A Chart of part of the Coast of Scotland from Peterhead in Aberdeenshire to Findhorn in Elginshire shewing the opposite coast from Helmsdale to Duncansby in Caithness from an actual survey ...

AINSLIE John (1785)


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Copperplate engraving, on four uncut sheets, each approximately 590 x 510 mm. A fine example. [Edinburgh : His Majesty's Customs], 1785 

Rare four-sheet chart of the central part of the north-eastern coast of Scotland from Duncansby Head (John O'Groats) south to Helmsdale, and then the coast from Findhorn and Kinloss round to Petershead.


This chart is one of a sequence commissioned by Customs and Excise from John Ainslie, the foremost surveyor in private practice in Scotland at this time.

Stock Code: 232276

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