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CARY, John.
A New Map of North America. from the latest authorities.
London. 1808. Size: 535 x 630 mm. Good condition. Some offsetting, and discolouration to the centrefold. Copperplate engraving in full original wash colour. John Cary was a London based map seller, engraver, publisher, and a maker of first rate scientific instruments and globes. This wonderful and attractive map of North America illustrates the latest cartographic discoveries. The western regions of North America, extending as far north as modern day Alaska are virtually unknown. John Cary's map are known for their accuracy and their attention to detail. Published in Cary's 'New Universal Atlas'.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA/ ILAB. [London, United Kingdom]
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