1794 John Cary Maps of England & Wales Scotland Color ATLAS Navigation Travel

CARY, John

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An incredible atlas consisting of 62 maps of Great Britain by John Cary. The atlas covers the land in England, Wales, and Scotland and, per the title, depicts roads, rivers, towns, parks, and other physical aspects of the British landscape. Cary gained his reputation as a cartographer for his work on globes and maps after publishing this atlas, which would become a standard reference work in England at the end of the 18th-century.

 

The general map of England and Wales is “is the first map on the meridian of Greenwich instead of London (St. Paul’s Cathedral) which had been used on English maps from its introduction by John Seller in 1676” (Wardington).

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1794 John Cary Maps of England & Wales Scotland Color ATLAS Navigation Travel

 

An incredible atlas consisting of 62 maps of Great Britain by John Cary. The atlas covers the land in England, Wales, and Scotland and, per the title, depicts roads, rivers, towns, parks, and other physical aspects of the British landscape. Cary gained his reputation as a cartographer for his work on globes and maps after publishing this atlas, which would become a standard reference work in England at the end of the 18th-century.

 

The general map of England and Wales is “is the first map on the meridian of Greenwich instead of London (St. Paul’s Cathedral) which had been used on English maps from its introduction by John Seller in 1676” (Wardington).

 

Item number: #764

Price: $1500

 

CARY, John

 

Cary’s new map of England and Wales, with part of Scotland. On which are carefully laid down all the direct and principal cross roads, the course of the rivers and navigable canals, cities market and borough towns, parishes and most considerable hamlets, parks, forests

 

London : J. Cary, Engraver and Map-seller, 1794. (June 11th)

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: 62 maps
  • Binding: Fine leather; tight & secure
  • Language: English
  • Size: ~8in X 6in (20cm x 15cm)

 

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Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

CARY, John

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete