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Creator:
Leslie, John, 1527-1596, cartographer.
Title(s):

Scotiae Regni Antiqvissimi Accvrata Descriptio / Io Leslavs, Epus Rossen.

Additional Title(s):

Scotiae Regni Antiquissimi Accurata Descriptio

Published/Created:
Romae : Natalis Bonifacius, MDLXXVIII [1578]
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving ; 40.5 x 53.5 cm, on sheet, 41.5 x 54.5 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 1h
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale not given.
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Features include ships and sea monsters.
Ornate cartouche with crests.
Orientated with north to the right.
Skelton, R.A. "Bishop Leslie's Maps of Scotland, 1578." In: Imago Mundi, VII (1950) p. 103-106
BAC: British Art Center copy uncolored.
Selected exhibitions: "The Mapmaker's art : 300 years of British cartography" (Yale Center for British Art, January 17-March 12, 1989).
The first separately printed map of Scotland. Leslie based his map on one published in a 1573 atlas produced by Abraham Ortelius, but altered many of the place names and corrected the shape of some of the Western Isles.
Subject Terms:
Scotland -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Scotland.
Form/Genre:
Early works.
Maps.
Maps -- Scotland.
Engravings -- 1578.
Contributors:
Bonifacio, Natale, 1538-1592, engraver.
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