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Two framed maps, Scotland of Old and Ireland. Windowbox style frames. 1969 Bullock Pictorial Historical Map of Ireland - This is a delightful 1969 L.G. Bullock pictorial historical map of Ireland. Bullock's map shows the entire Emerald Isle as well as a small amount of the sea. The map is very elaborate and includes several intriguing aspects. At first glance, the small sketches of Irish dancers, country folk, and the Viking invasion pop out at the viewer. Quotations from famous Irish people are sprinkled throughout the map, as well as folk sayings and inscriptions. Historic cathedrals and abbeys are marked with yellow crosses, castles are marked by small brown castles, and other historic sites are shown as well. Important battles and sieges from Irish history are strewn across the map, some of which happened in the same place hundreds of years apart. The names of ancient clans and families in included on the map as well, allowing people to trace their lineage back to a certain area of Ireland. The map is framed by the crests of Irish cities and towns, including Belfast, Dublin, and Cork, as well as the crests of the National University of Ireland and Queen's University-Belfast.SOCTLAND OF OLD - This map was created by L.G. Bullock and printed and published in Great Britain by John Bartholomew and Sons Ltd. of Edinburgh. The Collins Scotland of Old Clans Map is a unique pictorial map showing the ancient territories of the principal Scottish clans in the 17th century, and features Don Pottinger's (Islay Herald of Arms) distinctive and original artwork of Scottish arms and crest badges. The map includes: * Over 170 arms, the official insignia of clan chiefs, and crest badges. * Territories map of principal clans at the beginning of the 17th century. * Arms of the ancient Scottish principalities. * Locations of the ancient territories held by the clans around the time of King James VI. The map is ideal for those those with an interest in Scottish heraldry, clans and family history. Did you know that Scotland is one of the few countries in the world where a court of heraldry and genealogy operates on a daily basis? The map is based on the map originally conceived and illustrated by the late Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, Bart., C.V.O., Q.C., Ph.D., Albany Herald of Arms, and the late Don Pottinger, C.V.O., M.A., D.A., Islay Herald of Arms. Discover the other titles in the series, including Collins Tartans Map of Scotland, Castles Map of Scotland and Whisky Map of Scotland. (info from their website)

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Estimate $100 - $200Dec 22, 2018