The Great Map: The Military Survey of Scotland 1747-1755

By: Roy William

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46x30cm, Very large hardcover bound in cloth with gilt titles to spine, cloth covered slipcase, New Condition. Limited edition of 1200, pp 400, full page colour maps throughout. Publisher's description: William Roy surveyed the whole of Scotland, producing an immensely detailed and groundbreaking map of the country after the Jacobite rising of 1745. It had a great influence on the future of mapping, and for the first time this magnificent work has been reproduced in 342 large-format full colour pages. In addition to the cartography, The Great Map will contain three essays by academic specialists. Dr Yolande Hodson focuses on the life of William Roy and the cartography of the map; Professor Charles Withers writes about the broader context of mapping in 18th-century Scotland and Britain, and mapping in the Enlightenment, while Chris Tabraham supplies the detail of the historical and military background. Casebound in real cloth within a protective slip case. Includes introductory essays and 346 pages of colour mapping. Special limited numbered edition. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 4KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED.

Title: The Great Map: The Military Survey of Scotland 1747-1755

Author Name: Roy William

Categories: Scottish History, Maps,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2007

ISBN Number: 1841586676

ISBN Number 13: 9781841586670

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 007112