A new description of the shyres Lothian and Linlitquo


A new description of the shyres Lothian and Linlitquo

Item Information

Title:
A new description of the shyres Lothian and Linlitquo
Creator:
Pont, Timothy, 1560?-1614?
Creator:
Hart, Andro, d. 1621
Creator:
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612
Name on Item:
be T. Pont ; Judocus Hondius caelavit.
Date:
[1610]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Lothian (Scotland)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
United KingdomLothian (area)
Publisher:
[Edinburgh?] : Sumptibus Andreae Hart
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Shows rivers and tributaries, lochs, trees, roads, settlements (with churches), towns, main buildings, enclosures, ruins, and boundaries.
With dedication by T. Pont to King James I.
On dedication cartouche: "93."
Decoration: at top right corner, the dedication is inscribed in an elaborated frame ornated with the Royal Crest and two children holding open books; on the left bottom corner the title in fretwork cartouche; elaborated compass rose with rhumb lines radiating; some large names in flourished script; the coasts are shaded outwards and coloured; two ships in the Firth of Forth.
Shows the area currently comprising East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian with parts of neighbouring counties (Fife, Lanarkshire, Berwickshire and Peeblesshire); shows as far south as the Lammermuir Hills and west to the river Avon.
In English and Latin.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 35 x 54 cm.
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:171,000.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_007020
Call #:
G5773.L6 1610 .P66x
Barcode:
39999059029171
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