Southern Scotland - von Reilly


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Southern Scotland - von Reilly

Product no.: 3974
£175.00


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’. With a fully hand coloured cartouche.

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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