Poland Shewing the Claims of Russia....by Thomas Guthrie

Poland Shewing the Claims of Russia....by Thomas Guthrie

Code: 54671

£115.00 Approx $143.75, €136.09
 
Date: 1785
Copper engraving with original outline hand colouring.  Copper engraving: 45.6cms x 37.4cms ; image size: 377mm x 337mm.  Key bottom left blank with the Claims of Russia denoted by the figure 1; Claims of Prussia by 2 and Claims of Austria by 3.  Fascinating historical snapshot. Very good condition.

William Guthrie was born in Brechin in Scotland.  He wrote a number of histories and translated Cicero but is best known for his Guthrie’s Geography which became one of the most important and widely read geography texts of this era.