Title The Nation Survey'd: Timothy Pont's Maps of Late Sixteenth-century Scotland
Binding Soft cover
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Tuckwell Press Ltd 2001
1862321981 / 9781862321984
Seller ID 005061
Large softcover. First edition, SCARCE COPY, pp172, with b&w and some colour illustrations, maps, bibliography and index. Contents: 1. Timothy Pont: Three Centuries of Research, Speculation and Plagiarism /? Jeffrey Stone 2. The Age of Timothy Pont /? Michael Lynch 3. Writing and Signs 1. Pont's Writing: Form and Content /? Christopher Fleet Table 1. Additions by Robert Gordon 2. An Assessment of Pont's Settlement Signs /? Jeffrey Stone 4. Pont and Place-Names /? Simon Taylor and Roy Wentworth Table 2. Names on (Gordon] 54B Table 3. Islands on Loch Maree 5. Woodland in the Maps of Pont /? Christopher Smout 6. Timothy Pont and Scotland's Mountains /? Ian Mitchell Table 4. Hills identified on Pont maps Table 5. Mountains in Macfarlane's Geographical Collections 7. Timothy Pont's Building Drawings /? Charles McKean 8. Timothy Pont's Portrayal of Towns /? Patricia Dennison 9. Pont in Context: Chorography, Mapmaking and National Identity in the Late Sixteenth Century /? Charles Withers.