraved map with old hand colouring; overall 54 x 66 cm, plate 50 x 59 cm. fold as issued; some foxing and staining; printer’s crease along lower c’fold; some faint creases; lower c’fold split not affecting plate; some old paper repair to lower margin but not affecting plate; ; hand written annotation in top margin; on verso remnanats of paper hinges; o/w vg cond.
A very attractive map of Great Britain with a large decorative cartouche and a a large vignette with three coat-of-arms, by Tobias Lotter from ‘Atlas Novus’, first published c177; , engraved by his son, Matthias Albert Lotter who worked with his father and later succeeded him in business. Matthias preferred to give the map titles in French, German and Enhglish rather than in Latin.