Scotland - von Reilly


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Scotland - von Reilly

Product no.: 3968
£125.00


Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von (1760 - 1820):  Das Königreich Scotland Nro. 86

Vienna 1789

orig. col. copper engr map; overall 37,5 x 31 cm, plate 29 x 22,5 cm. some printer’s creases; some foxing;  o/w vg.  cond.

A very detailed map of the whole of Scotland by von Reilly from his ‘Schauplatz der Fünf Theile der Welt nach und zu Anton Friedrich Büschings großer Erdbeschreibung’

Von Reilly was a Viennese art dealer, mapmaker and publishers. From 1789 onwards until 1806, he worked on a very ambitious project to publish an atlas, ‘Schauplatz der fuenf Theile der Welt...’,  which contained 830 maps by the time of publishing.    

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