Stranraer, Newton Stewart, Scotland, Antique Road Map, Taylor & Skinner, 1776
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Stranraer, Newton Stewart, Scotland, Antique Road Map, Taylor & Skinner, 1776:
Title / Subject:'The Road from Port Patrick, to Dumfries, Annan, & the printed area on each side of the sheet measures approximately 460mm x 190mm, with good sized margins beyond.
Description: A finely engraved, large 18th century road map through part of Scotland. The route is printed on both sides of the sheet with detail of topography and place names. The road passes through a number of settlements including:
Plate 43: Port Patrick, Stranraer, Newton Stewart, Kircudbright
Plate 44: Dumfries, Annan, Longtown, Glenluce
Provenance: 'Taylor and Skinner's Survey and Maps of the Roads of North Britain, or Scotland', London, 1776
Condition:Good condition overall. Light age toning. Minor wear to the edges of the sheet, not affecting the printed area. Three binding holes to the bottom margin (Plate 43), again not affecting the printed area. Some minor creasing. A very mild fold to the sheet where the original leather bound publication was folded (would flatten out over time or if being mounted and framed). Please study all the photographs carefully to fully appreciate the condition.