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Taylor, George (Geographer), active 1778
Taylor & Skinner's Survey and maps of the roads of North Britain or Scotland / George Taylor, Andrew Skinner.
London : Published for the authors ... & sold by D. Wilson & G. Nicol ..., Jas. Phillips ..., Andw. Dury ... & T. Durham ..., 1776.
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([3], 61 p., 1 folded leaf of plates) : 62 maps ; 22 x 53 cm. folded to 22 x 15 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G1826 P2 T3 1776
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Copyright Status:
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Scale [ca. 1:75,000]
Maps engraved by John Barber, Thomas Bowen, J. Flyn, John Luffman, J. Prockter, Stephen Pyle, John Roberts, Isaac Taylor, and Garnet Terry.
Survey made 1775.
Dedicated: To his Grace John Duke of Argyll, Commander in Chief of his Majestys forces in North Britain, &c. &c. &c. This work is most humbly inscribed by his grace's most obliged & very humble servants, George Taylor, Andrew Skinner.
Pages are folded and bound as pocket atlas.
Inserted: A general map of the roads of Scotland / Taylor and Skinner. 1 folded map (35 x 32 cm.)
Includes an index of the cities, towns, and villages and their distance from Edinburgh, the cross roads, and a list of the stages on the Great Road.
Subject Terms:
Cities and towns -- Scotland -- Maps.
Durham, T. -- Publisher.
Dury, Andren -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1776.
MacGregor of Ardgartan -- Bookplate.
Nicol, G. -- Publisher.
Phillips, James -- Publisher.
Real property -- Scotland -- Maps.
Roads -- Scotland.
Scotland -- Road maps -- Early works to 1800.
Wilson, D. -- Publisher.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Skinner, Andrew (Geographer)
Barber, John, fl. 1770-1800, engraver.
Bowen, Thomas, -1790, engraver.
Flyn, J., engraver.
Luffman, J. (John), 1756-1846, engraver.
Prockter, J., engraver.
Pyle, S., engraver.
Roberts, John, engraver.
Taylor, Isaac, 1730-1807, engraver.
Terry, Garnet, engraver.

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