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Schreiber’s Map of the British Isles

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Schreiber’s Map of the British Isles

Date of publication:

  • c.1750
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 16 x 27 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Gros Britanni[en] oder Engelland Schottland und Irrland

    The cartouche of this map is dominated by the Hanoverian coat of arms, and the legend on the right lists counties and regions of the British Isles identified with numbers and abbreviations on the map. Read more

    Shirley suggests that Schreiber’s pocket ‘Atlas Selectus’ may have been engraved as early as 1730 and reissued circa 1749-1750.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 16 x 27 cm, original hand colour, margins a little dusty, blank verso.


    Shirley, Printed maps of the British Isles, Schreiber 1. Read less