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   J. A. ;
   1745 in Jedburgh, Scotland
   Edinburgh, Scotland
   druggist John Ainslie
   James Ainslie
   educated at Jedburgh Grammar School
   United Kingdom
   William Playfair: The Commercial & Political Atlas (1st ed. 1786, with 10 plates, 9 of them by J.A.) ; Ainslie's Travelling Map (1783) ; Map of Scotland (1789) ; ; A Plan of the City of Edinburgh with the New Town ; plan of the old and new town of Edinburgh & Leith (1804) ;
   "Geographer to King George III", engraver & publisher Thomas Jefferys ; surveyor & engraver for the English County series of maps
   engraver -> J. Neele ; as a surveyor on several civil engineering projects including the Forth and Clyde canal with Robert Whitworth, Charles Rennie on Saltcoats harbour & Glasgow to Ardrossan canal ;
   cartographical map-making ; economical, historical, political, geographical, and topographic copper-engraving ; .../695.html ; .../649.html ; .../807.html ;
   cf. var. links in ; ; ;
   Oxford DNB 2004: Introduction by Howard Wainer & Ian Spence to reprints of W. Playfair's Commercial Atlas & Statistical Breviary (Cambridge 2005: 12-30) ;
   Scottish surveyor and cartographer, also active in England. See also: .

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