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CARY, John
[World and four continents]
London,: Published by J. Cary, No.86 St. James's Street,, 1828. Cary's New Map of the Eastern and Western Hemisphere, containing the whole of the New Discoveries, and every Improvement to the Present time 1827; A New Map of Africa Exhibiting Its natural and Political Divisions Drawn from the most recent materials. 1828; A New Map of Europe exhibiting Its Natural and Political Divisions: Drawn from the most Recent Materials. 1828; A New Map of Asia, Exhibiting It's Natural and Political Divisions Drawn from the Most Recent Materials 1828; A New Map of America, Exhibiting It's Natural and Political Divisions Drawn from the Most Recent Materials. 1828. Jan.y, 1st, 1827 & 1828. Set of five hand-coloured engraved maps, dissected and mounted on linen, each folding into original green paper slipcase, with publisher's labels, rubbed. Rare set of John Cary's four sheet world map together with his four sheet maps of the continents. John Cary (1754-1835) was a London based cartographer active in the early part of the 19th century. Ronald Vere Tooley, the prominent English map historian, writes of Cary, "As an engraver he was elegant and exact with fine clear lettering and great delicacy of touch." Cary began his work as an engraver, cartographer, and globe maker in 1776 with his New and Correct English Atlas. This important atlas represented a new phase in cartography where accuracy and detail rose in prominence over the decorative embellishments of the 18th century. This change was indicative of the times when travel and commerce were expanding globally as never before. Cary's mas … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books [United Kingdom]
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