A Vision of Scotland: The Nation Observed by John Slezer 1671-1717
Published here for the first time since 1874 are reproductions of the drawings and engravings of John Slezer, who documented Scotland in the 17th century. His surveys were the first systematic documentation of any land in the British Isles.
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The Theatrum Scotiae
The Ancient and Present State of Scotland
The Slezer Drawings
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Abbey Aberdeen accompt of Debursements Ancient and Present Artillery Train artist Author's Collection Bass Rock buildings camera obscura Canongate centre Chapel Charles copper plate crown Dalkeith depicted draughts Dryburgh Dryburgh Abbey Duke of Lauderdale Dunkeld Dunottar east Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh City Libraries edition engraved Falkland Palace foreground Glamis Glasgow Heriot's Hospital High Street Holyrood John Slezer Kelso Kings of SCOTLAND Leith Library of Scotland Linlithgow list of prospects Loggan London Melrose Melrose Abbey military National Library Netherbow Port Nouveau Theatre number of drawings Palace of Holyroodhouse Portsburgh printed printmaker Prospect of Edenborrow Prospect of Edinburgh Prospect of ye published Roslin Roslin Castle Royal ruins Scottish seen seventeenth century Sir Robert Sibbald Sir William Bruce Slezer Slezer's day Slezer's Particular accompt Slezer's petition spires St Giles St Machar's Cathedral Stirling survive taken Theatrum Scotiae Thirlestane Castle Tolbooth tower volume wall Wyck ye Town