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Edinburgh & Lothians

The area around modern-day Edinburgh has been inhabited for thousands of years.[1] Its origins as a settlement can be traced to the early Middle Ages when a hillfort was established in the area, most likely on the castle rock. From the seventh to the tenth centuries it was part of the Anglian Kingdom of Northumbria, becoming thereafter a royal residence of the Scottish kings. The town that developed next to the stronghold was established by royal charter in the early 12th century, and by the middle of the 14th century was being described as the capital of Scotland. The area known as the New Town was added from the second half of the 18th century onwards. Edinburgh was Scotland's largest city until Glasgow outgrew it in the first two decades of the 19th century. Kirkwood's Map series is a stunning evocation of the city ion detail in 1817 and John wood a little later in 1823. The Tallis coloured map of 1851 is a favourite for gifts and framing.
 Group of 4 maps: 1763 John Laurie's  Midlothian (Edinburgh)
15.95
  • Originally made in 1763. Made up of 4 sheets: sold here individually. Rarely available. 
  • Description
    A plan of the county of Midlothian or shire of Edinburgh.' By John Laurie, surveyor. Engraved by Alexander Baillie.  Scale[1: 63360] . 1020 x 1410 mm on sheet 1046 x 1437 mm. Engraving. Linen backing.  County map with inset plans of southermost part of county and part of Clydesdale. Dedication to Charles, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Grand Master Mason of Scotland and all members of the Grand Lodge of Scotland within rococo cartouche surmounted by armorial bearings. Note: 'Published according to the Act of Parliament.' 
  • Papers of the Montague-Douglas-Scott Family, Dukes of Buccleuch (GD224
  • Please note that the digital watermark on lower right of the image will not appear on maps sent. Published by Caledonian Maps
Atlas of Scotland  -  Economic Map Central Scotland Sheet 61 Original 1912
14.95
Atlas of Scotland in 1912 - Extending from Loch Tay and Dundee in the the north to Ayr and Hawick in the south this 5ins to the mile map gives a superb snapshot of the key industries of central Scotland in 1912. Includes Coal mines, Shale, Linen & Jute, Calico printing and 14 other industries.

County Map of Scotland - 1847 - East Lothian (known as Haddington)
8.95
Full colour County Map of Scotland - East Lothian in 1847
Including Haddington, Preston Pans, Aberlady, North Berwick, Dunbar, Pencaitland, East Saltoun
County Map of Scotland - 1847 - Midlothian (Edinburgh)
8.95
Full colour County Map of Scotland - Midlothian in 1847
Including Edinburgh, Musselburgh, Dalkeith, Portobello, Leith, Penicuick, Roslin
Edinburgh 32
5.95
Victorian Ordnance Survey Map of Scotland. Including: Cramond Dalkeith Inverkeithing Lasswade Leith Livingston Musselburgh Newbattle Penicuik West Calder First Edition revised to 1896. If you would like also to order the county map of Midlothian at 10% disc.please check the box opposite. parishes located on this map:-Abercorn, Aberdour (part), Bathgate (part), Bo'ness / Borrowstounness (part), Borthwick (part), Calder - Mid, Calder - West (part), Canongate, Carriden (part), Carrington, Cockpen, Collington / Collinton, Corstorphine, Cramond, Cranston (part), Crichton (part), Curriie, Dalgety (part), Dalkeith, Dalmeny, Duddingston, Dunfermline (part), Ecclesmachan, Edinburgh, Eddeleston (part), Glencross, Heriot (part), Inveresk, Inverkeithing, Kirkliston, Kirknewton, Lasswade, Leith - North & South, Liberton, Linlithgow (part), Linton (part), Livingston (part), Newbattle (part), Newton, Ormistoun (part), Pennycuick (part), Prestonpans (part), Queensferry, Ratho, St Cuthberts, Temple (part), Torryburn (part), Tranent (part), Uphall, Whiteburn (part)
Edinburgh in 1817 by Kirkwood - Complete set of 6 sheets
25.00
Edinburgh in 1817 - a set of 6 superb maps showing the whole of Edinburgh and Leith.  63cm x 81cm.

The map covers the whole city as it was in 1817, plus large areas which are now suburbs, with these boundaries - North- Firth of Forth West- East Pilton, Comely Bank, Morningside South- Blackford,Craigmillar, Niddrie East- Craigentinny, Duddingston, Southfield


Edinburgh in 1817 by Kirkwood - Sheet 1 - Engraved Map Titles & Leith
6.25
This sheet is largely covered by the titles for the map but also includes most of Leith. Stunning caligraphy engraving so is excellent as a standalone map. detailed streets in Leith, some house owners identified
Edinburgh in 1817 by Kirkwood - Sheet 2 - Holyrood & Piershill
6.25
Includes Holyrood Palace Lochend Piershill Barracks and a small part of Leith Walk 
Edinburgh in 1817 by Kirkwood - Sheet 3 - Duddingston
6.25
Including Salisbury Crags Duddingston  
Edinburgh in 1817 by Kirkwood - Sheet 4 - Newhaven
6.25
Including Newhaven Bonnington and Trinity 
Edinburgh in 1817 by Kirkwood - Sheet 5 - Central Edinburgh
6.25
Including Edinburgh Castle High St to the Canongate The New Town Canon Mills Warriston 
Edinburgh in 1817 by Kirkwood - Sheet 6 - Brunsfield
6.25
Including Brunsfield The Meadows Morningside George Square Fountain Bridge 
Haddington 33
5.95
Victorian Ordnance Survey Map of Scotland. Including:Abbey St Bathans Aberlady Dirleton Dunbar East Linton Gifford Lammermuir Hills Longformacus Pathhead Tranent. This Edition revised to 1901 parishes included on this map:- Aberlady, Athelstaneford, Bolton, Borthwick (part), Chanellkirk (part), Cranshaws, Cranston (part), Crichton (part), Dirleton, Dunbar, Fala (part), Garvald, Gladsmuir, Haddington, Heriot (part), Humbie, Lauder (part), Longformacus (part), Morham, Newbattle (part), North Berwick, Ormistoun (part), Pencaitland, Prestonkirk, Prestonpans (part), Salton, Spott, Stenton, Tranent (part), Westruther, Whitekirk, Whittingham, Yester
Scottish Town Plans -  Edinburgh 1823 (John Wood map)
5.95
John Wood's Scottish Town plan of Edinburgh in 1823 adapted from an original plan from 1820. From the Meadows in the south to Canon Mills in the north and from Holyrood Palace to Maitland St 
Scottish Town Plans - Dalkeith 1822 (John Wood map)
5.95
John Wood's Scottish Town Plans - Dalkeith Numerous property owners named.
Scottish Town Plans - Haddington 1819 (John Wood map)
5.95
John Wood' s Scottish Town Plans 1818 - 1825 - Haddington & Nungate A large number of property owners named 





Scottish Town Plans - Linlithgow 1820 (John Wood map)
5.95
John Wood' s Scottish Town Plans 1818 - 1825 - Linlithgow A large number of property owners named. 
Sheet 1: 1763 John Lauries 4 part map of Midlothian (Edinburgh)
5.95
  • Please note that the site watermark Caledonian Maps is not printed on the actual map
Sheet 2: 1763 John Lauries 4 part map of Midlothian (Edinburgh)
5.95
    • Please note that the site watermark Caledonian Maps is not printed on the actual map
Sheet 3: 1763 John Lauries 4 part map of Midlothian (Edinburgh)
5.95
      • Please note that the site watermark Caledonian Maps is not printed on the actual map
Sheet 4: 1763 John Lauries 4 part map of Midlothian (Edinburgh)
5.95
      • Please note that the site watermark Caledonian Maps is not printed on the actual map
STP Edinburgh 1851 by John Tallis
20.00
An attractive Victorian map of Edinburgh by John Tallis. Also shows engravings of a number of the important buildings in Edinburgh at the time. 20" x 16" MUST BE SOLD UNFOLDED IN A TUBE (will be dispatched separately by Historic Images Ltd) 


STP Edinburgh 1864 by Swanson
20.00
Edinburgh c1864. Drawn and engraved by G.H.Swanson this town plan of Edinburgh and Leith shows exceptional detail. Buildings are finely drawn with important buildings such as the castle displayed in block ink. The early railways, along with all roads are named. At the top of the plan there is the Firth of Forth along with its piers, harbour and docks. At the bottom of the map even the smallest of residences of Morningside are detailed and in many cases named.20" x 16" MUST BE SOLD UNFOLDED IN A TUBE (will be dispatched separately by Historic Images Ltd)