Cary, John
1828

Cary's Reduction of his Six Sheet Map of the British Isles

Cary's Reduction of his Six Sheet Map of the British Isles; Comprehending the whole of the Turnpike Roads, With the Great Rivers and the Course of the different Navigable Canals also the Market and Borough Towns and Villages adjoining the Road.

DESCRIPTION: Large, beautifully hand-colored antique folding map of the entire British Isles. John Cary's first map of the post roads, dated 1828. Good example of this map first published in 1796. Inset at upper right of the Shetland Isles. Maritime features include: the Atlantic Ocean, the German Ocean, the North Sea, the Irish Sea, St Georges Channel, and the English Channel.

Hand colored, dissected, and backed unto linen when issued. Folds into 42 parts. Marbled endpapers and complete with a green marbled slipcase to match that is labeled "Cary's two-sheet map of the United Kingdom." Published by G. and J. Cary, 86 St. James Street, London.

CREATOR: Cary, John

PUBLICATION DATE: 1828

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United Kingdom

BODY OF WATER: English Channel

CONDITION: Good.  Cover is scuffed but intact and strong. No tears, holes, or stains.

COLORING: Original hand-coloring.

ENGRAVER: Unknown

SIZE: 37 " x 48 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $450

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