Southern Scotland - von Reilly


Southern Scotland - von Reilly

Product no.: 3970

Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von (1760 - 1820):  Des Königreichs Scotland südlicher Theil . Nro. 87

Vienna 1789

orig. col. copper engr map;  overall 26 x 31 cm, plate 23 x 29 cm. some foxing; cropped to right platemark;  o/w vg.  cond.

A very detailed map of the Southern part  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.    

[ref: 3970] £150

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