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Playfair’s Map of Ancient Gaul

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Playfair’s Map of Ancient Gaul

Date of publication:

  • c.1821
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 48 x 59.5 cm
  • Publisher:

  • Macredie
  • Colour:

  • original
  • James Playfair (1738-1819) was Historiographer to the Prince of Wales and Rector of St Andrews.

    A comprehensively revised edition of his atlas, "elegantly engraved by the most eminent artists" was published posthumously. Read more

    Condition & Materials

    Steel engraving, 48 x 59.5 cm, original hand-colour, blank verso, a map of ancient Gaul, prepared for Playfair’s New General Atlas.  Read less