IURA INSULA. THE YLE OF IURA ONE OF THE WESTERNE ILES OF SCOTLAND

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Timothy Pont

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Iura Insula. The Yle of Iura one of the Westerne Iles of Scotland

Hand-colored copper plate engraving, c.1660.
Image size 16 1/8 x 20 3/4" (40.9 x 52.7 cm).
Good condition save some faint damp staining in the margins. Fine original outline coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 92753
Price: SOLD
Publisher : Published by Joannes Blaeu, Amsterdam.
This fine map of the island of Jura, located in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. This map was based on the work of Timothy Pont. Pont surveyed Scotland between 1595 and 1608. Unfortunately, Pont's maps were not published during his lifetime. This map appeared in Blaeu's atlas Scotland. A handsome map. Maps

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