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An attractive large sized map of Great Britain, including an inset map of the Shetland Islands in the upper left-hand corner.

Includes a decorative title cartouche in the upper right-hand corner.

Franz Johann Josef von Reilly (Vienna 18 august 1766 - 6 July 1820), was active as geographer, journalist, book and art dealer. In 1792, he created his geographical Komptoir and was extremely prolific, producing no less than 830 maps. In 1796, he published his large Deutscher Atlas which was the first world atlas produced by an Austrian. His Allgemeiner Post atlas (1799) was the first post route atlas.